Peter Paige Actor and Director

Peter Paige is best known for his five-year run as Emmett Honeycutt on
Showtime’s hit series Queer as Folk. He has numerous film and TV credits, including Ping Pong Playa, Our America and guest star/recurring roles on The Closer, Bones, CSI: Miami, Grey's Anatomy, Related, Will and Grace and others. Paige also has a long history of work on the stage-performing nearly every genre of play from the Greeks to Shakespeare to contemporary. Recent theater credits include The History Boys at the Ahmanson, Eden Lane at La Jolla Playhouse, Aracadie and Bunbury for LA Theatreworks, and Secret Agents at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center.

As a director, he has completed two feature films: Say Uncle, released in 2006, and Leaving Barstow (2009) –- both currently available on DVD. With writing partner Bradley Bredeweg, Paige is a principal in Blazing Elm Entertainment, and together they have sold pilots and MOWs to the CW, USA, ABC Family, and E! as well as features to various studios. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, the largest LGBT organization in the world.