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Len Cariou


Len Cariou was born on September 30, 1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Leonard Joseph Cariou. He is an actor, known for Spotlight (2015), Thirteen Days (2000) and Prisoners (2013). He has been married to Heather Summerhayes since October 25, 1986. He was previously married to Susan Kapilow and Patricia Otter. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Spotlight
Spotlight Cardinal Law
(2015)
Thirteen Days
Thirteen Days Dean Acheson
(2000)
Prisoners
Prisoners Father Patrick Dunn
(2013)
Secret Window
Secret Window Sheriff Dave Newsome
(2004)

Filmography

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 2018/I Wake (pre-production)
Richard Moore
 2010-2018 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Henry Reagan
- My Aim Is True (2018) ... Henry Reagan
- The Devil You Know (2018) ... Henry Reagan
- Your Six (2018) ... Henry Reagan
- Risk Management (2018) ... Henry Reagan
- Friendship, Love, and Loyalty (2018) ... Henry Reagan
 2018 Death Wish
Ben
 2016 The Last Day of Charley E. Rays (Short)
Charley
 2015/I Spotlight
Cardinal Law
 2014 The Sonnet Project (TV Series)
- Sonnet #76 (2014)
 2013 Prisoners
Father Patrick Dunn
 2013 Wallander (TV Series)
Atkins
- Den orolige mannen (2013) ... Atkins
 2012/I The Escape (Short)
Jerry
 2010 Damages (TV Series)
Louis Tobin
- The Next One's Gonna Go in Your Throat (2010) ... Louis Tobin
- All That Crap About Your Family (2010) ... Louis Tobin
- Don't Throw That at the Chicken (2010) ... Louis Tobin
- The Dog Is Happier Without Her (2010) ... Louis Tobin
- Your Secrets Are Safe (2010) ... Louis Tobin
 2009 Power, Privilege & Justice (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Phil Spector (2009) ... Narrator
- Dirty Secrets Down Under (2009) ... Narrator
- Strange Bedfellows (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
- Robert Blake (2009) ... Narrator
- Programmed for Murder (2009) ... Narrator
 2009 Into the Storm (TV Movie)
Franklin D Roosevelt
 2008 Army Wives (TV Series)
Randall Meade
- Great Expectations (2008) ... Randall Meade
 1993-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Edgar Beezley / Mac Geller / Capt. Allard Bunker
- Excalibur (2008) ... Edgar Beezley
- Aftershock (1996) ... Mac Geller
- Conduct Unbecoming (1993) ... Capt. Allard Bunker
 2008 The Onion Movie
Norm Archer
 2006-2007 Brotherhood (TV Series)
Judd Fitzgerald
- Things Have Changed 1:7-8 (2007) ... Judd Fitzgerald
- Shelter from the Storm 1:1-2 (2007) ... Judd Fitzgerald
- True Love Tends to Forget 1:1-4 (2007) ... Judd Fitzgerald
- Dear Landlord 1:3-4 (2007) ... Judd Fitzgerald
- One Too Many Mornings 3:4-8 (2007) ... Judd Fitzgerald
 2007 War Stories (TV Series)
Narrator
- Remembering Vietnam: The Wall at 25 (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
 2007 1408
Mike's Father
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Frank McCarty
- Law of Gravity (2007) ... Frank McCarty
 2006 Flags of our Fathers
Mr. Beech
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Alan Emrick
- Unaired Pilot (2005) ... Alan Emrick
 2005 Boynton Beach Club
Jack
 2005 The Greatest Game Ever Played
Stedman Comstock
 2004 Sex Traffic (TV Mini-Series)
Magnus Herzoff
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Magnus Herzoff
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Magnus Herzoff
 2004 The Skulls III (Video)
Dean Lawton
 2004 Secret Window
Sheriff Dave Newsome
 2003 Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Stuckey
- History Lessons (2003) ... Mr. Stuckey
 2002 About Schmidt
Ray Nichols
 2000 Thirteen Days
Dean Acheson
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series)
Pharmaceutical Executive
- In This White House (2000) ... Pharmaceutical Executive
 2000 Nuremberg (TV Mini-Series)
Francis Biddle
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Francis Biddle
 2000 D.C. (TV Series)
Senator William Abbott
- Pilot (2000) ... Senator William Abbott
 1995-2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Doc Wells / Father Anton Jonascu
- Seeds of Destruction (2000) ... Doc Wells
