Peter Weller Net Worth

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Peter Weller was a son of Dorothy Jean, a homemaker, and Frederick Bradford Weller, a federal judge, a lawyer, and helicopter pilot for the US Army. Peter spent several years in Germany before his family moved to Texas where he went to The Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio. Weller later studied at the North Texas State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre.

Weller debuted in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV drama “The Man Without a Country” in 1973, starring Cliff Robertson, Beau Bridges, and Peter Strauss. He didn’t record a notable role until 1982, in the Golden Globe Award-nominated drama “Shoot the Moon” with Albert Finney and Diane Keaton. Peter continued with “Two Kinds of Love” (1982), “Of Unknown Origin” (1983), and then starred in “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” (1984) alongside John Lithgow, Jeff Goldblum, Ellen Barkin and Christopher Lloyd. However, Weller’s biggest role came in 1987 when he played the lead role in Paul Verhoeven’s “RoboCop”. The movie received two Oscar nominations, and grossed over $60 million, also helping Weller to increase his net worth significantly.

Peter starred in “Leviathan” (1989) with Richard Crenna and Amanda Pays and then played in “RoboCop 2” (1990); although it wasn’t as successful as its predecessor, the movie earned over $45 million and added more money to Weller’s bank account. In 1991, he played a lead role in David Cronenberg’s drama called “Naked Lunch” with Judy Davis and Ian Holm. In the mid-90s, Weller had parts in Woody Allen’s Oscar-winning “Mighty Aphrodite” (1995) starring Woody Allen, Mira Sorvino, and Pamela Blair, in “Beyond the Clouds” (1995), and in Christian Duguay’s “Screamers” (1995).

From 2002 to 2003, Weller starred in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV series “Odyssey 5”, even though it aired for only 19 episodes before being cancelled. Peter played a supporting role in “The Order” (2003) alongside Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, and Shannyn Sossamon, and later as Christopher Henderson in 11 episodes of the series “24” (2006). Most recently, he appeared in eight episodes of Golden Globe Award-winning series “Dexter” (2010), in J. J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013), and in 11 episodes of “Sons of Anarchy” (2013-2014), which also contributed to his net worth. He lent his voice for “Yamasong: March of the Hollows” with Malcolm McDowell, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bruce Davison, and which is currently in post-production.

Weller has directed numerous episodes of several TV series, including “Homicide: Life on the Street” (1995-1996), “Odyssey 5” (2002-2003), “Monk” (2006), “House” (2012), and “Sons of Anarchy” (2011-2014). He also directed episodes of “The Strain” (2014), “Longmire” (2012-2015), “Hawaii Five-0” (2013-2016), and “The Last Ship” (2015-2016), adding further to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Peter Weller married longtime girlfriend and actress Sheri Stowe in Positano, Italy in 2006.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Peter Weller
  • Net Worth: $8 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 24, 1947
  • Place Of Birth: Stevens Point, Wisconsin, U.S.
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Profession: Film and stage actor, television director, producer
  • Education: The Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, North Texas State University
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Sherri Stowe (m. 2006-)
  • Children: Kate Linden Weller
  • Parents: Frederick Bradford Weller, Dorothy Jean Weller
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000693/
  • Allmusic: www.allmusic.com/artist/peter-weller-mn0002766738
  • Awards: Saturn Award for Best Actor (1988), Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (1992), Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male (2002)
  • Nominations: Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film (1994)
  • Movies: “Leviathan” (1989), “RoboCop 2” (1990), “Mighty Aphrodite” (1995), “Beyond the Clouds” (1995), “Screamers” (1995), ”Ivans XTC” (2000))
  • TV Shows: “24” (2006), “Dexter” (2010), “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013), “Sons of Anarchy” (2013-2014), “The Strain” (2014), “Longmire” (2012-2015), “Hawaii Five-0” (2013-2016), “The Last Ship” (2015-2016), “God of War: Unearthing the Legend” (2010)

