Peter Krause


Date Of Birth

August 12, 1965


Born in August 12, 1965 in Alexandria, Minnesota, Peter Krause is an actor best known for his role as Nate Fisher on the critically acclaimed HBO drama Six Feet Under and as Nick George on the ABC dramedy Dirty Sexy Money. His other screen credits include Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1992, Seinfeld, and the 1998 comedy The Truman Show. In 2010, he was cast as patriarch Adam Braverman on NBC's Parenthood.

Place of Birth

Alexandria, Minnesota, USA

Birth Name

Peter Krause



Fun Facts

- He was educated at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota. He initially studied pre-med but shifted to English Literature.

- In 1990, he graduated and received his MFA in acting from the New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. He worked as a bartender at the time as well.

- Both of his parents are teachers.

- Growing up, he was involved in track and field and gymnastics until a pole-vaulting injury led him to stop.



2004: Prism Award - Best Performance in a Drama Series (Multi-Episode Series) for: "Six Feet Under"
2004: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "Six Feet Under". Shared.
2003: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "Six Feet Under". Shared.


2011: Beastly - Rob
2010-2011: Parenthood (TV series) - Adam Braverman
2007-2009: Dirty Sexy Money (TV series) - Nick George
2006: The Lost Room (TV mini-series) - Joe Miller
2006: Civic Duty - Terry Allen
2001-2005: Six Feet Under (TV series) - Nate Fisher
2004: We Don't Live Here Anymore - Hank Evans
1998-2000: Sports Night (TV series) - Casey McCall
2000: It's a Shame About Ray (short) - Mr. Hanks
1999: Spin City (TV series) - Casey McCall
1998: Melting Pot - Pedro Marine
1998: The Truman Show - Lawrence
1998: Style & Substance (TV series) - Steve
1998: My Engagement Party - David Salsburg
1997: 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV series) - Peter Connelly
1995-1997: Cybill (TV series) - Kevin Blanders/Kevin
1997: Party of Five (TV series) - Daniel Musser
1997: Lovelife - Tim
1996: The Drew Carey Show (TV series) - Tom
1996: Brotherly Love (TV series) - Tom
1995: Caroline in the City (TV series) - Peter Welmerling
1995: If Not for You (TV series) - Elliot
1995: The Great Defender (TV series) - Crosby Caufield III
1995: University Hospital (TV series) - Roger Kent
1994: Ellen (TV series) - Tim
1992: Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV series) - Jay Thurman
1992: Double Edge (TV movie) - Entrance Guard
1992: Seinfeld (TV series) - Tim
1990: Carol & Company (TV series) - Skit characters
1987: Blood Harvest - Boyfriend


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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