The Costa Report - December 16, 2011 Peter Coyote
Peter Coyote is a bit of a modern day renaissance man. He is an acclaimed actor, director, screenwriter, author, musician, narrator and social activist. He has appeared in such film and television projects as E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Jagged Edge, Patch Adams, Erin Brokovich, Law & Order, and NCIS; and is an Emmy Award-winning narrator of numerous acclaimed projects for PBS, such as “War on Terror” and “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” – in addition to Ken Burns’ “National Parks” and “Prohibition.” He was a founding member of Diggers, a radical community action group of activists and improv actors operating in San Francisco from 1966 to 1968. He has written for Vanity Fair, Mother Jones, and the San Francisco Chronicle; and is also a past Chairman of the California State Arts Council.