Peter Killian Gallagher is an American actor, singer, and author. Additionally, Gallagher has played roles in various Hollywood movies since 1980. He is popular in the television drama series The O.C for starring as Sandy Cohen. Likewise, he did recurring roles from 2003 to 2007, such as Deputy Chief William Dodds on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Besides, some of the other series he worked on are Stacey Koons on the comedy-drama Showtime Californication and Nick on the Grace & Frankie Netflix sequence. Moreover, he also played Arthur Campbell on Covert Affairs, Director of Clandestine Services (DCS) at CIA.
Caption: Peter Killian Gallagher
Peter Gallagher: Early Life, Education, and Family
Gallagher was born to his parents in Armonk, New York City on 19 August 1955. Talking about his parents, his mother, Mary Ann was a bacteriologist, and his father, Thomas Francis Gallagher, Jr was an executive for advertisement. The actor grew up with his two older siblings. Similarly, talking about his educational qualification, Gallagher graduated from Tufts University. during his college days, he involved in theatre, participating in shows such as Stephen Sondheim’s Company and singing the Beelzebubs with the all-male a cappella group.
Caption: Young Gallagher
Peter Gallagher: Career and Achievements
Gallagher appeared on Broadway in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing with Glenn Close and made his feature film debut in the Taylor Hackford film The Idolmaker, but first became famous for his appearance in Steven Soderbergh’s Sex, Lies and Videotape. In the Broadway hit revival of Guys and Dolls in 1992, he also starred as Sky Masterson. Likewise, Gallagher posed a possible career threat to Tim Robbins ‘studio executive in The Player; Sandra Bullock’s comatose fiance in When You Were Sleeping; Annette Bening’s real estate salesman in American Beauty; Mr. Deeds’ media executive; and a political writer revealing media ethics during a presidential debate in The Last Debate.
Similarly, in 2005, Gallagher got the P.T. Tufts University’s Barnum Award for his excellent work in the area of culture and entertainment. At Tufts University in 2007, Gallagher received the “Light on the Hill” award. The award is presented to prominent Tufts alumni who have displayed ambition, success, and active citizenship. Besides, Gallagher appeared in On the Twentieth Century on Broadway from February 13 through July 5, 2015, although he missed some performances due to illness in late February.
Caption: Gallagher as Sky Masterson in ‘Guys and Dolls’ along with Josie de Guzman
Peter Gallagher: Personal life and wife
The actor married Paula Harwood, with whom he has two children, James and Kathryn. His daughter Kathryn is an actress and singer and appeared as Martha’s voice in 2015 in the production of Spring Awakening on Broadway at the Deaf West Theatre. Besides, there are no details on how Gallagher met Harwood and when.
Caption: Gallagher family
Peter Gallagher: Net Worth and social media
The actor has a total net worth of $8 million US dollars. His main source of income is his career as a professional actor. Similarly, talking about his special media availability, he is available on Instagram as petergallagher. Besides, he is also available on Twitter as petergallagher.
Peter Gallagher: Body measurements
The 65-year-old Gallagher is very handsome to look at. He has fair skin and caucasian features. Additionally, he stands 1.75 meters tall and weighs around 76 kgs. Besides, his other body measurements are not accessible.