Peter Coyote
as Charles Garrison

A veteran actor and Pushcart Prize-winning author, Peter Coyote’s career has taken many forms. After a successful turn in Steven Speilberg’s E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, Coyote continued his flourishing string of roles in CROSS CREEK with Mary Steenburgen, JAGGED EDGE with Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges and OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE with Bette Midler. To date he has done over 90 films for theaters and television. While trying to establish himself as an actor, Mr. Coyote began voice-over work which, has led to a very distinguished career as well. He has been the “voice” of Oracle, Cadillac, General Motors, Brita Water Filters, Mutual of New York, and many many others.

Mr. Coyote has worked with some the world’s most distinguished filmmakers, including: Steven Soderburg (ERIN BROCKOVICH), Barry Levinson (SPHERE), Diane Kury’s (A MAN IN LOVE), Roman Polanski (BITTER MOON), Walter Hill (SOUTHERN COMFORT), Martin Ritt (CROSS CREEK), Sidney Pollack (RANDOM HEARTS) ,Pedro Almodovar (KIKA) and Jean-Paul Rappeneau (BON VOYAGE). Last years projects included: THE HEBREW HAMMER, NORTHFORK with James Woods and Nick Nolte, and BON VOYAGE with Gerard Depardieu. This year he has completed filming SHADOW OF FEAR, Steve Suissa’s LE GRANDE ROLE and the independent film DEEPWATER in British Columbia.

Recently he joined an outstanding cast of the critically acclaimed stage production of THE EXONERATED in San Francisco, and shot the season finale of HBO’s anticipated series DEADWOOD. Peter is currently shooting the limited series run of USA Networks THE 4400, directed by Yves Simoneau and executive produced by Francis Ford Coppola. Both have been picked up for next year.

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