Peter Gallagher Biography

 
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 more)
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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 more)

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

(winners are in red)

 
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