Profile Show All

Peter Gerety Profile Image

Person Facts

Known Credits: 40

Birthday: 1940-05-17

Place of Birth: Providence - Rhode Island - USA

Adult Actor: False

Official Homepage: -

Also Known As

No alternative names entered.

Peter Gerety


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Peter Gerety (born May 17, 1940) is an American actor.

Gerety began acting while a student at Boston University, participating in productions at the Charles Playhouse. In 1965, he joined the Trinity Square Repertory Company, a resident theater company in Providence, Rhode Island where he appeared in over 125 productions.

Gerety is a veteran of stage, screen and television. In early 1992, he performed to critical acclaim on Broadway in Conversations with My Father, starring Judd Hirsch, and in Harold Pinter's The Hothouse. He has since performed in many more plays both on and off-broadway .. most recently in Martin McDonagh's " The Lieutenant of Inishmore".

In the late 1990s, he joined the cast of the Barry Levinson produced NBC police drama Homicide: Life on the Street. Gerety has also been a regular guest star on Law & Order and HBO’s The Wire as Judge Daniel Phelan. He also played FBI Agent Franklin Morgan in the short-lived American television series Life on Mars. In the final season of Brotherhood , he played the corrupt land developer, Martin Kilpatrick. Most recently , Peter has been seen recurring on both Mercy and Brothers and Sisters.

He has appeared in numerous feature films with the likes of Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey ("K-Pax"), Al Pacino ("People I Know" and Denzel Washington; and with directors Woody Allen (The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Hollywood Ending), Mike Nichols ([[Wolf " and "Charlie Wilson's War), James Ivory (Surviving Picasso), Steven Spielberg (War of the Worlds), Ido Mizrahy (Things That Hang from Trees) , Spike Lee (Inside Man), and with Clint Eastwood he was Dr. Tarr in "Changeling" starring Angelina Jolie. He played Louis Piquett, the lawyer of John Dillinger (Johnny Depp), in Public Enemies "(2009 film , directed by Michael Mann). . Gerety plays the greedy and nefarious 'Embassy Guy' in Mel Gibson's "How I Spent My Summer Vacation"[2011 release].

2014 A Most Violent Year as Bill O'Leary
2014 God's Pocket as McKenna
2012 Flight as Avington Carr
2012 Elementary - (2 episodes) as Frank Da Silva
2012 Get the Gringo as Embassy Guy
2011 Prime Suspect - (14 episodes)
2010 Blue Bloods - (2 episodes) as Bishop Donovan
2010 Rubicon - (13 episodes)
2009 Mercy - (6 episodes)
2009 The Good Wife - (1 episode)
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop as Chief Brooks
2009 My Dog Tulip as Mr. Plum / Pugilist (voice)
2006 Brothers & Sisters - (4 episodes)
2006 Kidnapped - (1 episode)
2006 The Bedford Diaries - (8 episodes)
2006 Inside Man as Captain Coughlin
2006 Conviction - (2 episodes)
2005 Syriana as Leland "Lee" Janus
2005 Runaway as Mo
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury - (1 episode)
2004 Second Best
2002 The Wire - (6 episodes)
2002 Hollywood Ending as Psychiatrist
2001 K-PAX as Sal
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent - (1 episode)
2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion as Ned
2001 The Job - (1 episode)
2000 Ed - (2 episodes)
2000 Homicide: The Movie as Stuart Gharty
1999 Third Watch - (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - (2 episodes)
1996 Public Morals - (13 episodes)
1996 Mrs. Winterbourne as Father Brian Kilraine
1995 Central Park West - (5 episodes)
1994 Wolf as George
1993 Return to Lonesome Dove - (4 episodes)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street - (3 episodes)
1990 Law & Order - (3 episodes)
1900 The Jury - (1 episode)
1900 The Sea Is All I Know as Sonny