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Peter William Krause was born on August 12, 1965 in Alexandria, Minnesota. Both his parents were teachers, and he has a sister and brother. He was raised in Roseville, Minnesota. He graduated in 1987 from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, with a degree in English literature. In 1990, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Parenthood Adam Braverman
The Truman Show
The Truman Show Lawrence
Six Feet Under
Six Feet Under Nate Fisher
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 2015 Night Owls
Will Campbell
 2011 Beastly
 2000 It's a Shame About Ray (Short)
Mr. Hanks
 1999 Spin City (TV Series)
Casey McCall
 1998 My Engagement Party
David Salsburg
 1998 Race
Pedro Marine
 1998 Style & Substance (TV Series)
- Pilot (1998) ... Steve
 1997 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Peter Connelly
- A Friend in Dick (1997) ... Peter Connelly
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series)
Daniel Musser
- Zap (1997) ... Daniel Musser
 1997 Lovelife
 1996 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
- Drew Gets Motivated (1996) ... Tom
 1996 Brotherly Love (TV Series)
- Double Date (1996) ... Tom
 1995 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Peter Welmerling
- Caroline and the Opera (1995) ... Peter Welmerling
 1995 If Not for You (TV Series)
- Snap! (1995) ... Elliot
- The Kiss (1995) ... Elliot
- Detour Ahead (1995) ... Elliot
 1995 University Hospital (TV Series)
Roger Kent
- Dark Side of the Moon (1995) ... Roger Kent
 1994 Ellen (TV Series)
 1992 Double Edge (TV Movie)
Entrance Guard
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series)
- The Limo (1992) ... Tim
 1990-1991 Carol & Company (TV Series)
Skit characters / Bobby Loomis / Marty
- For Love or Money, Part 2 (1991) ... Skit characters
- For Love or Money, Part 1 (1991) ... Skit characters
- Overnight Male (1991) ... Skit characters
- Noah's Place (1991) ... Skit characters
- Intimate Behavior (1991) ... Skit characters
 1987 Blood Harvest
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The Tamela D'Amico Album - Executive Producer 2007 See more »

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3 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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And then, all of a sudden, you're like, all that's great and fun, but Arthur Miller's in my dressing room. This is the third night he's been here and he sits in my dressing room for an hour after each show, and talks to me for an hour. So I'm pretty spoiled right now. See more »


For Six Feet Under (2001), he originally auditioned for the part of David, as he was impressed by the political/human rights message that the role had and he wanted to stand up for the character. However, the creator, Alan Ball had found the role of Nate Fisher impossible to cast, and was impressed by Krause and his tangible chemistry with Rachel Griffiths (Brenda Chenowith). See more »

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