Creator: Peter Sarsgaard
An American character actor born March 7, 1971. Known for Ensemble Darkhorse roles in films such as Boys Don't Cry, Shattered Glass, K19: The Widowmaker, Kinsey, and the 2011 Green Lantern film.Married to Maggie Gyllenhaal since 2009.
This actor provides examples of the following tropes:
- Bi the Way: His roles in Kinsey and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh.
- Creator Couple: With wife Maggie Gyllenhaal. The two performed in Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters on stage together.
- He Cleans Up Nicely: Capable of ping-ponging all over the attractiveness spectrum depending on the role.
- Hey, It's That Guy!
- Identical Stranger: Vocally identical to John Malkovich. The two men played father and son in The Man in the Iron Mask.
- Mean Character, Nice Actor: A low-key family man who can be called upon to play a truly disturbing villain when necessary (Boys Don't Cry, Green Lantern, Flightplan).
- Star-Making Role: Shattered Glass.