Quotes

  • My career was always full of risks one way or another, and that’s the way I like it.
  • I don’t care for horror and fantasy films. I never go to see them in the theater. I know I’ve played in many of them, but I didn’t do them because of their genre — I did them just because I loved their scripts. I can’t say why I like them so much on paper and dislike this kind of film so much on the screen. When I go to the movies, I like romance, comedy and thrillers. I hate gore.
  • [on an actor’s responsibility to his audience] To inform. That’s it, to inform and entertain. But then only to inform. That means to expand an audience’s sense of humanity. That’s all.
  • The best reason to go to the movies is to be with other people. Eating the popcorn, being with other people you don’t know. You see, when people are rubbin’ up against other people like that, under the environs of being entertained or communicated with, humanity’s better off. People expand themselves, they get out of themselves. Love. Television doesn’t do that. Television is an isolating experience, sadly enough. I’m sorry to say it. But as good as it ever gets, it’s still isolating. You sit in your home and visit with no one. You drink your beer, eat your popcorn and be alone, that’s what you do. With movies, you gotta get out, man. You gotta get out and be with people. And that’s the best thing and that’s the responsibility. Once people are out and in a movie theater, then you can inform them about themselves.
  • [on making the original RoboCop (1987)] When I was making it, I knew it was going to be a great thing, but you never know whether they are going to be successful or not. I knew we were making a fantastic social allegory, and, I don’t want to sound pretentious, a spiritual one as well.
  • [Furthermore on RoboCop (1987)] Aside from the action-adventure, the corruption, corporate machinery gone berserk and so on, the heart of all this is a morality tale. It’s like “Beauty and the Beast”, or the Tin Man of “The Wizard of Oz”. It’s a great little jewel of a human story.
  • [on turning down RoboCop 3 (1993)] I have to say it didn’t quite have the third great act that RoboCop (1987) had and, by the time I was into the second one, I knew I was tired of it, plus David Cronenberg had asked me to do Naked Lunch (1991) with him, so I was happy to do it, and was happy to be gone.
  • [on RoboCop 2 (1990)] There was a couple of things that made the character more human that weren’t used. I can’t remember exactly what the scenes were, I just remember wondering why they weren’t in.
  • [on the enduring popularity of RoboCop (1987)] It was my contribution to cinema.

Facts

  • Speaks Italian fluently.
  • Has English, French, German, Irish and Welsh ancestry.
  • Parents are Frederick Bradford and Dorothy Jean Weller.
  • On June 24, 2006, he married his longtime girlfriend Shari Stowe on his 59th birthday at the Santa Maria Assuna church in Positano, Italy. Among the wedding guests were Carrie Fisher and Marg Helgenberger.
  • Biological father of Kate Linden – manager at Development Management Group.
  • Turned down a role in King Kong Lives (1986) to star in RoboCop (1987).
  • Has appeared in RoboCop (1987) alongside fellow Star Trek veterans Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith and Miguel Ferrer.
  • During the filming of RoboCop (1987) and while wearing the prosthetics, Weller remained in character between takes, responding only to director Paul Verhoeven’s when addressed as “Robo”. Though Verhoeven found this too funny to take seriously, and this was dropped after a couple of weeks.
  • He and his friend Jeff Goldblum have both appeared in films by Woody Allen (Annie Hall (1977) and Mighty Aphrodite (1995)) and David Cronenberg (The Fly (1986) and Naked Lunch (1991)).
  • Cousin-in-law of Ali Marsh.
  • Despite his vocal criticisms about the downhill direction the franchise was going in, as well as his physical discomfort wearing the suit, Weller admitted that he was willing to reprise the role of RoboCop in RoboCop 3 (1993) for the fans. However, he was already committed to doing Naked Lunch (1991), so he had to pass.
  • Cousin of actor Frederick Weller (their fathers are brothers).
  • Is a serious runner who finished the New York Marathon in 1986 in 3 hours and 40 minutes.
  • Is a huge fan of the television series 24 (2001), in which he played Jack Bauer’s nemesis Christopher Henderson.
  • Was at one stage attached to appear in AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004) in a cameo as John Yutani, the other half of the infamous “Weyland-Yutani” Company from the “Alien” films.
  • Was considered for the role of Detective Nick Curran in Basic Instinct (1992), which went to Michael Douglas.
  • Says that he has never seen RoboCop 3 (1993).
  • In 2014, Dr. Peter Weller obtained his Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance Art History and Roman History, conferred by UCLA. He had previously obtained his Master’s degree in the same subjects.
  • He teaches a literature and fine arts class at Syracuse University and is one of Syracuse’s most popular professors. He can be seen, in his capacity as an expert, on a History Channel documentary on the Roman era.
  • Was chosen to play the lead role in RoboCop (1987) because of his slender build. The producers feared that having a large actor would require too big a suit that would look ridiculous, and insisted on a thinner actor. Weller found he sweated so much weight off in the suit that a fan had to be built into that.
  • Was once engaged to actress Sela Ward.
  • Is a huge fan of cigar smoking, which got him into a heavy argument once in an outdoor restaurant. Though he remains defensive about his right to smoke, he has since then either put out his cigar or gone elsewhere when asked to do so.
  • Weller and RoboCop (1987) co-star Nancy Allen were both born on June 24th, three years apart (Weller was born in 1947, Allen was born in 1950).
  • Received his Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from the University of North Texas (1969).
  • In a jazz band with actor Jeff Goldblum (they were also in a band together in the film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)) – they perform at local clubs in Los Angeles, California.
  • Attended and graduated from Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Texas (1965).

