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Pete Ray

Biography

Comedic personality about YouTube who creates videos putting himself in funny yet uncomfortable situations. His route is entitled Pete Rayx. He produced his route in Apr of 2014. His 1st video, released in March of 2015, is usually titled “Child falls off roofing.” He offers accrued a lot more than 110,000 clients to his route. He was created in Canada but elevated in Australia. One of is own most watched video clips is entitled “Informing Pete that Justin Bieber erased his instagram.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Pete Ray Biggin
Date Of Birth January 18, 2003
Place Of Birth Canada
Height 1.8 m
Profession YouTube Star
Nationality American
Spouse Maggie Gyllenhaal
Children Ramona Sarsgaard, Gloria Ray Sarsgaard
Parents John Dale Sarsgard, Judy Lea Reinhardt
Awards National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominations Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Drama, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical
Movies Jackie, The Magnificent Seven, Green Lantern, An Education, Orphan, Jarhead, Experimenter, Garden State, Lovelace, Flightplan, Boys Don't Cry, Shattered Glass, Blue Jasmine, Knight and Day, The Skeleton Key, Kinsey, Pawn Sacrifice, Black Mass, Rendition, Dead Man Walking, Night Moves, The Salton Sea, K-19: The Widowmaker, Robot and Frank, The Dying Gaul, Year of the Dog, The Man in the Iron Mask, Very Good Girls, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, The Center of the World, Elegy, Another Day in Paradise, Desert Blue, Unconditional Love, In the Electric Mist, Death of a Dynasty, Freak City, The Cell, Subway Stories, Ladygrey, Valley Uprising, Empire, Housebound, Loving Pablo, High Falls, Wholphin: Issue 4
TV Shows The Killing, The Slap
Star Sign Capricorn

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1 Appearing on Broadway as Trigorin in "The Seagull." [October 2008]
2 Co-starring with Elisabeth Shue in the off-Broadway revival of "Burn This" by Lanford Wilson. [2003]
3 Is friends with ultra marathon champion Scott Jurek.
4 Is an avid runner. Runs 50-60 miles per week.
5 His paternal grandfather was of half Danish and half Norwegian descent. His other ancestry includes German, Austrian, Ulster-Scots (Scots-Irish), English, and Irish. His surname originates in Denmark.
6 Became a father for the 2nd time at age 41 when his wife Maggie Gyllenhaal gave birth to their daughter Gloria Ray Sarsgaard on April 19, 2012.
7 Became a father for the 1st time at age 35 when his fiancée [now wife] Maggie Gyllenhaal gave birth to their daughter Ramona Sarsgaard on October 3, 2006.
8 Brother-in-law of Jake Gyllenhaal.
9 Son-in-law of Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner.
10 Admits to having a lifelong fear of flying.
11 He attended the Actors' Studio Program at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
12 Engaged to Maggie Gyllenhaal [April 2006]
13 Childhood hero was Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett.
14 He studied with legendary acting coach Terry Schreiber at the T. Schreiber Studio in New York City, like Edward Norton, Jeanine Louise DeName and Broadway actress Kimilee Bryant.
15 In Garden State (2004), Peter's character collects Desert Storm trading cards. In Jarhead (2005), Peter's character fights in Desert Storm.
16 His baby face; his soft, strangely ominous voice; and often bizarre, unstable characters have led to him being compared to John Malkovich, who played his father in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998).
17 He attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he co-founded a comedy improvisation group called Mama's Pot Roast.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground 1997 TV Movie Boy No. 1 (segment "Underground") (as Peter Scarsgaard)
New York Undercover 1997 TV Series Donald Jones
Dead Man Walking 1995 Walter Delacroix
Law & Order 1995 TV Series Josh Strand
Escobar 2017 filming Neymar
The Magnificent Seven 2016 Bartholomew Bogue
Jackie 2016/V Bobby Kennedy
Black Mass 2015 Brian Halloran
The Slap 2015 TV Series Hector
Ladygrey 2015 Samuel
Experimenter 2015 Stanley Milgram
Moustaches Make Food Taste Better 2014 Short Jørgen 'Jørgen' Jørgen
Pawn Sacrifice 2014 Father Bill Lombardy
Reel Rock Film Tour 2014 TV Series Narrator
Night Moves 2013 Harmon
The Killing 2013 TV Series Ray Seward
Blue Jasmine 2013 Dwight
Lovelace 2013 Chuck
Very Good Girls 2013 Fitzsimmons
Robot & Frank 2012 Robot (voice)
Green Lantern 2011 Hector Hammond
Saturday Night Live 2010 TV Series Boogerman
Knight and Day 2010 Fitzgerald
Orphan 2009 John
In the Electric Mist 2009 Elrod Sykes
An Education 2009 David Goldman
Elegy 2008/I Kenny Kepesh
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh 2008 Cleveland Arning
Rendition 2007 Alan Smith
Year of the Dog 2007/I Newt
High Falls 2007 Short Pedro
Jarhead 2005 Alan Troy
Flightplan 2005 Carson
The Skeleton Key 2005 Luke Marshall
The Dying Gaul 2005/I Robert
Kinsey 2004 Clyde Martin
Garden State 2004 Mark
Shattered Glass 2003 Charles 'Chuck' Lane
Death of a Dynasty 2003 Brendon III
Unconditional Love 2002 Window Washer
K-19: The Widowmaker 2002 Lt. Vadim Radtchinko
The Salton Sea 2002 Jimmy the Finn
Empire 2002 Jack
Bacon Wagon 2001 Short Cowboy Zombie Victim
The Center of the World 2001 Richard Longman
Housebound 2000 Tom
The Cell 2000 Julia Hickson's Fiancee (uncredited)
Boys Don't Cry 1999 John Lotter
Cracker: Mind Over Murder 1999 TV Series Spencer Trent
Freak City 1999 TV Movie Cal Jackson
Minor Details 1998 Scott
Desert Blue 1998 Billy Baxter
Another Day in Paradise 1998 Ty
The Man in the Iron Mask 1998/I Raoul

