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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
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 Mental
Trevor
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Liev Schreiber
 2010 Salt
Ted Winter
 2010 Every Day
Ned
 2010 Repo Men
Frank
 2000 Hamlet
Laertes
 1999 Spring Forward
Paul
 1998 Desert Blue
Mickey Moonday (voice)
 1997 His and Hers
Glenn
 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
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Chris
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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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Alternate Names:

Liev Schrieber | Danny Webb

Height:

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 »

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Has appeared in two movies with Ben Affleck - Phantoms (1998) and The Sum of All Fears (2002). See more »

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Often plays angry tough guys who behave unpredictably See more »

Nickname:

Huggy

Star Sign:

Libra

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