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    • While attending college in Houston, Peter started singing at various clubs in the area.

    • Peter's dad, whom he shares the same first name, Joseph, was nicknamed Jobie.

    • Peter had only one son, Christopher, born in 1962. He died at a young age, a victum of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

    • Peter is a University of Houston (Texas) graduate.

    • As a First Class Petty Officier in World War II, Peter baked bread and fried pies.

    • Peter received his Naval training aboard the Aircraft Carrier: the USS Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

    • Peter's childhood nickname was Buddy.

    • Peter was a First Class Petty Officer in the Navy.

    • After an appearance in the play Man of Destiny Robert Mitchum visited Peter back stage and offered him a part in a new movie called Thunder Road that was to be filmed in North Carolina.

    • After an appearance in the play Man of Destiny Robert Mitchum visited Peter back stage and offered him a part in a new movie called Thunder Road that was to be filmed in North Carolina.

    • After his discharge from the Navy, Peter returned to Rochester, NY where he and his buddies would hang out at Billy Schu's Bar.

    • Peter's stepfather was Al Weber, the sports editor of the Rochester–Times Union.

    • Peter was raised in Haverhill, Massachusetts living with his grandparents and his Aunt Polly while his parents were traveling on the road.

    • Peter's father was a great jazz musician playing with such legendary performers as Billie Holiday, Fats Waller, Paul Whiteman and Bix Biederbeck.

  • Quotes

    • Peter Breck: (Commenting on his tenure at John Marshall High School): I made lifelong friends there. We still, to this day, all keep in touch and get together. Mind you, it is more than some 50 years ago that we first met. Friendships like these are invaluable. I treasure them deeply.

    • Peter Breck: (Commenting on working with acting coach Nina Vance): She was task master -- YOU LEARNED!!! I can't thank her enough for all that she gave me...