Peter KrauseCelebrity

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Birth Place: Alexandria, MN

Birthday: August 12, 1965, Leo

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • First started acting in college in order to meet women.
  • Wrote and performed in a traveling puppet show in St. Paul.
  • Worked as a bartender in New York with Aaron Sorkin, who later created and executive produced Sports Night, which starred Krause.
  • Began his TV career in 1991 as a regular on Carol Burnett's Carol & Company.
  • Made his Broadway debut in a 2004 production of Arthur Miller's After the Fall.

Awards

  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Roman Krause — Son
  • Alicia Witt — Ex-significant Other
  • Christine King — Ex-significant Other
  • Lauren Graham — Significant Other

College

  • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN (BA in English Literature, 1987); New York University, New York, NY (MFA in Acting, 1990)