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actor , playwright

Einar Olaf Petersen, American actor, playwright. Served to sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Member Screen Actors Guild (telecommunication committee), Actors Equity Association, American Federation of television and Radio Artists.

Background

Petersen, Einar Olaf was born on March 22, 1923 in New York City. Son of Einar Olaf and Violette (Blashfield) Petersen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Colgate University, 1943;studies with Stella Adler, 1979-1987;student, Weiss-Barron School television, 1981-1982.

Career

Assistant account executive, Young & Rubicam, New York City, 1947-1950;television producer, Pemeho Prodns., New York City, 1951-1965;public, editor in chief, El Tiempo, New York City, 1965-1972;executive vice president, Cal-Pacific Oil and Gas Company Ltd., Georgetown, Cayman Island, 1972-1979;actor, playwright, New York City, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sybaritic Cookery for the Ripened Adult, 1984. Playwright, screenwriter: Be My Valentine Forever, Ambulance, Collateral for Ten Million, 1987. Appeared in soap operas Another World, Ryan's Hope, All My Children.

      Films include: Desperately Seeking Susan, Bright Lights, Big City, Rocket Gibraltar, Family Business, Mighty Aphrodite, Mr. Mom, The Net.

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Member Screen Actors Guild (telecommunication committee), Actors Equity Association, American Federation of television and Radio Artists.

Connections

Married Margaret Mary Killeen, August 2, 1947 (divorced December 1970). Children: Einar O., James P., Joel C., Robin A. Married Marilyn Idapense, April 25, 1971 (divorced 1978).

father:
Einar Olaf Petersen

mother:
Violette (Blashfield) Petersen

spouses:
Margaret Mary Killeen

Marilyn Idapense

children:
Einar O. Petersen

James P. Petersen

Joel C. Petersen

Robin A. Petersen