Peter Brinckerhoff has been a soap opera director for 30 years and has been nominated for 8 Daytime Emmys and won one in 1991 as part of the Santa Barbara directing team.
Peter Brinckerhoff has been a soap opera director for 30 years. Getting his first chance from the late Mary-Ellis Bunim (later the co-creator of “The Real World”) on Search for Tomorrow, Peter went on to direct as the World Turns, Capitol, Loving, One Life to Live, All My Children, Another World, Santa Barbara, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, Sunset Beach, Passions, Spyder Games, The Young and the Restless, and General Hospital’s Night Shift. Peter has been nominated for 8 Daytime Emmy’s and won one in 1991 as part of the Santa Barbara directing team. Peter has also appeared as a stuntman and actor in several films including “Key Exchange” and “Q” as well as several soaps. Peter has been a competitive swimmer since high school and still competes in open water races. He coached Little League baseball at every level for 17 years and has been a surfer for 47 years traveling extensively to feed his passion. Since traveling to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina to work for Habitat for Humanity, Peter has realized that his good fortune needs to be paid back and is currently planning another trip for Habitat as well as donating his time and money to other charities including Medecins Sans Frontieres, Heal the Bay and the NRDC.