Peter Parros | Biography

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  • Full Name Peter Parros
  • Occupation Actor, Screenwriter
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New York, USA
  • Birth Date Nov 11, 1960
  • Age 63 Years, 8 Months
Cast of the series 'The Haves and the Have Nots'

Peter Parros | Biography

Peter is expected to be a cast member in the upcoming Christmas movie, 'Merry Switchmas'

Parros was a long-term member of the show, 'The Haves and the Have Nots.' The series first aired in 2013, and the finale series was aired on 20 July 2021.

Peter Parros is an American actor and screenwriter. 

Who is Peter Parros?

Peter Parros has been a popular Hollywood name for more than 30 years. He is known for his role in the Oprah Winfrey Network series The Haves and the Have Nots and the CBS series As the World Turns. Besides acting, Parros has also written movies such as Something to Sing about and The Climb


Peter Parros was born on 11 November 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. As of 2021, he is 61 years old.  

Movies and TV Shows 

Parros began his career in 1985 with the movie, Real Genius where he played the role of Air Force Gate Guard. It was a minor role, but he gained recognition and was eventually cast in the 1986 movie A Little Off Mark to play the role of Mark. In 1987, Parros portrayed the role of James in the movie Death Before Dishonor

Along with movies, Parros also began starring in television. Between 1985 and 1986, he played the role of Reginald Cornelius III in Knight Rider. In 1988, he played the role of Zak in the television series Lady Killer. Likewise, in New Adam 12, he played the role of Officer Gus Grant. 

From 1990, he was a member of many shows such as The Family Man, The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson, and One Life to Live

Parros also played the recurring role of Dr. Ben Harris in the series As The World Turns. He first began to play Dr. Ben in July 1996 and continued until 27 July 2005. He took a break for some time and made appearances on 6 November 2009 and 9 November 2009. 

Additionally, he also appeared in CSI: Miami as James Johnson on 7 November 2005. 

Parros was also seen in shows such as Seinfeld, Charles in Charge, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Step By Step, and Hanging with Mr. Cooper. Likewise, he has also made appearances in the soap operas, The Young and the Restless and Santa Barbara

Parros was also a long-term member of the show, The Haves and the Have Nots. The series first aired in 2013, and the finale series was aired on 20 July 2021.

Peter is also expected to be a cast member in the upcoming Christmas movie, Merry Switchmas. The movie is directed by Chris Nolen and written by Gabrielle Collins. In the movie, he stars alongside Valarie Pettiford, Thea Camara, and Rachel Aladdin. 


Peter Parros was married to actress Jerri Morgan. The couple tied the knot on 5 October 1985. During their marriage, they had two children, Clayton Parros and Petra Parros. Clayton was born on 11 December 1990, and Petra was born on 28 November 1992. The family used to live in Orange County, New Jersey. Unfortunately, Peter and Jerri’s marriage ended in divorce on 25 August 2015. 

Net Worth 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Parros has an estimated net worth of $5 million, earned through his successful career as an actor and screenwriter. 

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