in the early '80s, Peter began doing voice-overs, which has
led to a very successful side venture, now numbering over seventy
films.His mellow voice, often compared to Henry Fonda's, is a
talent that won him an Emmy in 1992 for his narration of
The Meiji Revolution episode, part of the PBS American
Experience ten-part series called The Pacific Century.
He continues to lend his rich voice to narrations for commercials,
such as Brita and Oracle, as well as television documentaries
and also donates his voice to films that support issues close
to his heart.
He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences, The Screen Actor's Guild, American Federation
of Radio and Television Artists, Actor's Equity, and
The Player's Club, a professional club for performers and
artists in New York City. In 1997 he was a delegate to the Democratic
National Convention and covered the proceedings for Mother
Peter maintains his political interests in a number of ways.
He is currently a board member of Baykeepers, a proactive
organization which tracks pollution and polluters in the San Francisco
Bay and aggressively pursues cessation of damage to the Bay.
Coyote has performed in European films, speaks French and Spanish
and especially enjoys returning to London and Paris. His home
has been in Marin County in Northern California since the early
'70s. An avid outdoorsman, Peter considers either a week passing
without fishing, or a year without at least one month living rough,
a waste. He is a passionate songwriter and guitarist and amateur
photographe. He considers his completely re-built 1964 Dodge 4x4
Town Wagon, that he's owned since 1969, his longest-lasting addiction.