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A stage actor of great recognition, Stephen Lang has shaped a formidable career on and off the various stages of the United States and abroad. Though he is arguably most well-known for his acclaimed performance in James Cameron's Avatar (2009), Lang began his career in theater. Broadway roles include his Tony-nominated performance as Lou in "The ... See full bio »

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Avatar Colonel Miles Quaritch
Don't Breathe
Don't Breathe The Blind Man
Tombstone Ike Clanton
Gods and Generals
Gods and Generals Gen. Stonewall Jackson


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 2025 Avatar 5 (pre-production)
Miles Quaritch
 2024 Avatar 4 (pre-production)
Miles Quaritch
 2021 Avatar 3 (filming)
Miles Quaritch
 2020 Avatar 2 (filming)
Miles Quaritch
 2018 Solar Eclipse: Depth of Darkness (completed)
D.I.G Sunil Raina
 2018 Rogue Warfare (pre-production)
  The Tower (pre-production)
Dr. Emil Kepler
 2018 Braven
 2017 Hostiles
Col. Abraham Biggs
 2017/II Justice
Mayor Pierce
 2016-2017 Shades of Blue (TV Series)
Terrence Linklater
- Ghost Hunt (2017) ... Terrence Linklater
- For I Have Sinned (2016) ... Terrence Linklater
- What Devil Do (2016) ... Terrence Linklater
 2017/I The Dinner
Gettysburg Narrator (voice)
 2014-2017 Salem (TV Series)
Increase Mather
- The Man Who Was Thursday (2017) ... Increase Mather
- Dead Birds (2015) ... Increase Mather
- The Beckoning Fair One (2015) ... Increase Mather
- All Fall Down (2014) ... Increase Mather
- Ashes to Ashes (2014) ... Increase Mather
 2016 Don't Breathe: Creepy House (Video short)
The Blind Man
 2016 Don't Breathe: Man In The Dark (Video short)
The Blind Man
 2016 Don't Breathe: Meet The Cast (Video short)
The Blind Man
 2016 Don't Breathe: No Escape (Video short)
The Blind Man
 2016 Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich
General Emil F. Reinhardt
 2016 Don't Breathe
The Blind Man
 2015/I Isolation
 2015 Beyond Glory
Multiple Roles
 2015 Gridlocked
 2015 Band of Robbers
Injun Joe
 2015/II Exeter
Father Conway
 2015 To Appomattox (TV Mini-Series)
John Brown
- The Point (2015) ... John Brown
 2014 23 Blast
Coach Farris
 2014 Gutshot Straight
 2014 A Good Marriage
Holt Ramsey
 2014 Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (Video)
Major Gavins
 2014 Sun Belt Express
Officer Rick
 2014/I In the Blood
 2014 100 Monologues (TV Series short)
The Specialist
- The Specialist ... The Specialist
 2014/I The Nut Job
King (voice)
 2013 The Girl on the Train
Det. Lloyd Martin
 2013 The Wheatfield (Short)
James Jackson Purman (voice)
 2013 Call of Duty: Ghosts (Video Game)
Elias T. Walker (voice)
 2013/I The Monkey's Paw
Tony Cobb
 2013 Pionér
John Ferris
 2013/I Pawn
 2013/II Officer Down
Lieutenant Jake 'Lieu' LaRussa
 2013 Reckless (TV Movie)
 2012 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
James Wiley Shannon
- Sacrificial Lam (2012) ... James Wiley Shannon
- The Medal of Mary (2012) ... James Wiley Shannon
- Drag Me to Hell (2012) ... James Wiley Shannon
 2011 Terra Nova (TV Series)
Commander Nathaniel Taylor
- Resistance (2011) ... Commander Nathaniel Taylor
- Occupation (2011) ... Commander Nathaniel Taylor
- Within (2011) ... Commander Nathaniel Taylor
- Now You See Me (2011) ... Commander Nathaniel Taylor
- Vs. (2011) ... Commander Nathaniel Taylor
 2011 Conan the Barbarian
Khalar Zym
 2010 Matadors (TV Movie)
Victor Galloway
 2010 False Creek Stories (Short)
 2010 White Irish Drinkers
 2010 Christina
Inspector Edgar Reinhardt
 2009 Avatar
Colonel Miles Quaritch
 2009 Avatar: Conflict & Resolution (Short)
Colonel Miles Quaritch
 2009 Avatar: The Game (Video Game)
Colonel Miles Quaritch (voice)
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
Mr. Salamatchla
- Shawn Gets the Yips (2009) ... Mr. Salamatchla
 2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats
Brig. Gen. Dean Hopgood
 2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Axel Kaspers
- Revolution (2009) ... Axel Kaspers
 2009 Public Enemies
Charles Winstead
 2009 From Mexico with Love
Big Al Stevens
 2007 The Bronx Is Burning (TV Mini-Series)
Inspector Dowd
- Caught! (2007) ... Inspector Dowd
- The Seven Commandments (2007) ... Inspector Dowd
- Team in Turmoil (2007) ... Inspector Dowd
 2007/I Save Me
 2006 We Fight to Be Free (Short)
Dr. James Craik
 2006 The Treatment
Coach Galgano
 2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Terry Dorn
- New York Minute (2005) ... Terry Dorn
 2005 Jonny Zero (TV Series)
Officer Tanner
- To Serve and to Protect (2005) ... Officer Tanner
 2004 The I Inside
Mr. Travitt
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Michael Baxter
