George Peter John Criscuola (born December 20, 1945), better known by his stage name Peter Criss, is a retired American musician and actor, best known as a co-founder, original drummer, and occasional vocalist of the hard rock band Kiss
. Criss established the "Catman" character for his Kiss persona.
In the mid 1980s, Peter Criss played around Los Angeles in a band called Balls of Fire with John (JP) Pakalenka
, Jane Booke
and Bobby Raylove
In 2014, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Kiss.