Pepper in San Diego, California, September 23, 2009
|Born||Barry Robert Pepper
April 4, 1970
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Cindy Pepper (1997–present; 1 child)|
Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing roles like Sergeant Michael Strank in the Clint Eastwood film, Flags of Our Fathers, Private Daniel Jackson in Saving Private Ryan, Roger Maris in 61*, and Ned Pepper in True Grit. He has been nominated for three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe Award and in 2011 won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Robert F. Kennedy in the Canadian-American TV miniseries, The Kennedys.
Early life 
Pepper, youngest of three sons, was born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, the son of a retired lumberjack. When Pepper was five years old, his family set sail in a homemade ship, navigating through the South Pacific islands for five years. His education was completed in both public schools and correspondence courses. Due to the lack of television as entertainment, the family used sketch acting as a means of fun. When the family had finished their travels, they returned to Canada and set up a shop on Denman Island off Vancouver Island.
He is best known for his role as the sniper Private Daniel Jackson in Saving Private Ryan. Barry Pepper also portrayed a prison guard Dean Stanton in The Green Mile, appeared as Frank Slaughtery in Spike Lee's 25th Hour, as journalist Joseph L. Galloway in We Were Soldiers, his leading role in the film Battlefield Earth, his depiction of Roger Maris in Billy Crystal's HBO film 61*, as Dale Earnhardt in the ESPN produced film 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story, and as Dan Morris in the film Seven Pounds, with Will Smith. He recently had roles in Casino Jack and the Coen brothers' True Grit. Pepper provided the voice for Alex Mercer, the protagonist of the video game Prototype and the voice for Corporal Dunn, a character in the video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Pepper won the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor for his performance in Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000. He has stated that, had he known he was going to win the award in advance, he would have gladly accepted it in person.
Pepper will star in psychological thriller Frost Road which is being directed by Call of Duty director Keith Arem.
He also appeared in Jagged Edge's music video for "Goodbye".
He recently starred as Robert F. Kennedy in the Canadian-American TV mini-series The Kennedys, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
|2009||[PROTOTYPE]||Alex Mercer||Video game (voice)|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2||Army Ranger Corporal Dunn||Video game (voice)|
|2011||F.E.A.R. 3||Armacham Personnel||Video game (voice) uncredicted|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3||Black Hawk Pilot/Black Hawk Bird||Video game (voice) uncredicted|
- Portman, Jamie (2006-10-30). "Vancouver actor inspired by fatherly Clint Eastwood". The Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2010-12-17.
- Barry Pepper Biography – Yahoo! Movies
- Staff (30 March 2001). "Barry Pepper amused by his worst supporting actor award for Battlefield Earth". The Canadian Press.
- 'Call of Duty' director takes to 'Road'
- "Barry Pepper, Michael Sheen & Amanda Peet Also Cut From Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder'". The Playlist. 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2012-08-30.