Peter Riegert in Animal House | 1978
Clip Name: Running Out of Club
About this actor
Peter Riegert (born April 11, 1947) is an American actor, screenwriter, and film director, best known for his role as Boon from Animal House and crooked New Jersey State Assemblyman Ronald Zellman on the critically acclaimed HBO original series The Sopranos. Born in The Bronx, Riegert grew up in Hartsdale, NY, and was raised in a nonobservant Jewish household. He graduated from Ardsley High School in 1964 and later from the University of Buffalo and worked at a number of jobs, including teaching, waiting tables, and social worker before settling on acting as a career. He made his Broadway debut in the musical Dance with Me. Other Broadway credits include The Old Neighborhood, An American Daughter, The Nerd, and Censored Scenes From King Kong. Off-Broadway he has appeared in Road to Nirvana, The Birthday Party, Isn't It Romantic, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, and A Rosen by Any Other Name. Riegert's notable feature film credits include Animal House, The Runestone, Americathon, Local...