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Peter James Berg, 82, of Lake City, passed away on Sunday morning, February 6, 2022, at the Seasons Hospice House in Rochester with his family by his side. Peter was born on January 14, 1940, in Holmen, Wisconsin to James and Anna (Evenson) Berg. He attended school in Holmen and graduated from Holmen High School in 1958. He went on to the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse and graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Biology. Peter served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam Era from 1963 to 1965. On June 15, 1968, he married Carole Warmka at St. John’s Catholic Church in Rochester.
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Why '1883' star Tim McGraw owes a debt of gratitude to Peter Berg

ST. LOUIS — Most musicians shouldn’t act, and usually actors make for bad singers. Tim McGraw is the rare exception. As Paramount Plus consumers are just finding out this winter with Taylor Sheridan and Hugh Dillon’s hit TV show “1883,” the country superstar has legit acting chops. But it was a movie where McGraw’s talent was first put on display, with one director (part-time actor) playing a big role in that arrival.
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Making History: The Temple’s Rabbi Peter Berg consecrates Vice-President’s residence

Earlier this year, Vice President Kamala Harris, Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, and their staff launched a national search to source a mezuzah to consecrate the Vice President’s official residence in Washington D.C. After consulting rabbis, historians, museum and synagogues across the country, Harris and Emhoff asked to borrow a mezuzah belonging to The Temple synagogue […] The post Making History: The Temple’s Rabbi Peter Berg consecrates Vice-President’s residence appeared first on Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown.
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John Hodgman Says There Was Almost A ‘Dune’ Film Adaptation Written By Him And Directed By Peter Berg

While all things considered Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece Dune hasn’t gotten too many big screen adaptations as of yet, the lengthy tale of spice, war, and worms has come pretty close. You see, back in the late 2000s, it was rumored action director Peter Berg (Lone Survivor, Patriot’s Day) was going to be taking a swing at the space saga in an effort to create something a little less, well… obtuse than the 1984 version created by David Lynch. However, not much was known about what the project would look like or who was slated to work alongside Berg — until now.
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Golf Digest debuts Peter Berg-directed series “A Round with Tiger,” filmed just before Tiger Woods’ February crash

Shortly after Tiger Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in a single-car accident in Los Angeles in February, it was reported that he had been giving golf lessons to actors and other celebrities for an upcoming series in the days ahead of that crash. Well, that series (which, it turns out, was recorded just the day before the crash) has now been released on Golf Digest‘s website, with permission from Woods and the guests.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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Peter Berg Pumped Over Return to Theaters Despite Netflix Deal

Peter Berg's pumped about movie theaters finally making a pandemic comeback even though he's in business with Netflix, because as he explains ... it's good for the entire film biz. The producer/director was heading to Gold's Gym in Venice when we got his response to the Memorial Day box office...
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New Haven Register

Peter Berg Narrates Hyundai Air & Sea Show Set for Memorial Day Weekend

Thanksgiving Day has the Macy’s Parade, New Year’s Day has the Rose Parade and Independence Day has A Capitol Fourth fireworks extravaganza — so what of Memorial Day?. For producer Mickey Markoff, the answer is the National Salute to America’s Heroes: Presented by Hyundai in Miami Beach, Fla. The event returns to the shores of Miami this year from May 29 to 30 and specially features the Hyundai Air & Sea Show, which showcases state-of-the-art technology, equipment and service members from all five branches of the United States Military.
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'Spenser Confidential' Director Peter Berg Signs First-Look Deal With Netflix

The filmmaker is already exec producing and due to direct 'Painkiller,' a limited series that looks at the opioid crisis, for the streaming giant. Peter Berg, the filmmaker behind Deepwater Horizon, Hancock and Friday Night Lights, and his banner Film 44 have signed a first-look deal at Netflix to produce and direct live-action films and series.
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

MILESTONES: March 11 birthdays for Becky Hammon, Peter Berg, Bobby McFerrin

NOTABLE PEOPLE BORN ON THIS DAY include media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who was born in 1931; journalist Sam Donaldson, who was born in 1934; actor Mark Metcalf, who was born in 1946; Vanilla Fudge co-founder Mark Stein, who was born in 1947; musician Bobby McFerrin, who was born in 1950; producer and director Jerry Zucker, who was born in 1950; music producer Jimmy Iovine, who was born in Brooklyn in 1953; actress Alex Kingston, who was born in 1963; actor and director Peter Berg, who was born in 1964; musician Lisa Loeb, who was born in 1968; basketball player and coach Becky Hammon, who was born in 1977; basketball player Elton Brand, who was born in 1979; and actress Thora Birch, who was born in 1982.
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‘The Rise And Fall Of Victoria’s Secret’ Docuseries From Peter Berg & Matt Tyrnauer Ordered At Hulu

The Rise and Fall of Victoria’s Secret, a new docuseries from Peter Berg and Matt Tyrnauer, has landed at Hulu. First revealed by Deadline back in March 2020, The Rise and Fall of Victoria’s Secret will shed light on the inner workings of a once-powerful sector of the world of fashion, adding context to both the positive and negative aspects of a rapidly transforming industry. Tentatively set to for a 2021 launch, the Tyrnauer-directed docuseries is currently in production.
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