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Encyclopedia > Peter Riegert

Peter Riegert (born April 11, 1947 in New York City) is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Donald Schoenstein (aka Boon) in 1978's National Lampoon's Animal House and as Sam Posner in the 1988 film, Crossing Delancey. April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Link title 1978 (MCMLXXVIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... National Lampoons Animal House (often called Animal House) is a 1978 comedy film in which a misfit group of Delta fraternity boys takes on the system at their college. ... Crossing Delancey is a romantic comedy film released in 1988. ...


He also played Cpl. Igor Straminsky in the episodes "Change Day" and "War of Nerves" on the television series M*A*S*H, Mac MacIntyre in the 1983 film Local Hero, and Lt. Mitch Kellaway in the 1994 film The Mask. Inspired by the 1970 20th Century-Fox film of the same name, M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) was an American television series about a team of medical professionals and support staff stationed at the 4077th MASH in Korea during the Korean War. ... Local Hero (1983) is a British comedy film starring Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay and Denis Lawson, directed by Bill Forsyth. ... The Mask originated as the name of the title character of a comic book series. ...


He also plays crooked New Jersey State Assemblyman Ronald Zellman on the hit HBO series, The Sopranos. Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... HBO logo HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network. ... The Sopranos is a television drama on HBO about a Mafia family in Northern New Jersey. ...


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Reeling: the Movie Review Show's review of King of the Corner (1234 words)
Actor Peter Riegert makes his directing debut with a story he co-wrote with Gerald Shapiro about a 50-something non-practicing Jewish guy who is dealing with his long distance father, a problem teenage daughter and the distinct possibility of losing his job to a youngster half his age.
Peter Riegert’s likeability is a key factor in making me want to embrace “King of the Corner.” The actor was one of the key players as one of the rowdy frat boys in “Animal House” and was key among the many reasons that “Local Hero” is still one of my all-time favorite films.
Peter Riegert's immense likability factor does much to carry "King of the Corner, just as it must be responsible for attracting such an intriguing ensemble, but Riegert's directorial debut is a clunky affair of amateurish, ploddingly edited visuals and suspect story lines which weaken it almost beyond repair.
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