Peter Jacobson

Peter Jacobson

Highest Rated: 100% Path to War (2002)

Lowest Rated: 13% Brightest Star (2013)

Birthday: Mar 24, 1965

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

A much-employed character actor, Peter Jacobson got steady quality work both in feature films and on television. The son of Chicago news anchor Walter Jacobson, Peter Jacobson made his first appearance on television and in the movies in supporting roles as a reporter--on a 1993 episode of "NYPD Blue" and in the romantic comedy "It Could Happen to You" the following year. It's a part Jacobson returned to when he was cast as Artie Green in Billy Crystal's excellent 2001 baseball docudrama, "61*." He continued racking up guest appearances on "Spin City," "Oz," and "Law & Order" along with supporting parts in the films "Conspiracy Theory," "Deconstructing Harry," and "As Good as It Gets," where he shared a table with future "House M.D." castmate Lisa Edelstein. In the 2000s, Jacobson's roles started getting meatier, and included working alongside George Clooney in his 2005 sophomore directorial outing "Good Night, and Good Luck," starring as deadbeat spouse Kenny Kagan in the 2007 miniseries "The Starter Wife" opposite Debra Messing, and getting cast as series regular Dr. Chris Taub in the aforementioned "House M.D."


Highest rated movies



No Score Yet No Score Yet Limbo Belial (Character) - 2019
13% 24% Brightest Star Dr. Lambert (Character) - 2013
51% 62% White House Down Wallace (Character) $73.1M 2013
No Score Yet 25% And They're Off... Sebastian (Character) - 2011
40% 49% Cars 2 Acer (Voice) - 2011
73% 50% The Midnight Meat Train Otto (Character) $73.5K 2008
18% 56% Domino Burke Beckett (Character) $10.1M 2005
93% 83% Good Night, and Good Luck. Jimmy (Character) $31.5M 2005
100% 73% Path to War Adam Yarmolinsky (Character) - 2002
25% 25% Showtime Brad Slocum (Character) $37.9M 2002
72% 31% Pipe Dream Arnie Hufflitz (Character) - 2002
85% 90% 61 Artie Green (Character) - 2001
32% 17% Hit and Runway Elliot Springe (Character) $81.6K 1999
61% 55% A Civil Action Neil Jacobs (Character) $56.7M 1998
No Score Yet 60% Mixing Nia Unknown (Character) - 1998


75% 66% Fear the Walking Dead Unknown (Guest Star) 2019-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fear the Walking Dead: Episode Diaries Unknown (Guest Star) 2021
No Score Yet 70% NCIS: Los Angeles John Rogers (Guest Star) 2018-2019
72% 86% Ray Donovan Lee Drexler (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2019 2013-2015
92% 83% Colony Proxy Snyder (Character) 2016-2018
96% 93% The Americans Agent Wolfe (Guest Star) 2016-2018
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bart Ganzel (Guest Star) 2017-2018 2012
No Score Yet 58% Bull Garret Tilden (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 78% Madam Secretary Ted Rhodes (Guest Star) 2016
96% 67% Battle Creek Darrel Hardy (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 85% Chicago P.D. Mr. Friedman (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet We the Economy Unknown (Character) 2014
68% No Score Yet Rake Max Fawcett (Guest Star) 2014
94% 93% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Rotenberg (Guest Star) 2013
90% 96% House Dr. Chris Taub (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Chef America Judge 2012
93% 91% The Good Wife Michael Kahane (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Joy Behar Show Guest 2011
94% 74% Royal Pains Alan Ryder (Guest Star) 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Starter Wife Kenny Kagan (Character) 2007
86% 90% Boston Legal Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lost Room Wally Jabrowski (Character) 2006
66% 83% Entourage Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
40% No Score Yet In Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 2006 2003
85% No Score Yet Love Monkey Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
83% 87% Scrubs Mr. Foster (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Method & Red Unknown (Character) 2004
No Score Yet 80% ER Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet A.U.S.A. Geoffrey Laurence (Character) 2003
No Score Yet 87% Will & Grace Paul Budnik (Guest Star) 2001
50% No Score Yet Gideon's Crossing Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
25% No Score Yet Talk to Me Unknown (Character) 2000
66% No Score Yet Spin City Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosby Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Reporter 1 (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE SHOWTIME Ray Donovan Lee Drexler (Character)
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE SHOWTIME: Ray Donovan Lee Drexler (Character)


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