Peter Scolari

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Peter Scolari
Born(1955-09-12) September 12, 1955 (age 59)
New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
Years active1978—present
Spouse(s)Tracy Shayne (2013-present)
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Peter Scolari
Born(1955-09-12) September 12, 1955 (age 59)
New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
Years active1978—present
Spouse(s)Tracy Shayne (2013-present)

Peter Scolari (born September 12, 1955) is an American television, film and stage actor best known for his roles in the television shows Newhart, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, and Bosom Buddies, the last of which he co-starred in with a then-unknown Tom Hanks.

Scolari married his third wife, long-time girlfriend, Tracy Shayne, on June 21, 2013. Scolari plays the father of Lena Dunham's character on HBO's Girls. He was previously married to Debra Steagal and Cathy Trien, with whom he shares two children.[1]



1978Take OffKookieSegment: "1950s"
1982Missing Children: A Mother's StoryWoodyTV movie
1983CarpoolRobert DuffTV movie
1984AmazonsDr. Jerry MenziesTV movie
1984Rosebud Beach Hotel, TheThe Rosebud Beach HotelElliot Garner
1986Mr. Bill's Real Life AdventuresMr. BillShort film
1986FresnoWaiterTV movie
1987Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling MysteryChris RobinsonTV movie
1989Ryan White Story, TheThe Ryan White StoryDavid DayTV movie
1990Corporate AffairsSimon Tanner
1990World's Greatest Magicians... At the Magic CastleUnknownTV movie
1991Danger TeamPolice Officer ShieldsTV movie
1991Fire: Trapped by the 37th FloorPaul DeWittTV movie
1991Perfect HarmonyDerek SandersTV movie
1991Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass CoffinDavid KatzTV movie
1992House on Sycamore Street, TheThe House on Sycamore StreetDr. Zachary 'Zach' DrummondTV movie
1993TicksCharles DansonVideo
1994Camp NowhereDonald Himmel
1996That Thing You Do!Troy Chesterfield
1996Stop the World, I Want to Get OffLittlechapTV movie
1996Talk to MeHoward GrantTV movie
1996For HopeDate #2 (uncredited)TV movie
2000Ultimate Christmas Present, TheThe Ultimate Christmas PresentEdwin HadleyTV movie
2002Sorority BoysLouis
2004Polar Express, TheThe Polar ExpressBilly - Lonely Boy
2005Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3DPete Conrad (voice)Documentary short
2006MentorJonathan Parks
2006Cathedral PinesFather Mike McGary
2007Suburban GirlMickey Lamm
2007Plumm Summer, AA Plumm SummerAgent Hardigan
2012Letting GoBillCompleted


