Peter Onorati

Peter Onorati lived a completely non-showbiz life before throwing himself into acting--but since then he appeared consistently on United States television, from the late-1980s drama "Civil Wars" to the late-2000s sitcom ... Read more »
Born: 05/13/1954

Filmography

Actor (67)

How To Get Away With Murder 2015 (Tv Show)

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#Stuck 2014 (Movie)

Holly's Dad (Actor)

2 Broke Girls 2014 (Tv Show)

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Murder in the First 2014 (Tv Show)

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The Exes 2014 (Tv Show)

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Blue Bloods 2013 (Tv Show)

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Harry's Law 2012 (Tv Show)

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Sons of Anarchy 2012 (Tv Show)

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The Big Bang Theory 2012 (Tv Show)

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Castle 2011 (Tv Show)

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The Glades 2010 (Tv Show)

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24 2009 (Tv Show)

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Cold Case 2009 (Tv Show)

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Desperate Housewives 2008 (Tv Show)

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Numb3rs 2007 (Tv Show)

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All In 2006 (Movie)

T.D (Actor)

Conviction (NBC) 2006 (Tv Show)

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El Cortez 2006 (Movie)

Russo (Actor)

CSI: New York 2005 (Tv Show)

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Jesus, Mary and Joey 2005 (Movie)

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The Ghost Whisperer 2005 (Tv Show)

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American Dreams 2004 (Tv Show)

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The Last Ride 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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NCIS 2003 (Tv Show)

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Ordinary Sinner 2003 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Family Law 1989 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 1999 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Leap Years 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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NYPD Blue 1989 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 1999 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Nash Bridges 1989 - 1994, 1996 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Providence 1991 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Quantum Leap 1989 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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The Huntress 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Touched By an Angel 1989 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 1999 - 2002 (Tv Show)

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Dancing in September 2001 (Movie)

Mel (Actor)

Freakylinks 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Sex and the City 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Fugitive 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Just Looking 2000 (Movie)

Phil (Actor)

Pedestrian 2000 (Movie)

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Fallen Arches 1999 (Movie)

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The Art of Murder 1999 (Movie)

Willie Kassel (Actor)

True Friends 1998 (Movie)

Al (Actor)

Tycus 1998 (Movie)

Jake Lowe (Actor)

Murder One 1991 - 1994, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

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Rocketman 1997 (Movie)

Gary Hackman (Actor)

Temporarily Yours 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Donor Unknown 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Under Suspicion 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Camp Nowhere 1994 (Movie)

Karl Dell (Actor)

Good Advice 1991 - 1994 (Tv Show)

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Joe's Life 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Civil Wars 1991 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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Cop Rock 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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The Brotherhood 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Fire Birds 1990 (Movie)

Rice (Actor)

Goodfellas 1990 (Movie)

Florida Bookie (Actor)

Mortal Sins 1990 (Movie)

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Postcards From the Edge 1990 (Movie)

Cameraman (Actor)

Dead Ahead (TV Show)

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Not Like Us (TV Show)

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Shelter (TV Show)

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With Hostile Intent (TV Show)

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Biography

Peter Onorati lived a completely non-showbiz life before throwing himself into acting--but since then he appeared consistently on United States television, from the late-1980s drama "Civil Wars" to the late-2000s sitcom "Everybody Hates Chris". Onorati's large, sturdy frame made him a natural at football, but following his stint as an NCAA all-conference wide receiver his career on the field fell apart; Onorati returned to college for his MBA and then started a career at the Ford Motor Company and later at McCall's magazines. But Hollywood was calling, and his Italian good looks quickly landed him small parts in Martin Scorsese's Mafia masterpiece "Goodfellas" and the Meryl Streep-Shirley MacLaine vehicle "Postcards from the Edge". After appearing briefly in Steven Bochco's musical mega-flop "Cop Rock", Onorati landed a lead opposite Mariel Hemingway in the divorce-centric prime-time legal drama "Civil Wars" in the early 1990s. This only lasted two seasons, though, and his career never picked up steam afterwards; the actor had lead parts in dramas and sitcoms that went nowhere. Undiscouraged, Onorati built a career on short character arcs and one-off appearances in popular prime-time shows--with macho, sexy turns as a murderous cuckold on "Desperate Housewives" and an amorous wrestling instructor on "Sex and the City".

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