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Peter Jacobson      

Peter S. Jacobson is an American film and television actor.

Jacobson was born to a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Chicago news anchor Walter Jacobson. He is a 1987 graduate of Brown University.Jacobson also graduated from the Juilliard School, where he was a member of the drama division's Group 20 (19871991

In 1997, Jacobson and Lisa Edelstein, his future co-star on House M.D., appeared as a couple eating at a restaurant in the film As Good as It Gets that is assailed by an anti-Semitic tirade from Jack Nicholson's misanthropic character.

He has played a recurring role on Law & Order as Randy Dworkin, a jovial crusading defense attorney attached to various causes. In 2005, Jacobson played "Jimmy" in the Academy Award-nominated film, Good Night, and Good Luck.

He has appeared on Scrubs, CSI: Miami, The Lost Room, The Starter Wife, Transformers and The Midnight Meat Train.

He joined the cast of House as Chris Taub, a plastic surgeon hoping to make Gregory House's diagnostics team. In October 2007, he was confirmed as a regular on the show.

He made a guest appearance on an episode of the USA Network's Royal Pains as Alan, the nebbishy husband of Rachel, played by Brooklyn Decker

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