Peter White was an American actor who died on November 1, 2023, at the age of 86.
He was known for his roles in “The Boys in the Band”, “All My Children”, “Sisters”, and “Dallas”.
Peter White Biography
Peter White was born on October 10, 1937, in New York City, New York, to a wealthy family.
He attended Northwestern University in Illinois, where he graduated in 1959 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.
He then studied acting at the Yale School of Drama, where he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1962.
He began his career in theater and later appeared in many TV shows and movies, such as “The Boys in the Band”, “All My Children”, “Sisters”, and “Dallas”.
He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Peter White Career
In 1968, White received critical acclaim for his role as Alan McCarthy in off-Broadway’s The Boys in the Band.
White, and the rest of the original cast, appeared in the 1970 film version, directed by William Friedkin.
He was touring in Barefoot in the Park with Myrna Loy when he was offered the part in Mart Crowley’s controversial play about a group of gay friends in New York.
He played Director of Central Intelligence John A. McCone in the film Thirteen Days.
In the 1970s he began a 30-year stint playing the role of Phoebe Tyler’s son, Lincoln ‘Linc’ Tyler, on the daytime soap opera All My Children, and in the 1980s appeared on nighttime soap operas including Dallas, Knots Landing and Falcon Crest.
Among White’s many television credits are appearances on The Feather and Father Gang, Ally McBeal, Hart to Hart, The West Wing, The Colbys and a recurring co-starring role as Dr. Thomas Reed on the television series Sisters.
In 2010, White appeared in filmmaker Crayton Robey’s making-of The Boys in the Band documentary, Making the Boys.
Peter White Death
White died of melanoma in Los Angeles on November 1, 2023, at the age of 86.
Peter White Wife
At the time of his demise, Peter White, the actor, remained unmarried.
Peter White Children
It remains uncertain whether Peter White had any children at the time of his demise, as he did not disclose any information regarding his kids.
Peter White Parents
His parents were Kenneth White and Amy White (née Waters).
Peter White Siblings
He had a sibling named Danny White.
Peter White Family
Actor Peter Whitehad the following family members:
Kenneth White: his father, a wealthy businessman who owned a textile company. He died in 1978.
Amy White (née Waters): his mother, a socialite and philanthropist who supported various causes. She died in 1985.
Danny White: his brother, a musician and composer who was one of the founders of the band Matt Bianco. He is married to singer Basia Trzetrzelewska.
Peter White Net worth
The official net worth of actor White is not publicly available.
However, some sources estimate his net worth to be between $1 million and $5 million as of 2023.
These estimates are based on his earnings from his long and varied career in theater, film, and television, as well as his investments and assets.
However, these estimates may not be accurate or up-to-date, as they are not verified by official sources.
Peter White Cause of Death
According to his All My Children co-star, Kathleen Noone, Peter died at his home in Los Angeles, California.
She told The Hollywood Reporter that he died of melanoma, a form of skin cancer.