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Peter Gerety

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter Gerety (born May 17, 1940) is an American actor. Gerety began acting while a student at Boston University, participating in productions at the Charles Playhouse. In 1965, he joined the Trinity Square Repertory Company, a resident theater company in Providence, Rhode Island where he appeared in over 125 productions. Gerety is a veteran of stage, screen and television. In early 1992, he performed to critical acclaim on Broadway in Conversations with My Father, starring Judd Hirsch, and in Harold Pinter's The Hothouse. He has since performed in many more plays both on and off-broadway .. most recently in Martin McDonagh's " The Lieutenant of Inishmore". In the late 1990s, he joined the cast of the Barry Levinson produced NBC police drama Homicide: Life on the Street. Gerety has also been a regular guest star on Law & Order and HBO’s The Wire as Judge Daniel Phelan. He also played FBI Agent Franklin Morgan in the short-lived American television series Life on Mars. In the final season of Brotherhood , he played the corrupt land developer, Martin Kilpatrick. Most recently , Peter has been seen recurring on both Mercy and Brothers and Sisters. He has appeared in numerous feature films with the likes of Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey ("K-Pax"), Al Pacino ("People I Know" and Denzel Washington; and with directors Woody Allen (The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Hollywood Ending), Mike Nichols ([[Wolf " and "Charlie Wilson's War), James Ivory (Surviving Picasso), Steven Spielberg (War of the Worlds), Ido Mizrahy (Things That Hang from Trees) , Spike Lee (Inside Man), and with Clint Eastwood he was Dr. Tarr in "Changeling" starring Angelina Jolie. He played Louis Piquett, the lawyer of John Dillinger (Johnny Depp), in Public Enemies "(2009 film , directed by Michael Mann). . Gerety plays the greedy and nefarious 'Embassy Guy' in Mel Gibson's "How I Spent My Summer Vacation"[2011 release].

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May 17, 1940 In Providence - Rhode Island - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Demon Murder Case 1983-03-06
Latest Project:
Movie Boston Strangler 2023-03-17
Known For
Poster of Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Poster of Inside Man
Poster of Syriana
Poster of The Wire
Movie Boston Strangler Eddie Corsetti 2023-03-17
Movie Working Man Allery Parkes 2019-02-02
Series Mercy Street Dr. Alfred Summers 2016-01-17
Series Sneaky Pete Otto Bernhardt 2015-08-07
Movie Cymbeline Dr. Cornelius 2014-09-03
Movie God's Pocket McKenna 2014-05-09
Movie A Most Violent Year Bill O'Leary 2014-12-31
Movie Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight William Brennan 2013-10-04
Movie Get the Gringo Embassy Guy 2012-03-15
Series Elementary Frank Da Silva 2012-09-27
Movie Flight Avington Carr 2012-11-02
Movie The Sea Is All I Know Sonny 2011-06-24
Series Prime Suspect Desmond Timoney 2011-09-22
Movie My Dog Tulip Mr. Plum / Pugilist (voice) 2010-01-05
Series Blue Bloods Bishop Donovan 2010-09-24
Movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop Chief Brooks 2009-01-15
Movie Public Enemies Louis Piquett 2009-07-01
Series The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
Series Mercy Unknown 2009-09-23
Movie Phoebe in Wonderland Dr. Miles / Humpty Dumpty 2008-02-07
Movie Stop-Loss Carlson 2008-03-28
Movie The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond Mr. Van Hooven 2008-09-12
Movie Changeling Dr. Earl W. Tarr 2008-10-24
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Larry Liddle 2007-12-19
Series Conviction Unknown 2006-03-03
Movie Inside Man Captain Coughlin 2006-03-17
Series Kidnapped Unknown 2006-09-20
Series The Bedford Diaries Harold Harper 2006-03-29
Series Brothers and Sisters Dennis York 2006-09-24
Movie Runaway Mo 2005-04-26
Series Law & Order: Trial by Jury Unknown 2005-03-03
Movie War of the Worlds Hatch Boss / Load Manager 2005-06-28
Movie Syriana Leland "Lee" Janus 2005-11-23
Movie Second Best Marshall 2004-01-01
Movie Looking for Kitty Gus Maplethorpe 2004-05-06
Series The Jury Unknown 2004-06-08
Movie Virgin Mr. Reynolds 2003-01-01
Movie Hollywood Ending Psychiatrist 2002-05-03
Series The Wire Unknown 2002-06-02
Movie People I Know Norris Volpe 2002-11-21
Movie Ash Wednesday Uncle Handy 2002-10-11
Series The Job Unknown 2001-03-14
Movie The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Ned 2001-08-05
Movie K-PAX Sal 2001-10-22
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Homicide: The Movie Stuart Gharty 2000-02-13
Movie The Legend of Bagger Vance Neskaloosa 2000-11-02
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judge Harrison 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Montana Mike 1998-01-16
Movie Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five Maurice 1998-01-01
Movie Mrs. Winterbourne Father Brian 1996-04-19
Series Public Morals Neil Fogerty 1996-10-30
Movie Surviving Picasso Marcel 1996-09-04
Series Central Park West Unknown 1995-09-13
Movie Wolf George 1994-06-17
Movie Cagney & Lacey: The Return Sgt. Matt Nelson 1994-11-06
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Stuart Gharty 1993-01-31
Series Return to Lonesome Dove Cowboy 1993-11-14
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie The Tender Age Officer Burke 1986-04-07
Movie Papa Was a Preacher Billy Kilgore 1986-09-19
Movie A Case of Deadly Force Bobby Doyle 1986-04-09
Movie The Star-Crossed Romance of Josephine Cosnowski (a Tale of Gothic Love) 1985-02-11
Movie The Demon Murder Case Officer Andrew Brooks 1983-03-06