Stephen Lang Biography (1952-)

Born July 11, 1952, in New York, NY; son of Eugene M. (in business) and Theresa (maiden name, Volmer) Lang; married Kristina Watson (a costume designer and teacher), June 1, 1980; children: Lucy Jane, Daniel. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.

Birth Details
July 11, 1952
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Brabantio, Othello, Hedgerow Theatre, Rose Valley, PA, 1969
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Prologue player, Hamlet, New York ShakespeareFestival, Delacorte Theatre, 1975
  • (Broadway debut) Duinois's page, Saint Joan, Circle in the Square, 1977
  • First Chronicle reporter, Johnny on a Spot, Theatre at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1980
  • Young shepherd, A Winter's Tale, Theatre at Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1980
  • Matvey Gogin, The Barbarians, Theatre at Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1980
  • Wild Oats, or The Strolling Gentlemen, Folger Theatre Group, Washington, DC, 1980
  • Rip Van Winkle, or The Works, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1981
  • Vaslav Nijinsky, The Clownmaker, Wonderhorse Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Ned Poins, Earl of Douglas, Henry IV, Part I, American ShakespeareTheatre, Stratford, CT, 1982
  • Interrogator, Hannah, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Happy, Death of a Salesman, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Rosencrantz, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Lou, The Speed of Darkness, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1989, then Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1991
  • Title role, Hamlet, Roundabout Theatre Company, Stage Right, Criterion Center, New York City, 1992
  • Awake and Sing, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1995
  • Mike Talman, Wait until Dark, Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA, then Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, both 1998
  • Also appeared as Lieutenant Colonel Jessup, A Few Good Men, Broadway production; appeared in Ah, Men, Henry V, Killer's Head, and Shadow of a Gunman, all New York City productions; performed with Guthrie Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN, 1978-80, and at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, and McCarter Theatre.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • David Abrams, Crime Story, NBC, 1986
  • Voice, The West, PBS, 1996
  • The one-armed man, The Fugitive, CBS, 2000-
  • Movies
  • Tim, Stone Pillow, CBS, 1985
  • Happy, Death of a Salesman (also known as Der Tod eines Handlungsreisenden), 1985
  • Coach John Harkins, Finish Line, TNT, 1989
  • George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Babe Ruth, NBC, 1991
  • Steven Ziegenmeyer, Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story, CBS, 1992
  • Guy Grand, Darkness before Dawn, NBC, 1993
  • Kerry Meyers, Murder between Friends, NBC, 1994
  • Michael Hackett, A Season of Hope (also known as The Lemon Grove), CBS, 1995
  • Title role, The Possession of Michael D. (also known as Legacyof Evil), Fox, 1995
  • Alex Laughton, An Occasional Hell, HBO, 1996
  • Moose Tavola, Gang in Blue, Showtime, 1996
  • Thomas DeBlois, Journey of the Heart, CBS, 1997
  • Dennis McNatt, Escape: Human Cargo, Showtime, 1998
  • Harvey Denton, A Town Has Turned to Dust, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998
  • Dr. Thomas Cooper, At the Mercy of a Stranger, CBS, 1999
  • Specials
  • Vassilis, King of America, 1982
  • The boss, The Mother, PBS, 1994
  • Voices of Aaron Lindenstrauss and Joseph Melkman, The Trial of Adolf Eichmann, PBS, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Joseph Morrison, "Lullaby of Darkness," The Equalizer, 1989
  • Dr. James Houghton, "New Lease," The Outer Limits, syndicated, 1995
  • Theo, "Ceremony," Strangers, HBO, 1996
  • Eric Solinkin, Dellaventura, CBS, 1997
  • Clay Strand, "The Gambler," Dead Man's Gun, 1998
  • Also appeared in an episode of Tribeca.
  • Pilots
  • David Abrams, Crime Story, NBC, 1986
  • The Division, NBC, 1996
  • Sony Greco, Automatic Avenue, Fox, 1997
  • Other Television Appearances
  • (Television debut) Janos, We're Fighting Back, CBS, 1980
  • Voice of General George Washington, Liberty! The American Revolution (miniseries), PBS, 1997
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Keith, Twice in a Lifetime, Yorkin Company, 1985
  • Freddy Lounds, Manhunter (also known as Red Dragon: The Pursuitof Hannibal Lecter), De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Joe "Tiger," Band of the Hand, TriStar, 1986
  • Joe Watts, Project X, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Harry Black, Last Exit to Brooklyn (also known as Letzte Ausfahrt Brooklyn), 1989
  • Party crasher, The Hard Way, 1991
  • Dibbs, Another You, 1991
  • Phil Garson, Guilty As Sin, 1993
  • Ike Clanton, Tombstone, 1993
  • Major General George E. Pickett, Gettysburg, 1993
  • Jonas Hackett, Tall Tale (also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill), 1995
  • Dr. Michael Tyler, The Amazing Panda Adventure (also known as The Amazing Panda Rescue and Little Panda), 1995
  • Prophet Buddy, Loose Women, 1996
  • The agent, Shadow Conspiracy, Buena Vista, 1997
  • Claude, the pharmacist, Niagara, Niagara (also known as NiagraNiagra), Artisan Entertainment, 1997
  • Earl Kellogg, Fire down Below, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Quinn, The Money Shot, 1999
  • Jacob Slotnick, Trixie, Sony Pictures Classics, 2000
  • Simon Bacig, The Proposal, Curb Entertainment, 2000
  • Eye See You, Universal, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Director
  • My Addiction, 1994
  • Audio Books
  • Gods and Generals, Random House Audio Publishing, 1996
  • Fat Tuesday, 1997
  • Children of God, Random House Audio Publishing, 1998
  • Secret Prey, Putnam Berkley Audio, 1998
  • The Loop, BDD Audio, 1998
  • The Last Full Measure, Random House Audio Publishing, 1998
  • In Danger's Path: A Corps Novel, Putnam Berkley Audio, 1998
  • Havana Bay, Random House Audio Publishing, 1999
  • A God in Ruins, HarperAudio, 1999
  • False Memory, BDD Audio, 1999
  • In the Fall, HarperAudio, 2000
  • The Runner, BDD Audio, 2000
  • Off the Mangrove Coast, BDD Audio, 2000
  • Black Friday, Time Warner, 2000
  • Other audio books include Corelli's Mandolin, Mason's Retreat, Numbered Account, Siberian Light, and Vertical Run.

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