Peter Billingsley Biography

Birthday: 1971-04-16
Place of Birth: New York City, New York USA
Wiki Biography: Peter Billingsley has been a member of the Hollywood community since he was a small child, achieving success and accolades both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. The highly successful child actor-turned- producer received an Emmy Award nomination in 2005 as co-executive producer on the critically acclaimed Independent Film Channel show "Dinner for Five" (2001), with Jon Favreau. He also served as executive producer on the hit summer film The Break-Up and recently wrapped production on Marvel Comics feature film Iron Man, directed by Jon Favreau. Billingsley also served as co-producer on the Artisan Entertainment classic Made, starring Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn, as well as Sony's recent science fiction release Zathura, directed by Favreau. Billingsley recently became a principle in Wild West Picture Show Productions. The production company, founded by Vince Vaughn, currently has a first look production deal with Universal Studios. Growing up in the public eye, Billingsley began his acting career at the age of three in some of the '70s most memorable television commercials. After appearing on numerous television shows and films during his youth, the Emmy Award nominated actor delivered a performance for the ages in the beloved holiday film A Christmas Story (1983). Playing humorist 'Jean Shephard (I)''s youthful alter-ego "Ralphie", Billingsley's repeated requests in the film for a genuine Red Ryder B-B gun quickly catapulted the actor to instant stardom and has since driven the film into pop culture lore as the classic modern-day Christmas tale. Born in New York City, Billingsley currently resides in Los Angeles.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1984 Drama
Iron Man William Ginter Riva 2010 Action
CBS Specials Joey Martelli 2013 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Paternity 1981 Comedy, Romance
Honky Tonk Freeway 1982 Action, Comedy
A Christmas Story Ralphie 1983 0
The Dirt Bike Kid Jack Simmons 1985 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Russkies 1987 0
Beverly Hills Brats 1989 Comedy
Iron Man William Ginter Riva 2008 0