PETER GALLAGHER (Chuck
Cedar) has starred on stage, in
film and on television, delivering stellar performances with every role he
A native of Armonk, New
York, Gallagher graduated from Tufts University, making his professional stage
debut in 1977 in the revival of "Hair," followed by a starring role in
the Broadway production of "Grease." The segue from stage to film
began in 1980 with Gallagher's feature film debut in Taylor Hackford's The
Idolmaker. Many film roles have followed, including: Dreamchild, Tune in
Tomorrow, Malice, The Hudsucker Proxy, Mother's Boys,
the comedy hit While You Were Sleeping, Last Dance, To Gillian
on Her 37th Birthday, The Man Who Knew Too Little and House On
He recently appeared in
Showtime's mini-series "Feast of All Saints," based on the novel by
Anne Rice, "Protection" starring opposite Stephen Baldwin, and
"Perfume", an improvisational film about the fashion business
co-starring Jeff Goldblum and Rita Wilson. Other feature film credits include: American
Beauty opposite Kevin Spacey, Sony Pictures' Center Stage, directed
by Nicholas Hytner, plus three features for Robert Altman including The
Player, Short Cuts and Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle.
Gallagher starred in the neo-noir film The Underneath and in the feature Sex,
Lies and Videotape.
For television, credits
include the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning miniseries "The Murder of Mary
Phagan," "The Caine Mutiny Court Martial," "The
Titanic," "Host," "Brave New World" and the series
"The Secret Lives of Men." For PBS, Gallagher starred in both Cliff
Odets' production of "The Big Knife" and Peter Sellars' silent film
"The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez."
On stage, Gallagher
earned a Tony Award nomination for his highly acclaimed performance in
"Long Day's Journey Into Night," opposite Jack Lemmon.
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