How many celebrities named Peter can you think of? The famous Peters and Petes below have many different professions, including notable actors named Peter, famous athletes named Peter, and even political figures named Peter. This list has every famous Peter, from legendary musician Peter Frampton to pro tennis player Pete Sampras.
Peter Gabriel, one of the most famous singers named Peter, became a household name as the lead singer of the progressive rock band Genesis. He is also a prominent human rights activist, earning the Man of Peace Award in 2006.
Another of the famous people with the first name Peter is Peter Jackson. He is a filmmaker best known for directing the critically and commercially successful Lord of the Rings movie franchise based off J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novels. Jackson became the third-highest-grossing film director of all time, his films having made $6.5 billion total.
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Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, USAPeter Hayden Dinklage (; born June 11, 1969) is an American actor and producer. Dinklage... more
Birthplace: New York City, New YorkPeter Davidson (born November 16, 1993) is an American actor and comedian. He is a cast member... more
Birthplace: England, ChobhamPeter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer, songwriter, record producer... more
Birthplace: Bromley, United KingdomPeter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is an English rock musician, singer, songwriter,... more
Birthplace: Porirua, Pukerua Bay, New ZealandSir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter,... more
Birthplace: USA, Scott Air Force Base, IllinoisJohn Peter Sarsgaard (; born March 7, 1971) is an American actor. His first feature role was... more
Birthplace: Connemara, Republic of IrelandPeter Seamus O'Toole (; 2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was a British stage and film actor... more
Birthplace: South East England, Eurasia, South West England, Dorset, United KingdomPeter Sellers, CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an... more
Birthplace: Potomac, MarylandPete Sampras (born August 12, 1971) is an American former professional tennis player. A... more
Birthplace: Glasgow, ScotlandPeter Dougan Capaldi (born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor, writer and director. He... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaPeter Killian Gallagher (born August 19, 1955) is an American actor, musician and writer.... more
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New YorkPeter Henry Fonda (February 23, 1940 – August 16, 2019) was an American actor, director, and... more
Birthplace: Chiswick, London, EnglandPeter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English multi-instrumentalist,... more
Birthplace: Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomPeter Green (October 29, 1946 – July 25, 2020) was an English blues rock singer-songwriter and... more
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of AmericaPeter Edward Rose (born April 14, 1941), also known by his nickname "Charlie Hustle", is an... more
Birthplace: Kingston, New York, United States of AmericaPeter Bogdanovich (born July 30, 1939) is an American director, writer, actor, producer,... more
Birthplace: Swiss Cottage, London, United KingdomSir Peter Alexander Ustinov, (, ; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004), was an English actor,... more
Birthplace: Aliquippa, PennsylvaniaPeter Press Maravich (June 22, 1947 – January 5, 1988), known by his nickname Pistol Pete, was... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaPeter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist.... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaPeter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, known for his... more
Birthplace: Ružomberok, SlovakiaPeter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was a Hungarian-born... more
Birthplace: Hexham, United KingdomPeter Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer,... more
Birthplace: California, United States of AmericaPeter Clay Carroll (born September 15, 1951) is an American football coach who is the head... more
Birthplace: United KingdomPeter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor best known for... more
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of AmericaPeter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979) is an American musician, singer, songwriter... more