Biography

Peter Berg (born March 11, 1964) is an American actor, film director, producer and writer. He is known for directing films such as Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, The Rundown, Hancock and Battleship. He is highly regarded for developing the television series Friday Night Lights, based on the film of the same name which he also directed. In his more recent career he has worked to bring to the big screen true stories of ordinary Americans placed into extraordinary situations (Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon, Patriots Day). As an actor he is best known for his role as Dr. Billy Kronk on the 1990s-era CBS medical drama Chicago Hope.

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Peter Berg (born March 11, 1964) is an American actor, film director, producer and writer. He is known for directing films such as Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, The Rundown, Hancock and Battleship. He is highly regarded for developing the television series Friday Night Lights, based on the film of the same name which he also directed. In his more recent career he has worked to bring to the big screen true stories of ordinary Americans placed into extraordinary situations (Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon, Patriots Day). As an actor he is best known for his role as Dr. Billy Kronk on the 1990s-era CBS medical drama Chicago Hope.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1964-03-11

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Peter W. Berg
  • Pete Berg

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Patriots Day as Guy Opening MIT Door
2016 Deepwater Horizon as Mr. Skip
2014 The Leftovers(2 episodes) as Pete
2013 Lone Survivor as Soldier (uncredited)
2013 State of Play(8 episodes) as Himself - Host
2012 Battleship as JPJ 2nd Gunner
2011 The Greatest Movie Ever Sold as Himself
2011 The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story as Himself
2008 Hancock as Doctor
2007 Lions for Lambs as Wirey Pink
2007 The Kingdom as FBI Agent
2007 Californication(1 episode) as Himself
2006 Smokin' Aces as "Pistol" Pete Deeks
2004 Collateral as Richard Weidner
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2001 Corky Romano as Paulie Romano
2001 Alias(2 episodes)
2001 The King of Queens(1 episode)
1998 Very Bad Things as Man at Funeral
1997 Cop Land as Joey Randone
1996 The Great White Hype as Terry Conklin
1996 Girl 6 as Caller #1 - Bob
1995 Across the Moon as Lyle
1995 Heavyweights as Chef (Uncredited)
1994 Chicago Hope(141 episodes) as Dr. Billy Kronk
1994 Chicago Hope(9 episodes)
1994 The Last Seduction as Mike Swale
1994 F.T.W. as Clem Stuart
1993 A Case for Murder as Jack Hemmet
1993 Fire in the Sky as David Whitlock
1993 Aspen Extreme as Dexter
1992 A Midnight Clear as Bud Miller
1991 Late for Dinner as Frank Lovegren
1991 Crooked Hearts as Tom
1990 Genuine Risk as Henry
1989 Race for Glory as Chris
1989 Shocker as Jonathan Parker
1989 Heart of Dixie as Jenks
1989 Going Overboard as Mort Ginsberg
1989 Tale of Two Sisters as Gardener
1989 Never on Tuesday as Eddie
1988 Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story as Bobby
1987 21 Jump Street(1 episode)

Directing

2018 Mile 22Director
2018 The People's Fighters: Teofilo Stevenson and the Legend of Cuban BoxingDirector
2016 Patriots DayDirector
2016 Deepwater HorizonDirector
2015 Breakthrough(1 episode)Director
2014 The Leftovers(2 episodes)Director
2013 Lone SurvivorDirector
2012 BattleshipDirector
2011 Prime Suspect(1 episode)Director
2009 30 for 30(1 episode)Director
2009 Kings RansomDirector
2009 Virtuality(2 episodes)Director
2009 VirtualityDirector
2008 HancockDirector
2007 The KingdomDirector
2006 Friday Night Lights(2 episodes)Director
2004 Friday Night LightsDirector
2003 The RundownDirector
2003 BloodlineDirector
2000 Wonderland(2 episodes)Director
1998 Very Bad ThingsDirector
1994 Chicago Hope(1 episode)Director

Production

2020 The Six Billion Dollar ManProducer
2018 Mile 22Producer
2017 Wind RiverProducer
2016 Hell or High WaterProducer
2014 HerculesExecutive Producer
2014 The Leftovers(20 episodes)Executive Producer
2013 Lone SurvivorProducer
2012 BattleshipProducer
2011 Prime Suspect(13 episodes)Executive Producer
2009 Trauma(18 episodes)Producer
2009 Virtuality(1 episode)Producer
2007 Lars and the Real GirlExecutive Producer
2006 Friday Night Lights(79 episodes)Executive Producer
2000 Wonderland(8 episodes)Producer

Writing

2016 Patriots DayStory
2016 Patriots DayScreenplay
2013 Lone SurvivorWriter
2010 The LosersWriter
2006 Friday Night Lights(9 episodes)Writer
2004 Friday Night LightsScreenplay
2000 Wonderland(1 episode)Writer
1998 Very Bad ThingsScreenplay
1994 Chicago Hope(2 episodes)Writer

Creator

2006 Friday Night LightsCreator
2000 WonderlandCreator

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