Barry Robert Pepper (born April 4, 1970) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing roles like Sergeant Michael Strank in the Clint Eastwood film, 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. Pepper, youngest of three sons, was born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, the son of a retired lumberjack. When Pepper was five years old, his family set sail in a homemade ship, navigating through the South Pacific islands for five years.
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