Peter Coyote

Peter Coyote

Age
76
Birthday
Oct. 10th, 1941
Born in
Manhattan, New York, USA
Height
6' 3"

Peter Coyote's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The 4400 TV Show
The 4400
FlashForward TV Show
FlashForward
Nature TV Show
Nature
The Inside TV Show
The Inside
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK) TV Show
The Real History of Science Fiction (UK)
Dalva TV Show
Dalva
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Before becoming an actor at the age of 39, he spent 15 years in the counterculture during the 1960s. He wrote a memoir of that time called "Sleeping Where I Fall". It has gone through five hardback printings and is in its second paperback edition. "Carla's Story", a chapter from the book, won the Pushcart Prize for Excellence in Non-Fiction in 1993/1994.
  • With Peter unseen (as in voiceovers or radio adverts), his voice is strongly reminiscent of that of 'Henry Fonda' (qv).
  • Was a member of the radically political theatre performance group "The San Francisco Mime Troupe".
  • In his book Lila, Robert Pirsig relates that he had Coyote in mind to star in an adaptation of, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance." Coyote was a friend of Pirsig's son Chris.
  • Along with 'Glenn Close' (qv), he narrarated the opening ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah.
  • Graduated with a B.A in English Literature in 1964.
  • He was one of the organizers of a group of 12 students who traveled to Washington, DC, during the Cuban missile crisis of the early 1960s supporting President 'John F. Kennedy' (qv)'s "peace race." President Kennedy invited the group into the White House (the first time protesters had ever been so recognized) and they met for several hours with Kennedy advisor 'McGeorge Bundy' (qv).
  • Given the actor's unusual second name, it's ironic that, prior to his acting career, he once plucked chickens for a living


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