Ron Leibman

Actor
This charismatic character lead has excelled in quirky, explosive, often Jewish, types and has been prominent on stage and TV since the 1960s. Ron Leibman was particularly applauded as the union organizer Ruben ... Read more »
Born: 10/11/1937 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (50)

Archer 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

A Little Help 2011 (Movie)

Warren (Actor)

The Practice 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Auto Focus 2002 (Movie)

Lenny (Actor)

Personal Velocity 2002 (Movie)

Avram (Actor)

Friends 1995 - 1997, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1989 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sally Field: Defying Gravity 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Thicker Than Water 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Holding the Baby 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Just the Ticket 1999 (Movie)

Barry the Book (Actor)

A Rugrats Chanukkah 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Night Falls on Manhattan 1997 (Movie)

Morgenstern (Actor)

Central Park West 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Ninth Annual Genesis Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Pacific Station 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Seven Hours to Judgment 1988 (Movie)

David Reardon (Actor)

Class Act: A Teacher's Story 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Wildfire 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Voice

Day-to-Day Affairs 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Door to Door 1984 (Movie)

Larry Price (Actor)

Rhinestone 1984 (Movie)

Freddie Ugo (Actor)

Side By Side 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Phar Lap 1983 (Movie)

Dave Davis (Actor)

Romantic Comedy 1983 (Movie)

Leo (Actor)

Steve Martin's The Winds of Whoopie 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Twilight Theater 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Linda in Wonderland 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Zorro, The Gay Blade 1981 (Movie)

Esteban (Actor)

Mad Magazine Presents: Up the Academy 1980 (Movie)

Major (Actor)

Kaz 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Norma Rae 1979 (Movie)

Reuben (Actor)

The Outside Man 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood 1975 (Movie)

Rudy Montague (Actor)

Slaughterhouse-Five 1972 (Movie)

Paul Lazzaro (Actor)

The Super Cops 1972 (Movie)

Greenberg (Actor)

Your Three Minutes Are Up 1972 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

The Hot Rock 1971 (Movie)

Murch (Actor)

Where's Poppa? 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Question of Guilt (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas Eve (TV Show)

Actor

Don King: Only in America (TV Show)

Actor

Many Happy Returns (TV Show)

Actor

Rivkin: Bounty Hunter (TV Show)

Actor

The Art of Crime (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

Dusty 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Writer

Biography

This charismatic character lead has excelled in quirky, explosive, often Jewish, types and has been prominent on stage and TV since the 1960s. Ron Leibman was particularly applauded as the union organizer Ruben Warshawsky in Martin Ritt's "Norma Rae" (1979), in his Emmy-winning role as "Kaz" (CBS, 1978-79) and as Roy Cohn in Tony Kushner's two-part Broadway epic "Angels in America" (1993-94).

Relationships

Grace Leibman

Mother

Brooke Bowman

Step-Daughter
mother Jessica Walter born c. 1971 attended Duke University as an English major

Linda Lavin Actor

Wife
Co-starred in NYC stage production of "Cop Out" Married 1969 Divorced 1981

Linda Lavin

Wife
married September 7, 1969 first wife divorced 1980

Murray Leibman

Father

Jessica Walter

Wife
married June 26, 1983 second wife acted in such films as "The Group" (1966), "Play Misty for Me" (1971), "The Flamingo Kid" (1984) appeared with Leibman in the HBO comedy special, "Day-to-Day Affairs" (1985) and on Broadway in Neil Simon's "Rumors"

Jessica Walter Actor

Wife
Married June 26, 1983

EDUCATION

Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware , Ohio

Actors Studio

New York , New York

Milestones

1998

Co-starred in the short-lived Fox sitcom "Holding the Baby"

1997

Returned to features in supporting role in Sidney Lumet's "Night Falls on Manhattan"

1996

Began playing recurring role of Rachel's father on the hit NBC sitcom "Friends"

1989

Starred opposite wife Jessica Walter on Broadway in playwright Neil Simon's "Rumors"

1988

Last film for nearly a decade, "Seven Hours to Judgment", directed by Beau Bridges

1984

Co-wrote the script for, and performed (with co-star Charles Durning) the theme song to, the ABC comedy pilot, "Side by Side"

1980

Sued Warner Brothers to have his name removed from the credits and advertising of the unfunny "Animal House" rip-off, "Up the Academy"

1979

Had best feature film role in "Norma Rae"

1973

Co-starred with David Selby in "The Super Cops"

1969

Played first notable role in a feature film, the black comedy, "Where's Poppa?"

1967

Was a member of the Yale Repertory Company

1963

Made early TV appearance in episode of "The DuPont Show" (NBC)

1963

Broadway debut, "Dear Me, the Sky Is Falling"

1959

Off-Broadway debut, "Legend of Lovers"

1959

Made acting debut in "A View from the Bridge" at the Barnard Summer Theatre

Played recurring role of magazine publisher Allen Rush on CBS sudser "Central Park West/CPW"

Appeared as Al Burkhardt on the short-lived NBC detective comedy, "Pacific Station"

Played Roy Cohn in Tony Kushner's epic "Angels in America" on Broadway; recieved Tony Award for his performance in part 1, "Millennium Approaches"

Played the title role of Martin 'Kaz' Kazinski on the TV drama series, "Kaz"; won Emmy

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