Peter Weller Biography


Peter Weller is an American film and stage actor, television director, and art historian. He is married and blessed with one kid.

More about the relationship

Peter Weller and actress Shari Stowe were in a relationship for a long time before they got married on June 24, 2006. The day was Weller’s 59th birthday and celebrities like Carrie Fisher and Marg Helgenberger were among the guests at their wedding.

Furthermore, he has a daughter, Kate Linden Weller.

Relationship Facts of Peter Weller

  • Peter Weller is married to Shari Stowe.
  • Peter Weller married on June 24, 2006.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 363 days 💑
  • He is father of One (Kate Linden Weller).
  • Peter Weller is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Peter Weller?

Peter Weller is an American film and stage actor, television director, and art historian. Likely, Weller has appeared in more than 70 films and television series, including RoboCop (1987) and its sequel RoboCop 2 (1990), where he played the title character. He has also appeared in such films as Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite (1995), the Oliver Stone-produced The New Age (1994), and David Cronenberg’s adaptation of William Burroughs’s novel Naked Lunch (1991).

Peter Weller: Age (74), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Peter Weller was born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the United States on June 24, 1947. His birth name is Peter Frederick Weller and he is currently 74 years old. His father’s name is Frederick Bradford Weller and his mother’s name is Dorothy Jean Weller. Whereas, Weller’s father was also a federal judge and a career helicopter pilot for the United States Army, which was one of the main reasons he moved around the world with his family during his childhood.

There is no information about his siblings. Peter holds American citizenship and mixed (English- German- Irish- French) ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer.

Peter Weller: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Peter’s education history, he attended the Alamo Heights High School. Later, he attended the University of North Texas and received his Bachelor of Arts in theatre. He also received training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Peter Weller: Professional Life, Career

Peter Weller began his journey as a theatre artist in the 1970s and appeared in several Broadway productions including Otto Preminger’s ‘Full Circle’, William Inge’s ‘Summer Brave’ and ‘Picnic’. He made his debut on the silver screen in 1979, appearing as ‘Joe Le Fors’ in ‘Butch and Sundance: The Early Days’.

Peter Weller
Caption: Peter Weller (Source: Zimbio)

Additionally, he later appeared in films like ‘Just Tell Me What You Want’, ‘Shoot the Moon’, and ‘Of Unknown Origin’ before making his mark in the 1984 drama film ‘Firstborn’. His portrayal of ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ in the adventure sci-fi film ‘The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension’ in 1984 became an iconic role.

In addition, Weller portrayed the title character in the 1987 American cyberpunk action film ‘RoboCop’. The characterization of ‘Officer Alex Murphy’ became overshadowed by that of ‘RoboCop’, both played by Weller. Apart from Weller, the film also featured Nancy Allen, Dan O’Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, and Miguel Ferrer in major roles. Three years later, Weller reprised his role in the sequel of the film, ‘RoboCop 2’.

Whereas, he also played the character of ‘William “Bill” Lee’. Weller has also portrayed notable characters in films like ‘Mighty Aphrodite’, ‘The New Age’, and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’. Peter Weller has had a distinguished career on television as well. He made his debut in the TV film ‘The Man Without a Country’ as ‘’ Lt. Fellows’ in 1973.

Then, he also appeared in a few other TV films before making an appearance in ‘Partners’. He also hosted ‘Engineering an Empire’ on the History Channel. Weller was offered the role of ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ by W. D. Richter in his film ‘The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension’. The science fiction adventure film revolves around the title character who fights aliens to save the world.

Peter Weller: Awards, Nomination

He was nominated for Best Short Film, Live Action for Partners (1993) at Oscar, he was nominated for Best Actor for RoboCop (1987) at Saturn Award. He was also nominated for Best Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013). He won Best Actor for Of Unknown Origin (1983).

Peter Weller: Net Worth ($8M), Income, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $8 million (as per 2022 data) and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

Peter Weller: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

There are no drastic rumors regarding Peter’s personal and professional life. It seems like he is doing the best job without harming others for which he hasn’t been a part of controversy yet.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Peter has a height of 5 feet 11 inches. Additionally, his weight is unknown. Peter’s hair color is Salt and Pepper and his eye color is blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

He doesn’t have an official page on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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