Peter Coyote, Actor: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Peter Coyote was born on October 10, 1941 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon. He is an actor, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), A Walk to Remember (2002) and Bitter Moon (1992). He has been married to Stefanie Pleet since 1998. He was previously married to Marilyn McCann.