Ron Leibman Biography (1937-)

Born October 11, 1937, in New York, NY; son of Murray (in the garment business) and Grace (maiden name, Marks) Leibman; married Linda Lavin (an actress),September 7, 1969 (divorced c. 1981); married Jessica Walter (an actress), June 26, 1983; stepchildren: (second marriage) Brooke Bowman. Addresses:Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager: Untitled Entertainment, 331 North Maple Dr., ThirdFloor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer
Birth Details
October 11, 1937
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Kilroy, Camino Real, Barnard Summer Theatre, New York City, 1959
  • Orpheus, Legend of Lovers, Forty-First Street Theatre, New York City, 1959
  • Rudolfo, A View from the Bridge, Barnard Summer Theatre, New YorkCity, 1959
  • Dead End, Equity Library Theatre, New York City, 1960
  • The Premise, Premise Theatre, New York City, 1960
  • Peter Nemo, Dear Me, the Sky Is Falling, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1963
  • Rip Calabria, Bicycle Ride to Nevada, Cort Theatre, New York City,1963
  • Captain Salzer, The Deputy, Theatre of Living Arts, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1964
  • Alceste, The Misanthrope, Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1965
  • Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Theatre of Living Arts, 1965
  • Clov, Endgame, Theatre of Living Arts, 1965
  • Mr. Puff, The Critic, Theatre of Living Arts, 1965
  • Galileo, Theatre of Living Arts, 1965
  • Gordon Miller, Room Service, Theatre of Living Arts, 1966, then Mineola Playhouse, Mineola, NY, 1967
  • Teddy, The Poker Session, Martinique Theatre, New York City, 1967
  • Hermes, Prometheus Bound, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1967-68
  • Mosca, Volpone, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1967-68
  • Solyony, The Three Sisters, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1967-68
  • Sergeant Henderson, We Bombed in New Haven, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1967-68, then Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1968
  • Long Day's Journey into Night, Springfield Theatre Company, Springfield, MA, 1968
  • Various roles, Cop-Out (double-bill with Home Fries), CortTheatre, 1969
  • Gordon Miller, Room Service, Edison Theatre, New York City, 1970
  • Starr, "Transfers," Bob, "The Rooming House," and title role, "Dr. Galley," in Transfers, Village South Theatre, New York City, 1970
  • Richard, "The Lover," and Harry, "The Score," in Love Two, Billy Munk Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • Various roles, Rich and Famous (musical), New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • Julius Caesar, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1976
  • Title role, Richard III, Actors Studio, New York City, 1977
  • Herb, I Ought to Be in Pictures, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New YorkCity, 1980-81
  • Count LaRuse, Children of Darkness, Actors Studio, 1982
  • Title role, Don Pasquale, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Lennie, Doubles, Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1985-86
  • Title role, Tartuffe, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1986
  • Lenny Ganz, Rumors, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1988-90, then Center Theatre Group, James A. Doolittle Theatre, Los Angeles, 1990
  • Roy Cohn and second prior, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1992-93, then New York Shakespeare Festival, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1993-94
  • Roy Cohn, Angels in America: Perestroika, New York Shakespeare Festival, Walter Kerr Theatre, 1993-94
  • Shylock, The Merchant of Venice, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Anspacher Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Rabbi Azriel, A Dybbuk, or Between Two Worlds, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, 1997
  • Sam Baum, Adam Baum and the Jew Movie, Blue Light Theatre Company,McGinn Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1999-2000
  • Jack Chapman, God of Vengeance, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Adams Memorial Theatre, Williamstown, MA, 2002
  • Appeared other productions, including off-Broadway productions of TheAcademy, Give the Bishop My Faint Regards, John Brown's Body, and Scapin.
  • Film Appearances
  • Sidney Hocheiser, Where's Poppa? (also known as Going Ape),United Artists, 1970
  • Paul Lazzaro, Slaughterhouse-Five, Universal, 1972
  • Stan Murch, The Hot Rock (also known as How to Steal a Diamondin Four Uneasy Lessons), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Mike, Your Three Minutes Are Up, Cinerama, 1973
  • Dave Greenberg, The Super Cops, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1974
  • Rudy Montague, Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (also known as Won Ton Ton), Paramount, 1976
  • Reuben Warshawsky, Norma Rae, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • (Uncredited) Major Vaughn Liceman, Up the Academy (also known as The Brave Young Men of Weinberg, Mad Magazine Presents "Up the Academy," and Mad Magazine's "Up the Academy"), Warner Bros., 1980
  • Captain Esteban, Zorro, the Gay Blade, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Dave Davis, Phar Lap (also known as Phar Lap--Heart of a Nation), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Leo Janowitz, Romantic Comedy, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1983
  • Freddie Ugo, Rhinestone, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Larry Price, Door to Door, Shapiro, 1984
  • David Reardon, Seven Hours to Judgment, Trans World Entertainment,1988
  • District attorney Morgenstern, Night Falls on Manhattan, Paramount, 1997
