Peter Gerety

Peter Gerety

Highest Rated: 93% Working Man (2019)

Lowest Rated: 11% Change in the Air (2018)

Birthday: May 17, 1940

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1940, Peter Gerety found acting while he was a student at Boston University and soon began appearing in local theater. He quickly progressed to work on the stages of New York and the screen. He earned acclaim on Broadway, performing opposite Judd Hirsch in "Conversations with My Father" in 1992. After years toiling as a guest supporting actor, Gerety finally got a break in 1996, when he joined the cast of "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC, 1993-1999) as a series regular.  In 1996, he landed another series regular role on the crime drama "Public Morals" (CBS, 1996). He had a large recurring role, playing Judge Phelan on the seminal police series "The Wire" (HBO, 2002-2008). In 2011, Gerety landed another series regular role on "Prime Suspect" (NBC, 2011-2012), a remake of the popular British series of the same name. He had substantial recurring roles on a second show called "Public Morals" (TNT, 2015), before another series regular role, playing the patriarch on the sitcom "Sneaky Pete" (Amazon, 2017-).

Highest rated movies

Working Man
A Most Violent Year
Homicide: The Movie
Get the Gringo
Charlie Wilson's War Flight The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Changeling

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
93% 80% Working Man Allery Parkes (Character) - 2019
11% 47% Change in the Air Arnie Bayberry (Character) - 2018
69% 55% The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Paul Lurz (Character) - 2017
33% 15% Cymbeline Dr. Cornelius (Character) - 2014
90% 69% A Most Violent Year Bill O'Leary (Character) $5.7M 2014
36% 32% God's Pocket McKenna (Character) $104.4K 2014
38% 77% Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Justice William J. Brennan Jr. (Character) - 2013
77% 75% Flight Avington Karr (Character) $93.7M 2012
82% 68% Get the Gringo Embassy Guy (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sea is All I Know Sonny (Character) - 2011
90% 69% My Dog Tulip Mr. Plum/Pugilist (Voice) $246.6K 2009
34% 43% Paul Blart: Mall Cop Chief Brooks (Character) $146.3M 2009
62% 82% Changeling Dr. Earl W. Tarr (Character) $35.7M 2008
82% 73% Charlie Wilson's War Larry Liddle (Character) $66.6M 2007
No Score Yet 21% Things That Hang From Trees Ump (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Runaway Mo (Character) - 2005
41% 33% Second Best Marshall (Character) - 2004
38% 47% Virgin Mr. Reynolds (Character) $9.5K 2003
47% 49% Hollywood Ending Psychiatrist (Character) $4.8M 2002
42% 75% K-PAX Sal (Character) $50.3M 2001
45% 53% The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Ned (Character) $7.5M 2001
43% 65% The Legend of Bagger Vance Neskaloosa (Character) $30.7M 2000
86% 74% Homicide: The Movie Lieutenant Stuart Gharty (Character) - 2000
43% 31% Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God ... Be Back by Five Maurice (Character) $16.0K 1997
13% 64% Mrs. Winterbourne Father Brian Kilraine (Character) $8.8M 1996

TV

Credit
96% 90% Sneaky Pete Otto Bernhardt (Character) 2015 2017-2019
73% 82% Mercy Street Dr. Alfred Summers (Character) 2016-2017
95% 70% The Good Fight Judge Timothy Stanek (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 79% Madam Secretary Governor Caleb Lockwood (Guest Star) 2015
95% 89% Elementary Frank Da Silva (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2013-2014
93% 91% The Good Wife Judge Timothy Stanek (Guest Star) 2010 2013
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judge Harrison (Guest Star) 2007-2008 2013
84% 100% Prime Suspect Desmond Timoney (Character) 2011-2012
No Score Yet 88% Blue Bloods Bishop Donovan (Guest Star) 2010-2011
69% 87% Rubicon Unknown (Character) 2010
79% 83% Brothers & Sisters Dennis York (Guest Star) 2009-2010
25% 75% Mercy Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 50% Life on Mars Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
79% No Score Yet Brotherhood Martin Kilpatrick (Guest Star) 2008
94% 97% The Wire Judge Daniel Phelan (Guest Star) 2002 2004 2008
40% 100% The Black Donnellys Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
22% No Score Yet Conviction Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
13% No Score Yet The Bedford Diaries Dean Harold Harper (Character) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Trial by Jury Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1995 2003
No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ed Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
91% 100% Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1996-1999
5% No Score Yet Public Morals Neil Fogerty (Character) 1996