Barry Pepper is a Canadian actor best known for his film roles as Sergeant Michael Strank in 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.
He is also in Casino Jack where he stars opposite Kevin Spacey as disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff's protégé, Michael Scanlon. He can also be seen in Like Dandelion Lust.
Pepper played opposite Will Smith in Columbia Pictures' Seven Pounds, worked with Clint Eastwood in the World War II epic Flags of our Fathers for Dreamworks/Warner Bros, and starred alongside Tom Hanks in the Academy Award winning film The Green Mile.
He also starred in 25th Hour, Spike Lee's compelling view of post-9/11 New York City, starring Ed Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
His film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada for Sony Pictures Classics marked Tommy Lee Jones' directorial debut and was shown in competition at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, and Pepper received a nomination for Best Supporting Male in the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards.
He also appeared in Jagged Edge's music video for "Goodbye".