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Encyclopedia > Peter MacNicol
Peter MacNicol

Born April 10, 1954 (1954-04-10) (age 53)
Dallas, Texas,
Flag of the United States United States
Spouse(s) Marsue MacNicol (1986–present)

Peter MacNicol (born April 10, 1954 in Dallas, Texas) is an Emmy Award winning American actor. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 400 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (650 × 975 pixel, file size: 92 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Thomas Lennox, a character on 24. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Live Large. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... An Emmy Award. ... This is a list of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series winners: // Outstanding Supporting Actor, Comedy 1974: Rob Reiner, All In The Family Outstanding Supporting Actor, Comedy-Variety/Variety/Music Series 1974: Cloris Leachman, The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1975-76: no information Outstanding... The Sopranos was an American television drama series created by David Chase and originally broadcast on the HBO network. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Live Large. ... An Emmy Award. ...


MacNicol was raised in Texas as the youngest of five children. MacNicol began his career studying at the University of Dallas and continued at the University of Minnesota. While in Minnesota, he performed in two seasons at the Guthrie Theater. A New York talent agent spotted him and told him to make a move to Manhattan. Shortly thereafter, he was cast in the off-Broadway play, Crimes of the Heart. The production eventually moved to Broadway, and MacNicol won the Theatre World Award. It was also during this production that a casting agent noticed him and called him in to read for his eventual role in Sophie's Choice. The University of Dallas is a co-educational Roman Catholic university which, despite its name, is located in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas. ... This article is about the oldest and largest campus of the University of Minnesota. ... The Guthrie Theater is a venue for staging plays in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... A talent agent is a person who finds jobs for actors, musicians, models, and other people in various entertainment businesses. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... Crimes of the Heart is a 1986 film which tells the story of three estranged sisters who reunite at the family home in Mississippi. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... The Theatre World Award is an American honor given annually to an actor or an actress in recognition of an outstanding breakout performance in their New York City stage debut. ... Sophies Choice is a 1982 film that tells the story of a beautiful Polish immigrant, Sophie, and her tempestuous lover who share a boarding house with a young writer in Brooklyn. ...


Among his other stage credits is the Broadway production of Black Comedy/White Lies, MacNicol also has further extensive classical repertory theater background, including the New York Shakespeare Festival in which he played title roles in Richard II and Romeo and Juliet, and appeared in Twelfth Night, Rum and Coke and Found a Peanut. Black Comedy/White Lies is a play, comprised of two unrelated acts, by Peter Shaffer. ... New York Shakespeare Festival is the traditional name of a sequence of shows organized by the Public Theater in New York City, most often being held at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. ... Title page of Richard II, from the fifth quarto, published in 1615. ... Romeo and Juliet in the famous balcony scene by Ford Madox Brown For other uses, see Romeo and Juliet (disambiguation). ... Twelfth Night has at least three meanings: Twelfth Night (holiday), celebrated by some Christians Twelfth Night, or What You Will, a comedic play by William Shakespeare Twelfth Night (band), a progressive rock band This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share...


MacNicol's past work demonstrates the broad dramatic and comedic spectrum of his talent. On film, he has appeared as the naive Southern writer who fell in love with Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice; the strange museum curator in Ghostbusters II and the summer camp director in Addams Family Values. Other film credits include HouseSitter and American Blue Note. Mary Louise Streep, mostly known as Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel to Ghostbusters (1984). ... Addams Family Values (1993) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated sequel to the 1991 comedy The Addams Family. ... HouseSitter is a 1992 comedy movie starring Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn and Dana Delany. ...


MacNicol is best known among television viewers for his Ally McBeal performance as eccentric attorney John Cage, for which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2001. He currently stars in the drama NUMB3RS as physicist Dr. Larry Fleinhardt, and had a popular ongoing role as Tom Lennox in the sixth season of the hit Fox show 24. MacNicol has begun to record as Doctor Octopus for the first season of The Spectacular Spider-Man, which will premiere on The CW in late 2007 or early 2008. In addition, this year Peter has written a script entitled Salvation on Sand Mountain' and is attached to the project as an executive producer and director. Ally McBeal is an American television series which ran on the FOX network from 1997 to 2002 and was one of the best-known dramedy television series of the 1990s winning several awards. ... Peter MacNicol as John Cage John Cage is a fictional character in the television show Ally McBeal, played by Peter MacNicol. ... An Emmy Award. ... Numb3rs (also capitalized as NUMB3RS and pronounced as Numbers) is an American television show produced by brothers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott. ... Larry Fleinhardt is a fictional character in the television show Numb3rs, played by Peter MacNicol. ... Spoiler warning: Thomas Lennox is a fictional character from the television series 24, played by Peter MacNicol. ... For other uses, see 24 (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Spectacular Spider-Man is a planned animated television series that is slated to air in March 1, 2008 on Kids WB on The CW. The TV series is named after the Marvel Comics series The Spectacular Spider-Man. ... The Crimson White, known colloquially as The CW, is the student-run newspaper of the University of Alabama. ... Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia Salvation on Sand Mountain is a story of snake handling and strychnine drinking, of faith healing and speaking in tongues. ...


He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife of 20 years who runs The Corie Williams Scholarship Fund, a non-profit foundation that provides scholarships for inner-city children in Los Angeles. Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


Selected filmography

Dragonslayer is a 1981 live action fantasy movie set in medieval Britain. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Sophies Choice is a 1982 film that tells the story of a beautiful Polish immigrant, Sophie, and her tempestuous lover who share a boarding house with a young writer in Brooklyn. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel to Ghostbusters (1984). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... By Dawn’s Early Light is an HBO Original Movie, aired in 1990 and set in the year 1991. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... HouseSitter is a 1992 comedy movie starring Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn and Dana Delany. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... The Powers That Be was a United States television show created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Addams Family Values (1993) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated sequel to the 1991 comedy The Addams Family. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Radioland Murders was a 1994 film directed by Mel Smith, with a screenplay by George Lucas. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Chicago Hope was a popular CBS drama series created by David E. Kelley that ran from September 18, 1994 to May 4, 2000. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Dracula: Dead and Loving It is a 1995 movie directed by Mel Brooks. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Ally McBeal is an American television series which ran on the FOX network from 1997 to 2002 and was one of the best-known dramedy television series of the 1990s winning several awards. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Bean, also known as Mr. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Baby Geniuses is a 1999 action/comedy directed by Bob Clark, rated PG for crude humor and mild expletives and violence. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Crazy Love is a torch ballad written by singer-songwriter, Van Morrison and included on his 1970 album, Moondance. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law is a comedic television animated series that airs on Cartoon Network during its Adult Swim late night programming block. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Breakin All the Rules is a 2004 American comedy/romance film. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Danny Phantom is an American childrens animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon, produced by Billionfold Studios. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Batman is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Man-Bat (real name Dr. Kirk Langström) is a fictional character in DC Comics universe who first appeared in Detective Comics #400, illustrated by Neal Adams. ... Justice League Unlimited (or JLU) was the name of an American animated television series that was produced by and aired on Cartoon Network. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chronos is a DC Comics supervillain who takes his name from the Greek personification of Time and has the ability to time travel and manipulate history. ... Numb3rs (also capitalized as NUMB3RS and pronounced as Numbers) is an American television show produced by brothers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 24 (disambiguation). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Spectacular Spider-Man is a planned animated television series that is slated to air in March 1, 2008 on Kids WB on The CW. The TV series is named after the Marvel Comics series The Spectacular Spider-Man. ... Amazing Spider-Man #3 (1963), the first appearance of Doctor Octopus. ...

References

  • Biography. Peter MacNicol Online.

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