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|Born||Peter Francis Dante
December 16, 1968
West Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Children||Jake Dante and Lucas Dante|
Dante's roles are usually alongside Jonathan Loughran and/or Allen Covert. He played Peter in Little Nicky. In Grandma's Boy he played Dante. He played a lawyer named Tommy in Adam Sandler's movie Big Daddy. He played the quarterback Gee Grenouille in The Waterboy and Murph "Murphy" in Mr. Deeds. He played a security guard in 50 First Dates.
Dante was a writer, actor and producer for the film Grandma's Boy. In the film, Dante played a zany drug dealer with a pet chimpanzee, lion and elephant. He played a firefighter in the film I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, and Danny Guiterrez in Strange Wilderness. He also played the role of Steve Spirou's son in Adam Sandler's 2012 film That's My Boy
Dante is also a musician and singer/songwriter. He recorded with Adam Sandler and Buck Simmonds. He is a member of the music group Rad Omen along with Dirt Nasty, DJ Troublemaker, Steven Laing, and Benji Madden. In 2011 he released his debut album Peace, Love, and Freedom. He also appeared in a music video with Afroman in 2015.
He is a graduate of Hofstra University, where he played lacrosse. He was an assistant coach for the lacrosse team at Loyola Marymount University for the 2011 season, and has coached many club teams, including the Riptide lacrosse team, that made it to the state championships.
- The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995, TV, 1 episode)
- The Larry Sanders Show (1995–96, TV, 3 episodes)
- The Wedding Singer as Dave's friend
- The Waterboy as Gee Grenouille
- Matters of Consequence
- Big Daddy as Tommy Grayton
- Little Nicky as Peter
- Mr. Deeds as Murph
- Eight Crazy Nights as Foot Locker guy
- El Santurario
- Stuck On You
- 50 First Dates
- Grandma's Boy as Dante
- The King of Queens (2007, TV, 1 episode)
- I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry as a NYC fireman
- Strange Wilderness as Danny Gutierrez
- Costa Rican Summer
- Just Go With It
- Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
- Renegade: Rebel Pilot
- Jack and Jill
- That's My Boy
- Grown Ups 2
References and notes
- "Fork Union Military on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
- Peter Dante BNM Interview
- Loyola Marymount University Lacrosse Lions 2011 Roster and Schedule
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