Peter Macnicol in Sophie's Choice | 1982
Clip Name: Nathan's Secret
About this actor
Peter C. MacNicol (born April 10, 1954) is an American actor. In film he is best known for the roles of Janosz Poha in Ghostbusters II and Stingo in Sophie's Choice. For television he is best known for the roles of the eccentric lawyer John Cage in the FOX comedy-drama Ally McBeal, as Tom Lennox in the sixth season of action-thriller 24, Alan Birch in the Medical drama Chicago Hope, and as physicist Dr. Larry Fleinhardt in the CBS crime drama NUMB3RS. MacNicol was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, the youngest of five children. MacNicol began his career studying at the University of Dallas and University of Minnesota. While in Minnesota, he performed in two seasons at the Guthrie Theater. A New York talent agent spotted him and told him to make a move to Manhattan. MacNicol was cast in the off-Broadway play, Crimes of the Heart. The production eventually moved to Broadway, and MacNicol won the Theatre World Award. It was also during this production that a casting agent noticed him...