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Peter Dobson (born July 19, 1964) is an American actor who has starred in the films Sing, The Frighteners, Drowning Mona, The Poseidon Adventure and Last Exit to Brooklyn.[1]

Peter Dobson
Born (1964-07-19) July 19, 1964 (age 55)
Years active1986–present

Dobson was born at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, New Jersey, to an activist mother and a contractor father.[2] He grew up in Middletown Township and attended Middletown High School South. He later lived in Loch Arbour.[3]

Dobson appeared in Forrest Gump as Elvis Presley.[4] He has starred in numerous television shows including Robert Zemeckis's CBS comedy Johnny Bago and the critically acclaimed USA network Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family.[5]

Since 2015, he has been in talks to make his directorial debut with the film Exit 102: Asbury Park.[6][7]

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  1. ^ The Mourning profile,; accessed July 9, 2015.
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  3. ^ Chesek, Tom. "ARCHIVE: A Sneak Preview in Circuit City", Upper Wet Side, April 22, 2011; accessed September 22, 2015. "Red Bank area native, movie actor and filmmaker Peter Dobson directing his project EXIT 102, which climaxes a daylong REELS & WHEELS event at various venues in Asbury Park.... PETER DOBSON: I was born in Riverview Hospital; lived on West Front Street out by River Plaza.... I went to Lincroft Elementary, Thompson Junior High and Middletown High School South — where I spent two years in tenth grade. I also lived for a while in Loch Arbour, so I have very vivid memories of hanging out in Asbury Park."
  4. ^ MOVING CAMERAS AND LIVING MOVIES,; accessed August 2, 2018.
  5. ^ Exit 102: Asbury Park (film) profile,, January 15, 2009; accessed July 9, 2015.
  6. ^ Exit 102: Asbury Park profile,; accessed August 2, 2018.
  7. ^ Peter Dobson profile,; accessed July 9, 2015.
  8. ^ "The wild, untold story of The Good Life". Little White Lies. February 11, 2017. Retrieved February 24, 2017.

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