John Richard Petersen

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
#1 Cheerleader Camp (2010) | Strange Felony Files: Deadly Sinner (2006) | This Is a Business (2006)
NICKNAME  
J. R. Petersen
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 50-60
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Short)
EYES *
Blue
WEIGHT *
235 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Heavyset
VOICE TYPE *
Baritone | Tenor
ATHLETICS *
Cycling
ACCENTS *
Italian | British | Irish | Midwest | Russian | Australian | German | Southern  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Film | Radio | Commercial | Music Video | Voice Over | Theater | Internet | Television | Industrial  Less
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Directing | Acting | Production | Casting  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/johnrichardpetersen
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Cost of LivingThe Cost of Living (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Elaine Stritch: Shoot MeElaine Stritch: Shoot Me Very Special Thanks (INDIEGOGO BACKER)  Less 2013 $303K / —
  • Primary photo for Kissing School for LosersKissing School for Losers (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011 $10K
  • Primary photo for #1 Cheerleader Camp#1 Cheerleader Camp (Video) Mr. Dugan (as John R. Petersen)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for This Is a BusinessThis Is a Business Rhemus Rhodes  Less 2006 $30K
  • Primary photo for Harmony HeightsHarmony Heights (Short) Eugene  Less 2006 $10K
  • Primary photo for Nun FuNun Fu (Short) Priest (as John Petersen)  Less 2005 $5K
  • Primary photo for Wild BillWild Bill Extra (uncredited)  Less 1995 $30MM $2.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for For the BoysFor the Boys Vietnam Soldier (uncredited)  Less 1991 $40MM $18MM / $23MM
  • Primary photo for About Last Night...About Last Night... Man on Elevated Train (uncredited)  Less 1986 $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ferris Bueller's Day OffFerris Bueller's Day Off Parade Spectator (uncredited)  Less 1986 $6MM $70MM / —
  • Primary photo for Runaway TrainRunaway Train Camera Man (uncredited)  Less 1985 $9MM $7.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Space RageSpace Rage Bank customer (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for StitchesStitches Med. Student (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Sure ThingThe Sure Thing Frat Guy on Stairs (uncredited)  Less 1985 $4.5MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Into the NightInto the Night Marine at Airport (uncredited)  Less 1985 $7.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for TorchlightTorchlight Construction Worker (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Go-Go's: Prime TimeGo-Go's: Prime Time (Video) Dancer ('Turn to You') (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for A Nightmare on Elm StreetA Nightmare on Elm Street John - Kid in Classroom (uncredited)  Less 1984 $1.8MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for LovelinesLovelines J.J. (uncredited)  Less 1984 $290K / —
  • Primary photo for ChristineChristine High School Student (uncredited)  Less 1983 $9.7MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mr. MomMr. Mom Executive (uncredited)  Less 1983 $65MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hanky PankyHanky Panky Soldier (uncredited)  Less 1982 $9.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Ghost DanceThe Ghost Dance Student (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Pursuit of D.B. CooperThe Pursuit of D.B. Cooper Paramedic (uncredited)  Less 1981 $12MM $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Stir CrazyStir Crazy Rodeo Spectator (uncredited)  Less 1980 $101MM / —
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Freak OutFreak Out (TV Series) Wedding Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Little Britain USALittle Britain USA (TV Series) Fat Fighter ( 3 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008 3
  • Primary photo for Strange Felony Files: Deadly SinnerStrange Felony Files: Deadly Sinner (TV Movie) Bernie Tiede  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These YearsThe Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years (TV Movie) Man-on-the-Street  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Laguna CafeLaguna Cafe (TV Series) J.R.  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) Stagehand ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Hotel Guest ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Dead Eye (Feb 7, 1993) Hotel Guest (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara (TV Series) Wedding Guest ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Episode #1.2137 (Jan 15, 1993) Wedding Guest (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for My Life and TimesMy Life and Times (TV Series) Florist ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Our Wedding (May 23, 1991) Florist (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Reporter ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Silver SpoonsSilver Spoons (TV Series) Band Contest Audience Member ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Band on the Run (Feb 16, 1987) Band Contest Audience Member (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Cartier AffairThe Cartier Affair (TV Movie) Waiter at gay bar (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Sweet RevengeSweet Revenge (TV Movie) Soldier (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Lottery!Lottery! (TV Series) Frat Guy ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Student ( 2 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for Sins of the PastSins of the Past (TV Movie) Accident Witness (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Fantastic World of D.C. CollinsThe Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (TV Movie) Doorman (uncredited)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for HappyHappy (TV Movie) Busboy (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for High School U.S.A.High School U.S.A. (TV Movie) Boy at Ferris Wheel (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill (TV Series) Audience Member ( 4 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 4
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  • Primary photo for Father MurphyFather Murphy (TV Series) Boy ( 3 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 3
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Student ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 1 vs. 1001 vs. 100 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BalderdashBalderdash (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett Show: A ReunionThe Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion (TV Movie) Himself - Audience Member  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Supermarket SweepSupermarket Sweep (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • University of Arizona * 1983 Tucson, Arizona
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Daphne Kirby's Commercial Workshop Intensive * – Commercial Acting and Auditioning, Daphne Kirby 2004 Valley Village, California

