|Full Name||John Peter Sarsgaard|
|Birth Name||John Peter Sarsgaard|
|Birth City||St. Clair County, Illinois|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||John Dale Sarsgaard|
|Mother Name||Judy Lea Reinhardt|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||March 7,1971|
|Married Date||May 2,2009|
John Peter Sarsgaard is an American actor who is known for his work in The Man in the Iron Mask, Boys Don't Cry, Flightplan, Jarhead, Orphan, Green Lantern, and Black Mass.
Peter is currently 49 years old. He was born on March 7, 1971, in St. Clair County, Illinois, USA, to Judy Lea Reinhardt and John Dale Sarsgaard, an engineer who worked for the Air Force, Monsanto and IBM.
Talking about his height, he is 5 ft and 11 in (1.8 m) tall. The 49-year-old attended Fairfield College Preparatory School in Connecticut and graduated in 1989.
He later attended Bard College in New York for two years before transferring to Washington University in St. Louis in 1991. Sarsgaard graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from St. Louis' Washington University in 1993.
Sarsgaard has a net worth of $20 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. The 49-year-old started his career in 1995 with guest roles in television productions as Law & Order, New York Undercover, and HBO special Subway Stories.
His first film role was in the 1995 film Dead Man Walking, where he played as a murdered teenager. Following this, Sarsgaard appeared in a series of independent features such as Another Day in Paradise and In Desert Blue.
The 49-year-old garnered significant recognition with his role in the 1998 film The Man in the Iron Mask, played the ill-fated son "Raoul" in the film, which was a box-office success, earning $182 million worldwide.
He later earned critical recognition with his portrayal of John Lotter in the 1999 movie Boys Don't Cry. Peter landed his first leading role in the 2001 film The Center of the World and the following year, played supporting roles in films as Empire, The Salton Sea, and K-19: The Widowmaker.
For his portrayal of Gene Carson in the 2005 film Flightplan, Peter reportedly earned a salary of $750,000. Besides, the 49-year-old has appeared in a diverse range of films, including the comedy-drama Garden State, the biographical film Kinsey, the drama The Dying Gaul.
Sarsgaard's big-budget films include Jarhead, The Skeleton Key, Orphan, An Education, Knight and Day, Green Lantern, Lovelace, Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves, Blue Jasmine, Black Mass, and The Magnificent Seven. He will play Gil Colson in an upcoming superhero film, The Batman.
Sarsgaard is married to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, the sister of his close friend Jake Gyllenhaal. The two began dating in 2002 and announced their engagement in April 2006.
Peter and Maggie tied the knot in a small ceremony in Brindisi, Italy, on May 2, 2009. They have two daughters: Ramona Sarsgaard, born on October 3, 2006, and Gloria Ray Sarsgaard, born on April 19, 2012.
The couple purchased a 3,600-square-foot Brooklyn townhouse for $1.91 million in 2006, which they sold for $4.6 million in 2019.