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Leland Orser

1960-08-06 San Francisco, California, USA

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Leland Jones Orser (born August 6, 1960) is an American film and television actor. He's best known for his role as Sam Gilroy in the Taken film trilogy. Additional roles include Mr. Nevins in Amsterdam, Richard Stratton on the series American Giggolo, Peter Sullivan on I am the Night, Robert Kirsch on Berlin Station, Ansel Roth in the film Faults, Chief of Surgery Dr. Lucien Dubenko on ER, Bernie Teitel in The Good German, Wesley Owen Welch in the film Daredevil, Richard Thompson in The Bone Collector, Major Jackson in Pearl Harbor, Lt. DeWindt in Saving Private Ryan, and Larry Purvis in Alien Resurrection. He's appeared in other films including Runaway Jury, Escape from L.A., Independence Day, Piranha, and Se7en. He has guest starred on TV shows including Ray Donovan, Revolution, Scandal, NCIS: LA, 24, Magic City, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Star Trek: Enterprise, CSI, Law & Order: SVU, The Pretender, NYPD Blue, Married... with Children, Boston Common, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Mad About You, The X-Files, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Cheers, and The Golden Girls. He.has been married to actress Jeanne Tripplehorn since 2000; they have 1 child together. He was previously married to actress Roma Downey (m.1987;d.1989).


Amsterdam Mr. Nevins 2022-09-27
The Art of Self-Defense Detective McCallister 2019-07-12
Blindspotting Judge 2018-07-20
The Devil's Candy TV Preacher 2016-12-15
The Guest Mr. Peterson 2014-09-05
Taken 3 Sam (Gilroy) 2014-12-16
Faults Ansel 2014-03-06
The Gambler Larry Jones 2014-12-25
Morning Mark 2013-09-27
Taken 2 Sam 2012-09-27
Pleading Guilty Bert Kamin 2010-09-01
Give 'em Hell, Malone Murphy 2009-01-04
Taken Sam Gilroy 2008-02-18
The Good German Bernie Teitel 2006-12-15
Homeland Security Sol Binder 2004-04-11
Twisted Edmund Cutler 2004-02-27
Daredevil Wesley Owen Welch 2003-02-14
Confidence Lionel Dolby 2003-04-25
Runaway Jury Lamb 2003-01-16
Brother's Keeper Travis Adler 2002-01-29
Pearl Harbor Major Jackson 2001-05-21
The Bone Collector Richard Thompson 1999-11-04
Resurrection Det. Andrew Hollinsworth 1999-06-05
Saving Private Ryan Lieutenant DeWindt 1998-07-24
Very Bad Things Charles Moore 1998-09-11
Alien Resurrection Purvis 1997-11-12
Excess Baggage Detective Barnaby 1997-08-29
Independence Day Techy / Med Asst #1 1996-06-25
Escape from L.A. Test Tube 1996-08-09
Back to Back Wheelchair Guy 1996-08-29
To Love, Honor and Deceive FBI Special Agent Kyle Lassiter 1996-12-15
Invader Michael Perkett, NASA 1996-09-24
Phoenix Doctor Riley 1995-01-01
Girl in the Cadillac Used Car Salesman 1995-10-24
Dead Badge Pellman 1995-03-28
Red Ribbon Blues James 1995-09-07
Se7en Crazed Man in Massage Parlor 1995-09-22
Piranha Terry Wechsler 1995-10-01
Cover Story Julian 1993-09-21