Canadian actor Barry Robert Pepper was born on 4th April 1970 in Campbell River, British Columbia as the son of a lumberjack with white ethnicity. He is well known especially for his amazing performance in Battlefield Earth as Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, in Flags of Our Fathers as Sergeant Michael Strank, as Dean Stanton in the movie The Green Mile, as Roger Maris in 61*, in True Grit as “Lucky” Ned Pepper and similarly, for his role in the film Saving Private Ryan as Private Daniel Jackson. He has given his best performance in all the movies he had played till now. Till now he has already been nominated in three Screen Actors Guild Awards and likewise for a Golden Globe Award. For Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries, in the year 2011 Pepper received an Emmy Award from the movie True Grit as the role of Robert F. Kennedy.
Navigating through the South Pacific islands for five years Pepper’s family sailed into in their homemade ship. This incident took place when he was only 5 years old. He completed his education in public school. As there was no any means of entertainment like television at Pepper’s home so, they used to sketch acting as one of the source of entertainment. After they had finished their travelling they again returned back to Canada and there they opened their shop on Denman Island off Vancouver Island.
Perhaps Pepper is best known for his outstanding performance in Saving Private Ryan, where he played the role of the sniper Private Daniel Jackson. Similarly he has played many other wonderful movies like We Were Soldiers where he has played the role of a journalist whose name was Joseph L. Galloway. He has not only played different super hit movies but has also given his voice in various video games such as: in Prototype his voice can be heard in the character named Alex Mercer, for the video game named Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 he has provided his voice to the character Corporal Dunn.
For Worst Supporting Actor, Pepper has once received Razzie Award for his performance in the movie titled Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000. He told that if he knew this in advance then he would have accepted it gladly. He has also played in the music video of Jagged Edge’s titled “Goodbye”. Altogether he has been nominated for 15 awards but he has won 5 awards. One Online Film Critics Society Awards for Best Cast, Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Supporting Actor, Leo Awards for Best Male Performance in a Drama, Gemini Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, and lastly Primetime Emmy Awards for the same category, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
His wife name is Cindy Pepper. He has one child. Since he has good marital relation with his wife and children so, there is less possibility of getting divorce. As he has good relation with his wife so, he may not have any girlfriend and he is not a gay. Talking about his height he is about 5 feet 10 inch tall. He is one of the highest paid actors in the world whose net worth is about $10 million dollars. There are many of his fans who are following him in twitter. Interested people can get his biography form wiki.