Peters is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Julie and Phil Peters, who is vice president of administration for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Peters' break-out role was in the 2004 film Clipping Adam as Adam Sheppard. He played Russell AKA SpongeBob, a goofy skateboarder, in the 2004 movie Sleepover along with Hunter Parrish and Shane Hunter as his skateboarding crew. He also played Ricky Hobbs in the film An American Crime. In 2004, he won the award for Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival.
He also appeared on House, as a hostage in the episode "Last Resort." He appeared in the seventh season in the episode "Nepotism" in The Office. He played Michael's half nephew, Luke, a lazy and ill-tempered teenager who Michael hires to work for him.
Filmography and television
- The Lazarus effect (2015)
- American Horror Story (2011-Ongoing) ... Tate Langdon; Kit Walker; Kyle Spencer; Jimmy Darling; James March
- The Office (2010)..... "Nepotism"
- Criminal Minds (2010)...Charlie Hillridge
- Kick-Ass (2010) Todd
- House MD (2008)..A hostage
- Ghost Whisperer (2009)...Dylan
- One Tree Hill (TV series) (2008/09)... Jack Daniels
- Never Back Down (2008)... Max Cooperman
- Mama's Boy (2007)... Keith
- Remarkable Power (2007) ... Ross
- Gardens of the Night (2007) ... Rachel/Brian
- An American Crime (2007) ... Ricky Hobbs
- The Days (2004) ... Cooper Day
- Sleepover (2004) ... Russell Hayes
- Clipping Adam (2004) ... Adam Sheppard