John Richard Petersen


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John Richard Petersen was born and raised in Schiller Park, Illinois, just outside of Chicago's O'Hare Airport. John knew at an early age he was destined for the stage. Plays in grade school, along with John's dabbling in the art of magic, helped prepare him for his involvement in high school drama where he blossomed on the stage. After graduating ... See full bio »

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(2010)
This Is a Business Rhemus Rhodes
(2006)
Little Britain USA Fat Fighter
(2008)

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 2015 Freak Out (TV Series)
Wedding Guest
- Yoga Freaks Me Out! (2015) ... Wedding Guest
 2010 #1 Cheerleader Camp (Video)
Mr. Dugan (as John R. Petersen)
 2008 Little Britain USA (TV Series)
Fat Fighter
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Fat Fighter
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Fat Fighter
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Fat Fighter (uncredited)
 2006 Strange Felony Files: Deadly Sinner (TV Movie)
Bernie Tiede
 2006 Harmony Heights (Short)
Eugene
 2006 This Is a Business
Rhemus Rhodes
 2005 Nun Fu (Short)
Priest (as John Petersen)
 2000 Laguna Cafe (TV Series)
J.R.
 1995 Wild Bill
Extra (uncredited)
 1994 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Stagehand
- Like No Business I Know (1994) ... Stagehand (uncredited)
 1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Hotel Guest
- Dead Eye (1993) ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1993 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Wedding Guest
- Episode #1.2137 (1993) ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1991 For the Boys
Vietnam Soldier (uncredited)
 1991 My Life and Times (TV Series)
Florist
- Our Wedding (1991) ... Florist (uncredited)
 1991 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Reporter
- Hoarse Play (1991) ... Reporter (uncredited)
 1987 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Band Contest Audience Member
- Band on the Run (1987) ... Band Contest Audience Member (uncredited)
 1986 About Last Night
Man on Elevated Train (uncredited)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Parade Spectator (uncredited)
 1985 Space Rage
Bank customer (uncredited)
 1985 Runaway Train
Camera Man (uncredited)
 1985 Stitches
Med. Student (uncredited)
 1985 Into the Night
Marine at Airport (uncredited)
 1985 The Sure Thing
Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited)
 1984 Go-Go's: Turn to You (Video short)
Dancer (uncredited)
 1984 Torchlight
Construction Worker (uncredited)
 1984 The Cartier Affair (TV Movie)
Waiter at gay bar (uncredited)
 1984 Lovelines
J.J. (uncredited)
 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street
John - Kid in Classroom (uncredited)
 1984 Sweet Revenge (TV Movie)
Soldier (uncredited)
 1984 Lottery! (TV Series)
Frat Guy
- Minneapolis: Six Months Down (1984) ... Frat Guy (uncredited)
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series short)
Student
- All the Kids Do It (1984) ... Student
- Welcome Home, Jellybean (1984) ... Student (uncredited)
 1984 Sins of the Past (TV Movie)
Accident Witness (uncredited)
 1984 The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (TV Movie)
Doorman (uncredited)
 1983 Christine
High School Student (uncredited)
 1983 Happy (TV Movie)
Busboy (uncredited)
 1983 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Boy at Ferris Wheel (uncredited)
 1983 Mr. Mom
Executive (uncredited)
 1983 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
Audience Member
- Guess Who's Coming to Buffalo? (1983) ... Audience Member (uncredited)
- Wilkinson's Sword (1983) ... Audience Member (uncredited)
- Mrs. Buffalo Bill? (1983) ... Audience Member (uncredited)
- Buffalo Bill and the Movies (1983) ... Audience Member (uncredited)
 1982 Hanky Panky
Soldier (uncredited)
 1982 The Ghost Dance
Student (uncredited)
 1981 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Boy
- By the Bear That Bit Me: Part 2 (1981) ... Boy (uncredited)
- By the Bear That Bit Me: Part 1 (1981) ... Boy (uncredited)
- Establish Thou the Works of Our Hands (1981) ... Boy (uncredited)
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper
Paramedic (uncredited)
 1981 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Student
- A Wiser Heart (1981) ... Student (uncredited)
 1980 Stir Crazy
Rodeo Spectator (uncredited)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Alternate Names:

John Richard Niedbalski-Petersen | John R. Petersen | John Petersen

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Leonard Charles Niedbalski
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Nickname:

J. R. Petersen

Star Sign:

Leo

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