Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Peter Krause
For the comic book artist, see Peter Krause (artist).
Peter Krause (last name pronounced /'kɹəʊ.sə/) (born August 12, 1965) is an American film and television actor, best known for his lead role of Nate Fisher on the popular HBO drama Six Feet Under.

Krause was born in Alexandria, Minnesota. Growing up, he was a skilled track and field athlete, but he suffered an unfortunate pole vaulting injury in high school that ended his athletic career. He attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota and became interested in theatre. Graduating from Gustavus Adolphus in 1987, he decided to pursue acting as a career and enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts program at New York University. While working as a bartender in New York City, he met writer Aaron Sorkin.

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