Krause began to act in high school and, although he started out college as a Pre Med student at Gustavus Aldophus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, he graduated with a B.A. in English Literature. He then decided to pursue acting and received an M.F.A. from New York University, where he starred in productions of Macbeth, Uncle Vanya and Arms and the Man.
Two months after graduation, Krause made his television debut as a regular on Carol Burnett's hit variety show, Carol and Company, followed by a stint on the hit series Cybill. He was previously best known for his role of Casey McCall on the critically acclaimed Sports Night.
Krause has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and two SAG Awards for his performance on Six Feet Under. He has also received two SAG Awards as part of the Six Feet Under ensemble.
In 2004 he made his Broadway debut starring in Arthur Miller's After the Fall for director Michael Mayer. He then starred opposite Naomi Watts and Mark Ruffalo in We Don't Live Here Anymore.
Krause was last seen starring in the Sci Fi miniseries The Lost Room and in the independent feature Civic Duty.
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Peter Krause Facts
|Birthday||August 12, 1965 (57)|
|Birthplace||Alexandria, Minnesota, USA|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is Peter Krause compared to you?|
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