Peter DeLuise

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Peter DeLuise
Peter DeLuise.jpg
DeLuise in 2004
BornPeter John DeLuise
(1966-11-06) November 6, 1966 (age 47)
New York, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Director
Producer
Writer
Spouse(s)Gina Nemo (1988-1992)
Anne Marie Loder
(2002-present)
 
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Peter DeLuise
Peter DeLuise.jpg
DeLuise in 2004
BornPeter John DeLuise
(1966-11-06) November 6, 1966 (age 47)
New York, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Director
Producer
Writer
Spouse(s)Gina Nemo (1988-1992)
Anne Marie Loder
(2002-present)

Peter John DeLuise (born November 6, 1966) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, known for his role as Officer Doug Penhall in the Fox TV series 21 Jump Street, and for directing and writing episodes of science fiction television shows, particularly in the Stargate franchise.

Early life[edit]

DeLuise was born in New York City, New York, and is the oldest son of actor and comedian Dom DeLuise and actress Carol Arthur (née Arata), and the brother of actors Michael DeLuise and David DeLuise. He is sometimes credited as Peter De Luise.

Career[edit]

DeLuise made his film debut in the 1979 film Hot Stuff. He landed his best known acting role, as Officer Doug Penhall, in the 1987 Fox series 21 Jump Street, alongside other promising actors including Johnny Depp. His brother Michael came on the show in the fifth season where he played his younger brother, Officer Joey Penhall. DeLuise is also well known for his role as Dagwood on the NBC science fiction television series SeaQuest DSV from 1994 to 1996.

DeLuise has made guest appearances on the television shows The Facts of Life, 21 Jump Street spin-off Booker, Friends, Highlander: The Series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, and Stargate SG-1.

In 1997, he began working on the series Stargate SG-1, serving as producer, writer, director, and creative consultant. He has appeared, normally as an extra, in every episode of the series he has directed. He went on to work as executive producer, director and writer for the Stargate SG-1 spin-off Stargate Atlantis, and directed eight episodes of the spin-off Stargate Universe. His father, Dom DeLuise, made a guest appearance in the Stargate SG-1 episode "Urgo", which Peter directed. Peter also made a cameo in the episode as the "Urgo" character transformed to be a young man in a United States Air Force uniform.

DeLuise directed the CBC television series jPod, based on the novel of the same name by Douglas Coupland, which debuted in January 2008 and directed the fantasy film Beyond Sherwood Forest.[1]

He made a brief cameo appearance alongside Johnny Depp in the 2012 film adaptation, 21 Jump Street. Depp, DeLuise and Holly Robinson reprised their roles as Tom Hanson, Doug Penhall and Judy Hoffs, respectively.

Personal life[edit]

Peter DeLuise was married to actress Gina Nemo from 1988 to 1992; she played Doug Penhall's girlfriend on 21 Jump Street. In 2002 he married Canadian actress Anne Marie Loder. They have a son, Jake Dominick (born 2004).

Selected filmography[edit]

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Television[edit]

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Producer[edit]

Writer[edit]

Award nominations[edit]

YearAwardCategoryEpisode/Film/SeriesResult
2005Leo AwardBest DirectionStargate Atlantis: "The Defiant One"Nominated
Best ScreenwritingStargate Atlantis: "The Defiant One"Nominated
Best ScreenwritingStargate SG-1: "Affinity"Nominated

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