Peter Jacobson

 

Date Of Birth

March 24, 1965
 

Biography

The son of Chicago news anchor Walter Jacobson, Peter Jacobson attended Juilliard School and later graduated from Brown University in 1987. He made his screen debut as a bit player in a 1993 episode of NYPD Blue, and made his film debut a year later in It Could Happen To You.

Jacobson went on to appear in several films, such as Great Expectations, Good Night and Good Luck, and Domino, Notably, he had a bit role in the film As Good As It Gets, as one-half of a couple eating in a restaurant: the other half would be his future House co-star Lisa Edelstein.

Jacobson's first regular television role was a recurring part in the series Bull. He also recurred in the series In Justice and Law & Order. He was part of the short-lived series A.U.S.A., and also participated in miniseries The Lost Room and The Starter Wife. In 2007, he joined the cast of Fox medical series House, appearing as plastic surgeon Chris Taub.
 

Place of Birth

Chicago, IL
 

Birth Name

Peter Jacobson
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

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Awards

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Filmography

FILM:
- It Could Happen To You (1994)
- Jeffrey (1995)
- Ed's Next Move (1996)
- Private Parts (1997)
- Commandments (1997)
- Conspiracy Theory (1997)
- Deconstructing Harry (1997)
- As Good As it Gets (1997)
- A Price Above Rubies (1998)
- Great Expectations (1998)
- Mixing Nia (1998)
- A Civil Action (1998)
- Hit and Runway (1999)
- Cradle Will Rock (1999)
- Looking for an Echo (2000)
- Roommates (2001)
- Get Well Soon (2001)
- Pipe Dream (2002)
- Showtime (2002)
- Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
- Domino (2005)
- Shut Up and Sing (2006)
- Failure to Launch (2006)
- The Memory Thief (2007)
- Purple Violets (2007)
- Transformers (2007)
- What Just Happened (2008)
- The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

TELEVISION:
- Bull (recurring, 2000-2001)
- A.U.S.A. (regular, 2003)
- Law & Order (recurring, 2006)
- In Justice (recurring, 2006)
- The Lost Room (recurring, 2006)
- The Starter Wife (regular, 2007)
- House (regular, 2007-present)
- Royal Pains (recurring, 2009-2010)
 

Nickname

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Height

5'6"
 

Quotes

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