Peter Strauss

Peter Strauss

actor, producer

Peter Strauss was born on Feb 20, 1947 in USA. Peter Strauss's big-screen debut came with White Mane directed by Albert Lamorisse in 1953, strarring Narrator - English - restored version. Peter Strauss is known for Tender Is the Night directed by Robert Knights, Peter Strauss stars as Dick Diver and Mary Steenburgen as Nicole Warren Diver. Peter Strauss has got 2 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Peter Strauss achieved is TP de Oro, Spain. The upcoming new movie Peter Strauss plays is Operation Finale which will be released on Aug 29, 2018.

Peter Strauss has focused on theater for the last few years. He recently performed the role of Leonardo da Vinci in "Divine Rivalry" at Hartford Stage, Ben Bradlee in "Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers" for the New York Theater Workshop, Sigmund Freud in "Sabina" for Primary Stages and in "The Outgoing Tide" as an Alzheimer's patient for the Delaware Theater and Primary Stages in NY. Recent film roles are Warner Brothers' feature "License to Wed" with Robin Williams and as the U.S. President in Columbia's "XXX: State of the Union," and two independent films "Drawing Home" and "Sugar Baby." He completed the English voiceover for Albert Lamorisse's 1953 French film "White Mane" and as the narrator for Tracey Ullman's "State of the Union" series for Showtime.Strauss is well known for his long list of starring roles in motion pictures-for-television, including "The Jericho Mile" for which he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special. Strauss has also received Emmy Award nominations for his roles in the mini-series "Rich Man, Poor Man" and "Masada" as well as five Golden Globe Nominations.Strauss was born in New York City and grew up in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, where he was introduced to the theatre via the Croton Shakespeare Festival. His summers were spent with stock companies including the Pocono Playhouse in Pennsylvania and Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine. He attended the Hackley School for Boys in Tarrytown, New York and graduated from Northwestern University in 1969, committed to an acting career.He made his Broadway debut in Tom Griffin's "Einstein and the Polar Bear" in 1981. His other theatrical credits include the plays "The Dance Next Door", "The Mind with the Dirty Man" and "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles and "A Cry of Players" at Baltimore's Center Stage.His feature film credits include Soldat bleu (1970), The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1972), Le Dernier Nabab (1976), Brisby et le secret de NIMH (1982), Flight of Black Angel (1991) and Meurtre en suspens (1995).Strauss' many television credits include starring in the TV films Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy (1977), Un ange sur le dos (1980), La baleine du bout du monde (1981), Heart of Steel (1983), État de crise (1986), _ Penalty Phase (1986) (TV), Proud Men (1987), 83 Hours 'Til Dawn (1990), Un fugitif parmi nous (1992), Men Don't Tell (1993), Thicker Than Blood (1994), Les retrouvailles (1980), The Yearling (1994), In the Lake of the Woods (1996), My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (1998), Un cow-boy pour père (2000) and Le crime de l'Orient-Express (2001), as well as the miniseries Tender Is the Night (1985), Le pouvoir et la gloire (1985), La confrérie de la rose (1989), Trial: The Price of Passion (1992) and Texas Justice (1995). His latest mini-series appearances were La terre des passions (1999), with Rachel Ward and Hume Cronyn, (which he executive-produced) and as La Hire in the CBS four-hour mini-series Joan of Arc (2005).Strauss starred for one season in the CBS drama series Moloney (1996) and the PAX drama series Body & Soul (2002).Strauss is married to actress Rachel Ticotin and lives in Ojai, California, where he also operates a commercial citrus enterprise that produces 440 tons of citrus per year.

  • Birthday

    Feb 20, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA
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Known For


2 wins & 7 nominations

TP de Oro, Spain
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Winner - TP de Oro
Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special
Winner - Primetime Emmy

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