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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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 2016 Beyond Glory (post-production)
Multiple Roles
 2016 Untitled WWII Picture (filming)
General Emil F. Reinhardt
 2016 A Man in the Dark (post-production)
The Blind Man
 2015/I Isolation (post-production)
 2015 Into the Badlands (TV Series)
- Hand of Five Poisons (2015) ... Waldo
- Two Tigers Subdue Dragons (2015) ... Waldo
- Fist Like a Bullet (2015) ... Waldo
- The Fort (2015) ... Waldo
 2014-2015 Salem (TV Series)
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
- Cat and Mouse (2014) ... Increase Mather
 2015 Killer App (TV Movie)
 2015/III 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
Major Gavins
 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 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 Pioneer
John Ferris
 2013/I Pawn
 2013/II Officer Down
Lieutenant Jake 'Lieu' LaRussa
 2013 Reckless (TV Movie)
 2010 Matadors (TV Movie)
Victor Galloway
 2010 False Creek Stories (Short)
 2010 White Irish Drinkers
 2010 Christina
Inspector Edgar Reinhardt
 2009 Avatar: The Game (Video Game)
Colonel Miles Quaritch (voice)
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
Mr. Salamatchla
 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/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 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)
 1999 At the Mercy of a Stranger (TV Movie)
Dr. Thomas Cooper
 1999 Story of a Bad Boy
 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 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 Possession of Michael D. (TV Movie)
 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 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 Another You
Rupert Dibbs
 1991 The Hard Way
Party Crasher
 1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Joseph Morrison
- Lullaby of Darkness (1989) ... Joseph Morrison
 1989 Finish Line (TV Movie)
Coach John Harkins
 1987 Project X
 1986 Band of the Hand
 1985 Stone Pillow (TV Movie)
 1985 Twice in a Lifetime
 1985 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- King of America (1982) ... Vassilis (as Steve Lang)
 1981 We're Fighting Back (TV Movie)
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(2005, September - October) Adapted and starred in the one-man play Beyond Glory at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See more »

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[on reasons for his role in White Irish Drinkers (2010)]: One, I really liked the title, that's how shallow I am. But the main reason was, I was afraid of it. You kind of heave a sigh and go, "Oh God, I'm going to have to go there?". See more »


His parents have been large contributors to Swarthmore College. Their name appears on several buildings, including the Lang Center For Civic and Social Responsibility, the Lang Music Building, and the Eugene and Theresa Lang Performing Arts Center. See more »

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