Peter Horton bio, Movies & TV shows, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

March 26, 2019Peter Horton bio, Movies & TV shows, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

Who is Peter Horton?

Peter Horton is a U.S. actor, producer, and director and was best known for appearing as  Professor Gary Shepherd on the popular drama series 'Thirtysomething' by ABC, a role he played from 1987 to 1991.

Peter Horton's Early life

Horton was born on August  20th of 1953, which was a Thursday to a father who worked in the shipping business in Bellevue, Washington. He belongs to the Zodiac sign Leo. Talking about his education he, attended Redwood High School in Marin County, California, and Illinois Principia College.

Peter Horton's Career

 Peter Horton in Thirtysomething

Fig: Peter Horton in Thirtysomething

In the television programs ' The White Shadow,' St. Elsewhere,' Eight Is Enough,' The Geena Davis Show and' Dallas,' Peter Horton played the role of Crane McFadden in' Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' from 1982 to 1983. During this time, he also featured in' Split Image,' a Canadian drama flick that tells the story of a college athlete engaging in a youth-oriented cult and his family's efforts to bring him home. The next actor starred in the horror movie "Children of the Corn."

He joined the cast of ABC's ' Thirtysomething ' as Professor Gary Shepherd in 1987 following a role in the feature flick ' Where the River Runs Black. ' He also starred in the satirical comedy '  Amazon Women on the Moon ' opposite his then-wife Michelle Pfeiffer that year as Harry Landers.

In 1990, Horton played an ex-volleyball champ in' Sideout.' Two years later, he played a minor role in the romantic comedy of the' Singles.' The movie, featuring Bridget Fonda, Kyra Sedgwick, Campbell Scott, and Matt Dillon, was a moderate success. After this, he did the movie ' Two Days in the Valley,' which was released in 1996. The actor appeared in the following year's television adaptation of Jon Krakauer's' Into Thin Air: Death on Everest.' During 1998 and 1999, he featured as a lead actor in the short-lived drama' Brimstone.' He starred in the 2006 documentary film' Who Killed the Electric Car? ‘

Peter Horton's net worth

Peter Horton lifestyle

Fig: Peter Horton lifestyle

American actor and director have an estimated net worth of $3 million which is a very good amount. Therefore there is no doubt if he is living a lavish and luxurious life.

Peter Horton's Personal life

 Peter Horton with his wife Nicole Deputron

Fig: Peter Horton with his wife Nicole Deputron

From 1981 to 1988, Horton was married to Michelle Pfeiffer, whom he met in the acting class of Milton Katselas. He pried the future Hollywood star from a vegan cult: "I don't believe in men saving women, but... I was very lucky," Pfeiffer later recalled. "Peter drew me back into the world." Pfeiffer reflected on their relationship, "I never broke one of my own Ten Commandments to date an actor, especially one you are studying with. Then I married one!" Their separation was friendly; Horton later blamed it on their devotion to their work rather than their marriage.

He has been married to Nicole Deputron since 1995 and the couple has two children, Lily  (born October 1999) and Ruby (born 2002). He is a brother-in-law of Egil Krogh, a former White House Plumber who was convicted of the Watergate scandal.

Peter Horton's Facts

  • His family lived in Hong Kong for several years when he was 8. He played piano and studied acting at the Santa Barbara Repertory Company. A 1985 ABC Afterschool Special called One  Too Many, which starred his then-wife Michelle Pfeiffer, was the first television directorial effort.
  • As a director, Peter Horton has contributed to a number of TV shows including "Thirtysomething," "The Shield," "Once and Again," "The Wonder Years," "Class of 96," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Reconstruction" and "The Philanthropist," to name a few. He also directed the 1990 TV film ' Extreme Close-up' and the 1995 film' The Cure.'

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