Peter Gallagher (Killian) Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Career, Net worth Movies and Films,

Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher Biography

Peter Gallagher, was born in New York City, New York, United States as Peter Killian Gallagher. He is an American actor, musician and writer.

Gallagher is famous for  American Beauty (1999), The O.C. (2003) and The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997).


Peter Killian Gallagher was born on August 19, 1955 in New York City, New York, U.S. He is 67 years old as of 2022.

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Peter Gallagher Family

Gallagher was born in New York City to Mary Ann (née O’Shea; August 23, 1915 – June 6, 2004), who was a bacteriologist.

And Thomas Francis Gallagher, Jr. (June 10, 1912 – November 16, 1999), who was an advertising executive. Moreover, he has three older siblings. Gallagher was raised in Armonk, New York and he is of Irish descent.

Peter Gallagher Wife

Gallagher is married to Paula Harwood since 7 May 1983. The two are blessed with two children James and Kathryn.

Peter Gallagher Children

  • Kathryn Gallagher, an actress and singer, (born:July 23, 1993)
  • James Gallagher a film director (born:1990)

Peter Gallagher Height

American actor, musician and writer, Gallagher stands at 1.75 m tall.

Peter Gallagher  Net Worth

American actor Gallagher has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Peter Gallagher  Career

Gallagher featured on Broadway with Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing and made his feature film debut in the Taylor Hackford film The Idolmaker.

But first achieved fame for his role in Steven Soderbergh’s Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989). He also starred as Sky Masterson in the 1992 Broadway hit revival of Guys and Dolls.

Gallagher played a potential career threat to Tim Robbins’s studio executive in The Player (1992); the comatose fiancé of Sandra Bullock in While You Were Sleeping (1995);

A real estate salesman having an affair with Annette Bening in American Beauty (1999); a media executive in Mr. Deeds (2002); and a political reporter exposing media ethics during a presidential debate in The Last Debate.

From 2003 to 2007, Gallagher starred as Sandy Cohen, a Jewish public defender and corporate lawyer, on the Fox television show The O.C..

He hosts an annual award ceremony named “The Sandy Cohen Awards” or The Sandys, which, in honor of his character on The O.C., gives a scholarship to a law school student at UC Berkeley who wants to become a public defender.

From February 13 through July 5, 2015, Gallagher starred on Broadway in On the Twentieth Century although he missed several performances in late February due to illness.

Tv Shows

  • Covert Affairs 2010-2014
  • The O.C. 2003-2007
  • The Secret Lives of Men 1998
  • Titanic 1996
  • An Inconvenient Woman 1991
  • The Murder of Mary Phagan 1988
  • Skag 1980
  • Cruel Intentions (pilot)
  • The Gathering

New Girl

New Girl is an American television sitcom, where Peter Gallagher featured in as Gavin Schmidt.

American Beauty

 Gallagher starred in the American Beauty, a 1999 American drama film where he appeared in playing the role of Buddy Kane portraying a real estate salesman having an affair with Annette Bening.

Grace And Frankie

Gallagher featured in Grace and Frankie, an American comedy web television series, playing the role of Nick Skolka.

The Oc

The O.C. is an American teen drama television series where Peter Gallagher starred in as Sandy Cohen, portraying the protagonist and an idealistic public defender.

Mr. Deeds

Mr. Deeds is a 2002 American comedy film, where Peter Gallagher, stars in as Chuck Cedar, portraying the CEO for Blake Media, and Preston Blake’s longtime number two.


Peter Gallagher starred in the Titanic a 1996 American two-part television miniseries where he played the role of Wynn Park. Titanic follows several characters on board the RMS Titanic when she sinks on her maiden voyage in 1912.