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Peter Gallagher was born on August 19, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA as Peter Killian Gallagher. He is an actor, known for American Beauty (1999), The O.C. (2003) and While You Were Sleeping (1995). He has been married to Paula Harwood since May 7, 1983. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Buddy Kane
(1999)
The O.C.
The O.C. Sandy Cohen
(2003-2007)
Mr. Deeds
Mr. Deeds Chuck Cedar
(2002)

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  DeTour (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Professor Zaring
 2017 Man Seeking Woman (TV Series)
Joel Greenberg
- Dolphin (2017) ... Joel Greenberg
 2016 Cruel Intentions (TV Movie)
Edward Valmont
 2016 New Girl (TV Series)
Gavin
- Last Thanksgiving (2016) ... Gavin
- Landing Gear (2016) ... Gavin
- Return to Sender (2016) ... Gavin
- D-Day (2016) ... Gavin
 2016 Center Stage: On Pointe (TV Movie)
Jonathan Reeves
 2015-2016 Togetherness (TV Series)
Larry
- Just the Range (2016) ... Larry
- Changetown (2016) ... Larry
- Hotels (2016) ... Larry
- Not So Together (2015) ... Larry
 2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Ethan Carver
- KSR (2015) ... Ethan Carver
- Restraint (2015) ... Ethan Carver
- Taxed (2015) ... Ethan Carver
 2014 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Sage
- #canadiansafesex (2014) ... Sage
 2011-2013 Whitney (TV Series)
Vince
- Breaking Dad (2013) ... Vince
 2010 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Father Phil
- Cowboy (2010) ... Father Phil
- Forgiven (2010) ... Father Phil
- Sanctuary (2010) ... Father Phil
- Breakout (2010) ... Father Phil
- Comeback (2010) ... Father Phil
 2008 Shark (TV Series)
Frank Bell
 2006 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Store Clerk / Douglas Goldstein / Anchor / ...
- Rodigitti (2006) ... Store Clerk (voice, as Peter Gallager)
- Dragon Nuts (2006) ... Douglas Goldstein / Anchor / Spectator (voice)
 2003 A Tale of Two Wives (TV Movie)
Bill Goodman
 2001 Feast of All Saints (TV Movie)
Philippe Ferronaire
 2001 Family Guy (TV Series)
Jared
- Lethal Weapons (2001) ... Jared (voice)
 2000 The Last Debate (TV Movie)
Tom Chapman
 2000 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Eastman
- George Eastman: The Wizard of Photography (2000) ... Eastman (voice)
 2000 Cupid & Cate (TV Movie)
Harry
 1999 Brotherhood of Murder (TV Movie)
Bob Mathews
 1998 Superman (TV Series)
Kurt
- Where There's Smoke (1998) ... Kurt (voice)
 1998 Brave New World (TV Movie)
Bernard Marx
 1998 Host (TV Movie)
Dr. Joe Messenger
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Chris Rawls
- Closet Cases (1998) ... Chris Rawls
 1996 Titanic (TV Mini-Series)
Wynn Park
- Part 2 (1996) ... Wynn Park
- Part 1 (1996) ... Wynn Park
 1994 White Mile (TV Movie)
Jack Robbins
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Mitch Allison / Dr. Yorgrau
- The Frightening Frammis (1993) ... Mitch Allison
- The Quiet Room (1993) ... Dr. Yorgrau
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Philip Kautsky
- Buying a Landslide (1992) ... Philip Kautsky
 1991 An Inconvenient Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Philip Quennell
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Philip Quennell
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Philip Quennell
 1990 Love and Lies (TV Movie)
David West
 1988 I'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
Aaron Copler
 1982-1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Charles Castle / Logan Melton
- The Big Knife (1988) ... Charles Castle
- Private Contentment (1982) ... Logan Melton
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Leo Frank
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Leo Frank
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Leo Frank
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
Tommy Baron
- Blue Hotel Pt.1 (1987) ... Tommy Baron
 1984 Terrible Joe Moran (TV Movie)
Nick
 1984 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Phil Grey
- A Different Twist (1984) ... Phil Grey
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Chuck Haskell (1979)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs's musical, "Grease," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Gail Edwards in the cast. Directed by Tom Moore. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 11 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Peter Gallager

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2011, on sex, lies, and videotape) Tim Daly was supposed to do the part, but I guess my manager was managing Andie [MacDowell], and I guess Jimmy (Spader) said something nice about me from that, but they asked me to do this movie. And I read it in the motel room, and I got up in the middle of the night and sat in the bathroom and read it again, 'cause I couldn't believe how good it was. There is... See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for the 1986 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actor in a Drama for Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987). See more »

Trademark:

Often played smooth but self-asorbed and perverse characters in his early career See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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