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Peter Frederick Weller is an American film and stage actor, director and lecturer, best known for portraying Alex Murphy/RoboCop in RoboCop and RoboCop 2. He did not reprise the role in RoboCop 3 due to scheduling conflicts with the film Naked Lunch, and was replaced by Robert John Burke.

He later provided the voice for RoboCop in the 2019 KFC ad campaign Colonel RoboCop, the video game Mortal Kombat 11, and – as of April 2019 – is in negotiations to star in RoboCop Returns.[1]

He is also well known for playing Buckaroo Banzai in the cult classic The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. He received an Academy Award nomination for his direction for the 1993 short Partners, in which he also acted.


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