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Peter Frederick Weller is an American actor, director, lecturer and acting heavyweight. If you see him in a film or television show, just know that the quality of whatever you’re watching has just gone up. He's undoubtedly known best for his role as Alex J Murphy, better known as RoboCop. Fucking RoboCop! How Badass is that?

Aside from starring in one of the most iconic sci-fi films in all of history, he’s also known for roles on stage and television. He often plays Ensemble Darkhorses and villains, such as Paxton in Star Trek: Enterprise, Stan Liddy in Dexter, and Christopher Henderson in 24. Of course, he’s also played sympathetic characters such as Alistair Peck in Fringe and the lead character in David Cronenberg’s Naked Lunch. He was also the title character in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension.

He’s also a major history buff, and has contributed to the History Channel on several occasions. He also teaches courses in ancient history at Syracuse University in New York.


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