Peter Jacobson

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  • Birth Name: Peter S. Jacobson
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Son of Walter Jacobson, a former Chicago news anchor.
  • Broke into TV with a small role in a 1993 episode of NYPD Blue.
  • Has done extensive work as a character actor in movies and TV, including a memorable recurring role on Law & Order as attorney Randy Dworkin, a starring role in the cable miniseries The Starter Wife and a major role in the hit series House.
  • Received a SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Drama in 2006 for Good Night, and Good Luck.
  • Received a SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Television Drama for House.

Awards

  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Whitney Scott — Wife
  • Walter Jacobson — Father
  • Emanual Jacobson — Son

College

  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States (1987); The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States (1991)

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter S. Jacobson
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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