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Peter MacNicol is an actor who portrayed Ishmael in the Netflix adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events.



Year Title Role Notes
1981 Dragonslayerr Galen
1982 Sophie's Choice Stingo
1986 Johnny Bull Joe Kovacs
1986 Heat Cyrus Kinnick
1989 Ghostbusters II Dr. Janosz Poha
1989 American Blue Note Jack Solow
1990 By Dawn's Early Light Sedgwick
1991 Hard Promises Stuart
1992 HouseSitter Marty
1993 Addams Family Values Gary Granger
1994 Roswell Lewis Rickett
1994 Radioland Murders Son Writer
1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It Renfield
1996 Abducted: A Father's Love Roy Dowd
1996 Toto Lost in New York Ork Voice
1996 Mojave Moon Tire Repairman
1997 Bean David Langley
1998 Silencing Mary Lawrence Dixon
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue Narrator Voice
1999 Baby Geniuses Dan
1999 Snowden's Christmas Snowden Voice


1999 Olive, the Other Reindeer Fido Voice


2000 The Pooch and the Pauper Liberty Voice
2001 Recess: School's Out Fenwick Voice
2001 The Ponder Heart Uncle Daniel
2002 Balto: Wolf Quest Muru Voice
2003 Crazy Love Husband
2004 Breakin' All the Rules Philip Gascon
2005 Behind the Curtain  Vincent Poinsetta Short
2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild Troopmaster Voice
2008 24: Redemption Tom Lennox
2012 Game Change Rick Davis
2012 Battleship Secretary of Defense
2013 Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright Dewey Ottoman Voice
2014 Mitch McConnell's Equal Pay Solution with Peter MacNicol Short
2018 Harvey Birdman, Attorney General X the Eliminator


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Faerie Tale Theatre Martin One Episode
1987 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Steve Cooper One Episode
1992-1993 The Powers That Be Bradley Grist
1993 Cheers Mario One Episode
1994 Tales from the Crypt Austin Haggard One Episode
1994-1998 Chicago Hope Alan Birch
1999 The Angry Beavers Kid Friendly One Episode
1999 Ally John "The Biscuit" Cage
1999 Men in Black: The Series One Episode
2000 The Wild Thornberrys Raju / Monkey Voice

One Episode

2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Major Voice
1997-2002 Ally McBeal John Cage
2003 The Lyon's Den Darryl Nicks One Episode
2004 This Just In Craig Tindle
2005 Justice League Unlimited Chronos / David Clinton
2004-2005 Danny Phantom Sidney Poindexter
2006 Boston Legal Dr. Sydney Field One Episode
2007 24 Tom Lennox
2003-2007 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law X the Eliminator / Various Voice
2004-2008 The Batman Dr. Kirk Langstrom
2008-2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man Master Planner / Dr. Otto Octavius Voice
2005-2010 Numb3rs Dr. Larry Fleinhardt
2010 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Oliver / Forever Knight #1 / Mr. Webb Voice
2011 G.I. Joe: Renegades Firefly Voice

One Episode

2011 Fairly Legal Judge Smollet One Episode
2010-2011 Grey Anatomy Dr. Robert Stark
2011-2012 Young Justice Professor Ivo / MONQI / Amazo Voice
2013 Necessary Roughness Dr. Albert Gunner
2014 The Mindy Project Rabbi Adler One Episode
2014-2015 Star Wars Rebels Tseebo Voice
2015 CSI: Cyber Simon Sifter
2013-2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Professor Elliot Randolph
2014-2016 American Dad! Santa's Elf / Old Man Hanson / Angel Voice
2018 The Big Bang Theory Dr. Robert Wolcott One Episode
2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events Ishmael One Episode
2016-2019 Veep Jeff Kane
2017-2020 Tangled: The Series Nigel the Advisor Voice


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