Peter MacNicol Biography (1954?-)

Full name, Peter C. MacNicol; born April 10, 1954 (some sources cite 1957 or1958), in Dallas, TX; son of John (an Episcopal priest) and Barbara MacNicol;married Martha Sue "Marsue" Cumming (a theatre administrator and producer),October 11, 1986. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management,8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Ron West, Thruline Entertainment, 8840 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, voice performer, director
Birth Details
April 10, 1954?
Dallas, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Galen, Dragonslayer, Paramount, 1981
  • Stingo, Sophie's Choice, Universal, 1982
  • Cyrus Kinnick, Heat, New Century-Vista, 1987
  • Janosz Poha, Ghostbusters II, Columbia, 1989
  • Jack Solow, American Blue Note (also known as Fakebook), Panorama Entertainment, 1991
  • Stuart Coalter, Hard Promises, Columbia, 1992
  • Marty, Housesitter, Universal, 1992
  • Gary Granger, Addams Family Values, 1993
  • Son writer, Radioland Murders, Universal, 1994
  • R. M. Renfield, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, 1995
  • Tire repairman, Mojave Moon, 1996
  • Voice of Ork, Toto Lost in New York, 1996
  • David Langley, Bean (also known as Bean: The Movie and Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie), Gramercy, 1997
  • Narrator, The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (animated), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 1998
  • Dan Bobbins, Baby Geniuses, TriStar, 1999
  • Voice of Fenwick, Recess: School's Out (animated), Buena Vista/Walt Disney, 2001
  • Voice of Muru, Balto II: Wolf Quest (animated), Universal CartoonStudios, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Bradley Grist, The Powers That Be, CBS, 1992
  • Alan "The Eel" Birch, a recurring role, Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994-1995
  • John "The Biscuit" Cage, Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997-2002
  • John "The Biscuit" Cage, Ally, Fox, 1999
  • Movies
  • Joe Kovacs, Johnny Bull, ABC, 1986
  • Lieutenant Commander Tom Sedgewicke, By Dawn's Early Light (also known as The Grand Tour and Red Alert), HBO, 1990
  • Lewis Rickett, Roswell (also known as Incident at Roswell and Roswell: The U.F.O. Cover-up), Showtime, 1994
  • Roy Dowd, Abducted: A Father's Love (also known as Fugitive from Justice), NBC, 1996
  • Lawrence Dixon, Silencing Mary (also known as Campus Justice), NBC, 1998
  • Voice of Liberty, The Pooch and the Pauper, ABC, 1999
  • Uncle Daniel Ponder, "The Ponder Heart," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS,2001
  • Episodic
  • Martin, "The Boy Who Left Home to Find Out about the Shivers," FaerieTale Theatre (also known as Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre),Showtime, 1984
  • Steve Cooper, "Here's Why They Call the Little One a Jingle and the Big One the Blues," The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, 1987
  • Mario, "Look before You Sleep," Cheers, NBC, 1993
  • Austin Haggard, "Let the Punishment Fit the Crime," Tales from the Crypt, 1994
  • Alan Birch, "One Hundred and One Damnations," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1998
  • Voice of Raju, "Monkey See, Monkey Don't," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Voice of major, "Strange Invasion," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, UPN and syndicated, 2000
  • Voice of major, "Stranger Invasion," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, UPN and syndicated, 2000
  • Appeared in an episode of The 900 Lives of Jackie Frye.
  • Specials
  • Voice of Snowden, Snowden's Christmas (animated), CBS, 1999
  • Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute,TNT, 1999
  • Voice of Fido, Olive, the Other Reindeer (animated), Fox, 1999
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 1999 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, HBO, 1999
  • Presenter, The 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2000
  • Presenter, Lifetime Presents: Disney's American Teacher Awards, Lifetime, 2001
  • The 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2001
  • Presenter, The British Comedy Awards 2001, ITV (England), 2001
  • Other
  • Safe Harbor, 1984
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Fools Night Out," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998
  • "Making Spirits Bright," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998
  • Girls Club, 2002
  • "Chapter Forty-eight," Boston Public, Fox, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Barnette Lloyd, Crimes of the Heart, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1980, then (Broadway debut) John Golden Theatre, 1981, later CenterTheatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982
  • Another Country, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1982
  • Little Earl 5, Found a Peanut, New York Shakespeare Festival, Anspacher Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Tartuffe, Alaska Repertory Theatre, Anchorage and Fairbanks, 1984
  • Execution of Justice, Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1985
  • Jake Seward, Rum and Coke, New York Shakespeare Festival, Susan Stein Shiva Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Title role, Richard II, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, 1987
  • All the King's Men, Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, RI, 1987
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, New York Shakespeare Festival, AnspacherTheatre, Public Theatre, 1988
  • Human Nature, The 52nd Street Project, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater,New York City, 1990
  • The Dream Theme, Ensemble Studio Theater, New York City, 1991
  • Brindsley Miller, Black Comedy/White Liars, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Also appeared in All the King's Men, Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas, TX; The Nerd, Broadway production; and The Spring Thing, off-Broadway production.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audio Books
  • Trophy for Eagles, by Walter J. Boyne, 1990
  • The Slave Dancer, by Paula Fox, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio, 1997
  • Narrator of Beach Music and DragonLance Chronicles.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Episodes
  • (With David E. Kelley) "All of Me," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Starlog, November, 1989, pp. 29-31
    • TV Guide, February 23, 1998, pp. 16-22; June 13, 1998, pp. 39, 42

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