Peter Scolari

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Biography

  • Birth Place: New Rochelle, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/12/1955, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Peter Scolari Fast Facts:
  • Knew he wanted to be an actor after performing in a high-school production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
  • Honed his acting skills as an apprentice at the Colonnades Theatre Lab in New York.
  • Appeared as a regular on the short-lived ABC sitcom Goodtime Girls in 1980.
  • Big break came later in 1980 when he was cast opposite Tom Hanks on Bosom Buddies.
  • Played a wacky inventor in the 1997 TV version of the hit movie Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
  • Reteamed with Tom Hanks on That Thing You Do!, From the Earth to the Moon and The Polar Express.
  • Made his Broadway debut in Hairspray in 2003; later appeared on the Great White Way in Sly Fox and Magic/Bird.
  • Is an accomplished juggler.
  • Peter Scolari Relationships:
  • Debra Steagal - Ex-wife
  • Nicholas Scolari - Son
  • Cathy Trien - Wife
  • Cali Elizabeth Scolari - Daughter
  • Lisa Kretzschmar - Ex-wife
  • Arthur Scolari - Father
  • Keaton Scott Scolari - Son
  • Joseph Scolari - Son
  • Barbara Scolari - Mother
  • Peter Scolari Awards:
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Occidental College, Eaglerock, CA; attended City College of New York, New York, NY

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