Paul Lurz

Played by Peter Gerety

Peter Gerety

Peter Gerety’s vast film credits include Get the Gringo, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Michael Mann’s Public Enemies, Robert Zemeckis' Flight, Clint Eastwood’s Changeling, George Clooney’s Leatherheads, Mike Nichols’ Charlie Wilson’s War, Spike Lee’s Inside Man, the independent feature Things That Hang From Trees, Syriana, War Of The Worlds, K-Pax, People I Know, Magic Hour, Montana, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Mrs. Winterborne, Surviving Picasso, Ed Burn’s Ash Wednesday, A Most Violent Year, God's Pocket, The Sea Is All I Know, Cymbeline with Ethan Hawke, Hollywood Ending, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and the upcoming Change in the Air opposite Rachel Brosnahan and Olympia Dukakis.

On television, Gerety is a series regular on the new Amazon series Sneaky Pete, from producer Bryan Cranston. Gerety has played memorable roles in the recent PBS miniseries Mercy Street, HBO’s Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, Brothers And Sisters, Tom Fontana/WB series The Bedford Diaries, HBO’s The Wire, Homicide, Law and Order, Ed, Ed Burns’ Public Morals, Kidnapped, Daredevil, Madam Secretary, The Black Donnelly's, Elementary, The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, Brotherhood, The House of Mirth, Central Park West, Third Watch, The Return To Lonesome Dove.

Gerety’s extensive theater credits include the Broadway production of the late Nora Ephron’s play Lucky Guy opposite Tom Hanks, Martin McDonaugh’s The Lieutenant Of Inishmore which transferred after a successful run off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Company, the Broadway production of Never Gonna Dance, Susan Lori Park's Fucking A, and as ‘Fluellan’ in Henry V at N.Y.'s Shakespeare in the Park. Peter worked predominantly on stage for over 30 years, performing in over 100 productions with the legendary Trinity Repertory of Providence, R.I. alone (Adrian Hall, dir.). He has also performed with the Seattle Rep., the Dallas Theater Center, ART in Cambridge, the Huntington in Boston, and in Edinburgh, Scotland; Madrid, Spain; Bombay and Calcutta and Damascus, Syria. Peter has been in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway plays including playing Roderigo to James Earl Jones’ Othello and is an accomplished director, primarily with the Dallas Theater Center and Trinity Rep.