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Tom Peterson (I) (1930–2016)

Appliance and furniture dealer in Portland, Oregon, USA. Very well known locally for his old-fashioned hard-sell gimmicky commercials on local TV, and for his flat-top haircut and square appearance. Many uncredited appearances in films shot in Portland. See full bio »

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(age 86) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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Known For

To Die For
To Die For TV Commercial
(1995)
My Own Private Idaho
(1991)
Mr. Holland's Opus
Mr. Holland's Opus Parade Announcer
(1995)

Filmography

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 1995 Mr. Holland's Opus
Parade Announcer (uncredited)
 1995 To Die For
TV Commercial (uncredited)
 1991 My Own Private Idaho
Bit Part (uncredited)
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 2001 Bartleby (stand-in)
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 1989 Drugstore Cowboy
Himself - TV Commercial (uncredited)
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Director Gus Van Sant, also from Portland, has used him (or his commercials) in four of his movies. See more »

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