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Peter Berg is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His first role was in the Adam Rifkin road movie Never on Tuesday (1989). He went on to star in the World War 2 film A Midnight Clear (1992). Roles in Fire in the Sky (1993) and Cop Land (1997) followed, and the Tom Cruise films Collateral (2004) and Lions for Lambs (2007). Peter has ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor Producer
(2013)
Patriots Day
Patriots Day Guy Opening MIT Door
(2016)
Collateral
Collateral Richard Weidner
(2004)
Battleship
Battleship Producer
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Untitled Novak Djokovic Series (TV Series documentary) (executive producer) (announced)
  Mile 22 (producer) (pre-production)
  Pieces (producer) (announced)
 2014-2017 The Leftovers (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- The Book of Kevin (2017) ... (executive producer)
- I Live Here Now (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Ten Thirteen (2015) ... (executive producer)
- International Assassin (2015) ... (executive producer)
- A Most Powerful Adversary (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2017 American Jihad (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Uncensored with Michael Ware (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2017 Wind River (producer)
 2013-2016 State of Play (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Game of Borders (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Fighting Chance (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Inherent Violence (2016) ... (executive producer)
- First Ladies (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Culture Shock (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2016 The Selection: Special Operations Experiment (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 December 2016 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 The Warfighters (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 Calling Dr. Pol (TV Series documentary) (field producer - 1 episode)
- Down on the Dairy (2016) ... (field producer)
 2015-2016 Ballers (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Face of the Franchise (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Serena (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016/II Hell or High Water (producer)
 2016 Live to Tell (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 El Púgil (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2012-2014 The Fight Game with Jim Lampley (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #3.4 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.3 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.2 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.1 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2014/I Hercules (executive producer)
 2013 Lone Survivor: Will of the Warrior (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Trophy Kids (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Lone Survivor (producer)
 2013 Bloodline (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Battleship (producer)
 2012 On Freddie Roach (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Counterpunch (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Trilogy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Entourage (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Amateurs (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Body Blow (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Prime Suspect (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (executive producer)
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006-2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (executive producer - 73 episodes)
- Always (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Texas Whatever (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The March (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Go (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Gut Check (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2009-2010 Trauma (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Crossed Wires (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Sweet Jane (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Frequent Fliers (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Foul Lines (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Coming Home (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2009 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Kings Ransom (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Virtuality (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Lars and the Real Girl (executive producer)
 2006 Pu-239 (executive producer)
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Wilt Chamberlain 3.0 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Personality Plus (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Hello Goodbye: Finale (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Full Moon (2000) ... (executive producer)
- The Raw and the Cooked (2000) ... (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

While attending Macalester College in Minneapolis, where he appeared in several theatrical productions, including "Flibberty Gibbet" and "Tartuffe". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter W. Berg | Pete Berg

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[re 'Battleship (2012)] I couldn't say no to that challenge. I felt I had a new understanding of what went into making a blockbuster. I got a taste of a film's global power. But I discounted the effect of Will Smith on _Hancock (20100_'s success. I thought I could pull off Battleship (2012) without a big star...[Though] the perception wasn't that Peter Berg screwed up.Where do you go to buy back ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a second cousin of writer Buzz Bissinger, who wrote the book Friday Night Lights (Peter later directed the film based on the book). Buzz's paternal grandmother, Gertrude Louise Winkler, and Peter's maternal grandfather, Robert Eli Winkler, were siblings. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Jason Bateman See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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