BARRY PEPPER (Yaroslav) is one of Hollywood's most talented
actors and has amassed an impressive body of work that speaks for itself. Ever
since he gained critical attention for his portrayal of Private Jackson in the
Academy Award-winning feature Saving Private Ryan, Pepper has been sought out
for compelling roles with award-winning filmmakers. Pepper's starring role in
Billy Crystal's critically acclaimed HBO film "61*" earned him Golden Globe,
Emmy and Critic's Choice nominations. The film tells the story behind the
competition between the New York Yankees' Roger Maris (Pepper) and Mickey Mantle
(Thomas Jane) to break Babe Ruth's single-season home-run record in 1961.
Pepper was last seen in the franchise film Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and up
next is the adventure Monster Trucks, with Jane Levy and Lucas Till. Previously,
Pepper starred in Like Dandelion Dust, which won more than 30 national and
international film-festival awards including Best Actor honors at both the 2009
Las Vegas International Film Festival and the NY Vision Festival. Pepper's role
in Tommy Lee Jones' directorial debut, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada,
netted him a nomination (Best Supporting Male) at the 2006 Independent Spirit
Other film credits include Kill the Messenger, with Jeremy Renner; The Lone
Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer; Broken City, opposite Mark
Wahlberg and Russell Crowe; Snitch, with Dwayne Johnson and Susan Sarandon; True
Grit, alongside Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin and Matt Damon; Casino Jack, opposite
Kevin Spacey; Seven Pounds, with Will Smith; The Green Mile, alongside Tom
Hanks; 25th Hour, starring Ed Norton and Philip Seymour Hoffman; Enemy of the
State, with Will Smith and Gene Hackman, We Were Soldiers, with Mel Gibson; and
Knockaround Guys, opposite John Malkovich and Dennis Hopper.
On television, Pepper starred as Robert Kennedy in the Reelz Channel miniseries
"The Kennedys," with Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes. In recognition of his
outstanding performance, he won the 2011 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor
in a Miniseries or Movie as well as a Gemini Award in the same category.
Pepper has also made his mark as a producer. He executive produced and starred
in the title role in ESPN's "3: The Dale Earnhardt Story," a biopic about the
NASCAR star who died in a crash during the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.
His performance garnered a SAG Award nomination.
Pepper also executive produced and starred in The Snow Walker, which earned nine
Genie Award nominations including a Best Actor bid for Pepper.
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