RON LEIBMAN (Lenny) recently
appeared as Parker Posey's father in Rebecca Miller's Sundance award-winning
film, "Personal Velocity." He appeared in dozens of films, including:
"Dummy," "Just the Ticket," "Night Falls on
Manhattan," "Romantic Comedy," "Zorro, the Gay Blade,"
"Norma Rae," "The Super Cops," "The Hot Rock,"
"Up at the Academy," "Slaughterhouse-Five" and "Where's
On television, Leibman appeared in many movies, such as
"Don King: Only in America" "Christmas Eve," "Rifkin:
Bounty Hunter," "Many Happy Returns" and "Terrorist on
Trial." He was also featured on many television series, with recurring
roles on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Central Park
West" and "Friends." He was also featured on: "Kaz"
(which he also created and wrote and for which he received the Emmy Award for
Best Actor) Leibman appeared on Broadway in Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize
winning "Angels in America," where his performance received a Tony
Award and a Drama Desk Award. He also won the Drama Desk and Theatre World
Awards for Joseph Heller's "We Bombed in New Haven" and another Drama
Desk award for "Room Service." He also starred in two Neil Simon
comedies: "Rumors" and "I Ought To Be In Pictures." His
other Broadway productions include: John Guare's "Cop-Out,"
"Doubles," "The Deputy" and "Dear Me, The Sky is
Falling" among others.
Leibman worked Off-Broadway in "Transfers" and the New
York Shakespeare Festival's "The Merchant of Venice," both of which
earned him Obie and a Drama Desk Awards. He also worked at The Public in other
productions: John Guare's "Rich and Famous" and Tony Kushner's
adaptation of "The Dybbuk" directed by Brian Kulik, which garnered him
another Drama Desk nomination. In Los Angeles he has appeared on stage in
"Angels in America" at the Mark Taper, "Rumors" and
"Tartuffe." The last two productions were with his wife, Jessica
Walter. The couple lives in Pound Ridge, New York and Manhattan.
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