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Heralded as "the finest American theater actor of his generation" by the New
York Times, LIEV SCHREIBER's
repertoire of resonant, humanistic and oftentimes gritty portrayals have
garnered him praise in film, theatre
Schreiber stars as the title role of Ray Donovan in Showtime's
critically-acclaimed hit series alongside Jon
Voight. This powerful family drama centers on Ray as L.A.'s best professional
fixer - the go-to guy in
Hollywood who deftly solves the complicated, controversial and confidential
problems of the city's elite.
Schreiber's riveting performance as 'Ray' garnered him four Golden Globe Award
nominations in the
category of 'Best Actor in a Television Series Drama' and three Primetime Emmy
"Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series." He also directed the first episode
of season four. The show is
currently filming its fifth season.
He was last seen in IFC's Chuck which he also co-produced and co-wrote. The bio-pic
tells the story of
Chuck Wepner, the liquor store salesman and heavyweight boxer who was given the
opportunity to fight
Muhammad Ali as an underdog and was the inspiration for the film, Rocky.
Schreiber stars alongside Naomi
Watts, Ron Perlman, and Elisabeth Moss.
In 2015, Schreiber was seen in Spotlight, an award-winning film about the true
story of when The Boston
Globe uncovered the scandal of child molestation within the Catholic Church.
Schreiber played Marty Baron,
the editor-in-chief of The Boston Globe who assigned the journalists to the
task. The film won several
awards including an Oscar for Best Picture, a Golden Globe for Best Motion
Picture - Drama, and an
Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture. It was also listed on the American
Film Institute's Top Ten Films
Schreiber's many feature credits include Sony's The 5
th Wave; Ed Zwicks' Pawn Sacrifice; The Good Lord
Bird Lee Daniels' The Butler; Larry David's Clear History; Fading Gigolo; The
Fundamentalist; Salt with Angelina Jolie; X-Men Origins: Wolverine; Defiance
with Daniel Craig; Repo
Men; The Painted Veil; The Manchurian Candidate, opposite Meryl Streep and
Denzel Washington; The
Sum of All Fears; Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock; Kate & Leopold; Goon; Every Day;
Almereyda's Hamlet; Spring Forward; The Hurricane; A Walk on the Moon with Diane
Daytrippers; Nora Ephron's Mixed Nuts; and Wes Craven's Scream trilogy.
His portrayal of Orson Welles in Benjamin Ross' RKO 281 brought Schreiber Emmy
Globe Award nominations. His other telefilm credits include George C. Wolfe's
Lackawanna Blues and John
Erman's The Sunshine Boys, opposite Woody Allen and Peter Falk. As one of the
foremost narrators, he has lent his voice to such works as Mantle, :03 from
Gold; A City on Fire: The Story
of the '68 Detroit Tigers; Nova; and Nature.
In 2010, Schreiber received his third Tony Award nomination for his role in
Arthur Miller's A View from
the Bridge alongside Scarlett Johansson. His performance as Ricky Roma in the
2005 Broadway revival of
David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by Joe Mantello, earned him his
first Tony Award. He was
again a Tony nominee for his portrayal of Barry Champlain in the 2007 Broadway
revival of Eric
Bogosian's Talk Radio, directed by Robert Falls. Other stage work includes in
Les Liaisons Dangereuses in
the lead role opposite Janet McTeer, the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the
Park production of Macbeth,
in the lead role opposite Jennifer Ehle, directed by MoisÃ©s Kaufman; Othello;
Hamlet; Henry V;
In 2005, Schreiber made his feature directorial debut with Everything is
Illuminated, which he also adapted
from Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling novel of the same name. The film,
starring Elijah Wood and Eugene
Hutz, was named one of the year's 10 Best by the National Board of Review.
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