Peter was born in 1955 in New York to Tom (an advertising executive) and Mary (a bacteriologist), an Irish Catholic family.
He attended Byram Hills High School in Armonk New York, and then Tufts University, graduating in 1977, and while there sung with the Beelzebubs.
Interested in acting since his days of school plays and musicals, he made his professional debut in Hair in 1977.
As well as small and big screen acting, Peter is also an acclaimed stage performer and singer.
He is married to music Video producer, Paula Harwood since 1983, and has two children: James and Kathryn. As of 2007, they live in New York.
Peter Gallagher's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You||Oct 5, 2012||Paul Sveck||6.3|
|Burlesque||Nov 24, 2010||Vince / Vince Scali||6.6|
|Conviction||Oct 15, 2010||Cast / Barry Scheck||7.0|
|Adam||Jul 29, 2009||Marty Buchwald||8.1|
|The Flying Scotsman||Dec 29, 2006||Line Producer / Producer||8.6|
|Ae Fond Kiss...||Nov 26, 2004||Line Producer||7.5|
|Sweet Sixteen||May 16, 2003||Line Producer||8.6|
|Mr. Deeds||Jun 28, 2002||Chuck Cedar||6.0|
|Ratcatcher||Oct 13, 2000||Associate Producer||8.7|
|Center Stage||May 12, 2000||Jonathan Reeves||8.8|
|House on Haunted Hill||Oct 29, 1999||Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.||3.6|
|American Beauty||Sep 15, 1999||Buddy Kane||8.6|
|The Underneath||Apr 28, 1995||Michael Chambers||9.1|
|While You Were Sleeping||Apr 21, 1995||Peter Callaghan||7.8|
|Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle||Nov 23, 1994||Alan Campbell||6.0|
|The Player||Apr 3, 1992||Larry Levy||8.7|
|Sex, Lies, and Videotape||Aug 4, 1989||John Mullany||7.8|