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Peter MacNicol

About this Artist

PETER MacNICOL (Stephano) made his New York debut in Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Crimes of the Heart and was honored with that year’s Theater World Award. His classical theater training led to starring roles at the Guthrie and the prestigious New York Shakespeare Festival, including Twelfth Night and the title roles in Richard II and Romeo and Juliet

Peter’s feature film credits include Sophie’s Choice, Ghostbusters II, Addams Family Values, Housesitter, Heat, Mel Brooks’ Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Battleship, and Bean

For five years, Peter portrayed John Cage in the award-winning series Ally McBeal, for which he won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy. Peter recurs on HBO’s Veep and recently guest-starred on both The Big Bang Theory and A Series of Unfortunate Events. Other TV credits include Cheers, Chicago Hope, The Ponder Heart for PBS Masterpiece Theater, Numb3rs, 24, The Practice, Grey’s Anatomy, Game Change, CSI: Cyber, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.