Liev Schreiber

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Writer / Actor | * 10/04/1967 (56) | San Francisco, California (United States of America (USA))
Isaac Liev Schreiber ( LEE-ev SHRY-bər; born October 4, 1967) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He became known during the late 1990s and early 2000s after appearing in several independent films, and later mainstream Hollywood films. He has received numerous accolades including a Tony Award as well as nominations for nine Emmy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. Schreiber's early film roles include Party Girl (1995), The Daytrippers (1996), and Big Night (1996). He gained notoriety acting in the first three Scream horror films (1996–2000), Ransom (1996), The Hurricane (1999), Hamlet (2000), Kate & Leopold (2001), ()
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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), Phantoms (1998), 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), Goon (2011), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Spotlight (2015), The 5th Wave (2016), and The French Dispatch (2021). He has also 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).Schreiber has also 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. In 2010, he narrated the HBO documentary Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals. 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 also narrates the HBO series Hard Knocks and 24/7, as well as various PBS programs.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Liev Schreiber

Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play Tony Awards Drama League Award Order of Merit (ukraine), 3rd Class 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
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Movies with Liev Schreiber as Actor(130)

as Colonel Richard Cantwell2023 Across the River and Into the Trees
as Henry Kissinger2023 Golda
as Kohlberg Pryce2023 Command Z
as Ray Donovan2022 Ray Donovan: The Movie
as T.V. Host2021 The French Dispatch
as Bash Narrator (voice)2021 Don't Look Up
as Drew Hagel2020 Human Capital
as Joseph Pulitzer (voice)2019 Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People
as Roland Pollard2019 A Rainy Day in New York
as Wilson Fisk / Kingpin (voice)2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
as Spots (voice)2018 Isle of Dogs
as himself2017 The Pulitzer At 100
as The Storm King (voice)2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
as Chuck Wepner2017 Chuck
as Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vosch2016 The 5th Wave
as Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as Marty Baron2015 Spotlight
as Boris Spassky2015 Pawn Sacrifice
as Narrator2015 Kareem: Minority of One
as HBO 24/7 Narrator (voice)2015 Creed
as Isaac Babel (voice)2015 Finding Babel
as Vincent Campbell2013 The Last Days on Mars
as Bobby Lincoln2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist
as Tibor (uncredited)2013 Clear History
as Dovi2013 Fading Gigolo
as Lyndon B. Johnson2013 The Butler
as Robert (segment "Homeschooled")2013 Movie 43
as James2013 A Perfect Man
as Ross Rhea2012 Goon
as Himself - Narrator (US version)2012 Space Dive
as Trevor Blundell2012 Mental
as Himself - Narrator (voice)2011 The Lost Kennedy Home Movies
as Narrator2011 McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice
as Narrator2011 Runnin' Rebels of UNLV
as (narrator)2010 Broad Street Bullies
as Ned2010 Every Day
as Narrator (voice)2010 Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals
as Himself - Narrator2010 America: The Story of Us
as Frank2010 Repo Men
as Theodore Winter2010 Salt
as Narrator2009 Ted Williams
as Wilma2009 Taking Woodstock
as himself2009 Weapon X Mutant Files
as Victor Creed / Sabretooth2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
as himself2008 Operation Filmmaker
as Narrator2008 Barbaro
as Zus Bielski2008 Defiance
as Narrator2008 Thrilla in Manila
as Ray Johnson2007 The Ten
as William Kunstler (voice)2007 Chicago 10
as Lotario Thurgot2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
as Narrator2006 The New Medicine
as Robert Thorn2006 The Omen
as Charlie Townsend2006 The Painted Veil
as Narrator2005 Living with Wolves
as Himself - Narrator (voice)2005 Oil Storm
as Ulysses Ford2005 Lackawanna Blues
as Congressman Raymond Prentiss Shaw (D-NY)2004 The Manchurian Candidate
as Self - Narrator (voice)2003 Colosseum - Rome's Arena of Death
as Joe Shumate2003 Spinning Boris
as Himself - Narrator (voice)2002 Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron'
as John Clark2002 The Sum of All Fears
as Sigmund Freud (Voice)2002 Young Dr. Freud
as Himself - Narrator (voice)2002 Iron and Beyond
as Narrator (voice)2002 :03 from Gold
as Stuart Besser2001 Kate & Leopold
as Cotton Weary2000 Scream 3
as Laertes2000 Hamlet
as Paul2000 Spring Forward
as Orson Welles2000 RKO 281
as Mickey Moonday (voice)1999 Desert Blue
as Mischa1999 Jakob the Liar
as Himself - Narrator1999 Decoding Nazi Secrets
as Self - Narrator1999 Meltdown at Three Mile Island
as Sam Chaiton1999 The Hurricane
as Marty Kantrowitz1999 A Walk on the Moon
as Jeff Willis1998 Twilight
as Fred Linderhoff1998 Since You've Been Gone
as Dr. Ted Fielding1998 Sphere
as Himself - Narrator (voice)1998 Babe Ruth
as Deputy Stuart 'Stu' Wargle1998 Phantoms
as Narrator1998 Surviving the Dust Bowl
as Cotton Weary1997 Scream 2
as Glenn1997 His and Hers
as Carl Petrovic1997 The Daytrippers
as Self - Narrator (voice)1997 Sports on the Silver Screen
as Leo1996 Big Night
as Cotton Weary1996 Scream
as Ricky Gregg1996 The Sunshine Boys
as Clark Barnes1996 Ransom
as Narrator1996 Spirit of the Games
as Andrew1996 Walking and Talking
as Jerry Heckerman1995 Denise Calls Up
as Nigel1995 Party Girl
as Salesman1995 Mad Love
as Ogden1995 Buffalo Girls
as Narrator1995 Two Billion Hearts
as Owens1994 A Silent Betrayal
as Chris1994 Mixed Nuts

