Ethan Gregory Peck
6' (1.83 m)
Grandson of Gregory Peck and Greta Kukkonen.
In high school he played varsity lacrosse and football, and was on the varsity track team.
He studied classical cello for six years.
He is the son of artist Francine Matarazzo and Stephen Peck, Community Development Director for U.S.VETS. His half-sister, Marisa Matarazzo, is a writer.
He received the best actor award at the 2009 Sonoma International Film Festival for his role as "Sailor" in the film "Adopt a Sailor.".
He attended NYU Tisch School of the Arts from 2004 - 2008 and studied theater in the Experimental Theater Wing (ETW) program there.
Nephew of Carey Paul Peck, Jonathan Peck, and Cecilia Peck.
Stepgrandson of Veronique Peck.
Screen tested for the role of Henry in Catherine Hardwicke's Red Riding Hood (2011), but lost the part to Max Irons.
Completed brown belt and achieved first level of black belt in Shotakan traditional karate under the training of kumite world champion, Avi Rokah,.
Lives and works in Los Angeles [July 2010]
New York University-Tisch School of the Arts [September 2004]
Ethan's paternal grandmother was Finnish, and Ethan's maternal grandfather was of Italian descent. The rest of Ethan's ancestry is Irish, English, and more distant German and Welsh.
[When asked if he ever spoke to his grandfather, legendary film actor Gregory Peck, about acting] To me he was just Grandpa. He taught me how to float in a pool. I never really thought to ask him about acting. There's so much I wish I could ask him now.