Peter Sarsgaard is an American stage actor. He was born in Illinois, but his family moved often because his father was in the Air Force. His career in acting was sparked by his participation in college theater plays and improvisational comedy troupe. Sarsgaard has appeared in several television series and movies, including Law & Order, New York Undercover and Dead Man Walking. He earned critical acclaim with his role in the 1999 movie Boys Don't Cry. Shop and save on DVDs and compilation sets featuring Peter Sarsgaard at Walmart.