Peter Sarsgaard

7 Mar 1971

Actor, Producer

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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Filmography (37 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Loving Pablo
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Shepard)
(movie, 2016)
···Jackie
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Robert Kennedy)
(movie, 2016)
···The Magnificent Seven
Genre: Adventure, Action, Western
Role: Actor (as Bartholomew Bogue)
(movie, 2015)
···Experimenter
Genre: History, Drama
Role: Actor (as Stanley Milgram)
(movie, 2015)
···Pawn Sacrifice
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Father Bill Lombardy)
(movie, 2015)
···Black Mass
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Brian Halloran)
(movie, 2013)
···Night Moves
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harmon)
(movie, 2013)
···Lovelace
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2013)
···Blue Jasmine
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dwight Westlake)
(movie, 2013)
···Very Good Girls
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2012)
···Robot & Frank
Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Robot (voice))
(movie, 2011)
···Green Lantern
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Hector Hammond)
(movie, 2010)
···Knight and Day
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Fitzgerald)
(movie, 2009)
···An Education
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as David)
(movie, 2009)
···Orphan
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as John Coleman)
(movie, 2009)
···In the Electric Mist
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Elrod Sykes)
(movie, 2008)
···Elegy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kenneth Kepesh)
(movie, 2008)
···The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Cleveland Arning)
(movie, 2007)
···Rendition
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alan Smith)
(movie, 2007)
···Year of the Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Newt)
(movie, 2005)
···Jarhead
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Alan Troy)
(movie, 2005)
···Flightplan
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carson)
(movie, 2005)
···The Skeleton Key
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Luke Marshall)
(movie, 2005)
···The Dying Gaul
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Robert Sandrich)
(movie, 2004)
···Kinsey
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Clyde Martin)
(movie, 2004)
···Garden State
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mark)
(movie, 2003)
···Unconditional Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor
(movie, 2003)
···Shattered Glass
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Charles 'Chuck' Lane)
(movie, 2002)
···Empire
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack)
(movie, 2002)
···K-19: The Widowmaker
Genre: War
Role: Actor (as Vadim Radtchinko)
(movie, 2002)
···Salton Sea
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jimmy the Finn)
(movie, 2001)
···The Center of the World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Richard Longman)
(movie, 2000)
7.5The Cell
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Julia Hickson's Fiancee (uncredited))
(movie, 1999)
···Boys Don't Cry
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as John Lotter)
(movie, 1999)
···Freak City
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Cal Jackson)
(movie, 1998)
···The Man in the Iron Mask
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Raoul)
(movie, 1995)
···Dead Man Walking
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Walter Delacroix)