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Peter and Loraine Boyle Marriage Profile

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The 29-year marriage of Peter and Loraine Boyle ended on December 12, 2006 when Peter died. Here's information about how they met, where they were married, their children, and more.

Born:

Peter Boyle Jr: October 18, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Loraine Alterman: abt. 1942.

Died:

Peter: December 12, 2006 at the age of 71. Peter had been battling multiple myeloma and heart disease. He died at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

How Loraine and Peter Met:

Peter and Loraine first met in 1974 on the movie set when Peter was in make-up for his role in Young Frankenstein. Loraine was interviewing Peter for an article in Rolling Stone.

Peter asked Loraine for a date during the interview.

Wedding Date:

Peter was 42 and Loraine was 35 when they married.

Peter and Loraine were married in October 1977 in a small ceremony held at the United Nations chapel in Manhattan. John Lennon was best man at their wedding.
Source for wedding date: Time.com

Children:

Peter and Loraine have two daughters:

  • Lucy Boyle: Lucy was born in December 1980. Lucy is an actress and playwright.

  • Amy Boyle: Amy was born in 1983.

Previous Marriages:

Loraine was previously married before marrying Peter.

Occupations:

Peter: Actor. Peter was a monk in the Christian Brothers order prior to becoming an actor.

Loraine: Reporter, writer, and rock journalist for Rolling Stone Magazine.

Residence:

New York City.

Religion:

Peter: Roman Catholic.

Quotes:

Peter: "When I was younger, I didn't love myself, and that's still a basic issue, for me and everybody. My wife and daughters help me. It's terrific. Forgiving. Loving. Doing. Feeling. Hoping. Making a mistake and going back and saying I'm sorry."
Source: Esquire.com from an interview with Scott Raab, October 2002

[Loraine about Peter, 1999: "Peter is very intellectual. He can talk about anything from philosophy to politics to history."
Source: People.com

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