Peter Krause

Actor Biography

A native of Minneapolis, MN, Peter Krause most recently starred in NBC’s critically acclaimed series Parenthood, alongside Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard and Erica Christensen. Peter is best known for his work on HBO’s acclaimed drama Six Feet Under, starring as Nate Fisher. Peter was nominated for three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and two SAG Awards for his performance on Six Feet Under. He also received two SAG Awards as part of the Six Feet Under ensemble.

Peter made his television debut only two months after graduation as a regular on Carol Burnett’s hit variety show, Carol and Company, followed by a stint on the hit series Cybill.

He was previously best known for his role of Casey McCall on the critically acclaimed series Sports Night. His additional credits include the film Beastly, the television series Dirty Sexy Money, the Syfy miniseries The Lost Room,” the independent feature Civic Duty and the film We Don’t Live Here Anymore where he starred opposite Naomi Watts and Mark Ruffalo.

In 2004, Peter made his Broadway debut starring in Arthur Miller’s After The Fall for director Michael Mayer.

Peter began to act in high school, and although he began college as a Pre-Med student at Gustavus Aldophus College in St. Peter, MN, he graduated with a B.A. in English Literature. He then decided to pursue acting and received an M.F.A. from New York University, where he starred in productions of Macbeth, Uncle Vanya, and Arms and the Man.