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lovelace 2013 executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Magnificent Seven: Rogue Bogue 2016 Video documentary short Himself
Today 2015-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Made in Hollywood 2009-2016 TV Series Himself
America Divided 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Rotten Tomatoes 2016 TV Series Himself
Starring Austin Pendleton 2016 Documentary short Himself
Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg 2016 TV Series short Himself
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 TV Series Himself - Angrily Swiping Things Off Desk / Himself - Guest
Valley Uprising 2014 Documentary Narrator (voice)
Blue Jasmine: Notes from the Red Carpet 2014 Video documentary short Himself
Conan 2011-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Green Lantern's Light: Focus Points 2011 Video documentary Himself
Janela Indiscreta 2011 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Green Lantern: An Exclusive Look 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Boston Days and Spanish Knights 2010 Video short Himself
Knight and Day: Scope 2010 Video short Himself
Knight and Day: Story 2010 Video short Himself
Wilder Knights and Crazier Days 2010 Video short Himself
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role
25th Film Independent Spirit Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Cinema 3 2010 TV Series Himself
Guión busca estrella 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Mama's Little Devils: Bad Seeds and Evil Children 2009 Video documentary short Himself
The Hour 2009 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
DP/30: Conversations About Movies 2009 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2009 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Intersections: The Making of 'Rendition' 2008 Video documentary short Himself
History in Focus 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Indie Sex: Extremes 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Indie Sex: Teens 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Indie Sex: Censored 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Film Independent's 2007 Spirit Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
2006 Independent Spirit Awards 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
In-Flight Movie: The Making of 'Flightplan' 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Saturday Night Live 2006 TV Series Himself - Host
Background 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Jarhead Diaries 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Himself
HBO First Look 2002-2005 TV Series documentary Himself
The WIN Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
Starz Special: On the Set of 'Flightplan' 2005 TV Movie documentary Carson
The Kinsey Report: Sex on Film 2005 Video documentary Himself
The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards 2005 TV Special documentary Himself
The 10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Making of 'Garden State' 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Charlie Rose 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
K-19: It's in the Details 2002 Video short Himself
The Making of 'K-19: The Widowmaker' 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Embracing the Chaos: A Conversation with the Cast of 'The Salton Sea' 2002 Video documentary short Himself / Jimmy the Finn

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Democracy Now! 2015 TV Series Himself
Welcome to the Basement 2015 TV Series Himself / David Goldman
Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2010 Short Alan Troy
El Magacine 2005 TV Series Himself
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second 2003 Video documentary John Lotter (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Cinema Vanguard Award Santa Barbara International Film Festival An Education (2009)
2009 EDA Special Mention Award Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Depiction of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction An Education (2009) · Carey Mulligan
2005 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2005 Glitter Award Glitter Awards Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2004 Best Actor Stockholm Film Festival Garden State (2004)
2004 Best Actor Las Palmas Film Festival Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 TFCA Award Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Performance, Male Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 VVFP Award Village Voice Film Poll Best Supporting Performance Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 BSFC Award Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 KCFCC Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 SFFCC Award San Francisco Film Critics Circle Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2000 Emerging Actor Award St. Louis International Film Festival

