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Facts About Donald Petrie That You Want to Know

Published Sun Nov 24 2019 By aisha
Facts About Donald Petrie That You Want to Know

Donald Mark Petrie professionally known as Donald Petrie is an actor and director. He is best known for his acting and directing in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Little Italy (2018) and Just My Luck (2008).

He was born on born April 2, 1954, in New York, U.S. He is born to Mrs. Dorothea Petrie who is a television producer, actor, novelist and to Mr. Daniel Petrie who is a Canadian television and film director. Here are some facts about Actor Petrie:

What's his Net Worth?

Donald Petrie has an estimated net worth of $5 million which gathered his from his acting and directing movies. He has been directing since 1985 and has directed more than thirty movies while has has acted on more than twenty movies. 

Wife - Peggy Petrie

A picture of Donald Petrie hugging his wife Peggy Petrir.
Donald Petrie with his wife Peggy Petrir.
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Donald Petrie is married to his lovely wife Peggy Petrie. She is an multi-talented personality as she is a television producer, actor, novelist. Both couples share two children from their happily married life.

Two Kids 

Donald Petrie with his wife Peggy Petrie and his children Ebony Petrie and Charlie Petrire.
Donald Petrie with his wife Peggy Petrie and his children Ebony Petrie and Charlie Petrire.
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Donald and Peggy have one daughter named Ebony Petrie and a son named Charlie Petrire.

Three siblings 

The Grumpy Old Man actor Petrie has three siblings. He has a brother named Daniel Mannix Petrie Jr who was born on November 30, 1951. He is a Canadian-American producer, writer, and director best known for his work in Combat Hospital, Dawn Petrol, and The Big Easy. 

His first sister's name is June Petrie who is a producer and actress best known for her works in The Lucky 6 (2014), The Joyriders (1999) and The Bear Essential (2007). She is married to Bradley Battersby on June 22, 1985, and shares three children. 

Donald's second sister's name is Mary Petrie who is also the twin of June Petrie. She is an actress best known for her roles in The Hidden (1987), The Allnighter (1987) and The Betsy (1978).

Awards - Primetime Emmy Award

In 1989, he won Film Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Feature in Mystic Pizza. He is the Primetime Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series in L.A. law and Directors Guild of America Award nominee for L.A. law and CBS Schoolbreak Special.

Worked as a driver

While the production of The Betsy (1978), Donald Petrie served as the driver for Laurence Olivier who is a director and actor who won the Oscar Award in Best Actor in a Leading Role for Hemlet.  

Listed in the Acting credit

In 1979, Petrie played the character of Doug in the movie H.O.T.S. where he was the 20th person to be listed in the acting credits of IMDb. He was also the first male to be credited on the list where the other nineteen were all women.

His Top-Grossing movie

A poster of Donald Petrie movie How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days.
Poster of the movie How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days.
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The Movie How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days which is a Comedy Drama, was the most grossed movie of Petrie. The movie was made on a budget of $50 million while it was able to collect $105,813,373 domestically and gathered $177,371,441 worldwide.

His Best Work Throughout His Career

Petrie is best known for his directing and acting talent. Some of his works where he has directed are How to lose a guy in 10 days(2003), Mystic Pizza (1988), Miss Congeniality(2000), and Grumpy Old Man(1993).

He is also widely recognized by his acting as he has worked in The Turning Point(1977), Haywire(1980), and Fantasy Land(1980).

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