Parros, Peter 1960–

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PARROS, Peter 1960


Born November 11, 1960, in Brooklyn, NY; raised in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, UT; married Jerri Morgan, 1985; children: Sir Clayton, Petra. Education: Studied to become a dental technician. Avocational Interests: Racquetball, sailing, watching action and adventure shows.

Career: Actor, producer, and writer. Ten Talents Entertainment (production company), owner. Began career as a stage actor; appeared in commercials for Hertz rental cars, Excedrin pain reliever, and Nicoderm CQ smoking cessation aid. International Modeler, worked as editor. Licensed pilot.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, favorite new couple (with Lauren B. Martin), 1998, Image Award nominations, outstanding actor in a daytime drama series, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2000 and 2003, all for As the World Turns.


Television Appearances; Series:

Reginald Cornelius III (RC3), Knight Rider, NBC, 19851986.

Dane, Santa Barbara, 1992.

Dr. Ben Price, One Life to Live, ABC, 19941995.

Dr. Ben Harris, As the World Turns, CBS, beginning 1996.

Dr. Ben Jeffreys, General Hospital, ABC, 2004.

Appeared as Officer Gus Grant in Adam 12 (also known as The New Adam 12 ), syndicated; also appeared in The Young and the Restless.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Zak, Ladykillers, USA Network, 1988.

Gordon Jones, The CourtMartial of Jackie Robinson, TNT, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Michael, "Crossing the Line," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1984.

Eddie Dootabuta, "Hurricane Megan," Charles in Charge, ABC, 1985.

Eugene, "Yesterday Cafe," Charles in Charge, syndicated, 1988.

"Final Bow," 1st & Ten, HBO, 1989.

Tactical officer, "A Matter of Honor," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1989.

Pizza man, "The Bet," 227, NBC, 1989.

"The Aftermath," Studio 5B, 1989.

Eddie Cooper, "Fire Break," The Family Man, CBS, 1990.

Eddie Cooper, "The New Guy," The Family Man, CBS, 1990.

Eddie Cooper, "Trading Places," The Family Man, CBS, 1991.

Second officer, "The Trip: Part 2," Seinfeld, NBC, 1992.

Troy, "Unforgettable," Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, ABC, 1993.

George, "Pretty Woman," Step by Step, ABC, 1994.

Stan, "A Time to Kill," New York Undercover, Fox, 1996.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Second waiter, Anything for Love, NBC, 1985.

The 12th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, syndicated, 1997.

Presenter, The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1999.

Film Appearances:

Air Force gate guard, Real Genius, TriStar, 1985.

Mark, A Little Off Mark (short film), Mosaic Films, 1986.

James, Death before Dishonor, New World, 1987.

Film Work:

Executive producer, Young Americans, Wonderworld Entertainment, 2000.


Television Movies:

Something to Sing About, syndicated, 2000.



Soap Opera Digest, January 20, 1998, pp. 3639.