Stephen Lang

Actor
A chameleon-like regional theater veteran, Stephen Lang won acclaim for his performance on the Broadway stage as the murderous Col. Jessep in Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men" (1989) and received a Tony nomination for his ... Read more »
Born: 07/10/1952 in Queens, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (92)

Avatar 4 2018 (Movie)

Col. Miles Quaritch (Actor)

Avatar 3 2017 (Movie)

Col. Miles Quaritch (Actor)

Avatar 2 2016 (Movie)

Col. Miles Quaritch (Actor)

23 Blast 2014 (Movie)

Coach Farris (Actor)

A Good Marriage 2014 (Movie)

Holt Ramsey (Actor)

Backmask 2014 (Movie)

Father Conway (Actor)

Gridlocked 2014 (Movie)

Korver (Actor)

In the Blood 2014 (Movie)

Casey (Actor)

Pioneer 2014 (Movie)

Ferris (Actor)

The Girl on the Train 2014 (Movie)

Detective Martin (Actor)

The I Inside 2014 (Movie)

Travitt (Actor)

The Nut Job 2014 (Movie)

King (Voice)

Gutshot Straight 2013 (Movie)

Duffy (Actor)

Officer Down 2013 (Movie)

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Pawn 2013 (Movie)

Charlie (Actor)

Ed 2001 - 2002, 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

In Plain Sight 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Love, Marilyn 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

NYPD Blue 1995 - 1996, 2001 - 2002, 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Someday This Pain Will be Useful to You 2012 (Movie)

Barry Rogers (Actor)

Terra Nova 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

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The Monkey's Paw 2012 (Movie)

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Christina 2011 (Movie)

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Conan the Barbarian 2011 (Movie)

Khalar Zym (Actor)

White Irish Drinkers 2011 (Movie)

Patrick "Paddy" Leary (Actor)

Avatar 2009 (Movie)

Colonel Miles Quaritch (Actor)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Psych 2009 (Tv Show)

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Public Enemies 2009 (Movie)

Charles Winstead (Actor)

The Men Who Stare at Goats 2009 (Movie)

General Hopgood (Actor)

Save Me 2008 (Movie)

Ted (Actor)

The Bronx Is Burning 2007 (Tv Show)

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The Treatment 2007 (Movie)

Coach Galgano (Actor)

Jonny Zero 2005 (Tv Show)

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Law & Order 2005 (Tv Show)

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The Division 2000 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Gods and Generals 2003 (Movie)

General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 (Tv Show)

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After the Storm 2001 (Movie)

Sergeant Major Jim (Actor)

Dead Man's Gun 1997 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Detox 2001 (Movie)

Jack Bennett (Actor)

Extreme Hawaii 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The Fugitive 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The Proposal 2000 (Movie)

Simon Bacig (Actor)

Trixie 2000 (Movie)

Jacob Slotnik (Actor)

Dellaventura 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Escape: Human Cargo 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Liberty! The American Revolution 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Niagara, Niagara 1998 (Movie)

Pharmacist (Actor)

The Money Shot 1998 (Movie)

Quinn (Actor)

The Story of a Bad Boy 1998 (Movie)

Sprygo (Actor)

Fire Down Below 1997 (Movie)

Earl (Actor)

Loose Women 1997 (Movie)

Prophet Buddy (Actor)

The Shadow Conspiracy 1997 (Movie)

The Agent (Actor)

The West 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Lone Star 1996 (Movie)

Mickey (Actor)

Strangers 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill 1995 (Movie)

Jonas Hackett (Actor)

The Amazing Panda Adventure 1995 (Movie)

Dr Michael Tyler (Actor)

The Mother 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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The Possession of Michael D. 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Gettysburg 1993 (Movie)

Major General George E Pickett (Actor)

Guilty As Sin 1993 (Movie)

Phil Garson (Actor)

Tombstone 1993 (Movie)

Ike Clanton (Actor)

Another You 1991 (Movie)

Dibbs (Actor)

The Hard Way 1991 (Movie)

Party Crasher (Actor)

Last Exit to Brooklyn 1990 (Movie)

