Peter Criss

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Former drummer for hard rock super-group "KISS", best known for his "cat" character and thumping drum solo's. Criss was born Peter George John Crisscoula on December 20th, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City. Criss was influenced by the 1940s big band sound, and was quite keen on Gene Krupa's unique drumming style. In early 1973, Criss placed an ad in ... See full bio »

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 2014 KISS: Detroit Rock City (Live in Jersey City, NJ) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2010 KISS: Detroit Rock City (Live in Anaheim, CA) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2010 KISS: I Stole You Love (Live in Chicago, IL) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2009 Frame of Mind
 2008 KISS: Detroit Rock City (Live in Houston, TX) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2007 KISS: I Stole You Love (Live in New Jersey) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2007 KISS: Detroit Rock City (Live at Madison Square Garden) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2007 KISS: I Stole You Love (Live in Houston, TX - Nite 2) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2007 KISS: I Stole You Love (Live in Houston, TX - Nite 1) (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 2002 Oz (TV Series)
Martin Montgomery
- Laws of Gravity (2002) ... Martin Montgomery
- Visitation (2002) ... Martin Montgomery
 2001 Family Guy (TV Series)
Peter Criss
- A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas (2001) ... Peter Criss (voice)
 1999 Detroit Rock City
 1998 Millennium (TV Series)
Nice Cop
- ...Thirteen Years Later (1998) ... Nice Cop
 1998 Kiss: Psycho Circus (Video short)
The Catman (uncredited)
 1997 Kiss: Shout It Out Loud : Live from Tiger Stadium (Video short)
The Catman
 1997 Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby (Short)
Peter Criss (voice)
 1979 Kiss: Shandi (Video short)
The Catman
 1979 Kiss: Sure Know Something (Video short)
The Catman
 1979 Kiss: I Was Made for Lovin' You (Video short)
The Catman
 1978 Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (TV Movie)
Cat Man
 1977 Kiss: Beth : Live at Budokan Hall (Video short)
The Catman
 1977 Kiss: I Stole Your Love : Live in Largo MD (Video short)
The Catman
 1977 Kiss: Ladies Room : Live at Budokan Hall (Video short)
The Catman
 1976 Kiss: Hard Luck Woman (Live) (Video short)
The Catman
 1976 Kiss: I Want You (Video short)
The Catman
 1976 Kiss: Love 'Em and Leave 'Em : Live (Video short)
The Catman
 1976 Kiss: Strutter (Live) (Video short)
The Catman
 1975 Kiss: C'mon and Love Me (Video short)
The Catman
 1975 Kiss: Deuce - Live Version (Video short)
The Catman
 1975 Kiss: Rock and Roll All Nite (Live Version) (Video short)
The Catman
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Other Works:

TV commercial for That '70s Show (1998) with the other members of KISS (2002) See more »

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Alternate Names:

KISS | Kiss


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

I find myself evil. I believe in the devil as much as God. You can use either one to get things done. See more »


Successfully sued the National Enquirer in 1995 for falsely reporting that he was a homeless drunk living on the beach. The person featured in the Enquirer article was actually an impersonator named Chris Dickinson, whom Peter met on the 'Donahue' show in February 1991. See more »


Raspy singing voice See more »

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