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LIEV SCHREIBER (Victor Creed/Sabretooth) is widely considered one of the finest actors of his generation. His repertoire of resonant, humanistic and oftentimes gritty portrayals has garnered the actor the strongest praise in film, theatre and television. Schreiber recently starred opposite Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell in "Defiance,” a World War II-era drama directed by Edward Zwick. The three actors portray Jewish brothers who escape from Nazi-occupied Poland to the forests of Belarus to join the resistance and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and others in danger.

In 2007, Schreiber starred in Mike Newell's "Love in the Time of Cholera,” alongside Benjamin Bratt and Javier Bardem. "The Painted Veil,” also starring Edward Norton and Naomi Watts, was released in December 2006. Schreiber starred alongside Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington in "The Manchurian Candidate,” Julia Stiles in "The Omen,” Ben Affleck in "The Sum of All Fears,” and Hugh Jackman in "Kate & Leopold.” Utilizing his theater and Shakespeare background, Schreiber starred as Laertes in "Hamlet,” opposite Ethan Hawke. Schreiber also starred in "The Hurricane,” an acclaimed biopic starring Denzel Washington, as well as opposite Diane Lane and Viggo Mortensen in "A Walk on the Moon.”

Schreiber is also an accomplished stage actor. His portrayal of Ricky Roma in the 2005 Broadway revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross” earned Schreiber a Tony Award. In 2006, Schreiber returned to the stage in the Public Theater's production of "Macbeth” opposite Jennifer Ehle, directed by Moises Kaufman. Shakespeare in the Park's "Macbeth” was staged at the The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. In early 2007, Schreiber returned to Broadway to star in Eric Bogosian's "Talk Radio.” Schreiber was nominated for his second Tony for his portrayal of radio host Barry Champlain.

Schreiber has also made use of his deft technique working in television. He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Orson Welles in HBO's "RKO 281,” and Schreiber again worked with the network for the emotional "Lackawanna Blues.” One of America's foremost narrators, Schreiber has lent his voice to sports documentaries such as "Mantle,” ":03 Seconds to Gold,” and "A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers,” as well as the PBS documentary series "NOVA” and "Nature.”

In 2005, Schreiber made his directorial debut with "Everything is Illuminated,” adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer's bestselling novel of the same name. Prior to publication of the novel, Schreiber read an excerpt in The New Yorker, secured the rights, wrote the screenplay, and brought the project to Warner Bros. The film, starring Elijah Wood, was recognized by the 2006 National Film Board as one of the top ten films of the year.


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