Peter Frederick Weller is an American film and stage actor, television director, and art historian.
Peter Weller at Paradise City Comic Con, December 2016
|Born|| June 24, 1947 |
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States
|Alma mater||University of North Texas |
|Occupation||Actor, television director, art historian|
|Spouse(s)||Sherri Stowe (m. 2006)|
Peter Frederick Weller (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, television director, and art historian.
Weller has appeared in more than 70 films and television series, including turns as the title character in the blockbuster hit RoboCop and its sequel RoboCop 2, and the cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. He has also appeared in such critically acclaimed films as Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite, the Oliver Stone-produced The New Age and David Cronenberg's movie of William Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch. He received an Academy Award nomination for his direction of the 1993 short Partners, in which he also acted. In television, he hosted the show Engineering an Empire on the History Channel. He also played Christopher Henderson in the fifth season of 24 and Stan Liddy in the fifth season of the Showtime original series Dexter. Since 2012, Weller has been involved in the A&E (now Netflix) series Longmire both as a director and an actor.