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Liev Schreiber

1967-10-04 San Francisco, California, USA

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Isaac Liev Schreiber (born October 4, 1967) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and narrator. He became known during the late 1990s and early 2000s after appearing in several independent films, and later mainstream Hollywood films, including the first three Scream horror films (1996-2000), Ransom (1996), The Hurricane (1999), Kate & Leopold (2001), The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Omen (2006), Defiance (2008), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Taking Woodstock (2009), Salt (2010), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Spotlight (2015), The 5th Wave (2016), and The French Dispatch (2021). For his roles in television, he most notably portrayed the eponymous protagonist of the Showtime drama series Ray Donovan (2013–2020). The role has earned him five Golden Globe Award nominations and three Primetime Emmy Award nominations. He reprised the role in the television film Ray Donovan: The Movie (2022). He has lent his voice to animated films such as My Little Pony: The Movie (2017), Isle of Dogs, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (both 2018). He also narrated the HBO series Hard Knocks, 24/7 and the HBO documentary Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals, as well as various PBS programs. He has performed in several Broadway productions. In 2005, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in the play Glengarry Glen Ross. That same year, he made his debut as a film director and writer with Everything Is Illuminated (2005), based on the 2002 novel of the same name.


Asteroid City J.J. Kellogg 2023-06-08
Across the River and Into the Trees Colonel Richard Cantwell 2023-10-11
Tribute to Chuck Wepner: The Legacy and Retirement of the Real Rocky Balboa Self (archive footage) 2023-02-21
Meeting Zelenskyy Self 2023-10-15
Golda Henry Kissinger 2023-08-23
Ray Donovan: The Movie Ray Donovan 2022-01-14
The Conspiracy 2022-11-17
The French Dispatch Talk Show Host 2021-10-21
Don't Look Up Bash Narrator (voice) 2021-12-07
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021-08-14
Human Capital Drew Hagel 2020-07-17
A Rainy Day in New York Roland Pollard 2019-07-26
The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti Narrator 2019-02-12
Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People Joseph Pulitzer (voice) 2019-03-01
Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season Narrator (voice) 2019-11-26
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Wilson Fisk (voice) 2018-12-06
Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes Narrator 2018-09-17
Isle of Dogs Spots (voice) 2018-03-23
My Little Pony: The Movie The Storm King (voice) 2017-10-05
The Pulitzer At 100 Self 2017-07-21
Goon: Last of the Enforcers Ross Rhea 2017-03-17
America in Color Narrator 2017-07-02
Chuck Chuck Wepner 2017-05-05
The 5th Wave Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vosch 2016-01-14
Spotlight Marty Baron 2015-11-06
Creed HBO 24/7 Narrator (voice) 2015-11-25
Unity Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Finding Babel Isaac Babel (voice) 2015-10-29
Pawn Sacrifice Boris Spassky 2015-09-16
Kareem: Minority of One Narrator (voice) 2015-11-03
Clear History Tibor (uncredited) 2014-05-02
Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust Narrator (voice) 2013-03-29
Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve Narrator (voice) 2013-09-06
Movie 43 Robert (segment "Homeschooled") 2013-01-24
The Last Days on Mars Vincent Campbell 2013-08-11
A Perfect Man James 2013-11-01
The Butler Lyndon B. Johnson 2013-08-16
The Reluctant Fundamentalist Bobby Lincoln 2013-04-24
Fading Gigolo Dovi 2013-09-07
Goon Ross Rhea 2012-01-06
Space Dive Himself - Narrator (US version) 2012-11-04
Mental Trevor Blundell 2012-10-04
Human Lampshade: A Holocaust Mystery 2012-09-29
Runnin' Rebels of UNLV Narrator 2011-03-12
Portraits in Dramatic Time 2011-07-05
McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice Narrator 2011-06-11
The Curious Case of Curt Flood Narrator 2011-07-13
Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective Self 2011-04-14
The Lost Kennedy Home Movies Himself - Narrator (voice) 2011-07-06
Repo Men Frank 2010-03-18
