Peter Billingsley, also known as Peter Michaelsen and Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen, is an American actor, director, and producer. He was born on April 16, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen. He is best known for his role as Ralphie in the 1983 movie A Christmas Story and as “Messy Marvin” in the Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup commercials during the 1970s. He began his career as an infant in television commercials.
Billingsley began his acting career, at the age of 3, in some of the ’70s most memorable television commercials. After appearing on numerous television shows and films during his youth, the Emmy Award-nominated actor delivered a performance for the ages in the beloved holiday film, A Christmas Story (1983).
Peter Billingsley Height and Weight
Peter Billingsley Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Peter Billingsley Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
Peter Billingsley Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Peter Billingsley Star Sign: Aries
Peter Billingsley Net Worth: $2 Million
Peter Billingsley Hair Color: Blonde
Peter Billingsley Eye Color: Blue
Date Of Birth: 16 April 1971
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name: Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen
Parents: Alwin Michaelsen, Gail Billingsley
Siblings: Melissa Michaelsen, Neil Billingsley, Dina Billingsley, Win Billingsley
TV shows: Real People, Sherman Oaks
Peter Billingsley Facts:
Billingsley currently resides in Los Angeles.
He is younger brother of Melissa Michaelsen and Neil Billingsley.
By age 11 he had acted in over 120 TV commercials, two feature films, two made-for-TV movies and three TV shows.
Became best friends with Vince Vaughn, after they shared the screen on CBS Schoolbreak Special: The Fourth Man (1990).
Billingsley was number 63 on vh1’s The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005)
Wrote the Introduction to the 1994 autobiography “Dreamer”, written by his friend Brian Evans, in 1994.
Found friend and singer/songwriter John O’Brien deceased in Brien’s hotel room.