Peter Francis Dante is an American actor, born December 16, 1968 in West Hartford Connecticut. He frequently appears in films from Happy Madison Productions alongside his friend Adam Sandler.
His roles are usually alongside Jonathan Loughran and/or Allen Covert. He played "Peter" in Little Nicky. In Grandma's Boy he played "Dante". He also played a gay lawyer named Tommy in Adam Sandler's movie Big Daddy. He played the quarterback Guy Grenouille in The Waterboy and Murph in Mr. Deeds. He 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 chimpanzee, lion and elephant. He played a firefighter in the film I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, and the role of Danny Guiterrez in Strange Wilderness. He also played the role of Steve Spirou's son in Adam Sandler's 2012 film That's My Boy
Dante is also a musician and singer/songwriter. He 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. In 2011 he released his debut album "Peace, Love, and Freedom."
He is a graduate of Hofstra University, where he played lacrosse. He was an assistant coach for the lacrosse team at Loyola Marymount University for the 2011 season.
- The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1995, 1 Episode) (TV)
- The Larry Sanders Show (1995â"96, 3 Episodes) (TV)
- The Wedding Singer as Dave's friend
- The Waterboy as Guy Grenouille
- Matters of Consequence
- Big Daddy as Tommy Grayton
- Little Nicky as Peter
- Mr. Deeds as Murph
- Eight Crazy Nights Foot Locker guy
- El Santurario
- Stuck On You
- 50 First Dates
- Grandma's Boy as Dante
- The King of Queens (2007, 1 Episode) (TV)
- I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry as a NYC Fireman
- Strange Wilderness as Danny Gutierrez
- Costa Rican Summer
- Just Go With It
- Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
- Renegade:Rebel Pilot
- Jack and Jill
- That's My Boy
- Grown Ups 2
References and notes
- Peter Dante at the Internet Movie Database