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Peter Weller is the son of Academy Award-winning actor and "Robocop" and "The Mask" and "Jaws" and "Mr. Mom" and "Children of Men" and "Blue Bloods" and, well, about a whole heck of a lot of other great actors including Kurt Russell and Michael Keaton and Tim Burton and Patrick Stewart and Christopher Reeve and Martin Sheen and Benicio del Toro and Edward Norton and just about everyone I just named and many, many
Peter Frederick Weller (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, television director, and art historian.
Weller appeared in the 1984 film Firstborn with Christopher Collet, where he played the abusive boyfriend of Collet's mother (played by Teri Garr). (Source: en.wikipedia.org)He has also appeared in such films as Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite (1995), the Oliver Stone-produced The New Age (1994), and David Cronenberg's adaptation of William Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch (1991). (Source:n.wikipedia.org)))
en.wikipedia.org en.wikipedia.org))Weller has appeared in more than 50 films and television series, including turns as the title characters in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, and blockbuster hits RoboCop and Rhe portrayed Starfleet Admiral Alexander Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness in 2013. He has also appeared in such critically acclaimed films as Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite, the Oliver Stone-produced The New Age and David Cronenberg's movie of William Burroughs's novel Naked Lunch. (Source:oboCop 2, (Source:
In 1995, he appeared in Screamers, a science-fiction film based on the short story "Second Variety" by Philip K. Dick and directed by Christian Duguay. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)
en.wikipedia.org news.artnet.com))(1994) Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film – Partners (NoSubsequently, this is the second stage, I was in this film festival in Japan with Mike Medavoy, a great friend, Jeanne Moreau, one of the seminal post-modern actresses, and Vittorio Storaro—if anyone changed color photography it was Vittorio. Vittorio started as this really expressionist cinematographer with Dario Argento and he got to monkey with color forms. I asked him, “Who’s your favorite painter?” Vittorio said to me, have you been to see Giotto? And of course, at that time I didn’t even know who Giotto was. I said, “I don’t know,” and he, with his Versace scarf around his neck, said [mimicking Italian accent], “Well, Peter, we cannot speak about art.” And he walked away! I cornered him, and said, “C’mon, what do you mean we can’t speak about art?” And he just said, If you don’t go see Giotto, if you do not see the very first iconic art that moved into narrative and depth and space and time and feeling—just like a movie—then you have no context. Without the context, you have no sense of the tissue, of the lifeblood. You just have opinions.” (Source:minated) (Source:
memory-alpha.fandom.com)Weller is perhaps best known to science fiction genre fans for playing the title role in 1987's RoboCop (with Kurtwood Smith and Ronny Cox) and its 1990 sequel, RoboCop 2 (with Tzi Ma, Mark Rolston, and Galyn Görg). He is also known for playing the title role in the cult 1984 science fiction film, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, and for starring in Manny Coto's 2002 cable television series, Odyssey 5. (Source:
In 1978, Weller acted alongside Bruce Davison in a stage production of Eugene O'Neill's play, Mourning Becomes Electra. The play was filmed and later broadcast on PBS as a five-part mini-series. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com)
Weller made his film debut in the 1979 western Butch and Sundance: The Early Days. He worked with many other Star Trek alumni on this film, including Peter Brocco, Jeff Corey, Christopher Lloyd, Vincent Schiavelli, John Schuck, and the aforementioned Noble Willingham. Weller followed this film with supporting roles in Sidney Lumet's 1980 romantic comedy Just Tell Me What You Want (which featured John Walter Davis, John Gabriel, and camera work by James A. Contner) and the 1982 drama Shoot the Moon (which co-starred Robert Costanzo and George Murdock). Weller was then cast in the lead for the 1983 horror film Of Unknown Origin, for which he received Best Actor honors from the Paris Film Festival.
Weller reunited with his Butch and Sundance co-stars (and fellow Trek performers) Christopher Lloyd and Vincent Schiavelli for the 1984 sci-fi/adventure film, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai. Weller played the title role in this film, a multi-talented adventurer who fights to save the world from a group of inter-dimensional aliens known as Red Lectroids. Lloyd and Schiavelli played two of the Red Lectroids and the cast also included Robert Ito as Banzai's mentor, Prof. Hikita, and Clancy Brown as Banzai's companion, Rawhide. Others who appeared in the film include Jonathan Banks, Raye Birk, Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, Kevin Sullivan, and the aforementioned John Walter Davis. Since the film's release, Buckaroo Banzai has achieved cult status and has even warranted in-joke references in various Star Trek productions. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com)