1979Wally BrownDouglas BurdettUnknown episode
1979AngieKennyEpisode: "The Thief"
1980Goodtime GirlsBenny Loman13 episodes
1980-1982Bosom BuddiesHenry Desmond / Hildegarde 'Hilde' Desmond37 episodes
1982Remington SteeleAlbie FervitzEpisode: "Steele Waters Run Deep"
1983Happy DaysJakeEpisode: "May the Best Man Win"
1983Baby Makes FiveEddie Riddle5 episodes
1984Finder of Lost LovesTed CatonEpisode: "A Gift"
1984-1990NewhartMichael Harris142 episodes
1986HotelTomEpisode: "Shadows of Doubt: Part 1"
1986Family TiesPaul KenterEpisode "Once in Love with Elyse"
1986You Are the JuryStephen BestEpisode: "The State of Ohio vs. James Wolsky
1986Love Boat, TheThe Love BoatFrank HobbsEpisode: "Dare Devil"
1986Love Boat, TheThe Love BoatWellington David Rothmeyer2 episodes
1987New Mike Hammer, TheThe New Mike HammerAndy ShalesEpisode: "Green Blizzard"
1988Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight ZoneDelos of Atlantis / Leonard RandallEpisode: "The Trance"
1989CBS Summer PlayhouseMorganEpisode: "Microchips"
1989Trying TimeHoward LaMottaEpisode: "Death and Taxes"
1990Encyclopedia BrownBandiniEpisode: "The Case of the Incredible Culpepper"
1992Batman: The Animated SeriesJohn Hamner (voice)Episode: "Moon of the Wolf"
1992NursesGeorge MyrockEpisode: "Our Fred"
1993Fallen AngelsClerkEpisode: "I'll Be Waiting"
1993Mommies, TheThe MommiesKen BallantineEpisode: "Enter Ken"
1993Family AlbumJonathan Lerner6 episodes
1994Burke's LawUnknownEpisode: "Who Killed the Host at the Roast?"
1994Empty NestDieter DietzEpisode: "Brotherly Shove"
1994Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanStuart HoffermanEpisode: "The Source"
1994Touched by an AngelCharles HibbardEpisode: "The Heart of the Matter"
1994Dave's WorldFredEpisode: "Six Years Old and All Washed Up"
1995Dave's WorldKenny's BossEpisode: "Working Stiffs"
1995Mommies, TheThe MommiesKen BallantineEpisode: "I Do, I Do Again"
1995Whole New Ballgame, AA Whole New BallgameGlenn2 episodes
1995Batman: The Animated SeriesThe Shark / Gunther Hardwicke (voice)Episode: "The Terrible Trio"
1995DweebsWarren Mosbey10 episodes
1995Can't Hurry LoveColinEpisode: "Three Blind Dates"
1995-1996GargoylesPreston Vogel (voice)5 episodes
1996Home Court, TheThe Home CourtKenyon StantonEpisode: "Syd & Sensibility"
1996Drew Carey Show, TheThe Drew Carey ShowCouncilman KempEpisode: "What the Zoning Inspector Saw"
1997Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManBrad (voice)Episode: "From Brad to Worse"
1997Nanny, TheThe NannyLeslie TilbertEpisode: "The Bank Robbery"
1997George & LeoDr. Michael HarrisEpisode: "The Cameo Episode"
1997Pinky and the BrainWeird Guy (voice)Episode: "Mice Don't Dance/Brain Drained"
1997-2000Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV ShowWayne Szalinski / Various66 episodes
1998Pinky and the BrainMr. Perfect (voice)Episode: "The Family That Poits Together, Narfs Together"
1998From the Earth to the MoonPete ConradEpisode: "Can We Do This?"
1998Hey Arnold!Doug (voice)Episode: "Stinky Goes Hollywood/Olga Gets Engaged"
2001Touched by an AngelTim AlbrightEpisode: "Heaven's Portal"
2001Ally McBealHooleyEpisode: "Nine One One"
2002RebaParker ReynoldsEpisode: "The Story of a Divorce"
2002King of Queens, TheThe King of QueensRonEpisode: "No Orleans"
2002ERKyle EvansEpisode: "Bygones"
2002West Wing, TheThe West WingAntares C.E.O. Jake KimballEpisode: "Enemies Foreign and Domestic"
2002What I Like About YouDadEpisode: "Pilot"
2002What's New, Scooby-Doo?Prof. Higginson (voice)Episode: "Scooby-Doo Christmas"
2003Sabrina, the Teenage WitchRingmasterEpisode: "Cirque du Sabrina"
2005Listen Up!Andrew McKillop2 episodes
2006Big LoveSeminary TeacherEpisode: "Affair"
2006American Dad!Himself / Limo Driver (voice)Episode: "Roger n' Me"
2011Batman: The Brave and the BoldRay Palmer / Atom (voice)Episode: "Sword of the Atom!"
2012-2013GirlsTad Horvath6 episodes
2015GothamCommissioner Gillian B. LoebEpisode: "What The Little Bird Told Him"
2015ChoppedHimselfEpisode: "Tournament of Stars: Actors"


Scolari has appeared on Broadway in Sly Fox and Hairspray,[2] and Lucky Guy, which reunited him with his Bosom Buddies co-star Tom Hanks. Scolari also appeared Off Broadway in Old Man Joseph and His Family, The Exonerated, In the Wings, The Music Man, and White's Lies.[3]

He was also in a PBS Special Stage Production of "Stop the World; I want to get off!"

In 2014, Scolari portrayed Yogi Berra in Bronx Bombers. His real-life wife, Tracey Shayne, played Berra's wife, Carmen.[4]


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