If you have watched the CW action series, Nikita, then you most likely remember seeing Peter Outerbridge, who played the crucial role of Ari Tasarov. The series being one of many that he has starred in shows how talented the actor is, so it is not a surprise that he is sought-after in Hollywood. We definitely will never get tired to see him appearing on our screens, but who is Peter Outerbridge?
The talented actor has shown that he is fit to be on the big screens, and he takes us to a whole different world with his acting. We are sure you would like to know more about Peter Outerbridge.
Early life and education
Peter Outerbridge was born on 30th June 1966. He is of Swedish and Bermudian descent. His father practiced law, while his mother was a pianist and studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Their names are yet to be revealed. The actor is the last born of five, and he grew up with his two older sisters and two older brothers in Toronto, Ontario.
The multi-gifted actor comes from an artistic family. His cousin Billy is a regular at Stratford, and his uncle, although not by blood, was an opera singer. His paternal grandparents were Christian missionaries in China in the 1920s before moving back to Canada, where his grandfather became a church minister.
After graduating from high school, he went to the University of Victoria to study acting. He then went touring Canada for four years with the Way of Broadway theatre group.
Peter Outerbridge age is 53 years, but he will be 54 in June 2020. We do wish him a long healthy life ahead of him.
Spouse and children
The talented actor met and married his perfect match, a Canadian named Tammy Isabel. Peter Outerbridge wife is also in the film industry. The couple's relationship started in 1995 when they played an engaged couple in the TV series, The Outer Limits. The couple dated for several years before they tied the knot in May 2000, and they have been happily married ever since. Peter and Tammy have been blessed with twins whose names are Samuel and Thomas, who were born four years after their marriage.
The couple has worked together on several projects, such as Nikita and ReGenesis. Currently, the actor and his family are living in Toronto.
Outerbridge's career began when he was young right after he graduated from the University of Victoria in 1988 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He has since starred in many shows and films, and he has also released some albums.
Movies and TV shows
He co-founded the theatre group, Way of Broadway. He started appearing on television in 1990 when he featured in 21 Jump Street. His other credits include The Commish, he Hidden Room, and Drop Dead Gorgeous in 1991.
Since then the actor has appeared in so many other TV films like Orphan Black, Blood and Water, The Listener, Suits, Beauty and The Beats, and Pure. His latest appearance was in the TV series V Wars (2019). He also has a recurring role in The Umbrella Academy as The Conductor.
Some of his first films in the acting industry included Hate mall, For the Moment, Cool Runnings, and Paris, France. The talented actor has also done several voice works like in Frontline in 1994. He was the narrator in the 2007 TV film documentary, The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic. He also played the role of Master Corporal Matt Crowder in the CBC Radio drama series, Afghanada.
Well, it seems acting is not the only area of specialty for this multi-talented personality as he has also ventured into music. He has released albums like Better Than Chocolate, which was released in August 1999 featuring Ferron, Tami Greer, and Ani DiFranco. His other album is One Hit Wonders.
The talented actor has earned several awards and nominations. In 1997 and 2002, he was nominated in the Canadian Gemini Awards in the Best Actor category for his roles in the movies Kissed and Marine Life, respectively. His role John A.: Birth of a Country earned him the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program/ Series back in 2013.
Peter Outerbridge seems not to be a social media fan as he neither has a verified Instagram account nor a Twitter account yet. We do hope that he gets himself one soon.
The Hollywood star has clearly shown that he is the best at what he does and for that, he deserves all the achievements he gets. Indeed, Peter Outerbridge movies are the best to watch. Have you listened to his music yet?