|Occupation Actor, Producer|
Parents Warren B. Strauss
Role Television actor
|Name Peter Strauss|
Years active 1969—
Children Justin Strauss
|Full Name Peter Lawrence Strauss|
Born February 20, 1947 (age 72) (1947-02-20) Croton-on-Hudson, New York, U.S.
Spouse Rachel Ticotin (m. 1998), Nicole Fons (m. 1983–1994), Beverly Baker Paulding (m. 1973–1979)
TV shows Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, Kane & Abel, Moloney, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, Body and Soul (US)
Movies Rich Man - Poor Man, Soldier Blue, XXX: State of the Union, Spacehunter: Adventures in the For, Masada
Similar People Rachel Ticotin, Ralph Nelson, Susan Blakely, David Caruso, Boris Sagal
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- Kane abel cbs movie trailer 1985 peter strauss sam neill veronica hamel
- Personal life
- Beyond acting
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Strauss was born in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, the son of Warren B. Strauss, a wine importer. His family was Jewish. Strauss graduated from the Hackley School in 1965 and Northwestern University in 1969.
He married actress Rachel Ticotin on December 31, 1998.
Notably, he plays Abel Roznovski in Kane and Abel, the TV miniseries from Jeffrey Archer's book of the same title. He won an Emmy Award for his role on the 1979 made-for-television movie The Jericho Mile, and he starred in a television remake of the classic 1946 film Angel on My Shoulder in 1980. His other noted television miniseries credits include starring roles in Rich Man, Poor Man, its sequel Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, and Masada. Strauss plays Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. in the 1977 TV movie Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy. In 1973, he portrayed Stephen Linder, the 8-year younger boyfriend to Mary in The Mary Tyler Moore Show fourth season episode, "Angels in the Snow".
Strauss starred in the films Soldier Blue (1970) and Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983), and has appeared in several others. He voiced the character of Justin, Captain of the Guard, in the 1982 animated film The Secret of NIMH, and he subsequently named his son Justin for the character. Strauss starred as an abused husband in the television movie Men Don't Tell, alongside Judith Light. In 2005, he played the U.S. president in the thriller XXX: State of the Union. He was the voice of Moses in the animated series K10C: Kids' Ten Commandments. He starred in the short-lived series Body & Soul as Dr. Isaac Braun in 2002. He provided the voice for Stoker Van Rotten in both the 1990s and 2006 versions of Biker Mice From Mars.
Other work includes commercials for Miracle-Gro.
Peter was also in Shakespearean plays as well.
Strauss runs a successful citrus production business and is on the advisory board of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. He sold a ranch property to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. The ranch has since been acquired by the National Park Service as the Peter Strauss Ranch.