|Born||Peter S. Brown
September 19, 1986
West Village, New York, U.S.
Peter S. Brown (born September 19, 1986), better known by the stage name Peter Vack, is an American actor, writer, director and producer. He is known for portraying Jason Strider in the MTV comedy series I Just Want My Pants Back (2011–12), and Alex Merriweather in the Amazon Video comedy-drama series Mozart in the Jungle (2014–present).
Vack was born in the West Village, New York City, to Jane (née Spivack) and Ronald Brown, a movie producer and writer. He has one younger sister who is an actress and writer. He grew up in New York City. Vack is Jewish. He attended Riverdale Country School and graduated from Professional Children's School. Vack graduated from the University of Southern California, where he studied Theater.
Vack made his acting debut in the short film Dear Diary (1996), which won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Vack has guest-starred in single episodes of Hope & Faith (2004), Third Watch (2004), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2005), Ghost Whisperer (2009), and Cold Case (2010).
From 2011 until its cancellation the following year, he portrayed Jason Strider in the short-lived MTV television series I Just Want My Pants Back. Since 2014, he has starred as Alex Merriweather in the Amazon Video comedy-drama series Mozart in the Jungle, alongside Malcolm McDowell, Lola Kirke and Bernadette Peters.
|1996||Dear Diary||Peter||Short film|
|1997||A Bedtime Story||Son||Short film|
|2005||A Perfect Fit||Ernie|
|2006||Love/Death/Cobain||Doug Mortimer||Short film|
|2011||A November||Boyfriend||Short film; also writer|
|2011||God Don't Make The Laws||Joey Larch|
|2012||Commentary||Pierce Phoenix Reagan|
|2012||Kiss of the Damned||Adam|
|2013||Send||N/A||Writer, director and producer|
|2014||I Believe in Unicorns||Sterling|
|2015||The Intern||ATF Creative Team|
|2017||Dara Ju||Alex Mueller||In post-production|
|2017||Assholes||Adam Shapiro||In post-production|
|2004||As the World Turns||Casey Hughes||Unknown episodes|
|2004||Hope & Faith||Rodney||Episode: "Madam President"|
|2004||Third Watch||Danny's Partner||Episode: "Family Ties: Part 1"|
|2005||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Owen||Episode: "Hooked"|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Paul Jett||Episode: "Do Over"|
|2010||Cold Case||Lee Mavoides '89||Episode: "Almost Paradise"|
|2011–2012||I Just Want My Pants Back||Jason Strider||12 episodes|
|2014||The Michael J. Fox Show||Andreas||Episode: "Couples"|
|2014–2015||Mozart in the Jungle||Alex Merriweather||11 episodes|
|2015||The Blacklist||Asher Sutton||3 episodes|
|2006||Bully||Gary Smith||Voice only and main antagonist of the game.|
Awards and nominations
|2010||New York VisionFest Award||Breakthrough Performance||Consent||Won|
|2014||SXSW Grand Jury Award||Narrative Short||Send||Nominated|
- "Peter Vack, in Focus". Interview Magazine. December 2014.
- "You Must Know: Peter Vack". Entertainment Tonight (Yahoo!). April 5, 2012. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
- "Peter Vack Has One Simple Request". Interview Magazine. February 2, 2012.
- "'Dear Diary': How It Got an Oscar Nod". Los Angeles Times. March 22, 1997.