Biography

Cast in four movies from director John McTiernan, including playing two different characters in the 1st and 3rd "Die Hard" film. Had one son, Michael Pecchio. According to director John McTiernan in his DVD commentary for 'Die Hard' when he met Anthony Peck the actor was working as a waiter in between roles. He cast Peck as one of the cops in 'Die Hard' and was so impressed with what he was able to do with such a small role he later gave him a much larger part as a naval officer in 'The Hunt for Red October'. This exposure lead to Peck playing a series of lucrative roles as police officers in big budget productions such as 'The Last Action Hero', 'In the Line of Fire' and returning to the Die Hard series in 'Die Hard with a Vengence'.

Cast in four movies from director John McTiernan, including playing two different characters in the 1st and 3rd "Die Hard" film. Had one son, Michael Pecchio. According to director John McTiernan in his DVD commentary for 'Die Hard' when he met Anthony Peck the actor was working as a waiter in between roles. He cast Peck as one of the cops in 'Die Hard' and was so impressed with what he was able to do with such a small role he later gave him a much larger part as a naval officer in 'The Hunt for Red October'. This exposure lead to Peck playing a series of lucrative roles as police officers in big budget productions such as 'The Last Action Hero', 'In the Line of Fire' and returning to the Die Hard series in 'Die Hard with a Vengence'.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 8

Birthday 1947-03-20

Day of Death 1996-07-30

Place of Birth Ohio, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1996 Carnosaur 3: Primal Species as Gen. Pete Mercer
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance as Ricky Walsh
1993 In the Line of Fire as FBI Official
1993 Last Action Hero as Cop at Ex-Wife's House
1993 Bounty Tracker as Jerry Greco
1990 The Hunt for Red October as Lt. Commander Thompson
1988 Die Hard as Young Cop
1982 Knight Rider (1 episode) as Jorge

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