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Proxy Snyder is the pragmatic and charismatic leader of the Transitional Authority in Los Angeles. After the Arrival, he proves that he is a true politician and leads all aspects of the Occupation. Armed with the Redhat army and ever-present drones, Proxy’s Transitional Authority is tasked with keeping order and stability in Los Angeles.
Proxy knows that his Occupation movement needs someone as strong and valuable as Will Bowman to fight alongside them in order to combat the growing threat from the Resistance. Ever the cunning politician, Proxy also knows exactly how to make people do what he wants. But due to Katie and the resistance making calculating moves that subvert the occupation, Snyder finds himself on the outside looking in. Snyder is eventually relieved of duties and relegated to another position within the Occupation.
In USA Network’s highly-anticipated drama series, COLONY, Peter Jacobson plays Proxy Snyder, the cunning and opportunistic leader of the Green Zone in an occupied Los Angeles.
Peter Jacobson is best known for his role as Dr. Taub on the award-winning series “House.” In high demand, Jacobson has carved out a niche for himself in the industry and can currently be seen on the series, “Ray Donovan” as Lee Drexler. In addition, he appeared regularly on USA Network’s “Royal Pains” and “The Starter Wife.” Additionally he can be seen in “The Good Wife,” “The Lost Room” and “Law &Order.” On the big screen, Jacobson was featured in the films, “White House Down,” “What Just Happened” and “Good Night, and Good Luck.”
As a stage actor, Jacobson appeared in “The Taming of the Shrew,” the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park presentation of “Comedy of Errors,” “Waiting for Lefty” directed by Joanne Woodward, David Mamet's “The Water Engine“ at the Atlantic Theatre Company and the original productions of John Patrick Shanley’s “Four Dogs and a Bone,” Steve Martin's “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” and ‘The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged).”
A native of Chicago, and a graduate of Brown University, Jacobson attended the Julliard School. He splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.