TV Shows/Series with Liev Schreiber as Actor(29)

as Tag Winbury2024 The Perfect Couple
as Otto Frank2023 A Small Light
as Self - Narrator (voice)2021 Hard Knocks: In Season
as Narrator2018 Civilisations
as Narrator2017 America in Color
as Copernicus (Voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Victor Lustig2013 Drunk History
as Narrator (voice)2013 Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle
as Ray Donovan2013 Ray Donovan
as Iron Man / King Triton (Voice)2005 Robot Chicken
as Ernst Hanfstaengl2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil
as Narrator2001 Hard Knocks
as Narrator2000 Secrets of the Dead
as Michael Keppler2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
as himself1997 The View
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Self, Bank Manager1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Narrator (voice)1988 American Experience
as Narrator (voice)1982 Nature
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Cameo (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
1974 NOVA
as Narrator (voice)1974 NOVA

Movies with Liev Schreiber as Crew(11)

Production/Executive Producer2023 Rule of Two Walls
Production/Executive Producer2023 Scream of My Blood: A Gogol Bordello Story
Production/Executive Producer2022 Ray Donovan: The Movie
Writing/Writer2022 Ray Donovan: The Movie
Production/Producer2020 Human Capital
Production/Producer2017 Chuck
Writing/Screenplay2017 Chuck
Crew/Thanks2009 The Cove
Directing/Director2005 Everything Is Illuminated
Writing/Screenplay2005 Everything Is Illuminated
Production/Associate Producer2000 Spring Forward

TV Shows/Series with Liev Schreiber as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2013 Ray Donovan

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Liev Schreiber
Born: Wednesday, 10/04 1967 (October) in San Francisco, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 56 years + 238 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Yale School of Drama, Hampshire College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Friends Seminary
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Children: Sasha Schreiber, Kai Schreiber
Siblings: Pablo Schreiber
Father: Tell Schreiber
Other names for Liev Schreiber (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Isaac Liev Schreiber"
"리브 슈라이버"
"Лев Шрайбер"
"Λιβ Σράιμπερ"
Liev Schreiber frequently works together with these people:
Sarah Michelle Gellar (39x, Actress)
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Andy Samberg (33x, Actor)
Bill Hader (27x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (23x, Actor)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Kristen Wiig (22x, Actress)
Kenan Thompson (21x, Actor)
Patton Oswalt (20x, Actor)
Will Forte (17x, Actor)
Wes Anderson (12x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1719, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2024