John Peter Sarsgaard was born on March 7, 1971 in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, United States to parents John Dale Sarsgard and Judy Lea Reinhardt. He is an American actor famously recognized for his role in the 2004 comedy-drama “Garden State”. He landed his first feature role in the movie Dead Man Walking in 1995. In the year 2000, he became prominent when he earned the St. Louis International Film Festival – Emerging Actor Award. He also won the Stockholm International Film Festival – Best Actor in 2004. These days, he continues to be a successful actor in the industry.
During the past, he dated burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese. He and Dita were together in the year 2000. Their relationship, however, was only brief. Model and actress Shalom Harlow, on the other hand, also became his girlfriend. But like Dita, his relationship with her was also short-term.
These days, he is happily married to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. Maggie is the sister of his close friend Jake Gyllenhaal. It was in April 2006 when they officially announced their engagement. They eventually got married on May 2, 2009 in Italy. Together, they’re blessed with two daughters namely Ramona and Gloria Ray.
Relationship History (2015 – aged 44)
Peter Sarsgaard is currently married to Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Dita Von Teese – (2000)
Shalom Harlow – (2001)
Maggie Gyllenhaal – (2002 – current)