Peter Jacobson


Date Of Birth

March 24, 1965


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, playing plastic surgeon Chris Taub. Following the conclusion of the show in 2012, he moved on to appear on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Mysteries of Laura and Showtime's Ray Donovan, where he was cast as Lee Drexler. At present, he is part of the USA Network series Colony.

Place of Birth

Chicago, IL

Birth Name

Peter Jacobson




2016 Colony
2013-2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
2015 Battle Creek (TV Series)
2015 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
2015 Colony (TV Series)
2014 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series)
2014 Rake (TV Series)
2014 Better Living Through Chemistry
2014 HR (TV Movie)
2013 Brightest Star
2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series)
2013 Perception (TV Series)
2013 White House Down
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
2007-2012 House M.D. (TV Series)
2011 And They're Off
2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
2011 Cars 2: The Video Game (Video Game)
2011 Cars 2
2010 Svetlana (TV Series)
2009-2010 Royal Pains (TV Series)
2009 Prep & Landing (TV Short)
2008 The Midnight Meat Train
2008 What Just Happened
2007 The Starter Wife (TV Mini-Series)
2007 Transformers
2007 Purple Violets
2007 The Memory Thief
2006 The Lost Room (TV Mini-Series)
2006 Entourage (TV Series)
2006 In Justice (TV Series)
2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
1994-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
2006/II The Passage (Short)
2006 Failure to Launch
2006 Shut Up and Sing
2006 Scrubs (TV Series)
2006 Love Monkey (TV Series)
2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
2005 Domino
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.
2005 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
2004 Method & Red (TV Series)
2004 Strip Search (TV Movie)
2004 ER (TV Series)
2003 Ed (TV Series)
2003 A.U.S.A. (TV Series)
2002 Path to War (TV Movie)
2002 Showtime
2002 Pipe Dream
2001 Roomates
2001 Get Well Soon
2001 Third Watch (TV Series)
2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
2001 61* (TV Movie)
2001 Will & Grace (TV Series)
2000-2001 Bull (TV Series)
2001 Life with David J (TV Movie)
2000 Looking for an Echo
2000 Talk to Me (TV Series)
1999 Cradle Will Rock
1999 Hit and Runway
1998 A Civil Action
1998 Mixing Nia
1998 Great Expectations
1998 A Price Above Rubies
1997 As Good as It Gets
1997 Spin City (TV Series)
1997 Deconstructing Harry
1997 Conspiracy Theory
1997 Oz (TV Series)
1997 Commandments
1997 Private Parts
1996 Ed's Next Move
1995 Jeffrey
1994 It Could Happen to You
1993 NYPD Blue (TV Series)





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