Harry Black (Actor)

Crime Story 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Project X 1987 (Movie)

Watts (Actor)

Band of the Hand 1986 (Movie)

Joe (Actor)

Manhunter 1986 (Movie)

Freddie Lounds (Actor)

Twice in A Lifetime 1985 (Movie)

Keith (Actor)

We're Fighting Back 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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A Season of Hope (TV Show)

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A Town Has Turned to Dust (TV Show)

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An Occasional Hell (TV Show)

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At the Mercy of a Stranger (TV Show)

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Babe Ruth (TV Show)

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Code 11-14 (TV Show)

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Darkness Before Dawn (TV Show)

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Death of a Salesman (TV Show)

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Finish Line (TV Show)

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Gang in Blue (TV Show)

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Journey of the Heart (TV Show)

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King of America (TV Show)

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Murder Between Friends (TV Show)

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Salem (Tv Show)

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Stone Pillow (TV Show)

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The Inside (TV Show)

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The Trial of Adolf Eichmann (TV Show)

Voice

Biography

A chameleon-like regional theater veteran, Stephen Lang won acclaim for his performance on the Broadway stage as the murderous Col. Jessep in Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men" (1989) and received a Tony nomination for his performance as a disturbed Vietnam veteran in Steve Tesich's "Speed of Darkness" (1990).

Relationships

Lucy Jane Lang

Daughter
Mother, Kristina Watson

Daniel Lang

Son
Mother, Kristina Watson

Eugene Lang

Father
Hungarian-American

Grace Lang

Daughter
Mother, Kristina Watson

Noah Lang

Son
Mother, Kristina Watson

Kristina Watson

Wife
Married on June 1, 1980

EDUCATION

PS 178

Queens , New York
Began studying acting

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore , Pennsylvania 1973

Milestones

2011

Portrayed the villain Khalar Zym in the "Conan the Barbarian" reboot

2011

Co-starred opposite Jason O'Mara on the Fox series "Terra Nova"

2009

Appeared as an intelligence officer in Grant Heslov's "The Men Who Stare at Goats" alongside Jeff Bridges and George Clooney

2009

Cast as SecFor's Colonel Miles Quaritch in James Cameron's sci-fi epic "Avatar"

2009

Co-starred in Michael Mann's "Public Enemies" as Texas Ranger Charles Winstead

2007

Starred in Roundabout's off-Broadway production of "Beyond Glory"

2007

Played a supporting role in the ESPN miniseries "The Bronx is Burning"

2006

Played the role of Colonel Littlefield in John Patrick Shanley's play "Defiance"

2004

Appeared in Arthur Miller's last play "Finishing the Picture" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago

2003

Portrayed General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson in "Gods and Generals"

2000

Cast as the one-armed man on the short-lived CBS remake of "The Fugitive"

1998

Returned to Broadway to star in "Wait Until Dark"

1997

Co-starred in the political thriller "Shadow Conspiracy"

1993

Portrayed the villainous Ike Clanton in "Tombstone," starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer

1993

Played Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett in the film "Gettysburg"

1992

Starred off-Broadway as "Hamlet" at the Roundabout Theater

1991

Earned a Tony nomination for his lead role in "The Speed of Darkness"

1991

Gained 35 pounds to play the title character in the NBC TV-movie "Babe Ruth"

1986

Played attorney David Abrams on NBC series "Crime Story"

1985

Recreated the role of Happy opposite Dustin Hoffman in the ABC TV-movie "Death of a Salesman"

1985

Made film debut in "Twice in a Lifetime"

1984

Played Happy, one of Dustin Hoffman's sons in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"

1980

Made small screen debut in CBS TV-movie "We're Fighting Back"

1978

Appeared at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN

1977

Made Broadway debut in "Saint Joan"

1975

Off-Broadway debut in "Hamlet" at New York Shakespeare Festival

1968

Made stage debut in "Othello" at the Hedgerow Theatre in Pennsylvania

Bonus Trivia

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On May 30, 2010, Swarthmore College awarded Lang an Honorary Degree from College in recognition of his distinguished career in theater, television, and film.

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