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Peter Greene

Peter Greene

Actor
Peter Greene
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Intro Actor
Is Actor Television actor Film actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 8 October 1965, Montclair, New Jersey
Age 55 years
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Biography

Peter Greene (born Peter Green; October 8, 1965) is an American character actor, generally known for playing villains.

Early life

A native of Montclair, New Jersey, Greene did not pursue a career in acting until his mid 20s. He initially landed several roles in cinema and television in the early 1990s.

Film career

Greene had roles in Pulp Fiction; The Mask; Clean, Shaven; and The Usual Suspects in 1994 and 1995. In Pulp Fiction, Green appeared as Zed who rapes Marsellus Wallace. The Mask saw him play the villainous Dorian Tyrell opposite Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz. Greene played the schizophrenic Peter Winter in Clean, Shaven. The Usual Suspects saw him play the character of Redfoot. Greene often plays villains, such as in Judgment Night, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Training Day (as a corrupt narcotics officer) and martial arts/crime film Fist of the Warrior (opposite Ho-Sung Pak, Roger Guenveur Smith and Sherilyn Fenn).

Green worked with director Jordan Alan twice: once on the film Kiss and Tell, a dark comic turn and then again four years later in The Gentleman Bandit (aka Gentleman B). After Greene's arrests in 1998 for drug related crimes, Alan had to put the actor through rehab to get him through the second film and eventually, after coming upon Greene doing heroin with Mike Starr, he was forced to replace Greene's voice because of the vocal problems caused by drugs. Despite these problems, Mr. Alan vouched for Greene to producer Tobe Jaffe for the movie Blue Streak, in which Greene played Martin Lawrence's nemesis.

Greene has continued to work mostly as a character actor. He appeared in the short-lived television drama The Black Donnellys. He also appeared as a policeman in Prodigy of Mobb Deep's video for "A,B,C's", as well as the focal character in House of Pain's video for "Fed Up". Greene appeared in the opening scene of the premiere of the FX series Justified.

Personal life

Greene was arrested for possessing crack cocaine in 2007.

Filmography

  • The Godmother (2016)
  • New York New York (2016)
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2012), Rick Peterson
  • The Child (de) (2012), Detective Engler
  • Keep Your Enemies Closer (2012), Alex Decker
  • The Bounty Hunter (2010), Mahler
  • Justified (2010), Thomas Buckley
  • Dead Metropolis (2009) (in production), Dr. Frost
  • Caller ID (2010) (post-production), Admissions Counselor
  • Sweet Lorraine (2010) (post-production), Marcus
  • Earthling (2010), Swinnert
  • Once Fallen (2009) (post-production), Sonny Coogan
  • The Grasslands (2009) (post-production), Baby John
  • Shanghai Hotel (2008) (post-production), Mr. Capuzzi
  • Once More (2009) (completed), Jack
  • Forget Me Not (2009) (completed), Boyfriend
  • Blue Knight (2009), Sergeant Donato
  • Clown (2008), Clown
  • Life on Mars (2008) (U.S. TV Series), Jimmy McManus
  • I'm Calling Frank (2007), Bobby
  • Bloom (2007), Jim
  • Final Engagement (2007), Priest
  • Love Hollywood Style (2006), Theodor Caruso
  • End Game (2006), Jack Baldwin
  • Brothers in Arms (2005), Bert
  • H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005), Matt Herbert
  • From the Day In (2005), Chat
  • Lesser of Three Evils (2005), John Lowe
  • Confession (2005), Detective William Fletcher
  • Black Cloud (2004), Norm Olsen
  • Under the Influence (2002), Stephen Tally
  • Gentleman B. (2002), Manny Breen
  • Dead Dogs Lie (2001), Marcus Devlin
  • Scenes of the Crime (2001), Rick
  • Training Day (2001), Jeff
  • Ticker (2001), Det. Artie Pluchinsky
  • Nobody's Baby (2001), Vern
  • Shadow Hours (2000), Det. Steve Andrianson
  • Blue Streak (1999), Deacon
  • Out in Fifty (1999), Tony Grayson
  • The Boss (1999)
  • Permanent Midnight (1998), Gus
  • Do Me a Favor (1997), Teddy
  • Double Tap (1997), Nash
  • The Rich Man's Wife (1996), Cole Wilson
  • Coyote Run (1996), Clifton Santier / Bosco
  • Kiss & Tell (1996), Detective John Finnigan
  • Snakeland (1996), Johnny
  • Lowball (1996), John
  • Bang (1995), Adam
  • Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Mercenary #1
  • The Usual Suspects (1995) (uncredited), Redfoot the Fence
  • The Mask (1994), Dorian Tyrell
  • Pulp Fiction (1994), Zed
  • Judgment Night (1993), Sykes
  • Clean, Shaven (1993), Peter Winter
  • Laws of Gravity (1992), Jimmy

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