Peter Gallagher Biography

    Published On Aug 21, 2015
    Facts of Peter Gallagher
    Date of Birth: 1955 , August-19
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
    Name Peter Gallagher
    Nationality American
    Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Actor
    Weight in KG 72 kg
    Married Yes
    Married to Paula Harwood (m. 1983)
    Children 2
    Education Tufts University
    Online Presence Facebook,Wiki
    TV Show The O.C.
    Net Worth $16 Million.
    Eye Color Light brown
    Hair Color Dark brown
    Body Measurements 34-24-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
    Birth Name Peter Killian Gallagher
    Father Tom Gallagher
    Mother Mary Ann Gallagher
    Working For Movies
    Face Color White
    Famous for Musician, writer
    Divorce Not Yet
    Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
    Breast Size 34 D
    Waist size 24 in
    Hip Size 30 in
    Salary N/A
    Tattoo(s) Not Available
    Religion Christianity
    Neck Size 8.7
    Shoe Size 9
    Movies Hello, My Name Is Doris
    Sisters Joan Gallagher
    Siblings Paul Gallagher
    Girlfriend Amber Smith
    Music Group Maybach Music Group
    Nick Name Jana Kramer
    Affair with Amber Smith
    Albums Don Henley
    Chest Size Unknown
    Boyfriend Josh Lucas
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    Peter is a married man and a humble spouse to his wife. He married Paula Harwood on 7 May 1983. They are still together. They have two children together named James and Kathryn. Besides this, he is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and he is not rumored to be dating any other girlfriend. He started his acting career in 1980 and his debut film role was as one of the co-stars in the 1980 film, The Idolmaker. He also appeared on Broadway with Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. He career rose into prominence when he played his role in Steven Soderbergh's Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989). He was also considered for the role of Ethan in Supergirl (1984) but he didn't appear in it. In 2004, he attended the Best in Drag Show in Los Angeles which raised money net worth $150,000 for AIDS afflicted. It is expected that he is earning a huge salary from his acting career.

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    Born in Manhattan, New York City

    1955

    He was from a middle class family.  He was born in Manhattan, New York City, United States of America to Mary Ann, she was a bacteriologist and Thomas Francis Gallagher, Jr., and he was an advertising executive. His birth name was Peter Killian Gallagher. 

    Attended Tufts University

    1973

    He was enrolled at Tufts University in 1973. While he was studying there, he also sang in a group called the Beelzebubs, which is a "mini rock choir" (a capella group) at Tufts. He remained there until 1977.

    Married to Paula Harwood

    1983

    Peter is a married man and a humble husband. He married Paula Harwood on 7 May 1983. They are still together. They also have two children together one son, James and one daughter, Kathryn.

    First child James Gallagher

    1990

    The beautiful couple gave birth to their first child, an on James Gallagher in 1990. They stated that they were really happy to be the parents of their child. There is no exact information about how much he weights when he was born.

    Second child Kathryn Gallagher

    1993

    After giving birth to their first child, the couple again gave birth to their second child in 1993. This time a daughter and they named her Kathryn Gallagher. She was raised in USA along with her elder brother.

    Won Venice Film Festival

    1993

    In 1993, he was honored by Venice Film Festival for his role in Short Cuts (1993). It is not clear though in which category he was nominated. He shared this award with other co-star. This was also his first nominations in any prestigious awards like this one.

    Won Golden Globes, USA

    1994

    In 1994, he was honored by Golden Globes, USA for Best Ensemble. He won this award for his role in Cast Short Cuts (1993). He also shared this award with his other co-star. This was his second award in two years.

    Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

    2000

    Peter also won Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2000 for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture. He was nominated in this award for his role in 1999 movie American Beauty. Since then he has been nominated in various other prestigious awards but has is not lucky enough to claim it. 

    began his acting career

    1980

    Peter started his acting career in 1980 and his debut film role was as one of the co-stars in the 1980 film, The Idolmaker. He also appeared on Broadway with Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. Since then he has made his appearance in many renowned movies.

    Ranked 25th in TV Guide's list

    2004

    He was ranked 25th in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time". He was nominated in this list for his role as Sandy Cohen, Gallagher's character on The O.C. (2003).

    Attended Best In Drag Show

    2004

    He is not born just to act and live his life. He is also born to help others. In 2004, he attended the Best in Drag Show in Los Angeles which raised $150,000 for AIDS afflicted. The show's producer/director was Tom Perdoe. 

    Received Oprah Winfrey

    2005

    He received Oprah Winfrey's "Your Wildest Dream" on 19 February 2005. After receiving this he was taken from Fort Myers to Palms. He spends an afternoon there and received training with the Boston Red Sox Baseball team.

    Began acting at 23

    1986

    James started his acting career at 23, at a community theater in Nashville. He then became a full-time actor. His first role came in Chicago as "Stanley" in "A Streetcar Named Desire" and his last was as the terrorist "Bebert" in the French farce "Lapin Lapin".

    Honored by The Annual Independent Critics

    2010

    In 2010, she was ranked as having one of the "Most Beautiful Famous Faces" by the "Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces From Around the World". She was also ranked 62 in 2009, 32 in 2007, 88 in 2008 and 47 in 2006.