Party affiliation: Democrat
Peter Richard Bierstedt, entertainment industry consultant, lawyer. Bar: New York 1969, California 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973. Member Motion Picture Association American (director 1980-1983), Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (executive branch), Los Angeles Copyright Society, American Civil Liberties Union.
Attorney with firms in, New York City, 1969-1974. Private practice consultant legal and entertainment industry, 1971, 75-76, 88—. With Avco Embassy Pictures Corporation, Los Angeles, 1977-1983, vice president, general counsel, 1978-1980, senior vice president, 1980-1983, director, 1981-1983.
General counsel New World Entertainment (formerly New World Pictures), Los Angeles, 1984-1987, executive vice president, 1985-1987, senior executive vice president Office of Chairman, 1987-1988, also board directors. President subsidiary New World Productions and New World Advertising New World Pictures, 1985-1988. Guest lecturer University California, Riverside, 1976-1977, University Southern California, 1986, 91, University of California at Los Angeles, 1987, 95-96.
Board directors New World Pictures (Australia) Ltd., FilmDallas Pictures, Inc., Cinedco, Inc.