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 VVFP Award Village Voice Film Poll Best Actor Experimenter (2015)
2015 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Actor Experimenter (2015)
2014 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series The Killing (2011)
2014 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast Blue Jasmine (2013) · Cate Blanchett
· Alec Baldwin
· Sally Hawkins
· Louis C.K.
· Bobby Cannavale
· Andrew Dice Clay
· Alden Ehrenreich
· Michael Stuhlbarg
2014 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Supporting Actor The Killing (2011)
2013 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television The Killing (2011)
2010 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture An Education (2009) · Dominic Cooper
· Alfred Molina
· Carey Mulligan
· Rosamund Pike
· Emma Thompson
· Olivia Williams
2009 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble An Education (2009) · Carey Mulligan
· Alfred Molina
· Rosamund Pike
· Emma Thompson
· Cara Seymour
· Dominic Cooper
· Olivia Williams
2005 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama Jarhead (2005)
2005 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Jarhead (2005)
2005 WIN Award Women's Image Network Awards Actor in Film Flightplan (2005)
2005 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2005 DFWFCA Award Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2005 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2005 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Kinsey (2004)
2005 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2005 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)
2005 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama Kinsey (2004)
2005 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical Garden State (2004)
2004 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 DFWFCA Award Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best Supporting Actor of the Year Garden State (2004)
2004 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Shattered Glass (2003)
2004 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 ICS Award International Cinephile Society Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 Seattle Film Critics Award Seattle Film Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)
2003 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Shattered Glass (2003)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actor Kinsey (2004)

TitleSalary
Flightplan (2005) $750,000

#Quote
1 In my first scene in any movie ever, Sean Penn dragged me out to a swamp, threw me down in the mud, raped and killed me and my girlfriend. We did the scene, we took a shower, put on new clothes and did the scene again. All night long. And that was my big break.
2 [on Sean Penn taking him out to dinner during the making of his first film, Dead Man Walking (1995)] It was a sort of I'm-going-to-rape-you-and-we-should-get-to-know-one-another meal. I thought that was nice, and I've tried to extend the same courtesy to my co-stars, especially if I'm going to kill or rape them.
3 I'm very much against the death penalty. It's very easy to do a piece about someone who's been railroaded by the system, who's innocent. If you don't believe in the death penalty, you have to take an extreme circumstance - someone who's indefensible - to see if it still applies. Otherwise the death penalty applies in some cases.
4 Seriously, in Catholicism, you're supposed to love your enemy. That really impressed me as a kid, and it has helped me as an actor. I don't believe there are bad people. Just people who do bad things. The way that I view the characters I play is part of my religious upbringing. To abandon curiosity in all personalities, good or bad, is to give up hope in humanity. Like somebody who is mumbling on the street - I'm always curious if his words make any sense. I'm interested in lost souls. They possess another sort of secret. (Explaining how his religious upbringing influences his choices as an actor, 2005.)
5 When people say, 'The movie sucked, but you didn't'; that means you didn't swing hard enough. You bunted. If the movie goes down, I want to go down with it.
6 On his role as a marine in Jarhead (2005): There's a quality my character has about not caving in to the physical or mental demands of your job. I really took that to heart. A lot of my relatives have served, and I have respect for what it means to be a soldier. These guys are carrying a very heavy burden. We joke about marines being strict and severe, but would you want a bunch of hippies running around with guns?.
7 When you don't have power, which I still don't in the grand Hollywood scheme of things, you get offered things that you wouldn't ordinarily be offered. Frequently, other people know what I can do more than I do.
8 If you go in and audition for roles rather than just be offered them, then you kind of get a chance to kind of discover that you can do something that you didn't think you could do.
9 "I just pick the best roles that are left over, and they usually aren't the heterosexual, leading-man, non-drug-addict parts. And once you get into doing them, people know you do them." - On his wide range of offbeat parts.

#Trademark
1 Often takes supporting roles instead of headlining a picture, whereby his character is friend to the main character in the film (Kinsey (2004), Shattered Glass (2003), Garden State (2004), Jarhead (2005)).

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