Peter John DeLuise (born November 6, 1966) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. DeLuise is the son of actor and comedian Dom DeLuise and actress Carol Arthur, and the brother of actors Michael DeLuise and David DeLuise. He is sometimes credited as Peter De Luise.


Peter DeLuise made his film debut in the 1979 film Hot Stuff. He landed one of his best known roles, as Officer Doug Penhall, in the 1987 Fox series 21 Jump Street. His brother Michael came on the show in the fifth season where he played his younger brother Officer Joey Penhall.[1] DeLuise is also well known for his role as Dagwood on the NBC television series seaQuest DSV from 1994 to 1996.[2]

DeLuise has made guest appearances on television shows ranging from The Facts of Life, 21 Jump Street spin-off Booker, and Friends, to Highlander: The Series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, and Stargate SG-1.[2]

In 1997, he began working on the series Stargate SG-1, serving as producer, writer, director, and creative consultant. He has appeared, normally as an extra, in every episode of the series he has directed. He went on to work as executive producer, director and writer for the Stargate SG-1 spin-off Stargate Atlantis,[2] and has additionally been slated to direct at least two episodes in the upcoming spin-off Stargate Universe. His father appeared in a guest role in the seaQuest DSV episode "Vapors" and the Stargate SG-1 episode "Urgo", which Peter directed.

DeLuise directed the CBC television series jPod, based on the novel of the same name by Douglas Coupland, which debuted in January 2008.[2]

Personal life

DeLuise was married to actress Gina Nemo from 1988 to 1992; she played Doug Penhall's girlfriend on 21 Jump Street. He is now married to Canadian actress Anne Marie Loder. They have a son, Jake Dominick (born 2004).


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