From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter Thomas Barton (born July 19, 1956) is an American actor. He was a graduate of Valley Stream North High School, where he played soccer and wrestled. He also attended Nassau Community College. In the 1980s and 1990s, he starred in several TV series, including Shirley, with Shirley Jones; The Powers of Matthew Star, with Louis Gossett, Jr.; Burke's Law with Gene Barry; and the soap operas Sunset Beach and The Young and the Restless. His other acting work has included films such as the 1981 horror film Hell Night, the 1984 horror movie Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, and the 2005 film Repetition. He has also appeared on many TV shows and on the cover of many early 80's teen magazines like Tiger Beat. He was a hearthrob in the 1980's. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Barton (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.