Trademarks

  • Steely light blue eyes
  • Deep resonant voice
  • Often plays menacing, sadistic villains

Filmography

Actor
Title Year Status Character
Yamasong: March of the Hollows 2017 completed Brujt
Wilson’s Heart 2017 Video Game Robert Wilson
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare 2016 Video Game Vice Admiral Caleb Thies (voice, uncredited)
Longmire 2012-2015 TV Series Lucian Connally
Sons of Anarchy 2013-2014 TV Series Charles ‘Charlie’ Barosky
Skin Trade 2014 Costello
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff 2014 Video Game RoboCop (voice)
Star Trek Into Darkness 2013 Marcus
Hawaii Five-0 2013 TV Series Hookman / Curt Stoner
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 2013 Video Batman
Bruce Wayne (voice)
Repentance 2013/I Meyer
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 2012 Video Batman
Bruce Wayne (voice)
Franklin & Bash 2012 TV Series Bert Mazzani
House M.D. 2012 TV Series Dr. Penza
Dragon Eyes 2012 Mister V
Forced to Fight 2011 Danny G
Psych 2010 TV Series Yin / Professor Karl Rotmensen
Dexter 2010 TV Series Stan Liddy
Once Fallen 2010 Eddie
Fringe 2010 TV Series Alistair Peck
Prey 2007/I Tom Newman
The Hard Easy 2006 Ed Koster
Monk 2006 TV Series Actor Playing Stottlemeyer
24 2006 TV Series Christopher Henderson
The Poseidon Adventure 2005 TV Movie Captain Paul Gallico
Undiscovered 2005 Wick Treadway
Codename: Panzers, Phase Two 2005 Video Game Jeffrey S. Wilson (voice)
Star Trek: Enterprise 2005 TV Series John Frederick Paxton
Man of God 2005 Rabbi
The Handler 2003 TV Series Gerard
The Order 2003 Driscoll
Odyssey 5 2002-2003 TV Series Chuck Taggart
Styx 2001 Video Nelson
Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula 2000 TV Movie Father Stefan
Ivansxtc 2000 Don West
Contaminated Man 2000 Joseph Müller
Falling Through 2000 Lou
Shadow Hours 2000 Stuart Chappell
Diplomatic Siege 1999 Steve Mitchell
The Sands of Time 1998 TV Movie John Shannon
End of Summer 1997 TV Movie Theo Remmington
Top of the World 1997/II Ray Mercer
Present Tense, Past Perfect 1995 TV Short Charles
Decoy 1995 Baxter
Screamers 1995 Joe Hendricksson
Al di là delle nuvole 1995 Husband
Mighty Aphrodite 1995 Jerry Bender
Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee 1994 TV Movie uncredited
The New Age 1994 Peter Witner
The Substitute Wife 1994 TV Movie Martin Hightower
Partners 1993 TV Short Doctor
Sunset Grill 1993 Ryder Hart
Fifty/Fifty 1992 Jake Wyer
Naked Lunch 1991 Bill Lee
Road to Ruin 1991 Jack Sloan
Women and Men: Stories of Seduction 1990 TV Movie Hobie
Rainbow Drive 1990 TV Movie Mike Gallagher
RoboCop 2 1990 Robocop
Cat Chaser 1989 George Moran
Leviathan 1989 Steven Beck
Shakedown 1988 Roland Dalton
The Tunnel 1988 Castel
Faerie Tale Theatre 1987 TV Series The Soldier
RoboCop 1987 Officer Alex J. Murphy
RoboCop
Apology 1986 TV Movie Rad Hungate
A Killing Affair 1986 Baston Morris
Firstborn 1984 Sam
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 1984 Buckaroo Banzai
Of Unknown Origin 1983 Bart Hughes
Two Kinds of Love 1983 TV Movie Joe Farley
Kentucky Woman 1983 TV Movie Deke Cullover
Shoot the Moon 1982 Frank Henderson
Just Tell Me What You Want 1980 Steven Routledge
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days 1979 Joe Le Fors
Mourning Becomes Electra 1978 TV Mini-Series Peter
Lou Grant 1977 TV Series Donald Stryker
The Silence 1975 TV Movie Red Sash
The Man Without a Country 1973 TV Movie Lt. Fellows
Director
Title Year Status Character
Shades of Blue 2017 TV Series 2 episodes
Hawaii Five-0 2013-2017 TV Series 8 episodes
The Last Ship 2015-2017 TV Series 5 episodes
Salem 2015-2016 TV Series 2 episodes
Tyrant 2015-2016 TV Series 3 episodes
Game of Silence 2016 TV Series 1 episode
Outsiders 2016 TV Series 1 episode
Rush Hour 2016 TV Series 1 episode
Sleepy Hollow 2015 TV Series 1 episode
Longmire 2012-2015 TV Series 4 episodes
Under the Dome 2014-2015 TV Series 2 episodes
Justified 2015 TV Series 1 episode