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Leonard Niedbalski * – Spouse 949-448-8844

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Actor *
  • Singer *
  • Standardized Patient *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
  • * John Richard Petersen

    SAG-AFTRA


    Eyes: Blue
    Hair: Brown

    Height: 5’10”

    Weight: 235

    Bari-tenor

    COMMERCIALS

    CONFLICTS ON REQUEST



    TELEVISION/FILM

    #1 CHEERLEADER CAMP (2010) / Mr. Dugan (Co-Star) Asylum Productions Mark Quog

    THE INVESTIGATORS/Strange Felony Files truTV Bernie Tiede (Co-Star) Little Pond Television Keith Cornell

    MOTOROLA – SAVING LIFE Security Guard (Co-Star) Mice Creative Philip Walsh

    EYE OF THE BEHOLDER Excited Man (Featured) American Film Institute Nils Timm

    HARMONY HEIGHTS Eugene (Co-Star) USC School of Film and Television Daniel Williams

    THIS IS A BUSINESS Rhemus Rhodes (Co-Star) This Is A Business, L.L.C Tom Stern

    RUNNING WITH SCISSORS Clip Professor (Featured) Tri Star Pictures Ryan Murphy

    THE BIG KNIGHT Seymour Slines (Co-Star) Vissureal Productions Jason Hampton

    NOVEMBER GRAY Principal (Co-Star) Chapman University Ben Jones

    REMNANTS OF A CHINESE FINGER TRAP Jack (Co-Star) Chapman University Carmen Isom

    NUN FU Father Peter (Co-Star) USC School of Film and Television Christopher Hall



    STAGE

    THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Hermann Van Daan (Lead) Palos Verdes Performing Arts, CA James Gruessing

    SHE LOVES ME Mr Maraczek (Lead) Riverside Players Playhouse, Riverside, CA David Motroni

    A CHRISTMAS CAROL Ghost of Christmas Present (Lead) Riverside Players Playhouse, Riverside, CA Jason James

    HAPPY DAYS - A NEW MUSICAL Howard Cunningham (Lead) Cabrillo Music Theatre, Thousand Oaks, CA Susan Morgenstern

    1776 George Read of Delaware (Esemble) Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA Nick DeGruccio

    A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL Jacob Marley (Lead) Norris Theatre, Rolling Hills Estates, CA Richard Israel

    ALL SHOOK UP Sheriff Earl (Lead) Performance Riverside, Riverside, CA John Vaughan

    WAIT UNTIL DARK Carlino (Lead) Norris Theatre, Rolling Hills Estates, CA Jules Aaron

    THE FANTASTICKS Bellomy (Lead) South Coast Symphony, Aliso Viejo John Huntington

    HONK! Drake (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Beth Hansen

    THE SUPPORTING CAST Arnold (Lead) Camino Real Playhouse, San Juan Cap. Trina Klossing

