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|Born||in San Francisco, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Leland Jones Orser|
|Height||5' 8½" (1.74 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Leland Orser was born on August 6, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Se7en (1995), Taken (2008) and Alien: Resurrection (1997). He has been married to Jeanne Tripplehorn since October 14, 2000. They have one child. He was previously married to Roma Downey.
Jeanne Tripplehorn (14 October 2000 -
present) (1 child)
Roma Downey (1987 - 1989) (divorced)
|Children||August Tripplehorn Orser|
Horace Gilbert Orser
Catherine McCallie (grandparent)
Trade Mark (2)
Plays neurotic characters
Agonizing screams and shrieks
Son, August Tripplehorn Orser, born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles), 7 pounds, 8 ounces. [May 2002]
Eloped and married his first wife, Roma Downey, in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Rome, Italy.
Is probably best known for playing deranged and morally degenerate characters both in movies and on television, e.g. in The Bone Collector (1999), Alien: Resurrection (1997) or the organic-hating hologram in the Star Trek: Voyager (1995) episode Star Trek: Voyager: Revulsion (1997). Among other psychotic roles, also played the deranged blood bank technician from the Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) episode Star Trek: Enterprise: Carpenter Street (2003).
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).
Son-in-law of Tom Tripplehorn.
Attended Cathedral School for Boys in San Francisco.