Peter Coyote

Peter Coyote

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

Peter Coyote's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The 4400 TV Show
The 4400
FlashForward TV Show
Nature TV Show
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

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Good Kill
2011 - The Gundown
2010 - What if Cannabis cured cancer
2008 - All Roads Lead Home
2008 - Adopt a Sailor
2007 - Resurrecting the Champ
2005 - Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
2005 - Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave
2005 - Berkeley
2005 - Deepwater
2005 - Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis
2003 - Bon voyage
2003 - The Hebrew Hammer
2003 - Northfork
2002 - A Walk to Remember
2002 - Femme Fatale
2000 - Erin Brockovich
2000 - The Basket
1999 - Random Hearts
1998 - Terminal Justice
1998 - Patch Adams
1998 - Sphere
1996 - Unforgettable
1995 - Moonlight and Valentino
1993 - Kika
1992 - Bitter Moon
1991 - High Art / Exposure
1988 - Heart of Midnight
1988 - Heart of Midnight
1987 - Outrageous Fortune
1985 - The Legend of Billie Jean
1985 - Jagged Edge
1982 - Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann
1981 - Southern Comfort

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Narrator (Voiced)
D.A. Jerry Hardin
Warren Keaton
Himself - Narrator (Voiced)
Dizzy the Cat (Voiced)
Mark August
James Alan Pierce
Himself - Narrator
Himself - Narrator
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  • Was a member of the radically political theatre performance group "The San Francisco Mime Troupe".
  • With Peter unseen (as in voiceovers or radio adverts), his voice is strongly reminiscent of that of 'Henry Fonda' (qv).
  • Graduated with a B.A in English Literature in 1964.
  • Along with 'Glenn Close' (qv), he narrarated the opening ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tested for the role of Indiana Jones in _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)_ (qv).

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