Peter Friedman

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Peter Friedman (born April 24, 1949) is an American stage, screen, and television actor. Born in New York City, Friedman graduated from Hofstra University before making his Broadway debut in The Great God Brown in 1972. Additional theatre credits include The Visit (1973), Piaf and A Soldier's Play (both 1981), The Heidi Chronicles (1989), Ragtime (1998), and Twelve Angry Men (2004). He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Play, and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play. On television, Friedman starred as patriarch George Silver in Brooklyn Bridge, has made numerous guest appearances in such series as Miami Vice, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, Without a Trace, Ghost Whisperer, and Damages, and had a featured role in Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder. Friedman's many feature film credits include Prince of the City, Daniel, The Seventh Sign, Single White Female, I'm Not Rappaport, I Shot Andy Warhol, Safe, Freedomland, The Savages, and I'm Not There. Friedman married actress Joan Allen in 1990. The couple divorced in 2002. They have one daughter, Sadie, born in March 1994.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
1995: Peter Dunning - Safe
1995: Scoop Rosenbaum - The Heidi Chronicles
2011: Charles - Coming Up Roses
2002: Robert Portman - Two Against Time
2019: Sundowners
1988: Father Lucci - The Seventh Sign
1994: Dr. Ryan Pierce - Blink
1992: Graham Knox - Single White Female
2007: Larry - The Savages
2009: Alan - Breaking Upwards
1984: Piaf
2011: Carmine Monopoli - Harvest
2000: Peter Hofstrom - Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder
2015: Dallen Parcel - Keep in Touch
1975: The Rules of the Game
2001: Stephen, Alice's Husband - Someone Like You...
2003: Attorney General Brown - Paycheck
2006: Lt. Gold - Freedomland
1991: Richard Emery - Guilty Until Proven Innocent
1980: Mr. Grosch - Christmas Evil
1985: John Jewell - Finnegan Begin Again
2010: California Man - Love & Other Drugs
2007: Morris Bernstein / Barker - I'm Not There.
2009: Mr. Cohen - The Messenger
2006: Scoop Rosenbaum (segment "The Heidi Chronicles") - The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays
2013: Banks' Partner #1 - Side Effects
2008: Emergency Room Doctor - Synecdoche, New York
2005: Tateh (segment "Ragtime") - Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards

TV CREDITS:
2005: Ghost Whisperer
1991: George Silver - Brooklyn Bridge
1976: The Muppet Show
1990: Law & Order
2006: Heist
2002: Without a Trace
2011: Lawrence Szilard - Person of Interest
2018: Frank Vernon - Succession
Al Vekovius - Masters of Doom