- Corner of the Eye (1995) ... Father Anton Jonascu
 1999 In the Company of Spies (TV Movie)
The President
 1999 Border Line (TV Movie)
Jerry, Allison's Associate
 1999 The Practice (TV Series)
Defense Attorney Weiland
- Lawyers, Reporters and Cockroaches (1999) ... Defense Attorney Weiland
 1998 Mentors (TV Series)
Alexander Graham Bell
- Smart Aleck (1998) ... Alexander Graham Bell
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- New York Underground (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
 1997 F/X: The Series (TV Series)
Charles Emery
- Double Image (1997) ... Charles Emery
 1997 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Admiral Edward Janeway
- Coda (1997) ... Admiral Edward Janeway
 1996 The Summer of Ben Tyler (TV Movie)
Spencer Maitland
 1996 Executive Decision
Secretary of Defense Charles White
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
Michael Swift
 1996 A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story (TV Movie)
Harry Jansen
 1995 The Man in the Attic (TV Movie)
Joseph / Husband
 1995 Never Talk to Strangers
Henry Taylor
 1995 Derby (TV Movie)
Henry Woods
 1994 Love on the Run (TV Movie)
Noah Cross
 1994 Getting In
Dr. Lionel Higgs / Dr. Ezekial Higgs
 1994 Witness to the Execution (TV Movie)
Jake Tyler
 1993 North of 60 (TV Series)
Mike Birkett
- Bless This House (1993) ... Mike Birkett
 1993 The Sea Wolf (TV Movie)
Dr. Picard
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
Dr. Leland Peyton
 1993 Miracle on Interstate 880 (TV Movie)
Buck Helm
 1985-1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Michael Hagarty / Monsignore O'Shaugnessy
- Sugar & Spice, Malice & Vice (1992) ... Michael Hagarty
- The List of Yuri Lermentov (1991) ... Michael Hagarty
- The Sicilian Encounter (1990) ... Michael Hagarty / Monsignore O'Shaugnessy
- Appointment in Athens (1989) ... Michael Hagarty
- J.B.. as in Jailbird (1988) ... Michael Hagarty
 1992 Street Legal (TV Series)
Christian Peveril
- Break-ups and Mergers (1992) ... Christian Peveril
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Douglas
- The Anthem Sprinters (1992) ... Douglas
 1991 Monkey House (TV Series)
Ambassador Kelly
- All the King's Horses (1991) ... Ambassador Kelly
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Judge Norton Heller
- Judgements (1990) ... Judge Norton Heller
 1989 American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series)
Pat Sweeney
- The Rope (1989) ... Pat Sweeney
 1989 An Amazin Era: Revised and Updated (Video)
Narrator
 1988 My Dad the Babe (Video)
Narrator
 1988 Lady in White
Phil Terragarossa
 1986 Killer in the Mirror (TV Movie)
Jason Howell
 1985 There Were Times, Dear (TV Movie)
Bob Millard
 1985 Surviving (TV Movie)
David Brogan
 1984 100 Centre Street (TV Movie)
Judge Charles Felt
 1984 Louisiana (TV Movie)
Oswald
 1983 Cold Storage (TV Movie)
Richard Landau
 1983 The Tempest (TV Movie)
Prospero
 1982 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
Petruchio
 1981 The Four Seasons
Nick Callan
 1981 Madame X (TV Movie)
John Abbott
 1979 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Tanner
 1978 Canada Vignettes: Spence's Republic (Short) (voice)
 1978 Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie)
Matt Laver
 1978 Drying Up the Streets
Larry
 1977 A Little Night Music
Frederick Egerman
 1977 One Man
Jason Brady
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Ragner
- The Master Builder (1964) ... Ragner
 1963 Quest (TV Series)
- Kim (1963)
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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why violence is so common an element in entertainment media] It appeals to the little badness all of us have in our makeup.It's part of human nature and, being privy to that kind of thing, people find it somewhat fascinating and the more you give them, the more they want.

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Won a Canadian Genie Award for Best Actor in "One Man". See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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