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Peter Strauss has focused on theater for the last few years. He recently performed the role of Leonardo da Vinci in "Divine Rivalry" at Hartford Stage, Ben Bradlee in "Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers" for the New York Theater Workshop, Sigmund Freud in "Sabina" for Primary Stages and in "The Outgoing Tide" as an Alzheimer's patient ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Sugar Daddies
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kevin Burton
- Locum (2010) ... Kevin Burton
 2010 Jack's Family Adventure (TV Movie)
Wild Bill Cohen
 2008-2010 State of the Union (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (2010) ... Narrator
- Episode #3.4 (2010) ... Narrator
- Episode #3.2 (2010) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Narrator
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Narrator
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Dutch George
- The Watch (2007) ... Dutch George
 2006 Biker Mice from Mars (TV Series)
Stoker / Night Shift / High Commander
- New Cats in Town (2006) ... Stoker / Night Shift / High Commander (voice)
- The British Invasion (2006) ... Stoker / Night Shift (voice)
- Changes (2006) ... Stoker / Night Shift (voice)
- The Adventure Begins, Part 2 (2006) ... Stoker (voice)
- The Adventure Begins, Part 1 (2006) ... Stoker (voice)
 2006 The Way (TV Movie)
 2005 Killer Instinct (TV Series)
Robert Hale
- Who's Your Daddy (2005) ... Robert Hale
 2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Cedars
- Coming Down Hard (2004) ... Dr. Paul Cedars
 2003 111 Gramercy Park (TV Movie)
Turk Karnegian
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: Stolen Jewels, Stolen Hearts (Video short)
Moses (voice)
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: The Not So Golden Calf (Video short)
Moses (voice)
 2003 Strange Frequency 2 (TV Movie)
Ben Stanton (segment "Soul Man")
 2001 Strange Frequency (TV Series)
Ben Stanton
- Don't Stop Believing (2001) ... Ben Stanton
 2000 Godzilla: The Series (TV Series)
 1999 Joan of Arc (TV Mini-Series)
La Hire
 1999 Seasons of Love (TV Movie)
Thomas Linthorne
 1997 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
King Dionysius the Younger
- Friendship (1997) ... King Dionysius the Younger (voice)
 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Lab Guard
- Nemesis (1996) ... Lab Guard (voice)
 1996 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Dr. Evil / Sumo
- You Only Scare Twice/Less Talk, More Monsters (1996) ... Dr. Evil / Sumo (voice)
 1996 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
- Pig Amok (1996) ... Narrator (voice)
 1996 In the Lake of the Woods (TV Movie)
John Waylan
 1996 Biker Mice from Mars (TV Series)
- Once Upon a Time on Mars III (1996) ... Stoker (voice)
- Once Upon a Time on Mars I (1996) ... Stoker (voice)
 1995 Nick of Time
Brendan Grant
 1995 Texas Justice (TV Movie)
Thomas Cullen Davis
 1995 Santo Bugito (TV Series)
Greenbeard McMelville
- My Name Is Revenge (1995) ... Greenbeard McMelville (voice)
 1994 Reunion (TV Movie)
Sam Yates
 1994 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Dr. Steven Carlyle / Plant-Man
- House and Garden (1994) ... Dr. Steven Carlyle / Plant-Man (voice)
 1994 The Yearling (TV Movie)
Ezra 'Penny' Baxter
 1994 Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story (TV Movie)
Larry McLinden
 1993 Men Don't Tell (TV Movie)
Ed MacAffrey
 1992 Trial: The Price of Passion (TV Movie)
Warren Blackburn
 1992 Fugitive Among Us (TV Movie)
Max Cole
 1991 Flight of Black Angel (TV Movie)
Lt. Col. Matthew Ryan
 1990 83 Hours 'Til Dawn (TV Movie)
Wayne Stracton
 1989 Peter Gunn (TV Movie)
Peter Gunn
 1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 Proud Men (TV Movie)
Charley MacLeod Jr.
 1986 The Penalty Phase (TV Movie)
Judge Kenneth Hoffman
 1986 Under Siege (TV Movie)
John Garry
 1985 Kane & Abel (TV Mini-Series)
Abel Rosnovski
 1983 Heart of Steel (TV Movie)
 1982 The Secret of NIMH
Justin (voice)
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series)
Eleazar ben Yair
- Part IV (1981) ... Eleazar ben Yair
- Part III (1981) ... Eleazar ben Yair
- Part II (1981) ... Eleazar ben Yair
- Part I (1981) ... Eleazar ben Yair
 1981 A Whale for the Killing (TV Movie)
Charles Landon
 1980 Angel on My Shoulder (TV Movie)
Eddie Kagel
 1979 The Jericho Mile (TV Movie)
Larry 'Rain' Murphy
 1971-1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Lloyd Halloran / Tom Desmond
- Survivors (1975) ... Lloyd Halloran
- Countdown (1971) ... Tom Desmond
 1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie)
Ben Jacobs
 1972-1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Lew Kovic Jr. / Martin Novack / Bobby Jepsen
- Letters from the Grave (1975) ... Lew Kovic Jr.
- For the Love of God (1973) ... Martin Novack
- Timelock (1972) ... Bobby Jepsen
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Clay Wakefield
- The Last Contract (1974) ... Clay Wakefield
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Dave Nordoff / Reverend Will
- A Killing in the Family (1974) ... Dave Nordoff
- The Cure That Kills (1974) ... Reverend Will
 1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Tom Morgan
- Death with Father (1974) ... Tom Morgan
 1973 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Stephen Linder
- Angels in the Snow (1973) ... Stephen Linder
 1972 The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
Thomas Lewis
 1972 Young Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Reverend Teller
- By This Sign (1972) ... Reverend Teller
 1971 Sergeant Klems
Sergeant Otto Josef Klems
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
- The Two Dollar Thing (1970) ... Stuart
 1970 Soldier Blue
Honus Gent
 1969 Hail, Hero!
Frank Dixon
 1953 White Mane
Narrator - English - restored version
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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