About Peter MacNicol
Peter MacNicol is a well known American actor. It has been claimed that the total amount of Peter MacNicol net worth reaches 5 million dollars, which also makes him one of the richest people in the cinema industry. In 1981, he appeared as a Broadway actor for the first time in the play called “Crimes of the Heart”. For his role in it, he received a Theatre World Award.
In addition to his stage work, Peter MacNicol has appeared in many films. In 1982, he played the role of Stingo in the film called “Sophie’s Choice”. In 1989, Peter MacNicol appeared in “Ghostbusters II” as Janosz Poha. In 1997, he was chosen for the part of David Langley in the film called “Bean”. Thus, his film work has also added up to the total estimate of Peter MacNicol net worth.
Moreover, he is a TV actor. Peter MacNicol played the role of John Cage in the TV series called “Ally McBeal” on FOX, where he was appearing in the period of 1997-2002. For his role in it, he became a winner of the 2001 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. In 1994, he began appearing on the TV series called “Chicago Hope” as attorney Alan Birch.
He was appearing as such for four years. In 2007, he joined the sixth season of the TV series called “24” as a character named Tom Lennox. In the period of 2005-2010, the actor was chosen to portray the role of physicist Dr. Larry Fleinhardt in the CBS production called “Numbers”. In 2010, Peter MacNicol appeared as Dr. Stark in the TV series called “Grey’s Anatomy”. He continued this role until 2011. In 2016, he was chosen for one of his most recent roles, that being as Jeff Kane in the TV series called “Veep”. Thus, all of these appearances have made him recognized, in addition to increasing the overall sum of Peter MacNicol net worth.
The actor was born in 1954 in Dallas, Texas, where he grew up. He was raised in a quite big family as he is one of five kids. His mother was a homemaker, whereas his father was a corporate executive, who later became a priest.
Peter MacNicol started his acting career at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, where he appeared in such plays as “The Pretenders” and “Hamlet”. In 1980, he had his first role on New York stage, which was in the off-Broadway play called “Crimes of the Heart”. In 1981, this play was moved to Broadway and for his role in it, Peter MacNicol received the Theatre World Award. In 1981, Peter MacNicol was chosen for his first starring part, which was in the film called “Dragonslayer”. In 1987, he appeared in the stage play called “All the King’s Men”. Some other stage plays, in which the actor has appeared, include “Black Comedy/White Lies”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Richard II”, “Rum and Coke”, “Found a Peanut” and “Twelfth Night”. Therefore, his stage work has served as a major source of increasing the total estimate of Peter MacNicol net worth.