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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 4 Golden Globes. Another 13 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Spotlight Marty Baron
Salt Ted Winter
Scream 3
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 2016 The Bleeder
Chuck Wepner
 2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Ray Donovan
- Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton (2016) ... Ray Donovan (uncredited)
 2016 The 5th Wave
Colonel Vosch
 2015 Creed
HBO 24 / 7 Narrator (voice)
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
- Out to Sea (2015) ... Copernicus (voice)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Tibor (uncredited)
 2012 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 Mental
 2011/II Felt (Short)
Bunny (voice)
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2011 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Bank Manager
- Mark Adams (2011) ... Bank Manager
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Liev Schreiber
 2010 Salt
Ted Winter
 2010 America: The Story of the 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)
 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 Mad Love
 1995 Denise Calls Up
Jerry Heckerman
 1995 People V (TV Movie)
Tom Beck
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Movie)
 1995 Party Girl
 1994 Mixed Nuts
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
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Starred on Broadway in Eric Bogosian's "Talk Radio". See more »

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1 Interview | 12 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Liev Schrieber


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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It has made me a better person in fits and starts. I had been a very selfish person most of my life, and that shifts quickly and dramatically. It's painful and fascinating and ultimately really wonderful, but I am particularly lucky because I have exquisitely beautiful, talented, ­brilliant children. If I had had ugly, stupid children, it would've been difficult to turn that corner. See more »


Frequently does voice-over and narration work for advertisements and documentaries, especially HBO's "Sports of the 20th Century" series. See more »


Towering height and slender frame See more »



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