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Peter Dobson is a Actor American born on 16 july 1964 at Red Bank (USA)

Peter Dobson

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Nationality USA
Birth 16 july 1964 (55 years) at Red Bank (USA)

Peter Dobson (born July 19, 1964, Red Bank, New Jersey) is an American actor who has starred in the films Sing, The Frighteners, Drowning Mona, The Poseidon Adventure and Last Exit to Brooklyn. He had a cameo role in Forrest Gump as Elvis Presley. He has starred in numerous television shows including Robert Zemeckis's CBS comedy "Johnny Bago" and the critically acclaimed USA newtwork "Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family. Since 2015, he has in talks to make his directorial debut in the film Exit 102: Asbury Park.


Dobson was born in Red Bank at Riverview Medical Center, where he lived his earliest years. He grew up in Middletown Township and attended Middletown High School South. He later lived in Loch Arbour.

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Filmography of Peter Dobson (26 films)

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The Nanny Express, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Vanessa Marcil, Dean Stockwell, Peter Dobson, Brennan Elliott, Natalie Dreyfuss, Uriah Shelton
Roles Ray
Rating64% 3.2424353.2424353.2424353.2424353.242435
After the passing of their mother three years prior, Ben and Emily have driven their father David crazy by going through one nanny after another. The film shows a life of a young girl, Kate, who looks after her dad. She is looking for work and Beverly Hills offers her a job as a nanny for David’s family. The children take an immediate dislike to her as she is “just another maid.” After all the incidents she takes it surprisingly well yet the kids expect her to leave. After a while of shenanigans her and Ben become friends yet Emily keeps her distance. Eventually, David reveals to Kate that his wife was hit and killed by a drunk driver.
2:22
2:22 (2008)
, 1h44
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Robert Miano, Val Kilmer, Peter Dobson, Bruce Kirby, Sean Power, Gabriel Byrne
Roles Curtis
Rating52% 2.607172.607172.607172.607172.60717
Gully Mercer (Mick Rossi) leads a group of pro-league criminals (Robert Miano, Aaron Gallagher, Jorge A. Jiminez, and Val Kilmer) in the city of Toronto. They plan a seemingly "foolproof" heist for a lazy high-class hotel on New Year's Eve, set to take place at exactly 2:22 A.M. But when things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
A Stranger's Heart, 1h35
Directed by Andy Wolk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Samantha Mathis, Peter Dobson, Thomas Kopache, Gina Hecht, June Squibb, Kevin Kilner
Roles Jasper Cates
Rating57% 2.856652.856652.856652.856652.85665
Callie Morgan (Samantha Mathis), a workaholic magazine editor who prides herself on having no emotional attachments in her life, changes practically overnight when she undergoes a life-saving heart transplant operation. Not only does Callie find herself strangely drawn to a young girl who happens to be the heart donor’s orphaned daughter, but she also finds unlikely romance with another patient who also recently received a new heart. She soon discovers that the man, named Jasper Cates (Peter Dobson), received the heart from her donor's husband.
A-list
A-list (2006)
, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Sally Kirkland, Peter Dobson, Edward Albert, Daphne Zuniga, Joanna García, Leigh Taylor-Young
Rating58% 2.90182.90182.90182.90182.9018
Darren goes to Hollywood to tackle his dream of becoming an A-list movie star. However, once he gets there his dreams are crushed once he realizes the life of an actor isn't all of the glitz and glamour he had hoped. When Darren is mistaken for Dante, an A-list actor in tinsel town, Darren's world is thrown upside down. With gigs coming in left and right and the paparazzi on his tail, Darren gets his wish, for better or for worse.
The Poseidon Adventure, 2h54
Directed by Irwin Allen, Ronald Neame, John Putch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Adam Baldwin, Alexa Hamilton, Rutger Hauer, Steve Guttenberg, Bryan Brown, C. Thomas Howell
Roles Agent Percy
Rating44% 2.212982.212982.212982.212982.21298
The plot centers on the SS Poseidon, a 135,000-ton state-of-the-art luxury cruise ship on a cruise from Cape Town, South Africa to Sydney, Australia as well as the stories and dramas of some of the 3,700 passengers and crew.
Betrayal
Betrayal (2003)
, 1h28
Directed by Mark L. Lester
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Erika Eleniak, Julie Du Page, Adam Baldwin, James Remar, Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Louis Mandylor
Roles Artie, Hitman #1
Rating43% 2.164892.164892.164892.164892.16489
Jayne Ferré est une tueuse à gage, fuyant Los Angeles après avoir volé un million de dollars à la mafia. Kerry, jeune adolescent de 16 ans, fuit parallèlement un trafiquant de drogue en compagnie de sa mère, Emily. Leurs chemins se croisent lorsque Kerry et sa mère décident de prendre Jayne en auto-stop.
Snowbound
Snowbound (2001)
, 1h33
Directed by Bill Mondy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Erika Eleniak, Monika Schnarre, Peter Dobson, Bill Mondy
Roles Gunnar Davis
Rating49% 2.472652.472652.472652.472652.47265
Barbara Cates et Liz Garnett étaient très proches durant leur enfance même si elles ne se connaissaient pas parfaitement. Adultes, elles se sont perdues de vue avant de se retrouver, à l'âge de trente ans. Barbara est surprise d'apprendre que son amie a été mariée à un voyou, qui a été emprisonné pour extorsion, vol et racket. Aujourd'hui en liberté conditionnelle, il menace Liz pour récupérer une forte somme d'argent.
Zigs
Zigs (2001)
, 1h33
Directed by Mars Callahan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Jason Priestley, Alicia Coppola, Mars Callahan, Jeremy Blackman, Dinah Manoff, Richard Portnow
Roles Cory
Rating45% 2.2893752.2893752.2893752.2893752.289375
The film is about four young compulsive gamblers wasting their lives on booze, broads and bookies. David (Jason Priestley), the heavy-drinking ladies man. Mike (Kane Picoy), a degenerate gambler. Cory the Jersey Jinx (Peter Dobson). Brett (Justin Jon Ross), the guy who tells every girl he loves her on the first date.
Snowbound
Snowbound (2001)

Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Erika Eleniak, Monika Schnarre, Peter Dobson, Bill Mondy
Roles Gunnar Davis
Rating49% 2.472652.472652.472652.472652.47265
Liz est harcelée par son ex-mari, elle annonce à sa collègue et meilleure amie, Barbara son intention de se retirer quelques jours dans un chalet de montagne. Son amie lui propose de l'accompagner ce qu'elle accepte. Avant le voyage Liz s'en va visiter son coffre à la banque et l'on découvre qu'elle a dans une mallette une importante somme d'argent et un revolver. Pendant le voyage vers le chalet les deux amies semblent suivies par un étrange individu. Arrivé sur place, les deux amies sont vite bloquées par une tempête de neige, Barbara s'en allant faire des courses à l'épicerie du coin est importunée un inconnu, les deux femmes se barricadent et s'emparent d'une carabine exposé dans une vitrine de la location, Liz annonce alors à son amie qu'elle a tendu un piège à son ex-mari et qu'elle l'attend pour s'en débarrasser, une bagarre s'en suit, Le mari menace Barbara, Liz le tue avec son revolver, mais un complice masqué survient et tue Liz, Barbara s'enfuit et appelle au secours Gunnar son petit ami qui lui avait dit travailler pas très loin. On apprend alors que Gunnar est en fait le complice masqué et qu'un seul but l'anime : récupérer la mallette, Après une course poursuite en voiture Barbara parviendra à faire exploser la voiture de Gunnar. En reprenant ses activités, elle se fait porter le courrier de Liz, découvre une enveloppe avec une clé, c'est celle du coffre de sa banque. Elle s'y rend et le film se termine ainsi.
Drowning Mona, 1h35
Directed by Nicholas Sean Gomez(Nick Gomez)
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime, Black comedy
Actors Danny DeVito, Neve Campbell, Bette Midler, Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Affleck, Kathleen Wilhoite
Roles Lt. Feege Gruber
Rating56% 2.849872.849872.849872.849872.84987
The film's first scene shows Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) leaving her home and trying in vain to unlock her car. Her keys fit her son's car, so she takes that and drives off. In a bend, the brakes fail completely and she drives off a cliff into the Hudson River. This is observed by Clarence, who is fishing there. Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny DeVito) later observes that there are no skid marks on the road.
Quiet Days in Hollywood, 1h35
Directed by Josef Rusnak
Genres Drama
Actors Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Daryl Mitchell, Peter Dobson, Meta Golding
Roles Peter Blaine
Rating47% 2.376972.376972.376972.376972.37697
The plot features a series of interlocking stories. Each vignette is introduced with a character that had sex with someone in the previous segment. The movie opens with a seventeen-year-old prostitute, Lolita (Hilary Swank) who hangs around outside movie premiere with another teen prostitute in the hopes of getting a picture of her idol, movie star Peter Blaine (Peter Dobson). After her friend is forcibly dragged off by a jealous boyfriend, Lolita wanders around by herself in the streets of Los Angeles. Then she ends up performing a sexual favor for a man who ends up knocking her unconscious.
Riot
Riot (1997)
, 2h
Directed by Galen Yuen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Luke Perry, Dante Basco, Mario Van Peebles, Lucy Liu, Alexis Cruz, Cicely Tyson
Rating61% 3.054153.054153.054153.054153.05415
The film dissects the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict and the ensuing riots through four narratives. A Chinese liquor store owner tries to come to an understanding with his assimilating teenage son who sees his father's old world ways and non-aggressive Buddhism as signs of weakness. A Hispanic teenager tries to live a straight life and do well in school so he will not make the same mistakes his older brother had made, and be able to provide as best he can for his current and future family. A white LAPD officer struggles with obligations from his new girlfriend and not-quite-ex-wife, while confronting a surprisingly gung ho attitude from his fellow officers. An African American middle class man who has recently moved his new family out of "the ghetto", visits the store his father used to own in the old neighborhood and seeks to give some good news to his mother who has vivid memories from living through the Watts riots less than thirty years prior. These four stories are nominally separate vignettes, but interact with each other throughout the film.
The Frighteners, 1h50
Directed by Peter Jackson
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Ghost films, Comedy horror films
Actors Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Dee Wallace, Jeffrey Combs
Roles Ray Lynskey
Rating70% 3.5484353.5484353.5484353.5484353.548435
In 1990, architect Frank Bannister loses his wife Debra in a car accident. He gives up his profession, letting his unfinished "dream house" sit incomplete for years. Following the accident, Frank gains the power to see ghosts and befriends three: 1970s gangster Cyrus, 1950s nerd Stuart, and the Judge, a gunslinger from the Old West. The ghosts haunt houses in the area to generate work for Frank's ghostbusting business; Frank then "exorcises" the houses for a fee. Most locals see him as a con man.