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Leland Orser


Leland Orser was born on August 6, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA as Leland Jones Orser. He is an actor and director, known for Taken (2008), Taken 2 (2012) and Se7en (1995). He has been married to Jeanne Tripplehorn since October 14, 2000. They have one child. He was previously married to Roma Downey. See full bio »

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Known For

Taken
Taken Sam
(2008)
Taken 2
Taken 2 Sam
(2012)
Se7en
Se7en Crazed Man in Massage Parlor
(1995)
Independence Day
Independence Day Techy / Med Asst #1
(1996)

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 2018 One Day She'll Darken (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Peter Sullivan
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Peter Sullivan
 2016-2017 Berlin Station (TV Series)
Robert Kirsch
- The Right Hook (2017) ... Robert Kirsch
- Right of Way (2017) ... Robert Kirsch
- Do the Right Thing (2017) ... Robert Kirsch
- Right to the Heart (2017) ... Robert Kirsch
- Right Here, Right Now (2017) ... Robert Kirsch (credit only)
 2015-2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Father Romero
- Rattus Rattus (2016) ... Father Romero
- Marisol (2016) ... Father Romero
- Girl with Guitar (2016) ... Father Romero
- Exsuscito (2015) ... Father Romero
- Tulip (2015) ... Father Romero
 2015 The Devil's Candy
Preacher
 2014 Taken 3
Sam (Gilroy)
 2014/III The Gambler
Larry Jones
 2014 Faults
Ansel
 2014/I The Guest
Spencer Peterson
 2012-2013 Magic City (TV Series)
Mike Strauss
- Crime and Punishment (2013) ... Mike Strauss
- The Year of the Fin (2012) ... Mike Strauss
 2013 Revolution (TV Series)
John Sanborn
- Clue (2013) ... John Sanborn
- Ghosts (2013) ... John Sanborn
- The Stand (2013) ... John Sanborn
 2013 Touch (TV Series)
Dr. Linus
- Leviathan (2013) ... Dr. Linus
- Fight or Flight (2013) ... Dr. Linus
- Accused (2013) ... Dr. Linus
 2012 Kendra (TV Series)
Dr. Stephen Ehrlich
- Diceman Cometh (2012) ... Dr. Stephen Ehrlich
- Twilight (2012) ... Dr. Stephen Ehrlich
- Versed (2012) ... Dr. Stephen Ehrlich
 2012 Taken 2
Sam
 2012 Scandal (TV Series)
Sanders Black
- Enemy of the State (2012) ... Sanders Black
 2012 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
Charlie Reinhart
- In Case of (Re)Birth (2012) ... Charlie Reinhart
 2011 Tilda (TV Movie)
 2011 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Professor Gareth Carlyle
- Higher Power (2011) ... Professor Gareth Carlyle
 2010 Pleading Guilty (TV Movie)
Bert Kamin
 2010/II Morning
Mark
 2009 Give 'em Hell Malone
Murphy
 2009 24 (TV Series)
Martin Collier
- Day 7: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2009) ... Martin Collier
- Day 7: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2009) ... Martin Collier
- Day 7: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2009) ... Martin Collier
- Day 7: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2009) ... Martin Collier
 2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Reverend Wyler
- Faithfully (2009) ... Reverend Wyler
 2004-2009 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Lucien Dubenko
- Shifting Equilibrium (2009) ... Dr. Lucien Dubenko
- T-Minus-6 (2009) ... Dr. Lucien Dubenko
- A Long, Strange Trip (2009) ... Dr. Lucien Dubenko
- Dream Runner (2009) ... Dr. Lucien Dubenko
- The High Holiday (2008) ... Dr. Lucien Dubenko
 2008/I Taken
Sam
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Brent Gilroy
- Porn Free (2007) ... Brent Gilroy
 2006 The Good German
Bernie
 2004 Homeland Security (TV Movie)
Sol Binder
 2004/I Twisted
Edmund Cutler
 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Loomis
- Carpenter Street (2003) ... Loomis
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Kevin Walker
- Coerced (2003) ... Kevin Walker
 2003 Runaway Jury
Lamb
 2003 The Lyon's Den (TV Series)
Fritz Scott
- Duty to Save ... Fritz Scott
 2003 Daredevil
Wesley Owen Welch
 2003 Confidence
Lionel Dolby
 2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Morris Pearson
- Stalker (2002) ... Morris Pearson
