Donald Petrie

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Donald Petrie
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Petrie in 2012
Born Donald Mark Petrie
(1954-04-02) April 2, 1954 (age 64)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, film director
Years active 1976–present

Donald Mark Petrie[1] (born April 2, 1954)[1] is an American actor and film director.

Life and career

Petrie was born in New York City, New York, the son of Dorothea (née Grundy), a television producer, actor, and novelist, and Daniel Petrie, a director.[1][2] He is the brother of writer Daniel Petrie, Jr.

Petrie has acted and guest-starred on television programs. His first directorial job was on the set of The Equalizer, a private detective television series, in 1985. Since, he has directed films such as Mystic Pizza (1988), Opportunity Knocks (1990), Grumpy Old Men (1993), The Favor (1994), Richie Rich (1994), The Associate (1996), Miss Congeniality (2000), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Just My Luck (2006) and My Life in Ruins (2009).


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Donald Petrie Biography (1954-)". 1954-04-02. Retrieved 2013-06-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Daniel Petrie Biography (1920-)". Retrieved 2013-06-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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