Peter Horton

Actor, Director, Producer
Actor, director and producer Peter Horton was probably best known by viewing audiences for his portrayal of single, carefree Gary on the iconic eighties yuppie drama, "thirtysomething" (ABC, 1987-1991). The lanky ... Read more »
Born: 08/20/1953 in Bellevue, Washington, USA

Filmography

Actor (39)

CSI: New York 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

In Treatment 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gun 1992 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Naked Brothers Band 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Naked Brothers Band 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Who Killed the Electric Car? 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Dust Factory 2004 (Movie)

Lionel (Actor)

Karen Sisco 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Geena Davis Show 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 1998 (Movie)

Dr Donald Hayden (Actor)

2 Days in the Valley 1996 (Movie)

Roy Foxx (Actor)

Crazy Horse 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Baby-Sitter's Club 1995 (Movie)

Patrick (Actor)

The Gift 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Marine Life Miracles 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Singles 1992 (Movie)

Jamie (Actor)

Thirtysomething 1987 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Dolphins, Whales and Us 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Side Out 1990 (Movie)

Zack Barnes (Actor)

Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Amazon Women on the Moon 1987 (Movie)

Harry (Actor)

Where the River Runs Black 1986 (Movie)

Father Mahoney (Actor)

Stephen King's Children of the Corn 1984 (Movie)

Dr Burt Stanton (Actor)

Sawyer and Finn 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Split Image 1982 (Movie)

Jacob (Actor)

Freedom 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Fade to Black 1980 (Movie)

Joey Madona (Actor)

Brimstone (TV Show)

Actor

Children of the Dark (TV Show)

Actor

Choices of the Heart (TV Show)

Actor

Death Benefit (TV Show)

Actor

From the Earth to the Moon (TV Show)

Actor

Miracle on Ice (TV Show)

Actor

Murder Live! (TV Show)

Actor

She's Dressed to Kill (TV Show)

Actor

Thoughtcrimes (TV Show)

Actor

While I Was Gone (TV Show)

Actor
Director (15)

American Odyssey 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Deception 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Ironside 2013 (Tv Show)

Director

Six Degrees 1992 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Director

Birdland 1992 - 1994, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Class of '96 1992 - 1993, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Dirty Sexy Money 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

Grey's Anatomy 2005 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

One Tree Hill 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Director

The Shield 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

Once and Again 2000 (Tv Show)

Director

The Cure 1995 (Movie)

(Director)

Amazon Women on the Moon 1987 (Movie)

("Two I.D.'s") (Director)

Extreme Close-Up (TV Show)

Director

One Too Many (TV Show)

Director
Writer (2)

Intervention 2015 (Tv Show)

Story Editor

Vegas Rat Rods 1992 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2009, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Story Editor
Producer (1)

The Philanthropist 1992 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Biography

Actor, director and producer Peter Horton was probably best known by viewing audiences for his portrayal of single, carefree Gary on the iconic eighties yuppie drama, "thirtysomething" (ABC, 1987-1991). The lanky, bearded blonde with the charming smile had a sizeable list of TV and film acting credits - however industry followers and credit-readers knew that the bulk of his work was actually behind the camera. As director, producer, and creative consultant for award-winning dramas like "The Shield" (FX, 2002- ) and "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2005- ), Horton proved he was more than just a camera-ready pretty boy. Horton was also an outspoken environmentalist, serving on the board of the Environmental Media Association and appearing in Chris Paine's documentary "Who Killed the Electric Car" (2006).

Relationships

Daughter
born in October 2000 mother, Nicole Deputron

Nicole Deputron

Wife
born c. 1972 married in 1995

Michelle Pfeiffer Actor

Wife
Met in acting class Married on Oct. 5, 1981 Divorced on Oct. 1, 1988

EDUCATION

Redwood High School

Larkspur , California 1971
classmates included Robin Williams

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara , California

Principia College

Elsah , Illinois
transferred to University of California

Milestones

2006

Signed a two-year, seven-figure deal with Touchstone to continue on as an executive producer on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," and as a consultant on Six Degrees (ABC)

2005

Co-produced and directed several episodes of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy," including the pilot episode; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Drama series

2002

Directed episodes of the Emmy-winning FX drama, "The Shield"

2000

Co-starred in the ABC fall sitcom "The Geena Davis Show"

1998

Starred in the Fox series "Brimstone"; also produced

1997

Played one of the leads in the ABC movie "Into Thin Air: Death on Everest"

1997

Debut as executive producer with the NBC movie "Murder Live!"; also starred

1995

Directed first full-length feature, "The Cure"

1994

Helmed pilot and one episode of short-lived ABC medical series, "Birdland"

1993

Directed pilot and one episode of "Class of '96" (Fox)

1987

Starred in and directed segment of anthology feature "Amazon Women on the Moon"

1985

Directorial debut, "One Too Many," ABC Afterschool Special

1984

Starred in "Children of the Corn"

1982

Debut as TV series regular "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (CBS)

1980

Feature film debut, "Fade to Black"

1979

TV-movie debut, "When She's Dressed to Kill"

1964

Moved to Hong Kong with family when father's shipping business relocated

Directed six episodes of "thirtysometing"

Returned to USA with family; settled in San Francisco, California

Played Gary Shepherd on ABC drama series "thirtysomething"

Born in Bellevue, Washington

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