About this actor
Peter Berg (born March 11, 1964) is an American actor, film director, producer and writer. He is known for directing films such as Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, The Rundown, Hancock and Battleship. He is very highly recognized for developing the television series Friday Night Lights for televsion. It was based on the film of the of the same name which he was also the director of. As an actor he is best known for his role as Dr. Billy Kronk on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope. Berg was born in New York City, New York. He is the son of Sally and Larry Berg. His mother co-founded a youth group named Catalog for Giving and worked at a psychiatric hospital when Berg was growing up. He has a younger sister, Mary. After graduating high school from The Taft School, Berg attended Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he majored in theater arts and theater history. He graduated in 1984, and in 1985 moved to Los Angeles to pursue his film career. Berg put his acting...