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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
 2015/I Spotlight (completed)
Marty Baron
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Copernicus
- Out to Sea (2015) ... Copernicus (voice)
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Tibor (uncredited)
 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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Starred in Harold Pinter's "Betrayal", produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company with Juliette Binoche and John Slattery (Nov. 2000-Feb. 2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Liev Schrieber | Danny Webb

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think a certain amount of Ricky's rage and profanity has been a nice vent from the frustrations of the editing room, so it's great to come out screaming profanities at the audience for an hour and a half after eight hours of trying to be diplomatic in the editing room. on editing 'Everything is Illuminated' at the same time as acting as foul-mouthed Ricky Roma in "Glengarry Glen Ross. See more »

Trivia:

His mother says she named him after her favorite author, Leo Tolstoy whose Russian name was Lev (pronounced "l'yehv" --the letter e in Russian is pronounced "yeh", and the standard English transliteration of the name is Lev). His father says he was named after a doctor in San Francisco who saved his mother's life.

Last name means "writer" in German. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays angry tough guys who behave unpredictably See more »

Nickname:

Huggy

Star Sign:

Libra

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