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Peter Sarsgaard

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 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 on Wikipedia.

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Mar 7, 1971 In Belleville, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Victoria & Albert
Latest Project:
Movie Jackie: Die First Lady 2016-12-02
Known For
Poster of The Killing
Poster of Indie Sex: Teens
Poster of Seeing Things
Poster of Victoria & Albert
Series Victoria & Albert John Coleman 2019
Movie Jackie: Die First Lady Robert Kennedy 2016-12-02
Movie Die glorreichen Sieben Bartholomew Bogue 2016-09-14
Movie Black Mass Brian Halloran 2015-09-04
Series The Slap Hector 2015-02-12
Movie Bauernopfer - Spiel der Könige Father Bill Lombardy 2015-09-16
Movie Experimenter Stanley Milgram 2015-10-16
Movie Night Moves Harmon 2014-04-23
Movie Very Good Girls Fitzsimmons 2013-01-22
Movie Blue Jasmine Dwight Westlake 2013-07-25
Movie Lovelace Chuck Traynor 2013-08-08
Movie Robot & Frank Robot (voice) 2012-08-16
Series The Killing Ray Seward 2011-04-03
Movie Green Lantern Hector Hammond 2011-06-16
Series Feuten Fitzgerald 2010-11-01
Series The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Unknown 2009-06-01
Movie In the Electric Mist - Mord in Louisiana Elrod Sykes 2009-04-15
Movie Ein verhängnisvoller Sommer Cleveland Arning 2008-01-20
Movie Housebound Mignon 2008-08-26
Movie Elegy oder die Kunst zu lieben Kenneth Kepesh 2008-08-08
Movie Das Jahr des Hundes Newt 2007-04-13
Movie Indie Sex: Teens Himself 2007-08-03
Movie Machtlos Alan Smith 2007-09-07
Movie Der Fluch - The Grudge 2 Unknown 2006-10-13
Movie The Dying Gaul Robert Sandrich 2005-01-01
Movie Death of a Dynasty Brendon III 2005-04-29
Movie Flightplan - Ohne jede Spur Gene Carson 2005-09-22
Movie Kinsey - Die Wahrheit über Sex Clyde Martin 2004-09-04
Movie Lüge und Wahrheit - Shattered Glass Charles 'Chuck' Lane 2003-11-14
Movie K-19 - Showdown in der Tiefe Vadim Radtchinko 2002-07-19
Movie The Salton Sea - Die Zeit der Rache Jimmy the Finn 2002-01-01
Movie Wer tötete Victor Fox? Window Washer 2002-08-23
Movie Imperium - Zwei Welten prallen aufeinander Jack 2002-12-06
Movie Macht der Begierde Richard Longman 2001-04-19
Movie The Cell Julia Hickson's Fiancee (uncredited) 2000-08-17
Movie Freak City Cal Jackson 1999-01-16
Movie Boys Don't Cry John Lotter 1999-09-02
Movie Desert Blue Billy Baxter 1999-06-06
Movie Ein neuer Tag im Paradies Ty 1998-12-30
Movie Der Mann in der eisernen Maske Raoul 1998-03-12
Movie SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground Boy No. 1 1997-07-24
Series Cracker Unknown 1997-09-18
Series Airport Mark 1996-05-02
Movie Dead Man Walking Walter Delacroix 1995-12-29
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Star Wars: Droids Alan Troy 1985-09-07
Series Seeing Things Luke Marshall 1981-09-15
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Lights Out David 1949-07-19