Peter Jacobson Movies and Career Information
Mar 24, 1965
Peter S. Jacobson (born March 24, 1965) is an American film and television actor. Jacobson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Chicago news anchor Walter Jacobson. He was a 1991 graduate of Juilliard. and a 1987 graduate of Brown University. In 1997, Jacobson and Lisa Edelstein, a future co-star of his on the television series House, appeared as a couple eating at a restaurant in the movie As Good As It Gets. Jacobson has played a recurring role on Law & Order as Randy Dworkin, a jovial crusading defense attorney attached to conservative causes. In 2005, Jacobson played "Jimmy" in the Academy Award-nominated film, Good Night, and Good Luck. He also appeared on Scrubs, CSI: Miami, The Lost Room, The Starter Wife, Transformers and The Midnight Meat Train. More recently he has appeared on House as Chris Taub, a plastic surgeon hoping to make Gregory House's diagnostics team. In October 2007, he was confirmed as a regular on the show. He made a guest appearance on USA Network's "Royal Pains" on July 30th. Jacobson played Alan, the nebbishy husband of Rachel, played by Brooklyn Decker. He also has a cameo in Tony Scott's 2005 film Domino.