Donald Petrie

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Donald Petrie
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Petrie in 2012
Donald Mark Petrie

(1954-04-02) April 2, 1954 (age 65)
OccupationActor, film director
Years active1976–present

Donald Mark Petrie[1] (born April 2, 1954)[1] is an American actor and film director.

Life and career[edit]

Petrie was born in New York City, New York, the son of Dorothea (née Grundy), a television producer, actor, and novelist, and Daniel Petrie, a director.[1][2] He is the brother of writer Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Petrie has acted and guest-starred on television programs since 1976. His first directorial job was on the set of The Equalizer, a private detective television series, in 1985. Since, he has directed films such as Mystic Pizza (1988), Opportunity Knocks (1990), Grumpy Old Men (1993), The Favor (1994), Richie Rich (1994), The Associate (1996), My Favorite Martian (1999), Miss Congeniality (2000), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Just My Luck (2006) and My Life in Ruins (2009).


  1. ^ a b c "Donald Petrie Biography (1954-)". 1954-04-02. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  2. ^ "Daniel Petrie Biography (1920-)". Retrieved 2013-06-05.

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