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Peter Weller

Actor / Teacher | * 06/24/1947 (72) | Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
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Peter Frederick Weller (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, television director, and art historian. Weller has appeared in more than 70 films and television series, including RoboCop (1987) and its sequel RoboCop 2 (1990), in which he played the title character, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013). He has also appeared in such films as Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite (1995), the Oliver Stone-produced The New Age (1994), and David Cronenberg's adaptation of William Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch (1991). Aside from a Saturn Award nominat... ()
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Peter Frederick Weller (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, director and lecturer. He is best known for his roles as the title character in the first two RoboCop films and Buckaroo Banzai in the cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. He received an Academy Award nomination for his direction for the 1993 short Partners, in which he also acted. He also hosted the show Engineering an Empire on the History channel. He played Stan Liddy in the 5th Season of the Showtime original series, Dexter.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Peter Weller

Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

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Movies with Peter Weller as Actor(58)

as Costello2014 Skin Trade
as Meyer2014 Repentance
as Alexander Marcus2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
as Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)2013 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2
as Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)2012 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
as Mr. V2012 Dragon Eyes
as Danny G.2011 Forced To Fight
as Himself - Narrator2010 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within
as Eddie2010 Once Fallen
as Jack Newton2007 Dating Vietnam
as Tom Newman2007 Prey
as Ed Koster2006 The Hard Easy
as Wick Treadway2005 Undiscovered
as Captain Paul Gallico2005 The Poseidon Adventure
as Driscoll2003 The Order
as Nelson2001 Styx
as Don West2000 ivans xtc.
as Joseph Müller2000 Contaminated Man
as Stuart Chappell2000 Shadow Hours
as Steve Parker1999 Diplomatic Siege
as John Shannon1998 Tower of the First Born
as Ray Mercer1998 Top of the World
as Theo Remmington1997 End of Summer
as Il marito di Patricia1995 Beyond the Clouds
as Baxter1995 Decoy
as Jerry Bender1995 Mighty Aphrodite
as Colonel Hendricksson1995 Screamers
as Peter Witner1994 The New Age
as Martin Hightower1994 The Substitute Wife
as Doctor1993 Partners
as Ryder Hart1993 Sunset Grill
as Jake Wyer1993 Fifty/Fifty
as himself1992 Naked Making Lunch
as Jack Sloan1991 Road to Ruin
as Bill Lee1991 Naked Lunch
as Mike Gallagher1990 Rainbow Drive
as RoboCop1990 RoboCop 2
as George Moran1989 Cat Chaser
as Steven Beck1989 Leviathan
as Juan Pablo Castell1988 The Tunnel
as Roland Dalton1988 Shakedown
as The Soldier1987 The Dancing Princesses
as RoboCop / Officer Alex J. Murphy1987 RoboCop
as Rad Hungate1986 Apology
as Baston Morris1986 A Killing Affair
as Sam1984 Firstborn
as Joe Farley1983 Two Kinds Of Love
as Bart Hughes1983 Of Unknown Origin
as Frank Henderson1982 Shoot the Moon
as Steven Routledge1980 Just Tell Me What You Want

TV Shows/Series with Peter Weller as Actor(17)

as Elliot Mason2016 MacGyver
as Bert Mazzani2011 Franklin & Bash
as Charles 'Charlie' Barosky2008 Sons of Anarchy
2008 Fringe
as Yin / Professeur Karl Rotmensen2006 Psych
as Stan Liddy2006 Dexter
2006 Dexter
as Himself / Host2005 Engineering an Empire
as Dr. Penza2004 House
2002 Monk
as Christopher Henderson2001 24
as John Frederick Paxton2001 Star Trek: Enterprise
as The Soldier1982 Faerie Tale Theatre

Movies with Peter Weller as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1997 Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast
Directing/Director1993 Partners

TV Shows/Series with Peter Weller as Crew(20)

Directing/Director2018 Magnum P.I.
Directing/Director2018 Mayans M.C.
Directing/Director2016 Outsiders
Directing/Director2016 Rush Hour
Directing/Director2016 Game of Silence
Directing/Director2016 MacGyver
Directing/Director2016 Shades of Blue
Directing/Director2014 The Strain
Directing/Director2014 The Last Ship
Directing/Director2013 Under the Dome
Directing/Director2013 Sleepy Hollow
Directing/Director2012 Longmire
Writing/Writer2010 Hawaii Five-0
Directing/Director2010 Hawaii Five-0
Directing/Director2008 Sons of Anarchy
Directing/Director2004 House
Directing/Director2003 Las Vegas
Directing/Director2002 Odyssey 5
Directing/Director2002 Monk
Directing/Director1993 Homicide: Life on the Street

Full Name: Peter Weller
Born: Tuesday, 06/24 1947 (June) in Stevens Point (current age: 72 years + 168 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Syracuse University, University of California, Los Angeles, University of North Texas, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Other names for Peter Weller (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Питер Уэллер"
Peter Weller frequently works together with these people:
Manny Coto (12x, Crew)
Peter M. Lenkov (11x, Crew)
Geoff Pierson (9x, Actor)
Alex Kurtzman (8x, Crew)
Bryan Spicer (8x, Crew)
David Straiton (8x, Crew)
Roberto Orci (7x, Crew)
Brad Turner (7x, Crew)
Kurt Sutter (7x, Crew)
Frank Miller (6x, Crew)
Phil Tippett (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:574, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/16/2019