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Peter Friedman

Peter Friedman

Peter Friedman originated the role of Tateh in the musical Ragtime in Toronto, as well as on Broadway, receiving an Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations. He recently starred in The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World, the critically acclaimed revival of Twelve Angry Men and Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady. His other Broadway and off- Broadway credits are extensive: he starred in The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein and Simon Gray's The Common Pursuit (earning Drama Desk nominations for both), A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, C.P.Taylor's …and a Nightingale Sang, Execution of Justice by Emily Mann, The Tenth Man by Paddy Chayefsky, The Loman Family Picnic by Donald Margulies and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever for Encores! at City Center.

He recently completed filming SPINNING INTO BUTTER directed by Mark Brokaw and UNCONSCIOUS directed by Bradley Wigor. His other films include FREEDOMLAND, PAYCHECK, SOMEONE LIKE YOU and SAFE. He starred in the acclaimed series Brooklyn Bridge, the miniseries Perfect Murder, Perfect Town for CBS, NYPD Blue, Without A Trace and Law & Order.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Peter Friedman Facts

BirthdayApril 24, 1949 (73)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Uptown Girls
Stuck On You
Enemy Mine
Single White Female
Man on the Moon
Someone Like You
The Corporation
Synecdoche, New York
The Savages
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