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Peter Scolari (born September 12, 1954 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American televison, film and stage actor Who was seen early in his career in the television program Bosom Buddies (1980 - 1982) and later in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997 - 2000).
Scolari's boyhood dream was to be a professional baseball player but he seriously injured his elbow and was unable to play. His first acting role was in his high school production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
His most critically acclaimed role was playing Michael Harris (1984 - 1990) in the series Newhart (1982 - 1990). Scolari was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1987, 1988 and 1989 for the role.
- The Polar Express (2004) (Voice)
- Sorority Boys (2002)
- Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997 - 2000)
- That Thing You Do! (1996)
- Camp Nowhere (1994)
- Perfect Harmony (1991) (TV)
- Fire! Trapped on the 37th Floor (1991) (TV)
- Corporate Affairs (1990)
- Newhart (1982 - 1990)
- Bosom Buddies (1980 - 1982)
- Take Off (1978)
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