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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 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Fifth Wave (filming)
Colonel Vosch
 2015 Spotlight (filming)
Marty Baron
 2013-2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Ray Donovan
- The Captain (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Rodef (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Volcheck (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Snowflake (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Sunny (2014) ... Ray Donovan
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Tibor (uncredited)
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 Mental
Trevor
 2011/II Felt (Short)
Bunny (voice)
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2010 Salt
Ted Winter
 2010 America: The Story of Us (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Superpower (2010) ... Narrator (International version, voice, as Danny Webb)
- Bust (2010) ... Narrator
- Rebels (2010) ... Narrator
 2010 Every Day
Ned
 2010 Repo Men
Frank
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Victor Creed / Sabretooth (voice)
 2008 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
William Kunstler
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Ulysses Ford
 2002 Young Dr. Freud (TV Movie documentary)
Sigmund Freud (voice)
 2000 Hamlet
Laertes
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Orson Welles
 1999 Spring Forward
Paul
 1998 Desert Blue
Mickey Moonday (voice)
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Fred Linderhoff
 1997 Baggage (Short)
 1997 His and Hers
Glenn
 1996 The Sunshine Boys (TV Movie)
Ricky Gregg
 1996 Big Night
Leo
 1996 The Daytrippers
Carl Petrovic
 1996 Walking and Talking
Andrew
 1995 Party Girl
Nigel
 1995 Mad Love
Salesman
 1995 Denise Calls Up
Jerry Heckerman
 1995 People V (TV Movie)
Tom Beck
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Movie)
Ogden
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Chris
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
Owens
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Received a 1999 Obie Award for his performance in the Off-Broadway production of "Cymbeline". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 10 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Liev Schrieber | Danny Webb

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

That's the hard thing about adapting a book that's so well loved. It's like playing Hamlet. The audience doesn't buy it, because they're Hamlet. How could you possibly be Hamlet when Hamlet is them? It's one of those difficult things where a good writer gives the reader ownership of the material. They develop an intimate relationship with it and become its protectors, and rightly so. Whether they... See more »

Trivia:

Prefers to keep his dating life private, although he has been romantically linked to actress Kristin Davis and to film producer Kate Driver (Minnie Driver's sister). He accompanied his girlfriend Naomi Watts to the King Kong (2005) premiere in New York. It was their first public appearance together. On February 28, 2007, they announced they are expecting their first child. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays sinister upper-class figures See more »

Nickname:

Huggy

Star Sign:

Libra

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