Peter Sarsgaard

Born Mar 7, 1971

John Peter Sarsgaard 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, playing Raoul, the ill-fated son of Athos. Sarsgaard later achieved critical recognition when he was cast in Boys Don't Cry (1999) as John Lotter.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Sarsgaard.


1971 Birth Born on March 7, 1971.


1991 - 1993 2 More Events
1995 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Sarsgaard branched out with guest roles in television productions filmed in New York City, with Law & Order in 1995, and New York Undercover (1997) as well as an appearance in the 1997 HBO special Subway Stories. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old He received his substantial role in the 1998 film The Man in the Iron Mask, where he played Raoul, the ill-fated son of John Malkovich's dueling Musketeer, Athos. … Read More
1999 28 Years Old In 1999, Sarsgaard earned critical recognition in Kimberly Peirce's Boys Don't Cry, where he was cast as notorious killer John Lotter. … Read More


2001 - 2004 4 More Events
2005 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Sarsgaard starred in the drama The Dying Gaul, where he plays Robert Sandrich, a struggling screenwriter who has written a serious love story about a man and his terminally ill partner. … Read More
2006 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Sarsgaard hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL) on January 21, 2006. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, he starred in supporting roles in Year of the Dog and Rendition. … Read More
2008 37 Years Old 1 More Event
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. … Read More
2009 38 Years Old In 2009, Sarsgaard starred alongside Jon Foster and Sienna Miller in the drama The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. … Read More
In May 2010, it was reported that Sarsgaard will star in Chekhov's play Three Sisters.


2011 40 Years Old The production is scheduled to begin in 2011, and Sarsgaard will reunited with Uncle Vanya director Austin Pendleton.
2013 42 Years Old In June 2013, Sarsgaard and numerous other celebrities appeared in a video showing support for Chelsea Manning.
2015 44 Years Old …  His latest film, Experimenter, in which he stars alongside Winona Ryder, was released in the U.S. on October 16, 2015.
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