• Peter Boyle was best known from 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
  • He passed away in 2006
  • HERE are some facts about him 

The actor and comedian passed away in 2006 and left behind a great legacy of work. Here are some facts about his life and times!. Peter Boyle was born on October 1935, in Norristown, Pennsylvania and had a career that spanned over four decades!. Peter was always a man of faith.

Peter was an Emmy regular

In his youth, he was a monk in the Christian Brothers order during college. Boyle’s career took off after his powerful performance as the disillusioned and bitter character "Joe Curran" in the 1970 drama film 'Joe' with Susan Sarandon.

Also interesting:

In 1971, he turned down the part of "Popeye Doyle" in 'The French Connection.' Either way his career turned out just fine! Of the five regular cast members on 'Everybody Loves Raymond', he was the only one who didn't win an Emmy for his work on the show, although he was nominated seven times...

Watch the video above to learn more!