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Actor, writer, producer and director Peter Masterston is best known for his adaptation of Larry L. King's "Playboy" magazine article "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)" into a smash Broadway musical, for which he received two Tony nominations. He also was the screenwriter of the underwhelming 1982 film adaptation that starred Burt Reynolds... See full bio »
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 1989 Coyote Mountain (Short)
Deputy Sheriff
 1987 Gardens of Stone
Col. Feld
 1986 Witchfire
 1978 A Question of Guilt (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Tom Wharton
 1977 The Storyteller (TV Movie)
Lee Gardner
 1977 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Charlie Dean
- Episode #1.570 (1977) ... Charlie Dean
- Episode #1.569 (1977) ... Charlie Dean
 1977 The Quinns (TV Movie)
Michael Quinn
 1974 Man on a Swing
Willie Younger
 1973 The Exorcist
Dr. Barringer - Clinic Director (as Pete Masterson)
 1973 Pueblo (TV Movie)
ENC M.O. Goldman
 1972 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
- Terror Times Two (1972) ... Joey
 1971 Von Richthofen and Brown
Major Oswald Boelke
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
 1967 Counterpoint
Sgt. Calloway
 1966 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
 1966 Ambush Bay
Sgt. William Maccone (as Pete Masterson)
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
- Runaway Boy (1966) ... Tom
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He and Tommy Tune directed Carol Hall's musical, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", at the 46th Street Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Fannie Flagg, Gil Rogers and Dolores Hall in the cast. See more »

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Pete Masterson

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Masterson was the subject of a whole chapter in William Goldman's 1969 book "The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway." The book covered a single season (1967-68) in Broadway theater; the chapter focusing on Masterson recounts his experiences starring in the 1967 play "The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald" (written by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman); the play only ran for 3 previews and 9 performances, ... See more »

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