- Escape (2003) ... Michael Baxter
 2003 Gods and Generals
Gen. Stonewall Jackson
 2003 Code 11-14 (TV Movie)
Justin Shaw
 2002 Ed (TV Series)
Jack Foster
- Wheel of Justice (2002) ... Jack Foster
 2002 Eye See You
Jack Bennett
 2001 After the Storm (TV Movie)
Sargeant Major Jim
 2000-2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Ben Charnquist / Fred Johnson
- Smith 282 (2001) ... Ben Charnquist
- Flesh and Blood (2001) ... Ben Charnquist (credit only)
- Tucker's Gift (2001) ... Ben Charnquist (credit only)
- Sea Change (2001) ... Ben Charnquist
- Strapped (2001) ... Ben Charnquist (credit only)
 2001 The Proposal
Simon Bacig
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Financier (uncredited)
 2000 Trixie
Jacob Slotnick
 1999 At the Mercy of a Stranger (TV Movie)
Dr. Thomas Cooper
 1999 Story of a Bad Boy
 1998 Killer App (TV Movie)
 1998 A Town Has Turned to Dust (TV Movie)
Sheriff Harvey Denton
 1998 Escape: Human Cargo (TV Movie)
Dennis McNatt
 1998 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Clay Strand
- The Gambler (1998) ... Clay Strand
 1997 Automatic Avenue (TV Movie)
 1997 Liberty! The American Revolution (TV Mini-Series)
George Washington
- The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 (1997) ... George Washington (voice)
- Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 (1997) ... George Washington (voice)
- The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 (1997) ... George Washington (voice)
- Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997) ... George Washington (voice)
- The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 (1997) ... George Washington (voice)
 1997 Dellaventura (TV Series)
Eric Solinkin
- Pilot (1997) ... Eric Solinkin
 1997 Fire Down Below
Earl Kellogg
 1997 Niagara, Niagara
 1997 Loose Women
Prophet Buddy
 1997 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. James Houghton
- New Lease (1997) ... Dr. James Houghton
 1997 Journey of the Heart (TV Movie)
Thomas Deblois
 1997 Shadow Conspiracy
The Agent
 1996 An Occasional Hell
Alex Laughton
 1996 Gang in Blue (TV Movie)
Moose Tavola
 1996 Strangers (TV Series)
- Ceremony (1996) ... Theo
 1995 The Amazing Panda Adventure
Michael Tyler
 1995 The Possession of Michael D. (TV Movie)
 1995 Tall Tale
Jonas Hackett
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Criminal Gun Shooter
- Bullets Over Bel-Air (1995) ... Criminal Gun Shooter (uncredited)
 1995 A Season of Hope (TV Movie)
Michael Hackett
 1994 Murder Between Friends (TV Movie)
Kerry Myers
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
 1993 Tombstone
Ike Clanton
 1993 Gettysburg
Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett
 1993 Guilty as Sin
Phil Garson
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Lou / Park Resident
- Honor (1993) ... Lou
- The Box (1993) ... Park Resident
 1993 Darkness Before Dawn (TV Movie)
Guy Grand
 1992 Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (TV Movie)
Steven Ziegenmeyer
 1991 Babe Ruth (TV Movie)
George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
 1991 Another You
Rupert Dibbs
 1991 The Hard Way
Party Crasher
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn
Harry Black
 1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Joseph Morrison
- Lullaby of Darkness (1989) ... Joseph Morrison
 1989 Finish Line (TV Movie)
Coach Harkins
 1986-1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Atty. David Abrams
- Going Home (1988) ... Atty. David Abrams
- Pursuit (1988) ... Atty. David Abrams
- Seize the Time (1988) ... Atty. David Abrams
- Moulin Rouge (1988) ... Atty. David Abrams
- Mig 21 (1987) ... Atty. David Abrams
 1987 Project X
 1986 Manhunter
Freddy Lounds
 1986 Band of the Hand
 1985 Stone Pillow (TV Movie)
 1985 Twice in a Lifetime
 1985 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
Harold 'Happy' Loman
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- King of America (1982) ... Vassilis (as Steve Lang)
 1981 We're Fighting Back (TV Movie)
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He acted in his play, "Beyond Glory," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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[about his role as Stonewall Jackson] It's not about flag waving to me, it's about showing a real American hero. See more »


Is one of four Crime Story (1986) stars to appear in the Hannibal Lecter trilogy. He starred with Dennis Farina and Bill Smitrovich in Manhunter (1986), and Ted Levine played "Buffalo Bill" in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). See more »

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