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Boyle in Outland.

About Peter Boyle (1935 – 2006)
Peter Lawrence Boyle Jr. was born on October 18, 1935 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Before deciding to pursue a career in acting, Peter Boyle was a monk in the Christian Brothers Order. In the 1950s, Peter's father hosted a popular children's lunchtime cartoon show in Philadelphia, entitled Lunch With Uncle Pete.

Peter's wife, Loraine, was a reporter for Rolling Stone Magazine when they first met. At the time, Peter was in his full make-up for Young Frankenstein. Through Loraine's friendship with Yoko Ono, Peter met and became best friends with ex-Beatle John Lennon. John Lennon was best man at Peter's wedding to Lorraine.

On TV, he won raves from the critics playing Senator Joseph McCarthy in Tail Gunner Joe (1977), and had his own short-lived series, Joe Bash (1986).

In 1968, Peter Boyle made his first film appearance in The Virgin President.

After Peter Boyle suffered a stroke in 1990, he was unable to talk for 6 months.

Peter Boyle played the role of Dan Breen, on the TV series, NYPD Blue (1994-1995).

Peter Boyle is best known for his role as Frank Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond (1996-2005), as the father of Raymond. Boyle commuted between Los Angeles and his home in New York City for filming.

Boyle died on December 12, 2006, in New York City at the age of 71.

Peter Boyle's notable movie credits include...

All Roads Lead Home (2008)
The Shallow End Of The Ocean (2007)
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Scooby Doo 2 (2004)
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Monster's Ball (2001)
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
That Darn Cat (1997)
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Born To Be Wild (1995)
The Shadow (1994)
The Santa Clause (1994)
Malcolm X (1992)
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Men Of Respect (1990)
Surrender (1987)
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Yellowbeard (1983)
Hammett (1982)
Outland (1981)
Where The Buffalo Roam (1980)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
The Monitors (1969)

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Peter Boyle in Honeymoon In Vegas (1992).

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Peter Boyle in While You Were Sleeping (1995).

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Peter Boyle in Outland (1981).

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Peter Boyle in Doctor Dolittle (1998).

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Peter Boyle in Taxi Driver (1976).

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Boyle in Red Heat (1988).
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Peter Boyle in Young Frankenstein (1974).

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Peter Boyle in The Shadow (1994).