Peter Jason (born July 22, 1944) is an American actor who performs in many plays, movies, and TV commercials, including Desperate Housewives and Deadwood.
Jason has appeared in 12 Walter Hill films, 7 John Carpenter films, has acted in over 100 commercials and plays, and appeared in many TV shows. He also confirmed that he played the voice of Dizzy Wallin in Gears of War 2 and its sequel, Gears of War 3. He is also credited for voicing Sergeant Dornan in Fallout 2.
He also appeared the Eddie Murphy film, 48 Hrs., as the "Cowboy Bartender." Murphy's character harasses him at the bar "Torchy's".
In 1990 Jason played Henry Beechwood in the horror-comedy Arachnophobia, the first film released by Hollywood Pictures and directed by Frank Marshall.
Other credits include They Live, Village of the Damned, and Mortal Kombat.