Peter Ostrum


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Peter Ostrum was born on November 1, 1957 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Sicko (2007) and Entertainment Tonight (1981). He has been married to Loretta Lepkowski since 1987. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Sicko Soundtrack
(2007)

Filmography

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 2007 Sicko (Documentary) (performer: " (I've Got a) Golden Ticket")
 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (performer: "(I've Got a) Golden Ticket" - uncredited)
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 2005 Citizen Candy Man: A Chocumentary (Short) (everlasting thanks)
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 2021 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Self
 2011 Veterinarians on Call (Video short)
Self
 2011 Top Chef: Just Desserts (TV Series)
Self
- Pure Imagination (2011) ... Self
 2011 Half in the Bag (TV Series)
Self
- Chicago Comic Con 2011 Recap (2011) ... Self (uncredited)
 2005 The 100 Greatest Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2005 Best Ever Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2005 The Greatest (TV Series documentary)
Self
- 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005) ... Self
 2003 After They Were Famous (TV Series documentary)
Self
 2003 Child Stars: Then and Now (TV Special documentary)
Self
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 2021 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #40.246 (2021) ... Self
 2008 Role Model: Gene Wilder (TV Movie documentary)
Charlie Bucket (uncredited)
 2000 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Charlie Bucket
- Kiss and Tell (2000) ... Charlie Bucket (uncredited)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Portrayed "the son" in the Cleveland Playhouse Production of "All the Way Home". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Loretta Lepkowski  (2 children)

Parents:

Mabel née Pierpont, Sarepta | Gardner Ostrum, Dean
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

For a long time, I hated talking about the movie [Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)] . When anyone brought it up, I wanted to change the topic. I didn't want to be known as that former child actor. Now, since I've been out of the industry for so long and have grown up, I look on the whole experience with fond memories and see it as a wonderful part of my life. It's fun to reflect now... See more »

Trivia:

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) was his only film appearance. He later went on to become a veterinarian. See more »

Nickname:

Pete

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