Peter Krause | Biography

Posted On: 22 Apr, 2014


Peter Krause | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 12, 1965
Age 52 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Film Actor
Wife/Spouse N/A
Girlfriend Lauren Graham
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? N/A
Married Not Yet
Net Worth $20 million dollars
Height 1.85 m
Weight 74 kg. (approx.)
Children/Kids Roman Krause

Born in Alexandria, Minnesota on August 12th, 1965, Peter Krause is film and television actor, director, and producer. Everyone knows him as a comic book artist, but he is perhaps best known for his lead roles as Adam Braverman on parenthood, Nate Fisher on Six Feet Under, Nick George on Dirty Sexy Money and Casey McCall on Sports Night. He was raised in Roseville, Minnesota in a troubled family, with his father being hospitalized with severe depression when he was a child. Krause also grew up depressed and developed severe insomnia when he was a teenager. Once he even contemplated suicide but later received therapies which help to cure his illness. His mother was an elementary school teacher and his father was a social worker and high school English teacher.

Krause graduated with a degree in English Literature from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter in 1987.  He appeared in his first film, Blood Harvest, a low budget horror flick in which he played a man who gets killed by a demented clown played by Tiny Tim when he was in high school. Later on, he completed his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Acting from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at Tisch School of Arts. After graduating, he immediately did a regular role in the sketch comedy show Carol & Company. 

Krause started his acting career in the early 1990's by doing a number of guest appearance on television shows such as Seinfeld, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Ellen. He appeared in a recurring role as Cybill Shepherd's son-in-law kevin on her sitcom Cybill for four seasons since 1996. Later from 1998, Peter portrayed "Casey McCall” character on the ABC networks comedy sports night. But, this show criticized and was banned after two seasons. Krause also portrayed the role of funeral director" Nate Fisher" in the HBO drama series "Six Feet Under" from 2001 to 2005. He received seven award nominations, including three Emmy nominations for his role. In Dec 2006, he played the lead role as "Nick George" in ABC's drama Dirty Sexy Money with veteran doctor Donald Sutherland. In 2009, Krause was seen in the role of Adam Braverman in the NBC comedy-drama parenthood. After that, he appeared in the 2011 fantasy film "Beastly", based on Alex Flinn's 2007 novel. 

The stunning actor of "Six Feet Under" has a normal height of 6 feet 1 inch. Although, he is not as tall as his fellow male actors, his height of acting is great. 

The answer to the question ," Is Peter Krause gay?" can be answered simply that he is straight as Krause has  a son Roman, 15 years old , with his ex-girlfriend Christine King. But, Christine was not his wife. He is currently dating his parenthood co-star Lauren Graham. Graham was an old friend of Krause and also a great fan of his work. As he witnessed divorce when he was a child, Krause is outspoken about his reluctance to marry. Once he said, “I always felt like if a team of wild horses can't keep me from getting married, only then I should get married."

His fans can get his other information through wiki and imdb. They can also follow him on twitter and Facebook. His shirtless pictures can also be accessed via Google.