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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 (post-production)
Colonel Vosch
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 Mental
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Liev Schreiber
 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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Starred in Harold Pinter's "Betrayal", produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company with Juliette Binoche and John Slattery (Nov. 2000-Feb. 2001). 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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That's the hard thing about adapting a book that's so well loved. It's like playing Hamlet. The audience doesn't buy it, because they're Hamlet. How could you possibly be Hamlet when Hamlet is them? It's one of those difficult things where a good writer gives the reader ownership of the material. They develop an intimate relationship with it and become its protectors, and rightly so. Whether they... See more »


Became a father for he 2nd time at age 41 when his fiancée Naomi Watts gave birth to their son Samuel Kai Schreiber on December 14, 2008. See more »


Towering height and slender frame See more »



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