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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 & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Fifth Wave (filming)
Colonel Vosch
 2015 Spotlight (post-production)
Marty Baron
 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
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Liev Schreiber
 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:

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:

Everyone assumes that novelists are smarter and more interesting. They're generally smarter and more interesting, but they're often very short. So it kind of cancels all the smart and interesting stuff out. See more »

Trivia:

Liev's father is from a family that has lived in the United States for many generations, and has German, Swiss, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Norwegian, Belgian (Flemish), Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Liev's mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family (from Poland and Russia). See more »

Trademark:

Known for his intellectual, deeply probing and immersive acting style See more »

Nickname:

Huggy

Star Sign:

Libra

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