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PETER STRAUSS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Peter Strauss was born on February 20th, 1947 in New York City, New York with the birth name Peter Lawrence Strauss and was raised in Croton-on-Hudson in New York.  Peter first became interested in acting when he would go see the Croton Shakespeare Festival.  During the summer time he began acting with various stock companies and also went to school at the Hackley School for Boys in Tarrytown New York.  In 1969 he earned his college degree from Northwestern University and began focusing on a career in acting.
 
Like most actors, he began his career in entertainment as a stage performer.  Soon he was appearing on Broadway in such productions as, "Einstein and the Polar Bear" (1981) followed by roles in, "The Dance Next Door" and "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine".
 
Along with working in theater he also began getting cast in films.  Some of his earlier film roles were in, "Soldier Blue" (1970), "The Last Tycoon" (1976), "The Secret of NIMH" (1982) and "Nick of Time" (1995).
 
He became most well known for his television roles such as on the series, "The Jericho Mile" (1979) for which he earned an Emmy Award.  He also appeared on "Rich Man, Poor Man" and earned an Emmy Award nomination.  Other roles on television included, "Season of Love" (1999) and "Moloney" (1996).
 
Strauss was also cast in numerous television movies such as, "Proud Men" (1987), "Reunion" (1980), "The Yearling" (1994), "A Father's Choice" (2000), "Kane & Able" (1985), "Texas Justice" (1995) and "Murder on the Orient Express" (2001).
 
As his career has progressed he has been seen on, "State of the Union" (2008-2010) and the series, "Law & Order" (2010).  He remains married to his third wife, Rachel Ticotin whom he wed in 1998.  Prior to this marriage he was married to Beverly Baker Paulding from 1973-1979 and then Nicole Fons from 1983 through 1994 and together they had two children.
 
He still works in the industry but during his free time he owns a farm in California and works as a citrus rancher and also dedicates his time to teaching public speaking at local high schools. 

 
Filmography

2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
2010 Royal Pain
2010 Jack's Family Adventure
2008-2010 State of the Union
2007 Dirty Sexy Money 
2007 License to Wed
2006 Biker Mice from Mars 
2006 The Way
2005 Killer Instinct
2005 xXx: State of the Union
2004 Law & Order
2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: The Rest Is Yet to Come
2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: A Life and Seth Situation
2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: Stolen Jewels, Stolen Hearts
2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: Toying with the Truth 
2003 Strange Frequency 2 
2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: The Not So Golden Calf 
2003 111 Gramercy Park 
2002 Body & Soul 
2001 Strange Frequency 
2001 Murder on the Orient Express
2000 A Father's Choice
1999 Joan of Arc
1999 Seasons of Love
1998 My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story
1996-1997 Moloney 
1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest 
1996 Keys to Tulsa 
1996 The Incredible Hulk
1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues
1996 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 
1996 In the Lake of the Woods 
1996 Biker Mice from Mars
1995 Nick of Time
1995 Texas Justice
1994 Reunion
1994 Batman
1994 The Yearling
1994 Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story
1993 Men Don't Tell
1992 Trial: The Price of Passion
1992 Fugitive Among Us
1991 Flight of Black Angel
1990 83 Hours 'Til Dawn
1989 Peter Gunn
1989 Brotherhood of the Rose
1987 Proud Men 
1986 The Penalty Phase
1986 Under Siege
1985 Kane & Abel 
1985 Tender Is the Night 
1983 Heart of Steel 
1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
1982 The Secret of NIMH 
1981 Masada
1981 A Whale for the Killing
1980 Angel on My Shoulder 
1979 The Jericho Mile 
1977 Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy 
1976-1977 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II 
1976 The Last Tycoon
1976 Rich Man, Poor Man
1971-1975 Medical Center
1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan 
1972-1975 The Streets of San Francisco
1974 Barnaby Jones
1974 Cannon
1974 Judgement: The Court Martial of the Tiger of Malaya - General Yamashita
1974 Hawaii Five-O 
1973 Mary Tyler Moore 
1973 The Man Without a Country
1972 The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
1972 Young Dr. Kildare
1971 Sergeant Klems 
1970 The Young Lawyers 
1970 Soldier Blue
1969 Hail, Hero!





Matinee Classics - Rich Man, Poor Man starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Edward Asner, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Reed, Gloria Grahame, Kim Darby, Bill Bixby, Fionnula Flanagan,Tim McIntire, Ray Milland, Lawrence Pressman, Talia Shire, Craig Stevens, Norman Fell, Lynda Day George, George Maharis, Murray Hamilton, Van Johnson, Dorothy Malone, Andrew Duggan, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Kay Lenz, Leigh McCloskey, Gavan O'Herlihy, Josette Banzet, William Smith, Dick Sargent, Dennis Dugan and
Matinee Classics - Rich Man, Poor Man starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, Edward Asner, Dorothy McGuire, Robert Reed, Gloria Grahame, Kim Darby, Bill Bixby, Fionnula Flanagan,Tim McIntire, Ray Milland, Lawrence Pressman, Talia Shire, Craig Stevens, Norman Fell, Lynda Day George, George Maharis, Murray Hamilton, Van Johnson, Dorothy Malone, Andrew Duggan, Herbert Jefferson Jr., Kay Lenz, Leigh McCloskey, Gavan O'Herlihy, Josette Banzet, William Smith, Dick Sargent, Dennis Dugan and


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