If you think you’ve heard Peter Fogel’s voice or seen his face before – you probably have. In the corporate marketing world his unique arsenal of hilarious characters have been used on many radio and TV commercials for a client roster that includes American Express, Mazda, Miller Lite, Zima, Budweiser, Mazda Motors, and Wisk (he was the ring around the collar man) to name a few.
In reality programming, he was recently heard as the narrator on the Discovery Channel’s documentary Mysteries of Mating.
As an actor Peter was featured in the movie Teen Wolf II with Jason Bateman and costarred with Jeff Trachta (The Bold and the Beautiful) in the erotic thriller, Interloched.
He was also seen in the video So You Want To Be An Actor with Christopher Walken, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, and Roscoe Lee Brown.
Peter’s proud to say he’s trained along side such stars as Stanely Tucci (Broadway’s Frankie and Johnnie), Ving Rhames (Mission Impossible), and Steven Weber (Wings, Broadway’s The Producers).
As a writer in Hollywood, Peter was a member of the elite Warner Bros. Comedy Writer’s Workshop (Class of 1999) and is a proud member of the Writer’s Guild of America as well as SAG/AFTRA/AEA.
While there he had the privilege of working with and writing for Paul Jackson, television producer/writer of such shows as SheSpies, The Adventures of Lois and Clark, and Charmed.
Recent assignments include writing for Germany’s #1 award-winning sitcom, Rita’s World (yes, they have comedy in Germany). The show consistently rates as the number one comedy program in all of Deutschland and was the recipient of the prestigious Adolf Grimme Preis award, which is that country’s equivalent of an Emmy.
Peter also has two major screenplays in development. Recent articles by Peter have appeared in Benzo Magazine andinside Direct Mail, Sharing Ideas, DM News, Writersweekly.com and Writingfordollars.com. His material has been quoted in books such as The Comedy Quote Dictionary, and he recently contributed to Bob Bly’s book, Careers for Writers and Others Who Have a Way with Words.
Known as the ‘Reinvention Guy’, Peter is the author of the critically acclaimed book If Not Now … Then When? Stories and Strategies of People Over 40 Who Have Successfully Reinvented Themselves.
Peter also has a newsletter and lectures on public speaking.