Sons of Anarchy 2011-2014 TV Series 11 episodes
The Strain 2014 TV Series 3 episodes
The Mob Doctor 2012 TV Series 1 episode
House M.D. 2012 TV Series 1 episode
Las Vegas 2007 TV Series 1 episode
Monk 2006 TV Series 1 episode
Odyssey 5 2002-2003 TV Series 3 episodes
Michael Hayes 1997 TV Series 1 episode
Gold Coast 1997 TV Movie
Homicide: Life on the Street 1995-1996 TV Series 2 episodes
Partners 1993 TV Short
Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character
Franklin & Bash 2012 TV Series performer – 1 episode
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 1984 performer: “Since I Don’t Have You” – uncredited
Writer
Title Year Status Character
Partners 1993 TV Short teleplay
Producer
Title Year Status Character
Gold Coast 1997 TV Movie executive producer
Self
Title Year Status Character
The Tao of Buckaroo: An Interview with Peter Weller 2015 Video documentary short Himself
The Real History of Science Fiction 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Star Trek Into Darkness: The Enemy of My Enemy 2013 Video documentary short Himself – Marcus
Strange Septembers: The Hill Abduction & the Exeter Encounter 2011 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show 2011 TV Series Himself – Guest
RoboCop Speaks to Detroit 2011 Short Himself
God of War: Unearthing the Legend Franchise Documentary 2010 Documentary Himself – Host
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within 2010 Documentary Narrator
Speechless 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Engineering an Empire 2006-2007 TV Series documentary Himself – Host
Egypt: Engineering an Empire 2006 TV Special documentary Himself – Host
Rome: Engineering an Empire 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Flesh + Steel: The Making of ‘RoboCop’ 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Intimate Portrait 1997-2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live 25 1999 TV Special documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Directors 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 1996 TV Series Himself – Guest
Howard Stern 1996 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Celebrity Guide to Entertaining 1993 Video documentary
Naked Making Lunch 1992 Documentary Himself
One on One with John Tesh 1992 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series Himself – Guest
Showbiz Today 1991 TV Series Himself
Untitled ‘Naked Lunch’ Featurette 1991 Short Himself
Into the Night 1990 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 1990 TV Series Himself – Guest
WCW/NWA Capital Combat 1990 TV Special RoboCop
The Tightrope Dancer 1990 Documentary Himself
Celebrity Guide to Wine 1990 Video documentary Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself – Guest
The Making of ‘RoboCop’ 1987 TV Short documentary Himself
Shooting ‘RoboCop’ 1987 Video documentary short RoboCop / Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1980 TV Series Himself – Guest
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Greenwich Village: The Times They Are a-Changin’ 2016 Short Himself
Into the 8th Dimension 2016 Video documentary Himself
A Director Prepares: Bobby Roth’s Masterclass 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Skin Trade: A Look at Director Ekachai Uekrongtham 2015 Video documentary short Himself
Skin Trade: Behind the Action, Fighting You Can Believe 2015 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of ‘Skin Trade’ 2015 Video documentary short Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Corporate Wars: The Making of ‘RoboCop 2’ 2017 Video documentary short Himself
OCP: Declassified – Deleted Scene: Murphy Visits His Grave 2017 Video documentary short RoboCop
OCP: Declassified – Peter Weller 2017 Video documentary short Himself
Death Battle 2014 TV Series RoboCop
Robokop 2004 TV Series Robokop / RoboCop
Buckaroo Banzai Declassified 2002 Video documentary short Himself

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