Peter McRobbie Biography (1943-)

Born January 31, 1943, in Hawick, Scotland; son of William (a storekeeper) and Mary Fleming (a writer; maiden name, Heigh) McRobbie; married Charlotte Bova (an actress), September 15, 1977; children: Oliver William, Andrew Peter.

Birth Details
January 31, 1943
Hawick, Scotland

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • George Cooke, A Jury of Her Peers, 1977
  • Voice, The Wobblies, 1979
  • Workers rally speaker, Zelig, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Mr. Millhauser, The Beniker Gang (also known as Dear Lola, or How to Start Your Own Family), Lorimar Productions, 1983
  • Twilly (the Communist), The Purple Rose of Cairo, Orion, 1984
  • Electronics N.E.S.T. (Nuclear Emergency Search Team), The Manhattan Project (also known as Deadly Game), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Third executive, Big, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Flip Doubt, Johnny Suede, Miramax, 1991
  • Chaplain, School Ties, Paramount, 1992
  • Bartender, Shadows and Fog, Orion, 1992
  • Man at theatre, Bullets over Broadway, Miramax, 1994
  • Reverend Watkins, The Neon Bible, Iberoamericana Films, 1995
  • Linda's ex-landlord, Mighty Aphrodite, 1995
  • Dr. Mancuso, Jaded, Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1996
  • Loan officer, Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1996
  • Chief of police, Palookaville, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1996
  • Lawyer, Sleepers, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1996
  • Executive at strip club, The Associate, Columbia, 1996
  • Second ad executive, Picture Perfect, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Damned man, Deconstructing Harry, Fine Line Features, 1997
  • Pritzker, Snake Eyes, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Father Gladen's fan on porch, Celebrity, 1998
  • Principal, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Paramount Classics, 1998
  • Stelu, Side Streets, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Frenchy's lawyer, Small Time Crooks, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • John Hanlon, In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (also known as The F.B.I. Murders), NBC, 1988
  • Lt. McGiver, Golden Years (also known as Stephen King's Golden Years), CBS, 1991
  • Dr. Max Essex, And the Band Played On, HBO, 1993
  • Dr. Ames, "Where the Dead Are," Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's LostClassics, 1994
  • Reuben Troyer, Harvest of Fire, CBS, 1996
  • Male attorney, Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing (also known as Path to Paradise), HBO, 1997
  • Dr. Brimmer, Cupid & Cate, CBS, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • Sex therapist, Doubletake, CBS, 1985
  • Cop, Izzy and Moe, CBS, 1985
  • George Pape, Witness to the Mob, NBC, 1998
  • Specials
  • Charles Lummis, The Land of Little Rain, PBS, 1988
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) Dr. Steele, As the World Turns, CBS, 1980
  • New Show, NBC, 1984
  • Thurmond Yoder, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1985
  • Manager, "Sonata for Solo Organ," Law and Order, NBC, 1991
  • John Ennis, "Point of View," Law and Order, NBC, 1992
  • Herbert Fowler, "Guardian," Law and Order, NBC, 1995
  • Mitchell Presley, Feds, CBS, 1997
  • Dr. Thomas Neustadt, "Tabloid," Law and Order, NBC, 1998
  • Father Felix, The Sopranos, HBO, 1999
  • Dr. Prescott, "Fire and Ice," Now and Again, CBS, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) James Anderson, My Fat Friend, Westport Country Playhouse, CT, 1975
  • Richard, Rattle of a Simple Man, Huntington Hartford Theatre, LosAngeles, CA 1975
  • (Broadway debut) Dr. Travers, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Nederlander Theatre, 1979
  • Nebeker, The Wobblies, Labor Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Standby and Dennis Quinlan, Last Licks, Longacre Theatre, New YorkCity, 1979
  • Major Swindon, The Devil's Disciple, Equity Library Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Standby, Mixed Couples, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Murderer and doctor, Macbeth, Circle in the Square, New York City,1982
  • The Inspector, Cinders, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Captain Gower, Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Doc, The Ballad of Soapy Smith, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1984
  • Standby Sam Evans, Strange Interlude, Nederlander Theatre, 1985
  • James Throttle, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Imperial Theatre, NewYork City, 1985
  • Major Tours
  • Sea captain and priest, Twelfth Night, Chicago, IL, and East Coastcities, 1978

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