Actor Peter Lawrence Boyle was from the USA. He is most known for his work as a character actor, including his roles as Frank Barone on the CBS comedy Everybody Loves Raymond and the funny monster in Mel Brooks’ parody Young Frankenstein. He appeared in The Candidate as well.
At the time of his death in 2006, American actor Peter Boyle had a net worth of $8 million.
Peter Boyle is a native of Norristown, Pennsylvania, and a La Salle University graduate.
He spent three years as a novice in the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools with the intention of pursuing a career in the church, but he ultimately decided to change his direction.
He enlisted in the US Navy but left after suffering a nervous breakdown and going back to normal life. He started his acting career in New York before moving to Chicago to study with Second City Improv.
After his critically lauded performance in “Joe” in 1970, he started to receive more attention.
From there, he continued to work in movies and shows like “Ghost in the Noonday Sun,” “Young Frankenstein,” “Taxi Driver,” “Tail Gunner Joe,” “In God We Tru$t,” “Midnight Caller,” “NYPD Blue,” “The Dream Team,” “The X-Files,” “Malcolm X,” and “Monster’s Ball.”
He gained the majority of his notoriety from his co-starring position on “Everybody Loves Raymond.” He had eleven Emmy nominations and one win. In 2006, he passed away.
Does Peter Boyle have children?
On the set of “Young Frankenstein,” Peter Boyle met journalist Loraine Alterman. She introduced him to John Lennon and Yoko Ono. On October 21, 1977, Boyle and Alterman exchanged vows, with Lennon serving as his best man. Amy, born on December 10, 1980, and Lucy born in 1980 are their two daughters.