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Peter Macon Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography

Peter Macon Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 90 kg
Date of Birth April 17
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Dark Brown

Peter Macon is an American actor, producer, voice artist, and stage actor who is known for having been cast as Lt. Commander Bortus in the science fiction comedy-drama television series The Orville, Raka in the science fiction action film Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, Preston Lloyd (voice) in the Fox animated sitcom Family Guy, Luther Winslow in the comedy-drama television series Shameless. In addition to that, he has also been a part of a variety of other shows and movies which include the likes of World and Time Enough, Nash Bridges, King of the Bingo Game, Just One Night, Animated Tales of the World, Numb, Law & Order, Without a Trace, Jonny Zero, Supernatural, Dexter, The Shield, Pearlie Tenders, Friendship!, Ashes, High Moon, How to Get Away with Murder, Turok: Son of Stone, Minority Report, Bosch, The Secrets of Emily Blair, My America, Poor Richard’s Almanack, NCIS, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, SEAL Team, and Shelter in Solitude.

Born Name

Peter Jerrod Macon

Nick Name

Peter

Peter Macon as seen during an interview in 2022
Peter Macon as seen during an interview in 2022 (Small Screen / YouTube / CC BY 3.0 DEED)

Age

He was born on April 17.

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Peter Macon studied at North Community High School (or simply Minneapolis North),  a four-year comprehensive public high school located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During his time there, he acted in school plays.

After that, he attended the San Francisco Art Institute and the Yale School of Drama, He subsequently earned a master’s degree in acting.

Occupation

Actor, Producer, Voice Artist, Stage Actor

Family

  • Father – He was a truck driver.
  • Mother – She was a teacher.

Manager

Peter Macon has been signed with Buchwald, Acting and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Build

Average

Peter Macon as seen while smiling for a picture with Nichelle Nichols in 2019
Peter Macon as seen while smiling for a picture with Nichelle Nichols in 2019 (Peter Macon / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

90 kg or 198.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Peter Macon has dated –

  1. Lucia Brawley – He got married to actor Lucia Brawley in the year 2005 and their marriage was officiated by former New York City Mayor David Dinkins. The marriage eventually ended in divorce.
  2. Jacquelyn Woods – In 2018, Peter Macon tied the knot with his 2nd wife Jacquelyn Woods.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Peter Macon is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Bald head

Peter Macon as seen in an Instagram post in April 2020
Peter Macon as seen in an Instagram post in April 2020 (Peter Macon / Instagram)

Peter Macon Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Minneapolis, Hennepin County.
  2. Peter Macon was cast as Mike in the independent gay-themed romantic comedy-drama film World and Time Enough in 1994.
  3. He narrated the episode titled John Henry, the Steel Driving Man of the television series Animated Tales of the World in 2002 and this won him a Primetime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Voice-Over Performance” category.
  4. He brought to life the character of Tower Sentry in the 2008 adult animated science fiction action adventure film Turok: Son of Stone, starring Adam Beach, Irene Bedard, and Adam Gifford.
  5. In 2017, Peter Macon started playing the role of Lieutenant Commander Bortus (the second officer aboard the USS Orville) in the science fiction comedy-drama television series The Orville. His co-stars for the project include Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Halston Sage, Scott Grimes, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Jessica Szohr, and Anne Winters.
  6. He started providing vocals to the character of Preston Lloyd in the animated sitcom Family Guy in 2021.
  7. Along with Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, and William H. Macy, Peter Macon co-starred as Proximus Caesar (a powerful bonobo ruler who leads a coastal clan of apes in search of human technologies) in the science fiction action film Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes in 2024. The film serves as the sequel to War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and is the 4th installment in the Planet of the Apes reboot franchise.
  8. Peter Macon has done voiceover work for video games like Twisted Metal 2Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusCool Boarders 2, and Anthem.

Featured Image by Small Screen / YouTube / CC BY 3.0 DEED

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