 2002 Brother's Keeper
Travis Adler
 2001 Ice (TV Movie)
 2001 Pearl Harbor
Major Jackson
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series)
Wendall Rickle
- 20/20 Hindsight (2000) ... Wendall Rickle
- Pilot (2000) ... Wendall Rickle
 2000 Rebel Yell
Billy Idol
 1998-2000 The Pretender (TV Series)
Argyle
- Cold Dick (2000) ... Argyle
- Unsinkable (1999) ... Argyle
- Amnesia (1998) ... Argyle
 1999 The Bone Collector
Richard Thompson
 1999 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Zeller
- Descent (1999) ... Dr. Arthur Zeller
 1999 Resurrection
Det. Andrew Hollinsworth
 1998 Very Bad Things
Charles Moore
 1998 Saving Private Ryan
Lieutenant DeWindt
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
ER Intern
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... ER Intern
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Dan Butcher
- Sleeping Dogs (1998) ... Dan Butcher
 1997 Alien: Resurrection
Purvis
 1997 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Dejaren
- Revulsion (1997) ... Dejaren
 1997 Excess Baggage
Detective Barnaby
 1994-1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
John Highsmith / Les Treet / Zeppo Marchansky
- A Draining Experience (1997) ... John Highsmith
- He's Not Guilty, He's My Brother (1996) ... Les Treet
- Zeppo Marks Brothers (1994) ... Zeppo Marchansky
 1996 To Love, Honor and Deceive (TV Movie)
FBI Special Agent Kyle Lassiter
 1996 Almost Perfect (TV Series)
Henry
- Good Grief (1996) ... Henry
 1996 Lifeform
Michael Perkett, NASA
 1996 Back to Back (TV Movie)
Wheelchair Guy
 1996 Escape from L.A.
Test Tube
 1996 Baby Face Nelson
Benny Bakst
 1996 Independence Day
Techy / Med Asst #1
 1996 Red Ribbon Blues
James
 1995-1996 Married with Children (TV Series)
Director / Mark
- Kiss of the Coffee Woman (1996) ... Director
- The Two That Got Away (1995) ... Director
 1996 Boston Common (TV Series)
Leon
- Boyd Gets Shrunk (1996) ... Leon
 1996 Mad About You (TV Series)
Professor Gittleson
- Get Back (1996) ... Professor Gittleson
 1995/I Phoenix
Doctor Riley
 1995 Girl in the Cadillac
Used car salesman
 1995 Piranha
Terry Wechsler
 1995 Murder One (TV Series)
Myron Elkins
- Chapter Two (1995) ... Myron Elkins
 1995 Ned and Stacey (TV Series)
Phil
- Portrait of a Marriage (1995) ... Phil
 1995 Se7en
Crazed Man in Massage Parlor
 1993-1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Lovok / Gai
- The Die Is Cast (1995) ... Lovok
- Sanctuary (1993) ... Gai
 1994 The X-Files (TV Series)
Jason Ludwig
- Firewalker (1994) ... Jason Ludwig
 1994 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Clerk
- The Washington Affair: Part 2 (1994) ... Clerk
- The Washington Affair: Part 1 (1994) ... Clerk
 1994 Dead Badge
Pellman
 1993 Cover Story
Julian
 1993 Moon Over Miami (TV Series)
Lyle
- Memory Man (1993) ... Lyle
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Richard Daggett
- That's Why the Lady Is a Stamp (1993) ... Richard Daggett
 1993 Herman's Head (TV Series)
Ralph
- My Funny Valentine-Hermo (1993) ... Ralph
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Mark
 1992 Eerie, Indiana (TV Series)
Assistant Director
- Reality Takes a Holiday (1992) ... Assistant Director
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Chip Englund
- Pure Gold (1991) ... Chip Englund
- Graduation Day (1991) ... Chip Englund
 1991 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Don Mackenzie
- Windy (1991) ... Don Mackenzie
 1991 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Case of the Libertine Belle (1991) ... Waiter
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Edward
- Belly of the Beast (1991) ... Edward
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Alternate Names:

Lee Orser

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Trivia:

The two killers from the beginning of A History of Violence (2005) (who meet their end in the café) are named Leland Jones and William Orser as an inside joke by David Cronenberg, who acted with Orser in Resurrection (1999). See more »

Trademark:

Plays neurotic characters

Star Sign:

Leo

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