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Peter Gallagher

 
Birth Place:
Armonk, NY
Bio:
Peter Gallagher has delivered critically-acclaimed performances in film, television and theatre for over thirty years. He has starred in over fifty films, including: Sex, Lies and Videotape, American Beauty (SAG Award), The Player, Short Cuts (Golden Globe), The Idolmaker, While You Were Sleeping, ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Armonk, NY

Bio:
Peter Gallagher has delivered critically-acclaimed performances in film, television and theatre for over thirty years. He has starred in over fifty films, including: Sex, Lies and Videotape, American Beauty (SAG Award), The Player, Short Cuts (Golden Globe), The Idolmaker, While You Were Sleeping, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Oscar Jaffe
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Bernie Dodd
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Nick Arnstein
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Lloyd Dallas
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Joey Evans
  [New York]
Workshop, 1993
Giorgio
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Sky Masterson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1986
Edmund Tyrone
  [Broadway]
1984
Billy
  [Broadway]
1983
Morgan Evans
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Otto
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Danny Zuko [Replacement]

Photos

Peter Gallagher, Angela Lansbury, Keri Russell, Zoe Caldwell, Annette Bening & John S Photo

Peter Gallagher, Angela Lansbury, Keri Russell, Zoe Caldwell, Annette Bening & John Slattery attending the After Party at Bond 45 Restaurant for The Actors Fund One Night Only Benefit of ALL ABOUT EVE at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City..November 10, 2008.© Walter McBride /

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Date:
02/19/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Oscar Jaffe

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Bernie Dodd

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Nick Arnstein

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Lloyd Dallas

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Joey Evans

  [New York]
Workshop, 1993
Giorgio

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Sky Masterson

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1986
Edmund Tyrone

  [Broadway]
1984
Billy

  [Broadway]
1983
Morgan Evans

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Otto

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Danny Zuko [Replacement]

Peter Gallagher Biography

Peter Gallagher has delivered critically-acclaimed performances in film, television and theatre for over thirty years. He has starred in over fifty films, including: Sex, Lies and Videotape, American Beauty (SAG Award), The Player, Short Cuts (Golden Globe), The Idolmaker, While You Were Sleeping, The Underneath, To Gillian on her 37th Birthday, Center Stage, Mr. Deeds, Dreamchild, Adam, Conviction, Burlesque, and the upcoming Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You, costarring Marcia Gay Harden, Ellen Burstyn and Lucy Liu.

On television, Gallagher currently portrays Arthur Campbell in USA's hit series "Covert Affairs," and "Vince," Whitney Cummings' father on NBC's "Whitney." Of his many other credits, some favorites include SAndy Cohen on "The OC," Father Phil on "Rescue Me" and Dean Stacy Koons on "Californication." Gallagher has worked with some of the industry's most respected directors including Mike Nichols, Robert Altman, Steven Soderbergh, Sam Mendes, Nicholas Hytner, Jonathan Miller and Hal Prince. His theatre credits include musicals and plays, having starred in award winning Broadway productions of Guys and Dolls (receiving a Drama Desk nomination), Long Day's Journey Into Night (with Jack Lemmon, receiving a Tony Award nomination), The Real Thing (Clarence Derwent Award), The Corn Is Green (Theatre World Award), Noises Off and The Country Girl.

Peter Gallagher Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Peter Gallagher, On the Twentieth Century
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Peter Gallagher, Guys and Dolls
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Peter Gallagher , Long Day's Journey Into Night

Peter Gallagher News

How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway? Photo How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway?
by BWW Features - Oct 2, 2022

Leopoldstadt marks the 19th production of a Tom Stoppard play to open on Broadway since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opened 55 years ago. Stoppard has won four Best Play Tony Awards, more than any other playwright in history. What are the 18 other productions of Tom Stoppard plays to open on Broadway? Let's take a look back!

GREASE Will End West End Run in Eight Weeks Photo GREASE Will End West End Run in Eight Weeks
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

With only 8 weeks to go, Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, has so far been seen by over 250,000 people in the West End making it the Dominion Theatre's most successful summer run since We Will Rock You. GREASE began previews on 3 May 2022 with an official opening on 17 May 2022. The musical last played the Dominion Theatre 26 years ago, closing in 1996, and was as popular and busy this time round, as it was then. 

Photos: Jason Donovan and Peter Andre in GREASE in the West End Photo Photos: Jason Donovan and Peter Andre in GREASE in the West End
by Grace Cutler - Jul 6, 2022

Australian star singer and actor Jason Donovan will play Teen Angel at certain performances in a new production of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE, which plays at the Dominion. Check out photos!

20 Theater Books for Your Summer 2022 Reading (and Listening) List Photo 20 Theater Books for Your Summer 2022 Reading (and Listening) List
by Team BWW - Jun 25, 2022

Summer is here at last and there is no better time to have fun in the sun with a new read! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares Inside Look at GRACE AND FRANKIE Final Season Photo VIDEO: Netflix Shares Inside Look at GRACE AND FRANKIE Final Season
by Michael Major - Apr 26, 2022

Celebrate the end of an era with 'A Farewell to 7 Seasons,' a never-before-seen trip down memory lane featuring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Showrunners Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and more. Watch the new featurette now!

