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Liev Schreiber

Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and Russia, while his father is from an upper-class ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The 5th Wave (post-production)
Colonel Vosch
 2013-2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Ray Donovan
- Exsuscito (2015) ... Ray Donovan
- Poker (2015) ... Ray Donovan
- The Octopus (2015) ... Ray Donovan
- Tulip (2015) ... Ray Donovan
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
- Out to Sea (2015) ... Copernicus (voice)
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Tibor (uncredited)
 2012 Mental
 2011/II Felt (Short)
Bunny (voice)
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Liev Schreiber
 2010 Salt
Ted Winter
 2010 America: The Story of Us (TV Series documentary)
- Superpower (2010) ... Narrator
- Bust (2010) ... Narrator
- Rebels (2010) ... Narrator
 2010 Every Day
 2010 Repo Men
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Victor Creed / Sabretooth (voice)
 2008 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
William Kunstler
 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary)
William Kunstler (voice)
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Ulysses Ford
 2002 Young Dr. Freud (TV Movie documentary)
Sigmund Freud (voice)
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Orson Welles
 1999 Spring Forward
 1998 Desert Blue
Mickey Moonday (voice)
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Fred Linderhoff
 1997 Baggage (Short)
 1997 His and Hers
 1996 The Sunshine Boys (TV Movie)
Ricky Gregg
 1996 Big Night
 1996 The Daytrippers
Carl Petrovic
 1996 Walking and Talking
 1995 Party Girl
 1995 Mad Love
 1995 Denise Calls Up
Jerry Heckerman
 1995 People V (TV Movie)
Tom Beck
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Movie)
 1994 Mixed Nuts
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
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Received a 1999 Obie Award for his performance in the Off-Broadway production of "Cymbeline". See more »

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1 Interview | 11 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Liev Schrieber


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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I like to do plays, and I want to do plays, but the problem is, I can't afford to do plays. So I did film jobs to pay for the plays. But I can't help but like doing films as well. It's fun. Acting is like an addiction-once you start, you can't stop. It's not like I do them for money and just pull them out of my ass or anything. It's all acting, but it's just not as fun doing it in front of a ... See more »


Became a father for he 2nd time at age 41 when his fiancée Naomi Watts gave birth to their son Samuel Kai Schreiber on December 14, 2008. See more »


Towering height and slender frame See more »



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