An American movie and TV actor, producer and a director Peter Krause had played the lead roles on Six Feet Under as Nate Fisher, on Parenthood as Adam Braverman, on Dirty Sexy Money as Nick George and on Sports Night as Casey McCall. He is the native of Alexandria, Minnesota, United States of America. He came into this world on 12th August of the year 1965 which has now made him reach at the age of 50. He has been active in the acting field since 1987 and from that time onward, he has been very popular and has garnered huge number of fans following.
Although he is known by the name Peter Krause, as a child, he was named as Peter William Krause. His father was a high school English teacher whereas his mother used to teach second grade. Peter was raised up in Roseville, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul. His other family members also include his two siblings who are named as Amy and Michael. He went to get his education from the Gustavus Adolphus College located in St. Peter, Minnesota and got graduated from there in 1987 with a Degree in an English Literature. In addition to that, he also attended New York University’s Graduate Acting program at Tisch School of Arts and received a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting.
In early 1990s, Peter made number of guest appearances on the TV shows such as Beverly Hills, Seinfeld, Ellen and 90210. In 1996, he appeared in recurring role as Kevin who is the son-in-law of Cybill Shepherd on the sitcom known as Cybill. He appeared in that series for four seasons. From 1998 till 2000, he also played the role as Casey McCall on ABC network’s comedy Sports Night. After that, from 2001 till 2005, he starred in HBO drama series called Six Feet Under. Additionally, he received seven award nominations for playing the funeral director Nate Fisher.
Peter then made his Broadway appearance in summer of 2004 in the revival of Arthur Miller’s After the Fall. In December of 2006, he played as the lead character of Detective Joe Miller in Sci Fi Channel mini-series The Lost Room. He then played as young lawyer Nick George from 2007 until 2009 in the ABC’s drama Dirty Sexy Money along with veteran actor Donald Sutherland. In 201 he was cast opposite of Mirele Enos in ABC crime drama series known as The Catch that was produced by Shonda Rhimes. His other movie and TV credit incudes Beastly, Civic Duty, The Truman Show, Lovelife, Melting pot, It’s a Shame About Ray, The Drew Carey Show, Ellen, Carol & Company, and more
Prior to that, Peter is a tall guy standing at the towering height of six feet and one inch that is 1.85 m. He has never got engaged and he has also not married yet. He was previously in relationship with his then girlfriend named Christine King. The pair also has one child together, a son named Roman born in November 2001. Later, due to some personal issues, they got separated. Presently, he is in relationship with his Parenthood co-star Lauren Graham. The couple has been dating with each other since 2010. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Besides that, more news related to his bio can be accessed from various sources.