Salt Theodore Winter 2010-07-21
Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals Narrator (voice) 2010-03-10
America: The Story of Us Himself - Narrator 2010-09-14
Broad Street Bullies (narrator) 2010-05-04
Every Day Ned 2010-01-14
Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times Narrator 2009-01-24
Battle for Tobacco Road: Duke vs. Carolina Narrator 2009-02-23
Weapon X Mutant Files Self 2009-09-15
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Victor Creed 2009-04-28
Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins Self 2009-09-15
Ted Williams Narrator 2009-07-15
Taking Woodstock Wilma 2009-08-26
Chicago 10 William Kunstler (voice) 2008-02-29
Barbaro Narrator 2008-05-05
Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football Narrator 2008-12-16
Defiance Zus Bielski 2008-12-31
Thrilla in Manila Narrator 2008-11-11
Operation Filmmaker Himself 2008-02-20
Back Nine at Cherry Hills: The Legends of the 1960 U.S. Open Host 2008-06-11
Joe Louis: America's Hero Betrayed Narrator 2008-02-23
The Defector Narrator 2008-07-01
Love in the Time of Cholera Lotario Thurgot 2007-10-04
Dare To Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team Narrator 2007-11-08
The Living Weapon 2007-01-01
The Ten Ray Johnson 2007-08-03
Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry Narrator 2007-11-13
Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush Self (Narrator) 2007-07-11
The Omen Robert Thorn 2006-06-06
The New Medicine Narrator 2006-03-29
The Painted Veil Charlie Townsend 2006-12-09
Perfect Upset: The 1985 Villanova vs. Georgetown NCAA Championship Narrator 2005-03-02
Living with Wolves narrator 2005-05-08
Lackawanna Blues Ulysses Ford 2005-02-12
Oil Storm Himself - Narrator (voice) 2005-06-04
The Manchurian Candidate Congressman Raymond Prentiss Shaw (D-NY) 2004-07-30
The Shakespeare Sessions 2003-01-01
Spinning Boris Joe Shumate 2003-10-23
Rebels of Oakland: The A's, The Raiders, The '70s Self 2003-12-10
Battle of the X-Planes Narrator 2003-02-04
Colosseum - Rome's Arena of Death Self - Narrator (voice) 2003-10-12
A Brilliant Madness Narrator (voice) 2002-05-28
Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team Self - Narrator 2002-01-08
American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant (Part 2) Narrator 2002-05-05
Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' Himself - Narrator (voice) 2002-01-01
The Sum of All Fears John Clark 2002-05-31
:03 from Gold Narrator (voice) 2002-06-18
Ulysses S. Grant Narrator 2002-05-05
Young Dr. Freud Sigmund Freud (Voice) 2002-11-27
Iron and Beyond Self - Narrator (voice) 2002-11-15
Fatal Flood Narrator (voice) 2001-04-16
Kate & Leopold Stuart Besser 2001-12-25
Shot Heard 'Round the World Narrator 2001-07-11
Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible Narrator 2000-08-17
RKO 281 Orson Welles 2000-04-07
Hamlet Laertes 2000-05-12
Spring Forward Paul 2000-12-10
Scream 3 Cotton Weary 2000-02-04
A Walk on the Moon Marty Kantrowitz 1999-01-29
Meltdown at Three Mile Island Self - Narrator 1999-02-22
Desert Blue Mickey Moonday (voice) 1999-06-04
The Hurricane Sam Chaiton 1999-09-17
Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games Narrator (voice) 1999-08-12
Decoding Nazi Secrets Himself - Narrator 1999-06-01
Jakob the Liar Mischa 1999-09-16
The Viking Saga - The Era of The Long Ships Narrator 1999-10-10
Twilight Jeff Willis 1998-03-06
Phantoms Deputy Stuart 'Stu' Wargle 1998-01-23
City Dump: The Story of the 1951 CCNY Basketball Scandal Himself-Narrator 1998-03-24
Mr. Miami Beach Narrator 1998-02-02
Sphere Dr. Ted Fielding 1998-02-13
Babe Ruth Himself - Narrator (voice) 1998-08-16
Since You've Been Gone Fred Linderhoff 1998-06-06
Surviving the Dust Bowl Narrator (voice) 1998-03-02
The Daytrippers Carl Petrovic 1997-03-05
Sports on the Silver Screen Self - Narrator (voice) 1997-03-16
Scream 2 Cotton Weary 1997-12-12
His and Hers Glenn 1997-01-01
Big Night Leo 1996-09-20
Scream Cotton Weary 1996-12-20
Walking and Talking Andrew 1996-07-17
The Sunshine Boys Ricky Gregg 1996-08-08
Spirit of the Games Narrator 1996-05-01
Ransom Clark Barnes 1996-11-08
Two Billion Hearts Narrator 1995-01-27
Party Girl Nigel 1995-06-09
Buffalo Girls Ogden 1995-04-30
Mad Love Salesman 1995-05-26
Denise Calls Up Jerry Heckerman 1995-05-17
Janek: The Silent Betrayal Owens 1994-12-20
Mixed Nuts Chris 1994-12-21
The Guns of Christmas Past Ebb