Peter Gerety


Date Of Birth

May 17, 1940


Peter Gerety made his onscreen debut in 1981 in the movie The House of Mirth but actually started acting prior to that, as a student at Boston University. He participated in theater productions at the Charles Playhouse and even joined the Trinity Square Repertory Company.

On the small screen, Gerety has played substantial roles on C.P.W., Public Morals and Homicide: Life on the Street as Det. Stuart Gharty. He was also part of the cast of the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire as Judge Daniel Phelan, as well as the cable series Brotherhood as Martin Kilpatrick. In 2009, Gerety landed a recurring role on Brothers and Sisters, and for 10 episodes, played Jimmy Flanagan on the medical drama Mercy. At present, he is one of the cast members of the series Prime Suspect.

Place of Birth

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Birth Name

Peter Gerety



Fun Facts





2011 The Sea Is All I Know (short)
2011 Prime Suspect
2010-2011 Blue Bloods (TV series)
2010 Rubicon (TV series)
2009-2010 Mercy (TV series)
2010 The Good Wife (TV series)
2009-2010 Brothers & Sisters (TV series)
2009 Public Enemies
2009 My Dog Tulip
2009 Life on Mars (TV series)
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop
2009 Play/Stop (short)
2008 Brotherhood (TV series)
2008 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
2008 Life on Mars (TV movie)
2008 Changeling
2007-2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2008 Leatherheads
2008 Stop-Loss
2002-2008 The Wire (TV series)
2008 Phoebe in Wonderland
2007 Charlie Wilson's War
2007 The American Experience (TV series documentary)
2007 The Black Donnellys (TV series)
2006 Kidnapped (TV series)
2006 Conviction (TV series)
2006 The Bedford Diaries (TV series)
2006 Inside Man
2006 Things That Hang from Trees
2005 Syriana
2005 War of the Worlds
2005 Runaway
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV series)
2005 Indocumentados
2004 Looking for Kitty
2004 Wrigley (short)
2004 Second Best
2003 Virgin
1995-2003 Law & Order (TV series)
2002 Benjamin Franklin (TV mini-series documentary)
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series)
2002 Ash Wednesday
2002 Hollywood Ending
2002 People I Know
2002 The Job (TV series)
2001 K-PAX
2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
2001 Private Lies (TV movie)
2000-2001 Ed (TV series)
2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance
2000 Third Watch (TV series)
2000 Homicide: The Movie (TV movie)
1996-1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV series)
1998 Arresting Gena
1998 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV series)
1998 Remember WENN (TV series)
1998 Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five
1998 Montana
1997 Prince Street (TV series)
1996 Public Morals (TV series)
1996 Sleepers
1996 Surviving Picasso
1996 On Seventh Avenue (TV movie)
1996 Mrs. Winterbourne
1995 C.P.W. (TV series)
1994 Miracle on 34th Street
1994 Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV movie)
1994 Wolf
1993 Return to Lonesome Dove (TV mini-series)
1992 Complex World
1990 The Kennedys of Massachusetts (TV mini-series)
1988 Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss (TV movie)
1986 A Case of Deadly Force (TV movie)
1985 The Little Sister (TV movie)
1985 Papa Was a Preacher
1984 The House of God
1984 Concealed Enemies (TV movie)
1983 First Affair (TV movie)
1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV movie)
1981 The House of Mirth (TV movie)




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