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( 1964 - )


( 57 yaşında 1.85 m boyunda )

Doğum Adı: Peter Dobson Yeri: Red Bank, New Jersey, ABD

Kısa Biyografi

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, Peter Dobson's illustrious acting career began at the Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Lee Strasberg institute in New York City. Dobson went on to join the summer stock Royal Shakespeare Company in Monterey CA and after found his way to Los Angeles to begin studying with acting coach Sandra Seacat. Within three years of moving to Los Angeles at the age of 21, Dobson landed his first starring role after being chosen from a nation wide search in the Tri-Star Pictures musical, "Sing" from the producers of "Fame" and "Footloose" This was followed by the critically acclaimed adaptation of Hubert Selby's "Last Exit To Brooklyn" opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh and Neil Simon's "The Marrying Man" Director Robert Zemeckis cast Dobson in the title role of the short lived but highly acclaimed comedy TV series CBS's "Johnny Bago" which led to starring roles in numerous TV series and TV movies, including Michael Mann's "Miami Vice" A fan of Dobson's work, Mann then cast Dobson in the original version of "Heat" in the highly acclaimed "LA Takedown" for NBC. Other notable series include CBS's "Lenny" FOX's "Party of Five" HBO's "Tales From The Crypt" and "Norma Jean and Marilyn" .Robert Zemeckis cast Dobson again, this time to portray young Elvis Presley in the Academy Award winning film "Forrest Gump". Following that was Peter Jackson's cult classic "The Frighteners" opposite Michael J. Fox and "Drowning Mona". With his growing popularity, Dobson was then offered the title role in the USA Network series the critically acclaimed "Cover Me: The True Life of an FBI Family". After the series-run of "Cover Me" Dobson moved behind the camera. He wrote and produced the hilarious Sundance Film Festival favorite, his first film, "Choose Life" (A story about two hit men obsessed with the 80's pop group Wham!) He then went on to write and direct his second short film "White Mule" & proved he is a force behind the camera as well and was selected in numerous festivals across the country with multiple wins including best director and best short film at the Atlantic City Film Festival. This has led to his upcoming feature film in development "Asbury Park" & attaching Oscar nominated cinematographer Dean Cundey. Dobson also exec produced and co starred in the feature film "Hotel of the Damned" produced and co-starred in "Dirty Dead Con Men" and recently teamed with world renowned choreographer Travis Payne (Micheal Jackson's This is it, Janet Jackson's Scream, Coyote Ugly) to direct the cinematic the music video "King" recently accepted into The Garden State Film Festival and the Toronto International Short Film Festival.

Son Güncelleme Tarihi: 11-05-2021

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