Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher is a renowned actor of the film industry. He is also a well known musician and as well as a famous writer.

Personal life

Peter Gallagher was born in the year 1955 on August 19th. Though he was born in Manhattan, in the New York City, he grew up in Armonk, New York. He was born to his parents Thomas Francis Gallagher Jr. and Mary Ann. He grew up with his three siblings. He was born in a very well to do family. His father was in the advertising agency and his mother served as a bacteriologist. Peter was the youngest of all his siblings and he was pampered a lot by his parents. He was very charming from early childhood which made him favourite to all. Peter has received a Irish Catholic upbringing from childhood. He was sent to a very reputed school. He was very interested in the cultural activities.

Peter’s parents strongly disliked his interest towards the cultural world. His parents always wanted him to focus on an academic career. They even changed his school to divert him from the path of acting. But nothing helped and Peter’s strong determination towards acting remained the same. He joined the theatre group of his school but he never ignored his academic career. Peter went to the Tufts University to pursue his bachelor's degree.

The actor also carried on his passion for the theatre industry. He joined the drama club of his university where he used to appear on several university functions and also for some inter college competitions. He also practised with another popular theatre group in the town. Since Gallagher was a very good learner, he got the opportunities, to appear in many plays. He has also served as a script writer during the university days.

As he had a lot of passion towards acting and drama, he wrote creative scripts. Peter has also received a lot of praise for his writing skills. He shares his personal life on the social media and is now settled with his wife and children. He is into a marital relationship with Paula Harwood and has a son and a daughter from her. Their children are also known to the media as Kathryn and James. Peter’s daughter has followed his footsteps and has earned fame in the glamour world as an actress and as well as a model.


Peter has stepped in the acting career during his early university days. As he already had an experience of the theatre, it was easy for him to create a grip on the acting industry. He gave several auditions during his university days and was also seen in some supporting roles. He was seen in many films like My Little Girl, Tune in Tomorrow, The Idolmaker, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina and many more. Peter also owns a high net worth in millions though the exact amount has not been revealed yet in his biography.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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