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Peter Gallagher

Multi-Award Winning Film, Television and Theater Actor; Known for His Roles on "The OC" and Broadway Play "On the Twentieth Century"

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 Peter Gallagher Biography

One of America's most respected actors, Peter Gallagher has starred on stage, television and in film, delivering stellar performances with every role he tackles.

Gallagher, who grew up in Armonk, New York, developed an interest for acting as a teenager starring in school plays and musicals. After graduating from Tufts University, he made his professional stage debut in the 1977 revival of Hair, followed by a starring role in the Broadway production Grease.

Peter Gallagher appeared on Broadway with Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, but first achieved fame for his role in Steven Soderbergh's Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989). Peter Gallagher also starred as Sky Masterson in the 1992 Broadway Revival of Guys and Dolls.

Peter Gallagher played a potential career threat to Tim Robbins's studio executive in The Player (1992); the comatose "fianc" of Sandra Bullock in While You Were Sleeping (1995); an egotistical real estate salesman having an affair with Annette Bening in American Beauty (1999); a villainous 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, Peter Gallagher starred as Sandy Cohen, a Jewish public defender and corporate lawyer, on the Fox television show The O.C., a show which has introduced him to a whole new generation of TV viewers. Peter Gallagher 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.

Peter Gallagher released an album entitled 7 Days in Memphis in 2005, on the Sony BMG label. This includes a studio recording of his performance of "Don't Give Up On Me" (originally by Solomon Burke), which was featured in an episode of The O.C. Peter Gallagher also has a video for his single "Still I Long For Your Kiss", in which he starred with his TV-wife Kelly Rowan. Peter Gallagher is also a keen video gamer. Peter Gallagher has completed the "Career Mode" in Top Spin for the Xbox and is known to anonymously enter online competitions.

On April 5, 2007, Peter Gallagher received the Light on the Hill award at Tufts University. The award is given to notable alumni from Tufts who have demonstrated ambition, achievement, and active citizenship. Peter Gallagher sang with the Beelzebubs and gave a speech to a full crowd in Cohen Auditorium.

As of March 2015, Gallagher is co-starring on Broadway in On the Twentieth Century.

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Peter Gallagher

Multi-Award Winning Film, Television and Theater Actor; Known for His Roles on "The OC" and Broadway Play "On the Twentieth Century"

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Peter Gallagher Biography

One of America's most respected actors, Peter Gallagher has starred on stage, television and in film, delivering stellar performances with every role he tackles.

Gallagher, who grew up in Armonk, New York, developed an interest for acting as a teenager starring in school plays and musicals. After graduating from Tufts University, he made his professional stage debut in the 1977 revival of Hair, followed by a starring role in the Broadway production Grease.

Peter Gallagher appeared on Broadway with Glenn Close in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, but first achieved fame for his role in Steven Soderbergh's Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989). Peter Gallagher also starred as Sky Masterson in the 1992 Broadway Revival of Guys and Dolls.

Peter Gallagher played a potential career threat to Tim Robbins's studio executive in The Player (1992); the comatose "fianc" of Sandra Bullock in While You Were Sleeping (1995); an egotistical real estate salesman having an affair with Annette Bening in American Beauty (1999); a villainous 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, Peter Gallagher starred as Sandy Cohen, a Jewish public defender and corporate lawyer, on the Fox television show The O.C., a show which has introduced him to a whole new generation of TV viewers. Peter Gallagher 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.

Peter Gallagher released an album entitled 7 Days in Memphis in 2005, on the Sony BMG label. This includes a studio recording of his performance of "Don't Give Up On Me" (originally by Solomon Burke), which was featured in an episode of The O.C. Peter Gallagher also has a video for his single "Still I Long For Your Kiss", in which he starred with his TV-wife Kelly Rowan. Peter Gallagher is also a keen video gamer. Peter Gallagher has completed the "Career Mode" in Top Spin for the Xbox and is known to anonymously enter online competitions.

On April 5, 2007, Peter Gallagher received the Light on the Hill award at Tufts University. The award is given to notable alumni from Tufts who have demonstrated ambition, achievement, and active citizenship. Peter Gallagher sang with the Beelzebubs and gave a speech to a full crowd in Cohen Auditorium.

As of March 2015, Gallagher is co-starring on Broadway in On the Twentieth Century.

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  • How to book Peter Gallagher?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Peter Gallagher for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Peter Gallagher, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Peter Gallagher or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Peter Gallagher?

    Booking fees for Peter Gallagher, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Peter Gallagher, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Peter Gallagher?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Peter Gallagher for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Peter Gallagher for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Peter Gallagher or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Peter Gallagher or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Peter Gallagher is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Peter Gallagher for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Peter Gallagher generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Garcelle Beauvais, Kathy Ireland, Henry Winkler, Joe Pantoliano and Joe Manganiello. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Peter Gallagher for an upcoming event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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