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Peter Dante

Personal information
Birth namePeter Francis Dante
Birth dateDecember 16, 1968(age 47)
Place of birthWest Hartford, Connecticut, United States
OccupationActor
SpouseCynthia Pett-Dante

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Peter Francis Dante (born December 16, 1968) is an American actor. He has been in most Happy Madison films with his friend, Adam Sandler. His roles are usually alongside Jonathan Loughran and/or Allen Covert. His role in Little Nicky was named "Peter". Similarly, his role in Grandma's Boy was named after his last name "Dante". He also played a gay man named Tommy in Adam Sandler's movie Big Daddy. He has been the quarterback Gee Grenouille in The Waterboy and also played Murph in Mr. Deeds. He also played a security guard in 50 First Dates.

Dante was a writer, actor and producer for the film Grandma's Boy. In the film, Dante plays a zany drug dealer with a pet monkey, lion and elephant. He played the role of a NYC firefighter in the film I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, and the role of Danny Guiterrez in Strange Wilderness.

Dante is also a musician and singer/songwriter. He has recorded with Adam Sandler and Buck Simmonds. He is a member of the music group Rad Omen; along with Dirt Nasty, DJ Troublemaker, Steven Laing, and Benji Madden.

He is a graduate of Hofstra University, where he played lacrosse.


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