Peter Weller Biography (1947-)

Born June 24, 1947, in Stevens Point, WI; son of Frederick (a career army pilot and lawyer) and Dorothy Weller. Addresses: Agent: Rick Nicita, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825.

Actor, director
Birth Details
June 24, 1947
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Broadway debut) Sticks and Bones, John Golden Theatre, 1972
  • Russian sergeant, Full Circle, American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA), New York City, 1973
  • The Merchant of Venice, Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1973
  • Lennox, Macbeth, New York Shakespeare Festival (NYSF), Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • Alan Seymour, Summer Brave, ANTA, 1975
  • Lieutenant Henry Hitchcock, Rebel Women, NYSF, Public Theatre, NewYork City, 1976
  • Billy, Streamers, NYSF, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 1976
  • Burning Bright, New Dramatists, New York City, 1977
  • Cliff, The Woolgatherer, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City,1980
  • Nick, The Woods, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1984
  • Also appeared in Children and Serenading Louie, both off-Broadway productions.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Joe LeFors, Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Steven Routledge, Just Tell Me What You Want, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Frank Henderson, Shoot the Moon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Bart Hughes, Of Unknown Origin, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Title role, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the Eighth Dimension, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Sam, Firstborn (also known as Moving In), Paramount, 1984
  • Baston Morris, My Sister's Keeper (also known as A Killing Affair), Interpictures Releasing, 1986
  • Alex J. Murphy (title role), Robocop, Orion, 1987
  • Roland Dalton, Shakedown (also known as Blue Jean Cop), Universal, 1988
  • Juan Pablo Castel, El tunel (also known as The Tunnel), Interaccess Film, 1988
  • Steven Beck, Leviathan, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1989
  • Title role, Robocop II, Orion, 1990
  • George Moran, Cat Chaser, LIVE Home Video, 1991
  • William Lee, Naked Lunch, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Jack Sloan, Road to Ruin, LIVE Home Video, 1992
  • Ryder Hart, Sunset Grill, Famed Entertainment/New Line Cinema, 1993
  • Jake Wyer, 50-50, Cannon, 1993
  • Peter Witner, The New Age, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Husband, Beyond the Clouds (also known as Chronicle of a Love That Never Was, Al di la delle nuvole, Jenseits der Wolken,and Par-dela les nuages), Mercure, 1995
  • Jerry Bender, Mighty Aphrodite (also known as Eros), Miramax, 1995
  • Colonel Joe Hendricksson, Screamers, Triumph Releasing, 1996
  • Ray Mercer, Top of the World (also known as Cold Cash), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Steve Mitchell, Diplomatic Siege, Trimark, 1999
  • Stuart Chappell, Shadow Hours, Newmark Films, 2000
  • Don West, Ivansxtc (also known as Ivansxtc (To Live and Die inHollywood), Rhino Films, 2000
  • Lou, Falling Through, Alliance Atlantis, 2000
  • Joseph Mueller, The Contaminated Man (also known as Bei Beruehrung Tod), Dej Productions, 2000
  • Nelson, Styx, Dej Productions, 2001
  • Also appeared in Vera.
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Lieutenant Fellows, The Man without a Country, ABC, 1973
  • Red Sash, The Silence, NBC, 1975
  • Deke Cullover, Kentucky Woman, CBS, 1983
  • Joe Farley, Two Kinds of Love, CBS, 1983
  • Rad Hungate, Apology, HBO, 1986
  • Mike Gallagher, Rainbow Drive, Showtime, 1990
  • Hobie, "Dusk before Fireworks," Women and Men: Stories of Seduction, HBO, 1990
  • Martin Hightower, The Substitute Wife, NBC, 1994
  • Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee, 1994
  • Baxter, Decoy, HBO, 1995
  • Theo Remmington, End of Summer, 1996
  • Das Geheimnis in der Wueste (also known as The Sands of Time and Tower of the Firstborn), 1998
  • Father Stefan, Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (also knownas Dark Prince: Legend of Dracula), 2000
  • John Shannon, La tour secrete, 2000
  • Chuck Taggart, Odyssey 5, 2001
  • Also appeared in Exit 10 and Earring.
  • Specials
  • New York City Marathon, ABC, 1987
  • Doctor, Partners (short film), Showtime, 1994
  • Present Tense, Past Perfect, Showtime, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Donald Stryker, "Nazi," Lou Grant, CBS, 1977
  • Soldier, "The Dancing Princess," Faerie Tale Theatre, Showtime, 1987
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • (With Jana Sue Memel) Partners (short), Showtime, 1994
  • Gold Coast (also known as Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast), Showtime, 1997
  • Episodic
  • "Hate Crimes," and "White Lies," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as H: LOTS and Homicide), 1993
  • Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997
  • Television Movies
  • Partners (short film), Showtime, 1994

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