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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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 2016 The 5th Wave (completed)
Colonel Vosch
  The Bleeder (filming)
Chuck Wepner
 2015/II Creed
HBO 24 / 7 Narrator
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 Mental
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
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 2010 Salt
Ted Winter
 2010 Every Day
 2010 Repo Men
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 Spring Forward
 1998 Desert Blue
Mickey Moonday (voice)
 1997 His and Hers
 1996 Big Night
 1996 The Daytrippers
Carl Petrovic
 1996 Walking and Talking
 1995 Party Girl
 1995 Mad Love
 1995 Denise Calls Up
Jerry Heckerman
 1994 Mixed Nuts
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Other Works:

: Played "Banquo" in "Macbeth", a play by William Shakespeare (Joseph Papp Public Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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1 Interview | 11 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Liev Schrieber


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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I have Slavic fat pads that make me look like a chipmunk and arched predatory eyebrows. With that, you're not going to get funny. That's why I play so many bad guys. See more »


The role for which he won his first Tony Award (Richard Roma in "Glengarry" Glen Ross") also won Joe Mantegna the Tony Award best featured actor in a play for the same role 21 years earlier in 1984. The 2005 production was directed by Joe Mantello. See more »


Often plays angry tough guys who behave unpredictably See more »



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