Peter Scolari

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Peter Scolari
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Scolari in June 2016
Born
Peter Thomas Scolari

(1955-09-12)September 12, 1955
DiedOctober 22, 2021(2021-10-22) (aged 66)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1978–2021
Spouse(s)
  • Lisa Kretzchmar
    (m. 1981; div. 1983)
  • Debra Steagal
    (m. 1986; div. 1996)
  • Cathy Trien
    (m. 1998; div. 2004)
  • Tracy Shayne
    (m. 2013)
Children4

Peter Thomas Scolari (September 12, 1955 – October 22, 2021) was an American actor. He was best known for his roles as Michael Harris on Newhart (1984–1990) and Henry Desmond in Bosom Buddies (1980–1982). He also played Billy the Lonely Boy in the 2004 movie The Polar Express.

Scolari won an Emmy Award for his role as Tad Horvath on Girls in 2016.[1]

Scolari died from leukemia on October 22, 2021 in New York City, at age 66.[2][3][4] He had the disease for two years.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Deadline.com. "Peter Scolari Wins Guest Actor Comedy Series Emmy for Role as Lena Dunham's Dad". deadline.com. Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  2. Arthur, Kate (October 22, 2021). "Peter Scolari, 'Newhart' and 'Bosom Buddies' Actor, Dies at 66". Variety. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
  3. "Peter Scolari of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies,' dies at 66". Kivazen. Archived from the original on October 22, 2021. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
  4. "Peter Scolari, stage and TV actor who won an Emmy for 'Girls,' dies". The Washington Post. October 22, 2021.
  5. "Actor Peter Scolari, of 'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' and 'Girls' fame, dies at 66". USA Today. Retrieved October 22, 2021.

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