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Peter Hanlon

Peter Hanlon’s career as a professional actor spans over three and a half decades. He began his career in 1969 by appearing in guests spots on The Rovers, Division 4, Catwalk and Homicide. Hanlon soon began to garnish an impressive resume.  He gained international recognition by portraying the iconic suicidal teacher in the top grossing film of 2000, Scary Movie. Hanlon has appeared in recurring characters on the L-Word, X-Files, Millennium and So-Weird. Peter’s speciality in the classroom is clarity, posture and verbiage “I find it is incredibly important for an actor, whether professional or just starting out to be specific with one’s intention. We are specific and understand exactly what we want in life, we must learn to duplicate that on stage or for the camera. I teach our students to bring a strong level of clarity to the work that they produce”. One can also see Hanlon’s work in 21 Jump Street, Behind the Camera: Mork & Mindy, The Unsaid, Psych, Supernatural and The Killing. Peter has worked with industry heavyweights such as The Wayan Brothers, Andy Garcia, Benicio Del Toro, Ed Asner and Rodney Dangerfield. Hanlon has emerged as one of Vancouver’s most sought after acting coaches. His strength being his incredible ability to open up students to the possibilities that lie before them; drawing out the courage and skill to hone the natural talents they never thought they had within them. Peter is a passionate, energetic and caring member of the New Image College acting team. Three qualities that have made him one of our most beloved members.

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Jan 1, 1950 In Vancouver, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Sins of Dorian Gray 1983-05-27
Latest Project:
Movie Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million 2016-07-24
Known For
Poster of Psych
Poster of Supernatural
Poster of Dead Like Me
Poster of The X-Files
Movie Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million Dudley 2016-07-24
Movie Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders Dr. Blake 2016-06-05
Movie Appetite for Love Lewis 2016-02-06
Series Psych David Wayland 2006-07-07
Series Supernatural Tom 2005-09-13
Series Dead Like Me P.J. Monroe 2003-06-27
Movie My 5 Wives J.B. Caldwell 2000-09-08
Movie Scary Movie Suicidal Teacher 2000-07-07
Movie Contagious San Francisco Medical Examiner 1997-01-22
Series Millennium Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie Deadly Sins Headmaster Gray 1995-01-01
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series The Adventures of the Black Stallion Unknown 1992-01-05
Series Danger Bay Tim Lynch 1985-10-07
Movie The Sins of Dorian Gray Christian 1983-05-27