Peter Horton

Active - 1979 - 2018  |   Born - Aug 20, 1953 in Bellevue, Washington, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama, Thriller

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Peter Horton became a familiar face with his role on the late-80's drama thirtysomething. He would go on to appear in numerous projects, like Brimstone and The Geena Davis Show, in addition to stepping behind the camera as a producer on series like Grey's Anatomy and The Philanthropist.

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  • When he was 8, his family lived in Hong Kong for several years. 
  • Studied to be a music conductor.
  • Plays classical piano.
  • Played piano and studied acting at the Santa Barbara Repertory Company.
  • First television directorial effort was a 1985 ABC Afterschool Special called One Too Many, which starred his then-wife Michelle Pfeiffer.
  • In 2005, co-produced and directed the pilot episode of Grey's Anatomy.
  • Signed with Touchstone to act as a consultant for the 2006 series Six Degrees.
  • An active environmentalist; has worked with campaigns for the Environmental Media Association.