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Peter Weller (born June 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor, director and history lecturer.

He is best known for his roles as the title character in the first two RoboCop films, the title character in the cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension as well as Naked Lunch. He received an Academy Award nomination for his direction for the 1993 short Partners, in which he also acted. He also hosted the show Engineering an Empire on the History Channel. He played Stan Liddy in the 5th season of the Showtime original series Dexter.





Year Title Role Notes
1973 The Man Without a Country Lt. Fellows Television film
1975 The Silence Red Sash Television film
1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days Joe Le Fors
1980 Just Tell Me What You Want Steven Routledge
1982 Shoot the Moon Frank Henderson
1983 Kentucky Woman Deke Cullover Television film
Two Kinds of Love Joe Farley Television film
Of Unknown Origin Bart Hughes Paris Film Festival for Best Actor
1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Buckaroo Banzai
Firstborn Sam
1986 A Killing Affair Baston Morris
Apology Rad Hungate Television film
1987 RoboCop Officer Alex J. Murphy/RoboCop Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Actor
1988 The Tunnel Juan Pablo Castel
Shakedown Roland Dalton
1989 Leviathan Steven Beck
Cat Chaser George Moran
1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction Hobie Television film
RoboCop 2 RoboCop
Rainbow Drive Mike Gallagher Television film
1991 Road to Ruin Jack Sloan
Naked Lunch Bill Lee Nominated – Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
1992 Fifty/Fifty Jake Wyer
1993 Partners Doctor Short television film
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film
Sunset Grill Ryder Hart
1994 The Substitute Wife Martin Hightower Television film
The New Age Peter Witner
Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Uncredited Television film
1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect Charles Short television film
Beyond the Clouds Husband
Screamers Joe Hendricksson
Mighty Aphrodite Jerry Bender
Decoy Baxter
1997 End of Summer Theo Remmington Television film
1998 Top of the World Ray Mercer
The Sands of Time John Shannon Television film
1999 Diplomatic Siege Steve Mitchell
2000 Shadow Hours Stuart Chappell
Falling Through Lou
Contaminated Man Joseph Müller
Ivans Xtc Don West Nominated – Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula Father Stefan Television film
2001 Styx Nelson
2003 The Order Driscoll
2005 Man of God Rabbi
Undiscovered Wick Treadway
The Poseidon Adventure Captain Paul Gallico Television film
2006 The Hard Easy Ed Koster
2007 Prey Tom Newman
Dating Vietnam Jack Newton
2010 Once Fallen Eddie
2012 Dragon Eyes Mr. V Post-production
The Dark Knight Returns Bruce Wayne/Batman Animated film
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Post-production

TV series

Year Title Role Notes
1977 Lou Grant Donald Stryker Episode: 1.5 "Nazi"
1978 Mourning Becomes Electra Peter Miniseries
1987 Faerie Tale Theatre The Soldier Episode: 6.3 "The Dancing Princesses"
2002–2003 Odyssey 5 Chuck Taggart Season 1: Episodes 1-19
2003 The Handler Gerard Episode: 1.4 "Body of Evidence"
2005 Star Trek: Enterprise John Frederick Paxton Episodes: 4.20 "Demons", Template:Break 4.21 "Terra Prime"Template:&nbsp
2005–2007 Engineering an Empire Host Documentary series
2006 24 Christopher Henderson Season 5: 10.23 Episode
Monk Actor Playing Stottlemeyer Episodes: 5.1 "Mr. Monk and the Actor"
2010 Fringe Alistair Peck Episode: 2.18 "White Tulip"
Dexter Stan Liddy Episodes: Season 5 (8 episodes)
Psych Professor Karl Rotmensen/Yin Episode: 5.16 "Yang 3 in 2D"
2012 House Surgeon (also directed) Episode: 8.20 "Post Mortem"
2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV series) Curt Stoner / Director Episode: 3.15 "Hookman"

Award nominations

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