Peter Billingsley Biography

Updated On Jul 16, 2019 Published On Dec 27, 2015
Facts of Peter Billingsley
Date of Birth: 1971 , April-16
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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Young Artist Awards winner for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or Drama is one of the reputed actors from the United States. He is also famous for being the director as well as producer.

Peter Billingsley's early life and education

Peter Billingsley was born as Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen on 16th April 1971 in New York City, New York, the United States of America to Gail Billingsley and Alwin Michaelsen. Peter was raised in an upper-middle-class family.

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He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Peter Billingsley's education

Talking about Peter Billingsley's education he attended Professional Children's School situated in New York City. He also attended other schools like Phoenix Country Day School, California High School Proficiency Exam, and Arcadia High School, Phoenix.

Peter later enrolled at the Phoenix College.

Peter Billingsley's personal life

It seems like Young Artist Awards is still young as he has not been married yet. The information related to his loving wife and his love affairs is unknown to the media.

However, some tabloids mention that he was engaged to a girl named Buffy Bains with whom he got engaged in 2015.

Peter Billingsley's acting career and net worth

Multi-talented Peter began acting since he was two. He went on appearing in several TV commercials.

In 1978, he finally appeared in the movie If Ever I See You Again and he got his rise in fame after he portrayed the role of Ralphie Parker in the movie, A Christmas Story.

He began directing and producing a movie since 1994 and has also produced the 2008 movie Iron Man, starring  Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Terrence Howard.

Peter Billingsley is also a famous screenwriter.

Peter Billingsley's net worth

The actual figure about his salary is unknown however, his net worth is said to be around $10 million.

Peter Billingsley facts on timeline

Born in New York City, New York

April 16 , 1971

Born as Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen in New York City, New York, United States of America to Gail Billingsley and Alwin Michaelsen, Peter was raised in upper middle class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Began appearing in television commercials

1973

Multi talented Peter Billingsley began acting since he was two. He went on appearing in several TV commercials. He first appeared on the Geritol commercial as a two years old baby of Betty Buckley. Within less than a decade, he appeared in more than 100 ads.

Began his acting career

1978

After appearing in 100s of ads and television commercials, Peter Billingsley finally got his debut acting role in 1978. He played the child role in the 1978 movie, If Ever I See You Again. In 1981, he also appeared in two different movies Honky Tonk Freeway and Paternity.

Appeared in A Christmas Story

1983

In 1978, Peter Billingsley finally appeared in the movie If Ever I See You Again and he got his rise in fame after he portrayed the role of Ralphie Parker in the movie, A Christmas Story. He is also known for his role in the movie, The Hoboken Chicken Emergency.

Began his directorial career

1994

Peter Billingsley is one of the multi talented people in United States. He is not only known to be an actor but also a director as well as producer. He began his directorial career since 1994 and that was from the movie, The Sacred Fire.

Won Young Artist Awards

1987

Till now, Peter Billingsley has been nominated in Young Artist Awards from four different categories but out of these four nominations he has only been honored once. He has been honored with this award for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or Drama.

Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

2005

Primetime Emmy Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if they win this award. Peter Billingsley has once been nominated in this award and that was in 2005 for Outstanding Nonfiction Series.