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TED LEVINE (Wheatley) can currently be seen in the TNT Network psychological
thriller series The Alienist. Based on the best-selling novel by Caleb Carr and
set in the Gilded Age of New York City in 1896, the project is
executive-produced by Jakob Verbruggen with Cary Fukunaga, Eric Roth and Hossein
Amini producing. Levine stars opposite Daniel Bruhl, Luke Evans and Dakota
Fanning playing Thomas Byrnes, the incredibly confident ex-police chief who is
prominent in helping to unravel a mystery.
Levine is currently filming the CIA drama tentatively titled The Torture Report,
written and directed by Scott Z. Burns. The film focuses on the CIA's rendition
and interrogation program following 9/11 and Levine stars as CIA Director John
Brennan alongside a cast that includes Annette Bening and Adam Driver. He has
also wrapped the two-hander crime thriller A Violent Separation, written by
Michael Arkof, directed by Kevin and Michael Goetz, opposite actors Brenton
Thwaites, Ben Robson and Francesca Eastwood.
Levine was recently seen in a recurring role in creator Alan Ball's HBO series
Here and Now, opposite Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter. He also appeared in the
fourth season of the Showtime drama Ray Donovan where he recurred as Bill Primm,
the proud owner of a casino in Primm, Nevada. He starred in the feature film
Bleed for This for director Ben Younger and executive producer Martin Scorsese.
The film starred Miles Teller as the five-time world champion boxer Vinny Paz,
with Levine portraying Lou Duva, Vinny's boxing manager.
Levine starred with Diane Kruger and Demian Bichir in the FX Network crime
thriller, The Bridge as Hank Wade, a lieutenant at the El Paso Police Department
who is a mentor and protector to Kruger's character. Prior to The Bridge, Levine
starred opposite Tony Shalhoub in the USA Network original series Monk. Levine
portrayed Captain Leland Stottlemeyer for eight critically acclaimed seasons,
which continue on in syndication. Other recent television credits include a
recurring role on the Amazon thriller-comedy Mad Dogs executive produced by
Shawn Ryan, and the IFC Network comedy miniseries The Spoils Before Dying with
Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell.
Soon to be released is the fantasy feature Starbright from writer/director
Francesco Lucente about a young orphan who escapes the realities of her life by
fantasizing about a fairy-tale world. Levine stars opposite John Rys-Davies,
Diego Boneta and Alexandra Dowling. Additional recent film credits include a
modern reimagining of Shakespeare's classic tale A Midsummer Night's Dream
written and directed by Casey Wilder Mott, as well as the independent thriller
Bottom of the World for director Richard Sears opposite Jena Malone and Douglas
Smith. Levine also starred with Samuel L. Jackson and Felicity Huffman in Big
Game, Little Boy opposite Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson and A Single Shot with
Sam Rockwell and Jeffrey Wright.
Levine's extensive film credits include starring opposite Brad Pitt in the
Warner Bros. feature The Assassination of Jesse James; Universal Pictures'
American Gangster for director Ridley Scott, in which he starred opposite
Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington; and Shutter Island with Leonardo DiCaprio
for director Martin Scorsese.
Additionally he has starred in Wonderland with Val
Kilmer; Ironweed with Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep; Betrayed with Debra
Winger and Tom Berenger; Heat with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro; Georgia with
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mare Winningham; Bullet with Mickey Rourke; Wild, Wild
West with Will Smith and Kevin Kline; Ivan Reitman's Evolution with David
Duchovny and Julianne Moore; The Fast and the Furious with Vin Diesel and
Michelle Rodriguez; Jonathan Demme's thriller The Truth About Charlie with Mark
Wahlberg and Thandie Newton; Demme's The Manchurian Candidate with Washington
and Streep; Birth opposite Nicole Kidman; the critically acclaimed Memoirs of a
Geisha; and one of his most intriguing roles, as the serial killer Jame Gumb in
the classic thriller The Silence of the Lambs.
Television appearances include a recurring role on David Milch and Michael
Mann's HBO series Luck with Dustin Hoffman, and a memorable guest-starring role
in the first episode of AMC's series Hell on Wheels. Other television credits
include Harlan County War, the USA Network miniseries Moby Dick, Tom Hanks' From
the Earth to the Moon for HBO, The Last Outlaw, Broken Promises: Taking Emily
Back, Death Train, Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace, Out of Season, The
Fulfillment of Mary Gray and Two Fathers' Justice. Prior to joining the cast of
Monk, Levine starred in the critically acclaimed ABC television series
Wonderland, and earlier appeared in Michael Mann's NBC series Crime Story.
Levine toured as Sgt. Toomey in the national tour of the Broadway play Biloxi
Blues. Dedication to theater led Levine to turn to directing as well as acting,
and he established the Dratman Theatre Company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, before
moving to Chicago to join first the Remains ensemble and later the famed
Steppenwolf Theatre Company. His numerous stage credits include Sam Shepard's
Buried Child directed by Gary Sinise, Your Home in the West, El Salvador and
Killers, at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Life and Limb for the Wisdon Bridge
Theatre; and 70 Scenes of Halloween, Time of Your Life, A Class D Trial in
Yokohama and The Tooth of the Game for the Remains Theatre.
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