Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
MacNicol's career was launched in films of the early 1980s, notably Dragonslayer (1981) and Sophie's Choice (1982), in which he portrayed the young writer Stingo. He has played various supporting roles since then and appeared in the TV series Chicago Hope (1994–95) and Ally McBeal (1997– ).
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- Dragonslayer (1981) - Starring Peter MacNicol, Ralph Richardson, Caitlin Clarke, John Hallam, Peter Eyre
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- Sophie's Choice - Starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin, Stephen D. Newman