    WAIT UNTIL DARK Sgt. Carlino (Lead) Athena Theatre Co, Hollywood Cate Caplin
    PLAYING FOR TIME Josef Kramer (Supporting) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Sheryl Donchey

    OVER THE TAVERN Chet Pazinski (Lead) Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre David Colwell

    ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Charlie Davenport (Lead) Welk Resort Theatre San Diego Jon Engstrom

    THE FANTASTICKS Bellomy (Lead) WestEnd Dinner Theatre, Los Alamitos Kent Johnson

    THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Sheriff / Minister / Judge Laguna Playhouse Donna Inglima

    WINNIE-THE-POOH: THE MUSICAL Winnie-the-Pooh (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Beth Hansen

    THE WIZARD OF OZ Uncle Henry/Guard (Lead) Laguna Playhouse Joe Lauderdale

    ANASTASIA KRUPNIK Myron Krupnik (Lead) Laguna Playhouse Donna Inglima

    THE SOUND OF MUSIC Max Detweiler (Lead) Saddleback Civic Light Opera Sheryl Donchey

    THE FANTASTICKS Bellomy (Lead) Camino Real Playhouse Karen McBride

    THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Ensemble/Bounder Swing Fullerton Civic Light Opera Jan Duncan

    JEKYLL & HYDE Ensemble Fullerton Civic Light Opera Jan Duncan

    BYE BYE BIRDIE Mr. MacAfee (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Beth Hansen

    DRACULA: THE MUSICAL Dr. Van Helsing (Lead) Camino Real Playhouse Ian Downs

    STUART LITTLE: THE MUSICAL Mr. Little (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Beth Hansen

    OUR TOWN Doc Gibbs (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Jeff Paul

    THE FANTASTICKS Bellomy (Lead) Garden Grove Playhouse Nick Cook

    ECHOES AND ENCORES, A Musical Review John (Lead) Camino Real Playhouse B. J. Scott

    CHARLOTTE’S WEB, THE MUSICAL Wilbur (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Sheryl Donchey

    ANYTHING GOES Moonface Martin (Lead) Phillips Hall Theatre, Santa Ana Beth Hansen

    BYE BYE BIRDIE Mr. MacAfee (Lead) McKinney Theatre, Mission Viejo Beth Hansen

    MURDER AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON’S Mitch (Lead) Camino Real Playhouse B. J. Scott

    MISS JULIE Jean (Lead) Saddleback Studio Theater Lynn Wells

    THE ANGRY HOUSEWIVES, A Musical Larry (Lead) Saddleback Studio Theater Patrick Fennell

    OLIVER! Mr. Bumble (Lead) Pacific Coast Civic Light Opera Brandee Williams

    THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Peter Patrone (Lead) Saddleback Studio Theater Patrick Fennell

    JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECH... Baker / Simeon (Lead) Pacific Coast Civic Light Opera Brandee Williams

    THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE Dromio of Syracuse (Lead) McKinney Theater, Mission Viejo Gregory De Silva

    SEE HOW THEY RUN Lionel Toop (Lead) Triton Theater, River Grove, IL Norman Wiegel

    FEIFFER’S PEOPLE Bernard (Lead) Triton Theater, River Grove, IL Don W. Hazen



    SPECIAL SKILLS: Billiards, Bowling, Cycling, Football, Mountain Biking, Roller Skating, Weight Lifting, CA Licensed Driver, British
    Accent, Cockney Accent, Italian Accent, Midwest Accent, New York Accent, Southern Accent, Singer, Current Valid US Passport

    TRAINING

    DAPHNE KIRBY COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP INTENSIVE: Cold Reading / Improvisation / Audition Technique

    AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE: Scene Study / On-Camera / Audition Technique / Commercial

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE, THEATRE ARTS MAJOR: Acting / Musical Theatre / Shakespeare / Dialects / Singing / Scene Study

    UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, THEATRE ARTS MAJOR: Singing / Movement / Musical Theatre / Audition Technique / Acting / Shakespeare


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