As the son of a Navy soldier, Peter was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on June 11, 1953. He and his three siblings were shuttled around America during their childhood, which taught him how to make friends easily, but left him with a distaste for military life.
Peter has been nominated for the 2007 Emmy Award in Outstanding Lead Actor catergory.
When my daughter, Clare, was 4, she told me that a school friend had told her what I did for a living. Clare asked me, 'Is it true you play Jack Rabbit?'
Peter is a crossword puzzle junkie.
Peter learned to play the piano at the age of 20.
Peter used to work as a bricklayer.
Peter's favorite Desperate Housewives character is Bree.
Peter, has two golden retriever puppies named Finley and Chester.
Peter's favorite Simpsons character is Homer.
Peter, became interested in theater in the eleventh grade.
Peter met his wife on a blind date.
Peter's first wife was fellow actress Christine Ebersole whom he divorced in 1981.
Peter worked as a phone solicitor for a Cerebal Palsy outreach program.
Peter used to be a construction worker.
Peter loves doing the New York Times crossword puzzles.
Jack has been awared the Soap Opera MVP Award in 1991, 1992 and 1994.
In his spare time Peter coaches his kids Little League teams.
Peter enjoys playing the piano.
Peter's dad was in the US Navy.
Peter's second wife's name is Mariellen.
Peter married his first wife Christine Ebersole in 1976, and they got divorced in 1981.
Peter attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
Peter starred in a 1986 commercial for a cough syrup with the line "I'm not a doctor, but I play one on TV".
Peter has two children, Connor and Claire.
Peter has light brown hair and blue eyes.
Peter is a twenty-five year veteran of soap operas.
Peter is 6'1" tall.
Peter has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in 1991, 1992 and 2002.
Peter's astrological sign is Gemini.
Peter: (on being an actor) Acting just felt right to me. There was a fascination with the glamour and glitter, though the longer you're in the business, the less sense that makes. I was also told I was a natural and liked hearing that a lot.