Peter Sarsgaard

Biography

John Peter Sarsgaard (born March 7, 1971) is an American film and stage actor. He landed his first feature role in the movie Dead Man Walking in 1995. He then appeared in the 1998 independent films Another Day in Paradise and Desert Blue. That same year, Sarsgaard received a substantial role in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), playing Raoul, the son of Athos. Sarsgaard later achieved critical recognition when he was cast in Boys Don't Cry (1999) as John Lotter. He landed his first leading role in the 2001 film The Center of the World. The following year, he played supporting roles in Empire, The Salton Sea, and K-19: The Widowmaker. For his portrayal of Charles Lane in Shattered Glass, Sarsgaard won the Online Film Critics Society Award in the category for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the 2004 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Sarsgaard has appeared in an eclectic range of films, including the 2004 comedy Garden State, the biographical film Kinsey (2004), the drama The Dying Gaul (2005) and big-budget films such as Flightplan (2005), Jarhead (2005), Orphan (2009), Knight and Day (2010), and the upcoming 2011 superhero film Green Lantern Sarsgaard has also appeared in Off-Broadway productions including Kingdom of Earth, Laura Dennis, and Burn This. In September 2008, he made his Broadway debut as Boris Alexeyevich Trigorin in The Seagull. Sarsgaard appeared in the off-Broadway production of Uncle Vanya in January 2009. Sarsgaard is married to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. They have one daughter.

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John Peter Sarsgaard (born March 7, 1971) is an American film and stage actor. He landed his first feature role in the movie Dead Man Walking in 1995. He then appeared in the 1998 independent films Another Day in Paradise and Desert Blue. That same year, Sarsgaard received a substantial role in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), playing Raoul, the son of Athos. Sarsgaard later achieved critical recognition when he was cast in Boys Don't Cry (1999) as John Lotter. He landed his first leading role in the 2001 film The Center of the World. The following year, he played supporting roles in Empire, The Salton Sea, and K-19: The Widowmaker. For his portrayal of Charles Lane in Shattered Glass, Sarsgaard won the Online Film Critics Society Award in the category for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the 2004 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Sarsgaard has appeared in an eclectic range of films, including the 2004 comedy Garden State, the biographical film Kinsey (2004), the drama The Dying Gaul (2005) and big-budget films such as Flightplan (2005), Jarhead (2005), Orphan (2009), Knight and Day (2010), and the upcoming 2011 superhero film Green Lantern Sarsgaard has also appeared in Off-Broadway productions including Kingdom of Earth, Laura Dennis, and Burn This. In September 2008, he made his Broadway debut as Boris Alexeyevich Trigorin in The Seagull. Sarsgaard appeared in the off-Broadway production of Uncle Vanya in January 2009. Sarsgaard is married to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. They have one daughter.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Sarsgaard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors can be found on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 53

Birthday 1971-03-07

Place of Birth Belleville, Illinois, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Питер Сарсгаард

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 The Magnificent Seven as Bartholomew Bogue
2016 Jackie as Robert Kennedy
2015 Experimenter as Stanley Milgram
2015 Pawn Sacrifice as Father Bill Lombardy
2015 Black Mass as Brian Halloran
2015 Ladygrey as Samuel
2015 The Slap(8 episodes) as Hector
2014 Valley Uprising as Narrator (Voice)
2014 Night Moves as Harmon
2013 Lovelace as Chuck Traynor
2013 Blue Jasmine as Dwight
2013 Very Good Girls as Fitzsimmons
2012 Robot & Frank as Robot (voice)
2011 Green Lantern as Hector Hammond
2011 The Killing(12 episodes) as Ray Seward
2010 Knight and Day as Fitzgerald
2009 An Education as David
2009 Orphan as John Coleman
2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
2009 In the Electric Mist as Elrod Sykes
2008 Housebound as Mignon
2008 Elegy as Kenneth Kepesh
2008 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh as Cleveland Arning
2007 Rendition as Alan Smith
2007 Indie Sex: Teens as Himself
2007 High Falls as Pedro
2007 Year of the Dog as Newt
2005 Jarhead as Alan Troy
2005 Flightplan as Carson
2005 The Skeleton Key as Luke Marshall
2005 Death of a Dynasty as Brendon III
2005 The Dying Gaul as Robert Sandrich
2004 Kinsey as Clyde Martin
2004 Garden State as Mark
2003 Shattered Glass as Charles 'Chuck' Lane
2002 Empire as Jack
2002 Unconditional Love
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker as Vadim Radtchinko
2002 Salton Sea as Jimmy the Finn
2001 The Center of the World as Richard Longman
2000 The Cell as Julia Hickson's Fiancee (uncredited)
1999 Boys Don't Cry as John Lotter
1999 Desert Blue as Billy Baxter
1999 Freak City
1998 Another Day in Paradise as Ty
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask as Raoul
1997 Cracker(1 episode)
1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground
1995 Dead Man Walking as Walter Delacroix
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1981 This Week(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)

Production

2013 Lovelace … Executive Producer

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