Peter Weller

Actor + Film Director
Born Jun 24, 1947

Peter Weller is an American film and stage actor, director and history lecturer. He is best known for his roles as the title character in the first two RoboCop films, the title character in the cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension as well as Naked Lunch. He received an Academy Award nomination for his direction for the 1993 short Partners, in which he also acted. He also hosted the show Engineering an Empire on the History Channel.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Weller.


1947 Birth Born on June 24, 1947.


1969 22 Years Old He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre in 1969, and began his acting career after graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. … Read More


1977 30 Years Old In a 1977 episode of the television series Lou Grant, he plays Oberster SA-Führer Donald Sterner/Stryker, a tragically disillusioned Jewish-American Neo-Nazi leader who later committed suicide off-screen with his Colt 45 near the end of the episode when his heritage was discovered.


1995 48 Years Old In 1995, he appeared in Screamers, a science-fiction film based on the short story "Second Variety" by Philip K. Dick and directed by Christian Duguay. … Read More


1997 50 Years Old He directed a 1997 adaptation of Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast starring David Caruso and Marg Helgenberger after previously starring in a version of Leonard's thriller Cat Chaser. … Read More
2005 58 Years Old In 2005, Weller co-starred as the Captain in a made-for-television remake of The Poseidon Adventure.
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In 2006, Weller joined the cast of 24 as terrorist collaborator Christopher Henderson. … Read More


On January 15, 2010, Weller was seen in a teaser trailer for the companion documentary God of War: Unearthing the Legend that was featured in the game God of War III which Weller also hosted.
2012 65 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 23, 2012 it was announced that Weller would be the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman in the two-part animated adaptation of The Dark Knight Returns. … Read More
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