Peter Berg was born on the 11th of March 1964. He is an American director, actor, producer, and writer of film, television, and music videos. His directorials include Very Bad Things (1998), The Rundown (2003), Friday Night Lights (2004), The Kingdom (2007), Hancock (2008), Battleship (2012), Lone Survivor (2013), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Patriots Day (2016). In addition to cameo appearances in the last six of these titles, he has had prominent acting roles in films including Cop Land (1997), Corky Romano (2001), Collateral (2004), Smokin' Aces (2006) and Lions for Lambs (2007). He developed the drama series Friday Night Lights (2006-2011), adapted from his film, earning him two Primetime Emmy Award nominations.