Peter Boyle’s many feature film credits include Monster’s Ball, The Candidate, Young Frankenstein, Taxi Driver, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, The Santa Clause, Joe, While You Were Sleeping and Dr. Dolittle. He can be seen most recently as the villainous Old Man Wickles in Scooby Doo 2.
Among his television credits are the miniseries Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story, Echoes in the Darkness, and the films, Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North, The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story and In the Lake of the Woods. He recently appeared in the Off-Broadway production of The Exonerated.
Boyle received the 1996 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series” for an appearance on The X-Files. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” for Everybody Loves Raymond in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. He received a 2002 Screen Actors Guild nomination for “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series,” and won the 2003 Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.”
He was born in Northtown, Pennsylvania and passed away in New York on December 12, 2006.