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Peter Jurasik in 2013.
April 25, 1950 |
Queens, New York, US
Peter Jurasik (born April 25, 1950) is an American actor known for his television roles as Londo Mollari in the 1990s science fiction series Babylon 5 and Sid the Snitch on the 1980s series Hill Street Blues and its short-lived spinoff Beverly Hills Buntz.
Jurasik was born in Queens, New York, the third of four children. He lives with his wife and son in Wilmington, North Carolina and teaches acting for the camera in the Theatre Department and the Film Studies Department at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He attended the University of New Hampshire where he appeared in several plays.
Jurasik is best known for playing Londo Mollari on Babylon 5. Among Jurasik's guest appearances are an entomologist in one episode of MacGyver, CID investigator Captain Triplett in two episodes of M*A*S*H, and Dr. Oberon Geiger on three episodes of Sliders.
In 1998, he wrote Diplomatic Act (ISBN 0-671-87788-7) with William H. Keith, Jr., a science fiction novel wherein the lead character, an actor in a science fiction show, is kidnapped by aliens who think he is the character from the program. The book is similar in tone and story to Galaxy Quest, which was released one year later.
|1982||Born Again||Henry Kissinger|
|2015||The Longest Ride||Howie Sanders|
|1978-79||Barney Miller||George Alsop / Philip Hamel||Inquisition / The Bank|
|1981||M*A*S*H||Captain Triplett||Snap Judgement|
|1982||In the Custody of Strangers||Andy Barnes||TV movie|
|1982||Taxi||Tom Pelton||Zena's Honeymoon|
|1982||Family Ties||Max Brown||A Christmas Story|
|1983||Bay City Blues||Mitch Klein||8 episodes|
|1983||Fame||Brother Timothy||Ending on a High Note|
|1984||Night Court||Leonard Brandon||Welcome Back, Momma (Night Court)|
|1985||Scandal Sheet||Simon McKey||TV movie|
|1986||Acceptable Risks||Jack Morris||TV movie|
|1989||Peter Gunn||Lt. Jacoby||TV movie|
|1989||Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal||Portis||TV movie|
|1990||Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501||Bob Stanton||TV movie|
|1992||A House of Secrets and Lies||Steve||TV movie|
|1982-87||Hill Street Blues||Sid the Snitch (Sid Thurston)||25 episodes|
|1993-98||Babylon 5||Ambassador Londo Mollari||Main cast, all episodes|
|1999-2000||Sliders||Doctor Oberon Geiger||3 episodes|
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