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Anthony Peck

  • Born on
    • March 20th, 1947
  • Died on
    • July 30th, 1996
Cast in four movies from director John McTiernan, including playing two different characters in the 1st and 3rd "Die Hard" film. Had one son, Michael Pecchio. According to director John McTiernan in his DVD commentary for 'Die Hard' when he met Anthony Peck the actor was working as a waiter in between roles. He cast Peck as one of the cops in 'Die Hard' and was so impressed with what he was able to do with such a small role he later gave him a much larger part as a naval officer in 'The Hunt for Red October'. This exposure lead to Peck playing a series of lucrative roles as police officers in big budget productions such as 'The Last Action Hero', 'In the Line of Fire' and returning to the Die Hard series in 'Die Hard with a Vengence'.

Filmography

Acting (7 Credits)

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1996Carnosaur 3: Primal Species as Gen. Pete Mercer
1995Die Hard with a Vengeance as Ricky Walsh
1993Bounty Tracker as Jerry Greco
1993In the Line of Fire as FBI Official
1993Last Action Hero as Cop at Ex-Wife's House
1990The Hunt for Red October as Thompson
1988Die Hard as Young Cop

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