Peter Sarsgaard is an American 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.

Peter Sarsgaard was born on March 7, 1971 in Belleville, Illinois, USA as John Peter Sarsgaard, to Judy Lea and John Dale Sarsgaard, an engineer who worked for the Air Force and later Monsanto and IBM. He is a graduate of St. Louis’ Washington University, where he majored in history and literature. In 1995, He made his feature film debut in Tim Robbins’ Dead Man Walking, playing a murder victim. Three years later, he landed his first substantial role as John Malkovich’s fated son, Raoul, in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998). In 1999, Sarsgaard broke out of obscurity with his performance in Boys Don’t Cry. The film’s unanticipated success provided him with an introduction to a wide audience.

Peter Sarsgaard Height, Weight & More

Peter Sarsgaard Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)

Peter Sarsgaard Height: 6′ 0″ (183 cm)

Peter Sarsgaard Shoe Size: Unknown

Peter Sarsgaard Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Peter Sarsgaard Net Worth: $15 million

Peter Sarsgaard Hair Color: Light Brown

Peter Sarsgaard Eye Color: Hazel

Date Of Birth: 7 March 1971

Birth Place: Belleville, Illinois, USA

Birth Name: John Peter Sarsgaard

Nationality: American

Religion: Roman Catholic

Race/Ethnicity: White
1/8th Danish, 1/8th Norwegian, English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Austrian

Spouse: Maggie Gyllenhaal (m. 2009-)

Parents: John Dale Sarsgard, Judy Lea Reinhardt

Children: Gloria Ray Sarsgaard, Ramona Sarsgaard

TV shows: The Killing, The Slap

 

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