Peter Mackenzie

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Peter Mackenzie
Peter Cook

(1961-01-19) January 19, 1961 (age 58)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1987–present
Spouse(s)Lili Flanders

Peter Mackenzie (born Peter Cook; January 19, 1961) is an American actor. He co-starred in films Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Torch Song Trilogy (1988), Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and Trumbo (2015). He is also known for his television roles on Herman's Head (1991–1994), ER (2002), Gilmore Girls (2006), Grey's Anatomy (2009), How I Met Your Mother (2011) and Black-ish (2014–).

Life and career[edit]

Mackenzie lives in Los Angeles with his wife, a writer. They have three adult children.

In 2014, Mackenzie installed a small curbside book exchange on public land near his home which he called "The Tenn-Mann Library". Popular in the neighborhood, it was cited for a local ordinance violation after an anonymous complaint.[1]

Mackenzie was the brother of screenwriter Douglas Cook, who died in 2015.[2]


  1. ^ Lopez, Steve (February 3, 2015). "Actor's curbside library is a smash — for most people". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-12-19.
  2. ^ Barnes, Mike (July 7, 2015). "Douglas Cook, Screenwriter on 'The Rock,' Dies at 56". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-12-19.

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