Peter Gallagher Height Weight Age Net Worth

Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher
Photo: Kristin Dos Santos from Los Angeles, California, United States / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

August 19, 1955


68 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$8 Million


72 kg | 158.5 lbs

Shoe size

9 US | 42 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Peter Killian Gallagher was born in New York City, New York, United States, on August 19, 1955, is an American actor.

Young Peter Gallagher first started performing in school theater productions.

He made his big screen debut in musical drama film The Idolmaker (1980) in role as Guido/Caesare.

He got his television debut in CBS soap opera Guiding Light (1979) in role as Chuck Haskell.

Peter's breakthrough performance came as John Mullany in drama film S*x, Lies, and Videotape (1989).

He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "Hair (1977) in role as Claude.

Peter Gallagher Height and Weight

How tall is Peter Gallagher and what is his weight? Peter Gallagher's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 158.5 іn pоunds or 72 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Peter Gallagher Age

Peter Gallagher is 68 years old.

Peter Gallagher Net Worth

Peter Gallagher net worth is around 8 million dollars.

Best Movies

He won the Volpi Cup for Best Ensemble Cast and a Golden Globe Special Ensemble Cast Award for his role as Stormy Weathers in comedy drama film Short Cuts (1993).

He won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role as Buddy Kane in black comedy drama film American Beauty (1999).

Summer Lovers (1982) romantic comedy as Michael Pappas

The Player (1992) satirical black comedy as Larry Levy

While You Were Sleeping (1995) romantic comedy as Peter Callaghan

The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) spy comedy as James 'Jimmy' Ritchie

House on Haunted Hill (1999) supernatural horror as Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.

Center Stage (2000) teen drama as Jonathan Reeves

He voiced Mole King in animated movie The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002).

Adam (2009) romantic comedy drama as Marty Buchwald

A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) comedy as Hank Redmond

Palm Springs (2020) science fiction romantic comedy as Howard Wilder

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Parental Unit for his role as Sandy Cohen in Fox teen drama television series The O.C. (2003-2007).

He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for his role as Larry Kosinski in HBO comedy drama series Togetherness (2015-2016).

Skag (1980) NBC drama series as John Skagska

Titanic (1996) CBS miniseries as Wynn Park

The Secret Lives of Men (1998-1990) ABC sitcom as Michael

Californication (2009) Showtime comedy drama series as Dean Stacey Koons

Rescue Me (2010) FX comedy drama series as Father Phil Bingham

Covert Affairs (2010-2014) USA Network action drama series as Arthur Campbell

New Girl (2016) Fox sitcom as Gavin Schmidt

He had recurring role as Deputy Chief William Dodds in NBC crime drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2014-2019).

Grace and Frankie (2017–2022) Netflix comedy series as Nick Skolka

The Gifted (2018) Fox superhero series as Benedict Ryan

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020-2021) NBC musical comedy drama series as Mitch Clarke

Grey's Anatomy (2021- ) ABC medical drama series as Dr. David Hamilton


Attended Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New York.

Graduated from Tufts University in 1977.

Studied acting at the William Esper Studio.

He is the youngest of three children.

Has Irish ancestry.

He is an avid golfer.

He won the Theatre World Award for his role as Otto in a musical "A Doll's Life" (1982).

He won the Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Male for his role as Billy in a play "The Real Thing" (1984).

He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Edmund Tyrone in a play "Long Day's Journey Into Night" (1986).

He was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for his role as Sky Masterson in a musical "Guys and Dolls" (1992).


He married Paula Harwood in 1983, they have a daughter, Kathryn and a son, James.