  • Barry the Book, Just the Ticket (also known as Gary & Linda), United Artists, 1999
  • Himself, Shylock (documentary), 1999
  • Avram Herskowitz, "Greta," Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (also known as Personal Velocity), United Artists, 2002
  • Lenny, Auto Focus (also known as Autofocus), Sony PicturesClassics, 2002
  • (As Ron Liebman) Lou Schoichet, Dummy, Artisan Entertainment/CurbEntertainment, 2002
  • (As Liebman) Dr. Cohen, Garden State (also known as Large and Large's Ark), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Johnny, The Edge of Night, CBS, 1964
  • Martin "Kaz" Kazinsky, Kaz, CBS, 1978-79
  • Voice, Wildfire (animated), CBS, 1986-87
  • Detective Al Burkhardt, Pacific Station, NBC, 1991-92
  • Allen Rush, Central Park West (also known as C.P.W.), CBS,1995-96
  • Stan Peterson, Holding the Baby, Fox, c. 1998
  • Movies
  • Detective Louis Kazinsky, A Question of Guilt, CBS, 1978
  • Jerry Brenner, Many Happy Returns, CBS, 1986
  • Morris Huffner, Christmas Eve, NBC, 1986
  • Simon Resnik, Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (also known as In the Hands of the Enemy), CBS, 1988
  • Harry Shondor, Don King: Only in America, HBO, 1997
  • Specials
  • Himself, Linda in Wonderland, CBS, 1980
  • Himself, Steve Martin's "The Winds of Whoopie," NBC, 1983
  • The Screen Actors Guild 50th Anniversary Celebration, CBS, 1984
  • Day to Day Affairs (also known as Day-to-Day Affairs), HBO,1985
  • Sam Greene, "Class Act: A Teacher's Story" (also known as "A Class Act"),ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1986
  • Himself, "In the Wings: Angels in America on Broadway," American Playhouse, broadcast on Great Performances, PBS, 1993
  • Voices of rabbi and old man, A Rugrats Chanukkah (animated), Nickelodeon, 1996
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 33rd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1979
  • The 47th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1993
  • Presenter, Ninth Annual Genesis Awards, The Discovery Channel, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Carmatti, "Ride with Terror," The DuPont Show of the Month, NBC, 1963
  • "The Man Who Owned Everyone," Hawk, ABC, 1966
  • Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (also known as The Best of Carson), NBC, 1972, 1973
  • Ray Oberstar, "Vice: 24 Hours," Police Story, NBC, 1975
  • "John Coleman," An American Portrait, CBS, 1985
  • Himself, The New Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 1987
  • "The Men Will Cheer and the Boys Will Shout," Aaron's Way, NBC, 1988
  • Roland Trent, "O'Malley's Luck," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990
  • Darryl Heyward, "Incident in Lot #7," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992
  • Mark Paul Kopell, "House Counsel," Law & Order (also known asLaw & Order Prime), NBC, 1995
  • Voice, "Papa Oom M.O.W. M.O.W.," Duckman (animated; also known asDuckman: Private Dick/Family Man), USA Network, 1995
  • Dr. Leonard Greene, "The One with Two Parties," Friends (also known as Across the Hall, Friends Like Us, Insomnia Cafe, and Six of One), NBC, 1996
  • Dr. Leonard Greene, "The One with the Race Car Bed," Friends (alsoknown as Across the Hall, Friends Like Us, Insomnia Cafe, and Six of One), NBC, 1997
  • Barry Nathanson, "Amends," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 2000
  • Himself, "Sally Field: Defying Gravity," Biography (also known asA&E Biography: Sally Field), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Dr. Leonard Greene, "The One with the Stripper," Friends (also known as Across the Hall, Friends Like Us, Insomnia Cafe, and Six of One), NBC, 2001
  • Stan Villani, "Inheritance," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(also known as Law & Order's Sex Crimes, Law & Order: SVU, and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001
  • Stan Villani, "Repression," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(also known as Law & Order's Sex Crimes, Law & Order: SVU, and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001
  • Stan Villani, "Ridicule," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order's Sex Crimes, Law & Order: SVU, and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001
  • Stan Villani, "Rooftop," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order's Sex Crimes, Law & Order: SVU,and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2001
  • Robert Colby, "Concealing Evidence," The Practice, ABC, 2003
  • Dr. Leonard Greene, "The One Where Joey Speaks French," Friends (also known as Across the Hall, Friends Like Us, Insomnia Cafe, and Six of One), NBC, 2004
  • Himself, "Garden State," Anatomy of a Scene, Sundance Channel, 2004
  • Dr. Plepler, "The Fleshy Part of the Thigh," The Sopranos, HBO, 2006
  • Dr. Plepler, "Join the Club," The Sopranos, HBO, 2006
  • Appeared in other programs, including Thicker Than Water.
  • Pilots
  • Roman Grey, The Art of Crime (also known as Roman Grey: The Fine Art of Crime), NBC, 1975
  • Richie Martinelli (title role), The Outside Man (also known as Martinelli: Outside Man), CBS, 1977
  • Stan Rivkin (title role), Rivkin: Bounty Hunter, CBS, 1981
  • Twilight Theatre (also known as Twilight Theatre II), NBC,1982
  • Joey Caruso, Side by Side, ABC, 1984
  • Detective Al Burkhardt, Pacific Station, NBC, 1991
  • Stan Peterson, Holding the Baby, Fox, 1998
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator, Kaz, CBS, 1978-79
  • Pilots
  • Theme song performer, Side by Side, ABC, 1984
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • with Others; Series
  • Kaz, CBS, 1978-79
  • Pilots
  • Dusty, NBC, 1983
  • Side by Side, ABC, 1984

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