Peter Thomas Scolari was an American actor, best known for his roles as Michael Harris on Newhart and Henry Desmond in Bosom Buddies.
Peter Scolari was born on 12 September 1955, he is 66 years old.
Born in New Rochelle, N.Y., in 1955, Scolari got his first big break as a television star with a recurring role on the 1980 sitcom Goodtime Girls, on which he played the titular characters’ eccentric neighbor. Though the show was short-lived, the network would bring him back that same year to star opposite Hanks on Bosom Buddies, on which the pair played two men who disguise themselves as women in order to secure an apartment in a female-only boarding house.
Causes Of Death
Peter Scolari, a prolific stage and screen actor best known for starring on Bosom Buddies with Tom Hanks and playing the father of Lena Dunham’s character on Girls, died on Friday after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.
His death was confirmed by his manager, Ellen Lubin Sanitsky, at Wright Entertainment.
The actor is survived by his wife, Tracy Shayne, and his four children: Nicholas, Joseph, Keaton, and Cali.
Peter Scolari has an estimated net worth of $2 million.