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Peter Friedman was born on April 24, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Synecdoche, New York (2008), The Savages (2007) and Paycheck (2003). He was previously married to Joan Allen. See full bio »

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 2015 5 Doctors (post-production)
Dr. Lipman
 2015 The Affair (TV Series)
- 205 (2015) ... Robert
- 203 (2015) ... Robert
- 202 (2015) ... Robert
 2015 Keep in Touch
Dallen Parcel
 2014 Knives (Short)
 2014 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Stuart Schulman
- Petit Sweet Ending with N (2014) ... Stuart Schulman
 2013 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Lawrence Szilard
- God Mode (2013) ... Lawrence Szilard
 2013/I Side Effects
Banks Partner #1
 2012 666 Park Avenue (TV Series)
Samuel Steinberg
- Diabolic (2012) ... Samuel Steinberg
 2012 Made in Jersey (TV Series)
Judge Henry Sohn
- Pilot (2012) ... Judge Henry Sohn
 2011 Coming Up Roses
 2010/I Harvest
Carmine Monopoli
 2009 The Call to the Post (Short)
 2009 Terminated (Short)
 2009 Breaking Upwards
 1994-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Nolan Farber / Harold Jensen / Professor William Goodwin
- Illegitimate (2009) ... Nolan Farber
- Attorney Client (2002) ... Harold Jensen
- White Rabbit (1994) ... Professor William Goodwin
 2008 Synecdoche, New York
Emergency Room Doctor
 2007 Damages (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Because I Know Patty (2007) ... District Attorney
 2007 Spinning Into Butter
Jay Salter
 2007 The Savages
 2006 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Steve Burris
- A Grave Matter (2006) ... Steve Burris
 2006 Unconscious
Father William
 2006 Heist (TV Series)
- Strife (2006) ... Rabbi
 2006 Freedomland
Lt. Gold
 2004 King of the Corner
Arthur Wexler
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- Prodigy (2003) ... Damon
 2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Dr. Auken
- Your Bus, Ted (2003) ... Dr. Auken
 2002 Power and Beauty (TV Movie)
Sam Giancana
 2002 Two Against Time (TV Movie)
Robert Portman
 2002 Baby Bob (TV Series)
- The Tell-Tale Art (2002) ... Peter
 1997 In the Presence of Mine Enemies (TV Movie)
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Young Nat's Father
 1996 I Shot Andy Warhol
Alan Burke
 1995 The Heidi Chronicles (TV Movie)
Scoop Rosenbaum
 1995 Safe
Peter Dunning
 1994 Blink
Dr. Ryan Pierce
 1991 Guilty Until Proven Innocent (TV Movie)
Richard Emery
 1988 Hothouse (TV Series)
- The Subject of Sex (1988) ... David
- The Good Family (1988) ... David
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
- Nobody Lives Forever (1985) ... Morgan
 1985 Finnegan Begin Again (TV Movie)
John Jewell
 1984 Piaf (TV Movie)
'Papa' Leplee
 1983 Daniel
Ben Cohen
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie)
 1981 Prince of the City
D.A. Goldman
 1980 Christmas Evil
Mr. Grosch
 1976-1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
Additional Muppets / The Carrot / Lead Singing Fireman / ...
- Pearl Bailey (1978) ... Additional Muppets (voice)
- Gilda Radner (1978) ... The Carrot
- Leo Sayer (1978) ... Additional Muppets (voice)
- Roy Clark (1978) ... Lead Singing Fireman / Pig / Goat (voice)
- Bruce Forsyth (1976) ... Pa (voice)
 1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
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He acted in Stephen Flaherty, Terrence McNally, and Lynn Ahrens' musical, "Ragtime," at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Broadway in New York City with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, and Mark Jacoby in the cast. See more »


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Has a daughter, Sadie, born in March 1994. See more »

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