Liev Schreiber


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Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and Ukraine, while his father is from an upper-class ... See full bio »

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  A Small Light (TV Mini Series) (filming)
Otto Frank
- Episode #1.1 ... Otto Frank
 2022 Golda (completed)
Henry Kissinger
 2022 Across the River and Into the Trees
Colonel Richard Cantwell
 2022 Ray Donovan: The Movie (TV Movie)
Ray Donovan
 2021 Don't Look Up
Bash Narrator
 2021 Mattress Firm: Junk Sleep - Anthem (Video short)
 2021 Mattress Firm: Junk Sleep - Forget (Video short)
 2021 The French Dispatch
Talk Show Host
 2013-2020 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Ray Donovan
- You'll Never Walk Alone (2020) ... Ray Donovan
- Bugs (2020) ... Ray Donovan
- Passport and a Gun (2020) ... Ray Donovan
- The Transfer Agent (2019) ... Ray Donovan
- Inside Guy (2019) ... Ray Donovan
 2019 Human Capital
Drew Hagel
 2019 A Rainy Day in New York
Roland Pollard
 2019 The Simpsons (TV Series)
'Dateline: Springfield' Narrator
- Woo-Hoo Dunnit? (2019) ... 'Dateline: Springfield' Narrator (voice)
 2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Wilson Fisk (voice)
 2018 Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 2018 Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People (Documentary)
Joseph Pulitzer
 2018 Isle of Dogs
Spots (voice)
 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
The Storm King (voice)
 2017 Goon: Last of the Enforcers
Ross Rhea
 2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Victor Lustig
- Landmarks (2016) ... Victor Lustig
 2016 Chuck
Chuck Wepner
 2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Ray Donovan
- Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton (2016) ... Ray Donovan (uncredited)
 2016 The 5th Wave
Colonel Vosch
 2015/II Creed
HBO 24 / 7 Narrator (voice)
 2015/I Spotlight
Marty Baron
 2015 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Copernicus
- Out to Sea (2015) ... Copernicus (voice)
 2014 Pawn Sacrifice
Boris Spassky
 2013 A Perfect Man
James
 2013 Fading Gigolo
Dovi
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Tibor (uncredited)
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler
Lyndon B. Johnson
 2013 The Last Days on Mars
Vincent Campbell
 2009-2013 Secrets of the Dead (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Bugging Hitler's Soldiers (2013) ... Narrator
- Japanese SuperSub (2010) ... Narrator
- Blackbeard's Lost Ship (2009) ... Narrator
 2013 Movie 43
Robert (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Iron Man / King Triton
- Collateral Damage in Gang Turf War (2012) ... Iron Man / King Triton (voice)
 2012 The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Bobby Lincoln
 2012 Mental
Trevor
 2011/II Felt (Short)
Bunny (voice)
 2011 Goon
Ross Rhea
 2011 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Bank Manager
- Mark Adams (2011) ... Bank Manager
 2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
Liev Schreiber
 2010 Salt
Ted Winter
 2010 America: The Story of the US (TV Mini Series documentary)
Narrator
- Superpower (2010) ... Narrator
- Bust (2010) ... Narrator
- Rebels (2010) ... Narrator
 2010 Every Day
Ned
 2010 Repo Men
Frank
 2009 Taking Woodstock
Vilma
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Video Game)
Victor Creed / Sabretooth (voice)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Character Spotlights (Short)
Victor Creed
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Victor Creed
 2008/I Defiance
Zus Bielski
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
Lotario Thugut
 2007 Constantine's Sword (Documentary)
Constantine (voice)
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Michael Keppler
- Law of Gravity (2007) ... Michael Keppler
- Meet Market (2007) ... Michael Keppler
- Redrum (2007) ... Michael Keppler
- Sweet Jane (2007) ... Michael Keppler
 2007 The Ten
Ray Johnson
 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary)
William Kunstler (voice)
 2006 The Painted Veil
Charlie Townsend
 2006 The Omen
Robert Thorn
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Ulysses Ford
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate
Raymond Shaw
 2003 Spinning Boris
Joe Shumate
 2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Mini Series)
Ernst Hanfstaengl
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Ernst Hanfstaengl
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Ernst Hanfstaengl
 2002 Young Dr. Freud (TV Movie documentary)
Sigmund Freud (voice)
 2002 The Sum of All Fears
John Clark
 2001 Kate & Leopold
Stuart Besser
 2001 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Streamliners: America's Lost Trains (2001) ... Narrator
 2000 Scream 3
Cotton Weary
 2000 Hamlet
Laertes
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Orson Welles
 1999 Spring Forward
Paul
 1999 The Hurricane
Sam
 1999 Jakob the Liar
Mischa
 1999 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- To the Moon (1999) ... Narrator
 1999 A Walk on the Moon
Marty Kantrowitz
 1998 Desert Blue
Mickey Moonday (voice)
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Fred Linderhoff
 1998 Twilight
Jeff Willis
 1998 Sphere
Ted
 1998 Phantoms
Deputy Stuart 'Stu' Wargle
 1997 Baggage (Short)
 1997 Scream 2
Cotton Weary
 1997 His and Hers
Glenn
 1996 Scream
Cotton Weary
 1996 Ransom
Clark Barnes
 1996 The Sunshine Boys (TV Movie)
Ricky Gregg
 1996 The Daytrippers
Carl Petrovic
 1996 Walking and Talking
Andrew
 1996 Big Night
Leo
 1995 Mad Love
Salesman
 1995 People V (TV Movie)
Tom Beck
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Mini Series)
Ogden
 1995 Denise Calls Up
Jerry
 1995 Party Girl
Nigel
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Chris
 1994 Janek: The Silent Betrayal (TV Movie)
Owens
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Eddie") in "A View from the Bridge" on Broadway, directed by Gregory Mosher. With Jessica Hecht and Scarlett Johansson. NOTE: He was nominated for a Tony Award. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 12 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Liev Schrieber

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Children:

Kai Schreiber | See more »


Relatives:

Pablo Schreiber (half sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think education gets a bad rap. I think when you're looking at the educated aspects of Shakespeare, you'd be surprised how much goes into understanding and analyzing those plays. You have to know what you're saying, and to know what you're saying, you have to have a foundation in an arcane language, and that takes reading. And familiarizing yourself with other poetry of that period, and iambic ... See more »

Trivia:

His first name is often mispronounced as "leave" or "LEE-ev." It is actually pronounced "lee-EV.". See more »

Trademark:

Often plays angry tough guys who behave unpredictably See more »

Nickname:

Huggy

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