New Book About the Making of GREASE to Be Released For the Musical's 50th Anniversary Photo New Book About the Making of GREASE to Be Released For the Musical's 50th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

A new book about the making of Grease will be released in honor of the musical's 50th anniversary this year!

VIDEO: Netflix Reveals GRACE & FRANKIE Season Seven Trailer Photo VIDEO: Netflix Reveals GRACE & FRANKIE Season Seven Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 14, 2022

Seven years ago, Grace and Frankie’s lives turned upside down when their longtime husbands left them for… each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, Grace and Frankie formed an unlikely and unbreakable bond as they faced uncertain futures head-on, and hand-in-hand. The series stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.

28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List Photo 28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List
by Team BWW - Apr 9, 2022

Spring has sprung and the great weather calls for a great book to enjoy outdoors! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 28 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

Photos: First Look at GRACE & FRANKIE Final Season Photo Photos: First Look at GRACE & FRANKIE Final Season
by Michael Major - Apr 4, 2022

Grace and Frankie's final season will officially make history as Netflix's longest-running Netflix original series. Seven years ago, Grace and Frankie’s lives turned upside down when their longtime husbands left them for… each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, Grace and Frankie formed an unlikely and unbreakable bond.

Jason Donovan Will Play Teen Angel in GREASE at Certain Performances at The Dominion  Photo Jason Donovan Will Play Teen Angel in GREASE at Certain Performances at The Dominion Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

Australian star singer and actor Jason Donovan will play Teen Angel at certain performances in a new production of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE, opening at the Dominion Theatre on Tuesday 17 May 2022, with previews from Tuesday 3 May 2022.

Peter Gallagher Videos

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS
by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021

Go behind the scenes of Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas with stars Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Mary Steenburgen and more! The cast of the beloved musical series return for a brand-new holiday musical film, featuring Bernadette Peters, Alice Lee, and Alex Newell. Watch this new behind-the-scenes featurette, also featuring new footage from the film, now!

BWW Exclusive: Watch a Clip from ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch a Clip from ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS
by Michael Major - Nov 30, 2021

Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas is coming to the Roku Channel on December 1! Watch Jane Levy, Alice Lee, and Michael Thomas Grant in an exclusive new clip. The film also stars Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart, Michael Thomas Grant, Kapil Talwalkar, Mary Steenburgen, Peter Gallagher, and Bernadette Peters

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2021

Roku has released the trailer for Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas, a new film serving as a followup to the beloved series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, starring Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, Bernadette Peters, and more. After the show's cancellation in June 2021, the new film will take off just where the series left off.

VIDEO: Watch Alex Newell in a First Look at ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Watch Alex Newell in a First Look at ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY CHRISTMAS
by Michael Major - Nov 1, 2021

The Roku Channel has released a first look at Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas, a continuation of NBC's hit series Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. Watch Alex Newell belt out 'The Most Wonderful Time of the Year' to Jane Levy now!

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories VideoVIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2021

Christine Baranski discusses working in film and television during a pandemic and shares her most memorable Tony Awards moments.

VIDEO: Jane Levy Talks ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoVIDEO: Jane Levy Talks ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2021

Jane Levy discusses working on Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist with no prior musical theater experience and shares her thoughts on Leslie Jones' vlogs reacting to the show.

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs 'Rain' on ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE BEST OF BRO VideoVIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs 'Rain' on ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE BEST OF BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

NBC's special One Night Only: The Best of Broadway premiered last night, December 10 at 8pm ET. Cast members from Mean Girls, Jagged Little Pill, Chicago, Ain't Too Proud, Jersey Boys, Rent, and more performed at the event. The cast of Ain't Too Proud performed 'Rain' which can be watched here!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Season 2 of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Season 2 of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020

An all new trailer has been released for the second season of NBC's musical series, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE BEST OF BROADWAY, Featuring MEAN GIR VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE BEST OF BROADWAY, Featuring MEAN GIRLS, AIN'T TOO PROUD, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2020

Tony Award-nominated Tina Fey ('Mean Girls') is set to host 'One Night Only: The Best of Broadway,' an unforgettable night of music celebrating the incredible and resilient Broadway community and featuring songs from the Great Bright Way's top productions.

Broadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, VideoBroadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the first Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century opened at the American Airlines Theatre, where it ran for 144 performances.


Peter Gallagher Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Gallagher been in?
Peter Gallagher has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Gallagher been in?
Peter Gallagher has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Peter Gallagher's first West End show?
Peter Gallagher's first West End show was The Fields of Ambrosia which opened in 1996

What awards has Peter Gallagher been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Twentieth Century Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Guys and Dolls and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Long Day's Journey Into Night .