Peter Masterson (June 1, 1934 – December 19, 2018) was an American actor, movie director, producer and playwright. He was born in Houston, Texas. He was known for writing the musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Her daughter is Mary Stuart Masterson.
His acting roles include Ambush Bay (1966), In the Heat of the Night (1967), Counterpoint (1968), Von Richthofen and Brown (1971), Tomorrow (1972), The Exorcist (1973), Man on a Swing (1974) and Gardens of Stone (1987). In 1978, he won the Drama Desk Award.
- "'The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public' Broadway" Archived 2015-09-14 at the Wayback Machine playbillvault.com, accessed November 7, 2015
- Writer, actor, director Peter Masterson dies