|Barry Pepper Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||April 4, 1970|
Barry Pepper is a well known Canadian actor, producer, and voiceover artist who is known for having been cast in a number of movies such as Saving Private Ryan, Enemy of the State, The Green Mile, We All Fall Down, 61*, We Were Soldiers, 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story, The Snow Walker, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, Ripley Under Ground, Flags of Our Fathers, Casino Jack, Like Dandelion Dust, When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, The Lone Ranger, Broken City, Kill the Messenger, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Bitter Harvest, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, and Running with the Devil. Barry Pepper has also worked with the famous actor, Tom Hanks, in movies such as Saving Private Ryan and The Green Mile. In 2011, he was honored with the Primetime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie” category for his role as Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy in the Canadian-American television miniseries, The Kennedys, which revolved around the lives of the Kennedy family. Moreover, Barry Pepper has appeared in several TV shows and has also done voiceover work for video games such as [PROTOTYPE] and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. He has also garnered more than 15k followers on Instagram and more than 15k followers on Twitter.
Barry Robert Pepper
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Barry Pepper attended public schools and also took some correspondence courses. In 1988, he graduated from Georges P. Vanier Secondary School.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer
- Father – He was a lumberjack.
- Siblings – Alex Pepper (Older Brother), Doug Pepper (Older Brother)
- Others – Robert Swan (Great Great Grandfather)
Barry Pepper is managed by The Kohner Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
75 kg or 165 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Barry Pepper has dated –
- Cindy Pepper (1997-Present) – Barry Pepper got married to Cindy Margaret Pepper in the year 1997. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Annaliese, on June 17, 2000. She weighed 6 lb. 12 oz. at the time of her birth and Barry Pepper often uploads the pictures of his sweetheart on social media. Cindy and Barry have been together for a long while and can often be spotted together attending various public events.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
- Deep set eyes
- Pointed chin
- Charming personality
Best Known For
- Being a well-known actor who has been cast in several movies such as Saving Private Ryan (1998) as Pvt. Daniel Jackson, Enemy of the State (1998) as David Pratt, The Green Mile (1999) as Dean Stanton, Battlefield Earth (2000) as Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, We All Fall Down (2000) as John, We Were Soldiers (2002) as Joseph L. Galloway, The Snow Walker (2003) as Charlie Halliday, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) as Mike Norton, Ripley Under Ground (2005) as Tom Ripley, Flags of Our Fathers (2006) as Sgt. Mike Strank, Princess Kaiulani (2009) as Lorrin A. Thurston, Casino Jack (2010) as Michael Scanlon, The Lone Ranger (2013) as Captain Jay Fuller, Kill the Messenger (2014) as Russell Dodson, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) as Mince, Monster Trucks (2017) as Rick, Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) as Vince, and Crawl (2019) as David Keller
- Having won a number of awards for his brilliant performances as an actor such as the Online Film Critics Society award in 1999 in the “Best Cast” category for his role in Saving Private Ryan, Leo Award in 2004 in the “Best Male Performance in a Drama” category for his role in The Snow Walker, and Gemini Award in 2011 in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie” category and Primetime Emmy Award in 2011 in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie” category for his role in the miniseries, The Kennedys
Barry Pepper made his first feature film appearance as Rico in the Swiss comedy movie, Urban Safari, in 1996. It starred David Naughton, Linda Kash, Andrea Nemeth, and Donnelly Rhodes.
In 1998, Barry Pepper made his first theatrical film appearance playing the character of Packer in the action thriller film, Firestorm, which starred the likes of Howie Long, Scott Glenn, William Forsythe, and Suzy Amis.
First TV Show
Barry Pepper made his first TV show appearance as Mick O’Reilly in an episode, titled On the Curb, of the teen drama series, Madison, in 1993.
Barry Pepper works out on a regular basis to stay healthy and maintain a toned physique. He often uploads his videos and pictures that show him doing various exercises such as push-ups and planks.
Barry Pepper Facts
- Barry Pepper grew up alongside his 2 older brothers. On a number of occasions, his brother, Doug, has worked as his assistant on film sets.
- After he turned 5 years old, his family members decided to navigate through the South Pacific islands sailing around in a homemade ship for around 5 years. The family traveled to places such as Fiji, Tahiti, and New Zealand.
- As there were not enough means of entertainment while the family traveled, the members used to create as well as enact sketches and plays for each other. That was one of the reasons that inclined Barry Pepper towards pursuing a career in acting.
- The family returned to Canada after fulfilling its travel fantasies and then set up a shop in the Denman Island which is part of the Comox Valley Regional District of British Columbia, Canada.
- When his grandmother was pregnant with Barry’s father, she rode for 8 miles on a horseback to deliver her child and then rode back with her baby i.e. Barry Pepper’s father.
- While growing up, he was very much into sports and liked playing rugby, football, and baseball. To shift his interests, his mother got him enrolled in some ballet classes. Soon after, there came a point when he started teaching breakdancing.
- In 2001, Barry Pepper won the Golden Raspberry Award in the “Worst Supporting Actor” category for his role as Jonnie Goodboy Tyler in the American sci-fi action film, Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (2000). His co-stars in the movie included John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Kim Coates, Richard Tyson, and Sabine Karsenti. Pepper later said that had he known about him getting that award, he would have definitely accepted it in person.
- He has also appeared in the video of the song Goodbye by the American R&B group, Jagged Edge.
- Barry Pepper had to turn down the role of Howard Hughes’s chief engineer, Glenn “Odie” Odekirk, in The Aviator, a 2004 epic biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, because of the issues related to some prior commitment and scheduling conflicts with the film Ripley Under Ground. The role later went to American actor, director, and screenwriter, Matt Ross.
- As of May 2019, he has portrayed the role of a sportsperson twice in his career. First was the role of the professional baseball right fielder, Roger Maris, in the sports drama film, 61* (2001), and another was the role of professional auto racing driver, Dale Earnhardt, in the TV movie, 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004).
- He auditioned for a role in the biographical action drama film, Tombstone (1993). However, he could not secure the part.
- Barry Pepper has twice been cast in the role of Tom Hanks‘s subordinate in movies such as Saving Private Ryan (1998) and The Green Mile (1999). Both of these were nominated for the “Best Picture” Oscar.
- He is known for often being cast in the roles of soldiers or agents. Also, his characters in the movies or in the shows often tend to cry.
- He has also appeared in a variety of shows such as The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Neon Rider, Highlander, The Outer Limits, Madison, Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years, Dinner for Five, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, A Season with Notre Dame Football, and The Kennedys.
- Barry Pepper has also worked as a voiceover artist for video games such as [PROTOTYPE] and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
- As a producer, he has worked on movies such as The Snow Walker and 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story.
- Visit his official website @ barrypepper.com.
- Follow Barry Pepper on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.
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