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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). When Liev was one, the family moved to Canada. His parents were divorced when he was five. He and his mother moved ... See full bio »

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

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  Spotlight (pre-production)
Marty Baron
 2013-2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Ray Donovan
- Rodef (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Sunny (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Walk This Way (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Viagra (2014) ... Ray Donovan
- Irish Spring (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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Other Works:

Shakespeare in Central Park: Henry in Henry V (June-August 2003). 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:

[on playing Raymond Shaw in The Manchurian Candidate (2004)] Well, I'm always up for mimicry, I consider myself a thief more than anything else. If somebody somewhere has done something interesting then all bets are off. I'm a huge fan of the original film. I've seen it probably four or five times. But I wasn't worried about duplicating Laurence Harvey's performance, because I don't think it's ... See more »

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Grew up in Lower East Side New York. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays angry tough guys who behave unpredictably See more »

Nickname:

Huggy

Star Sign:

Libra

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