Peter Krause

Biography: Peter Krause was born on August 12, 1965, in Alexandria, Minnesota. His parents still reside in his hometown of Minneapolis, where he grew up as one of three children. Peter spent his teenage years as an athlete. He was active in gymnastics, specializing on the pommel horse and rings, as well as track and field. In high school, a pole vaulting accident ended his athletic career. Peter would try acting at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, where he graduated with a degree in English Literature. Following the four years he spent at Gustavus Adolphus College he moved to New York City and completed the prestigious New York University Master of Fine Arts Acting Program. While in New York City Peter worked as a bartender with Aaron Sorkin. After graduation, Peter moved out to Los Angeles and began work on television and landed a role on Carol Burnett's short-lived comeback comedy "Carol & Company" (1990) within two months. After the show ended he guest starred on manyPeter Krause was born on August 12, 1965, in Alexandria, Minnesota. His parents still reside in his hometown of Minneapolis, where he grew up as one of three children. Peter spent his teenage years as an athlete. He was active in gymnastics, specializing on the pommel horse and rings, as well as track and field. In high school, a pole vaulting accident ended his athletic career. Peter would try acting at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, where he graduated with a degree in English Literature. Following the four years he spent at Gustavus Adolphus College he moved to New York City and completed the prestigious New York University Master of Fine Arts Acting Program. While in New York City Peter worked as a bartender with Aaron Sorkin. After graduation, Peter moved out to Los Angeles and began work on television and landed a role on Carol Burnett's short-lived comeback comedy "Carol & Company" (1990) within two months. After the show ended he guest starred on many hit television shows including "Beverly Hills, 90210" (1990), "Seinfeld" (1990), "Drew Carey Show, The (1995) and "If Not For You" (1995), with Elizabeth McGovern and Hank Azaria. In 1995, Peter became a series regular as long-suffering son-in-law Kevin on the hit series, "Cybill" (1995). His first film was Blood Harvest, a 1987 slasher film starring ukulele player Tiny Tim. Over the next few years he starred in several independent films such as Lovelife (1997) and My Engagement Party (1998). Then, in 1998, Peter made his breakthrough performance in the critically acclaimed "Sports Night" (1998). For two years he appeared on ABC as Casey McCall but low ratings forced the show to be canceled after two seasons. In 2000 Peter signed on to star in another critically acclaimed series, this time for HBO called "Six Feet Under" (2001) for which he is best know as Nate Fisher, the prodigal son who came home to help run the family's funeral business. Peter is still acting on stage in Los Angeles, where he currently resides, honing his craft and directing in several Los Angeles theater companies. Expand

Peter Krause's Scores

Average career score: 69
Highest Metascore: 84 Sports Night: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 58 The Lost Room
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
8 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Catch: Season 2 Mar 9, 2017 Benjamin Jones 7.5
59 The Catch: Season 1 Mar 24, 2016 Christopher Hall Aka Benjamin Jones 6.7
tbd Parenthood : Season 6 Sep 25, 2014 Adam Braverman 7.6
tbd Parenthood : Season 5 Sep 26, 2013 Adam Braverman 7.9
78 Parenthood : Season 4 Sep 11, 2012 Adam Braverman / Director 8.4
tbd Parenthood : Season 3 Sep 13, 2011 Adam Braverman / Director 8.3
tbd Parenthood : Season 2 Sep 14, 2010 Adam Braverman 8.9
61 Parenthood : Season 1 Mar 2, 2010 Adam Braverman 8.1
70 Dirty Sexy Money: Season 2 Oct 1, 2008 Nick George / Producer 8.2
66 Dirty Sexy Money: Season 1 Sep 26, 2007 Nick George 7.7
58 The Lost Room Dec 11, 2006 Joe Miller 8.9
tbd Six Feet Under: Season 5 Jun 6, 2005 Nate Fisher 7.9
tbd Six Feet Under: Season 4 Jun 13, 2004 Nate Fisher 7.3
tbd Six Feet Under: Season 3 Mar 2, 2003 Nate Fisher 7.4
tbd Six Feet Under: Season 2 Mar 3, 2002 Nate Fisher 7.5
74 Six Feet Under: Season 1 Jun 3, 2001 Nate Fisher 8.3
tbd Sports Night: Season 2 Oct 5, 1999 Casey McCall tbd
84 Sports Night: Season 1 Sep 22, 1998 Casey McCall 9.0
tbd Cybill: Season 2 Sep 17, 1995 Kevin Blanders 9.0