Eric Peterson

Born Oct 2, 1946

Eric Neal Peterson, C.M. is a Canadian stage and television actor, known for his roles in three major Canadian series – Street Legal, Corner Gas and This is Wonderland.

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  • Century Junior High Honor Roll Quarter 3 – 2014 2015
    Hometown Source - Apr 20, 2015
  • Open Forum For March 19, 2015
    Hometown Source - Mar 20, 2015
  • State High Court Says Virginia Tech Not Negligent In 2007 Massacre
    Yahoo News - Oct 31, 2013
  • Eric Peterson: What Detroit Should Learn From Nyc's Near Bankruptcy
    Huffington Post - Jul 29, 2013


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1946 Birth Born on October 2, 1946.


1971 24 Years Old In 1971, Peterson began his acting career when he helped found the collective theatre company Tamahnous Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia. … Read More
1974 27 Years Old In 1974, he moved to Toronto, Ontario and joined Theatre Passe Muraille, a leading collective ensemble in Canada. … Read More


1998 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Peterson acted in the play once more at the Canadian Stage in Toronto. … Read More
2001 54 Years Old …  He has also been nominated twice under Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series with Corner Gas at the Gemini Awards and once for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series for Episode 4 of This is Wonderland for his portrayal of Judge Malone His fourth Gemini Award came in 2001 for Best Performance in a Pre-School Program.
2004 57 Years Old He has also twice been nominated for Canadian Comedy Awards for his role on Corner Gas. In 2004, he was nominated (alongside fellow Corner Gas actor Brent Butt) in the "Pretty Funny Television Performance - Male" category.


2007 60 Years Old In 2007, he was nominated for "Best Male Performance." … Read More
2013 66 Years Old In May 2013 he received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his work for his lifetime contributions to Canadian theatre.
2014 67 Years Old As of 2014 he appears in The Best Laid Plans as Jerry Stockton.
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