Peter DeLuise

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Peter DeLuise
Peter DeLuise 2011.jpg
DeLuise in 2011
Peter John DeLuise

OccupationActor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active1979–present
(m. 1988; div. 1992)

(m. 2002)
Parent(s)Dom DeLuise
Carol Arthur
FamilyMichael DeLuise (brother)
David DeLuise (brother)

Peter John DeLuise is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, known for his role as Officer Doug Penhall in the Fox TV series 21 Jump Street, and for directing and writing episodes of science fiction television shows, particularly in the Stargate franchise. He is the son of actors Dom DeLuise and Carol Arthur.


DeLuise made his film debut in the 1979 film Hot Stuff. He landed his best known acting role, as Officer Doug Penhall, in the 1987 Fox series 21 Jump Street,[1] alongside other promising actors including Johnny Depp. His brother Michael came on the show in the fifth season where he played his younger brother, Officer Joey Penhall. DeLuise is also well known for his role as Dagwood on the NBC science fiction television series SeaQuest DSV from 1994 to 1996.[2]

DeLuise has made guest appearances on the television shows The Facts of Life, 21 Jump Street spin-off Booker, Friends, Supernatural, Highlander: The Series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, and Stargate SG-1.

Colin Cunningham and DeLuise, at GermanCityCon on December 12, 2004

In 1997, he began working on the series Stargate SG-1, serving as producer, writer, director, and creative consultant. He has appeared, normally as an extra, in every episode of the series he has directed. He went on to work as executive producer, director and writer for the Stargate SG-1 spin-off Stargate Atlantis, and directed eight episodes of the spin-off Stargate Universe. His father, Dom DeLuise, made a guest appearance in the Stargate SG-1 episode "Urgo", which Peter directed. Peter also made a cameo in the episode as the "Urgo" character transformed to be a young man in a United States Air Force uniform.

DeLuise directed the CBC television series jPod, based on the novel of the same name by Douglas Coupland, which debuted in January 2008 and directed the fantasy film Beyond Sherwood Forest.[3]

He made a brief cameo appearance alongside Johnny Depp in the 2012 film adaptation, 21 Jump Street.[4] Depp, DeLuise and Holly Robinson reprised their roles as Tom Hanson, Doug Penhall and Judy Hoffs, respectively.

Personal life[edit]

DeLuise was previously married to Gina Nemo; they divorced in 1992.[5] He later married actress Anne Marie Loder on June 7, 2002; together they have a son, who was born on April 11, 2004.[6][7]

Selected filmography[edit]






Award nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Episode/Film/Series Result
2005 Leo Award Best Direction Stargate Atlantis: "The Defiant One" Nominated
Best Screenwriting Stargate Atlantis: "The Defiant One" Nominated
Best Screenwriting Stargate SG-1: "Affinity" Nominated


  1. ^ Brennan, Patricia (13 December 1987). "Peter DeLuise". Washington Post. Archived from the original on 20 November 2018.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. (15 September 1995). "TELEVISION REVIEW;Never Mind the Dolphin, Check Out the Bald Guy". New York Times.
  3. ^ Beyond Sherwood Forest DVD Art and Details
  4. ^ "Revealed: Johnny Depp's One Condition For Making His '21 Jump Street' Cameo". Yahoo News. 14 March 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
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  6. ^ Celebrity baby blog - April 2004, People (magazine) ("Peter DeLuise (actor) & Anne Marie Loder – son Jake Dominick on the 11th")
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