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Born in Red Bank New Jersey, Peter Dobson's illustrious acting career began at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, and the Lee Strasberg institute in New York City. Dobson went on to join the summer stock Royal Shakespeare Company in Monterey CA, and found his way to Los Angeles to began studying with acting coach Sandra Seacat. Within three years of ... See full bio »

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Known For

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Young Elvis Presley
The Frighteners
The Frighteners Ray Lynskey
Last Exit to Brooklyn


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 2018 Asbury Park (pre-production)
Older Bobby Dilfer
 2017 Dirty Dead Con Men (completed)
Kook Packard
 2016 The Demo
Ray Nelson
 2016 Hotel of the Damned
 2016 Dice (TV Series)
Elvis Impersonator
- Elvis (2016) ... Elvis Impersonator
 2015 Cadillac City (Short)
 2015 6 Ways to Die
Detective Wilcox
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Lane Collins
- Ua helele'i ka hoku (2015) ... Lane Collins
 2015 The Mourning
 2014 Fatal Instinct
Sgt. Birch
 2014 Elwood (Short)
 2013 American Idiots
Jesse Garrett
 2013 Jet Set
 2012 A Dark Day's Night
 2012 White Mule (Short)
Sheriff McCoy
 2010 Exit 102 (Short)
 2010 The Defenders (TV Series)
Arnie Barlow
 2008 The Nanny Express (TV Movie)
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Mikey Thompson '81
- The Dealer (2008) ... Mikey Thompson '81
 2008 2:22
 2008 Remembering Phil
Howard Nessbaum
 2007 Big Love (TV Series)
Bill's Business Partner
- The Happiest Girl (2007) ... Bill's Business Partner
 2007 Made in Brooklyn
 2007 A Stranger's Heart (TV Movie)
Jasper Cates
 2006 A-List
 2006 Lakeshore Drive (Short)
Eddie Stein
 2005 Freezerburn
Vince Ruby
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Fred Becker
- Summer in the City (2005) ... Fred Becker
 2004 Betrunner (Short)
 2004 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Fred Rutter
- The Oath (2004) ... Fred Rutter
 2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Anthony Haines
- A Night at the Movies (2003) ... Anthony Haines
 2003 Betrayal
Artie, Hitman #1
 2003 Red Zone
Salvatore Maldonado
 2002 Poolhall Junkies
 2002 Night of the Wolf (TV Movie)
 2001 Snowbound
Gunnar Davis
 2001 Zigs
 1999 Choose Life (Short)
 1999 A Table for One
Delivery Guy
 1999 Lansky (TV Movie)
Man at Supper Club
 1998 Lone Greasers (Short)
Johnny Sox
 1998 Nowhere Land
 1997 The Good Life
 1997 Quiet Days in Hollywood
Peter Blaine
 1997 Riot (TV Movie)
Chaz (segment "Empty")
 1997 All Lies End in Murder (TV Movie)
Phil Paxton
 1996 The Big Squeeze
Benny O'Malley
 1995-1996 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series)
Peter / Peter Callur
- Glove Story (1995)
- Pilot (1995) ... Peter Callur
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
- The Black Bargain (1995) ... Vito
 1995 Dead Cold (Video)
 1995 Terrified
Terry's Friend
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Operation Friendship (1994) ... Eddie
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Dino Tataglia
- Wild Card (1994) ... Dino Tataglia
 1993/I The Waiter (Short)
Student Waiter
 1993 Herman's Head (TV Series)
Thomas Alan Edwards
- An Actor Prepares (1993) ... Thomas Alan Edwards
 1993 Killer Rules (TV Movie)
Richard Guinness
 1993 Doppelganger
 1992 What She Doesn't Know (TV Movie)
Joey Martinelli
 1991 Where the Day Takes You
Tommy Ray
 1991 Undertow
 1991 The Marrying Man
 1990 So Proudly We Hail (TV Movie)
Rocco Inucci
 1989 L.A. Takedown (TV Movie)
Chris Sheherlis
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn
 1989 Sing
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Joey Scianti
- The Lost Madonna (1989) ... Joey Scianti
 1987 Defense Play
Ringo (as Derek Hoyle)
 1987 Plain Clothes
Kyle Kerns
 1987 Bates Motel (TV Movie)
Billy Parks
 1986 Modern Girls
Alan (Margo's Ex who kisses like a lizard.) (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Derek Hoyle


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Has shared two roles with Val Kilmer. Dobson played Elvis Presley in Forrest Gump (1994), a role Kilmer played in True Romance (1993). Dobson also played Chris Siherlis in L.A. Takedown (1989), which was remade as Heat (1995), with Kilmer in that role.

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