Peter Jason
Jason in November 2006
Peter Edward Ostling[1]

(1944-07-22) July 22, 1944 (age 77)
Years active1967–present
Eileen Jason
(m. 1979)

Peter Edward Ostling (born July 22, 1944), also known as Peter Jason, is an American character actor. He has appeared in over one hundred television shows and eighty films. He played Con Stapleton in the series Deadwood.[2] He was a frequent collaborator with Walter Hill and John Carpenter on their films, eight and six times respectively. He voiced Sergeant Dornan in the video game Fallout 2.[3] Jason starred in supporting roles for the films 48 Hrs. and Arachnophobia.

Early life and education

Born in Hollywood, Jason grew up in Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach. He attended Newport Beach Elementary School, Horace Ensign Junior High and Newport Harbor High School. After graduating, he attended Orange Coast College and studied drama at Carnegie Mellon University.


Main article: Peter Jason filmography

Further reading

  • Voisin, Scott, Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting. BearManor Media, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59393-342-5


  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At
  2. ^ "Deadwood - Con Stapleton". HBO. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "Fallout 2 details".