Stephen Lang

Stephen Lang

Jul. 11th, 1952
Born in
New York City, New York, USA

Stephen Lang's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Terra Nova TV Show
Terra Nova
Crime Story TV Show
Crime Story
Strangers (CA) TV Show
Strangers (CA)
Tribeca TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2014 - The Girl on the Train
2009 - Avatar
2009 - Public Enemies
2009 - The Men Who Stare at Goats
2004 - The I Inside
2003 - Gods and Generals
2002 - D-Tox
2001 - The Proposal
2000 - Trixie
1999 - Story of a Bad Boy
1997 - Fire Down Below
1995 - The Amazing Panda Adventure
1993 - Gettysburg
1993 - Tombstone
1993 - Guilty as Sin
1991 - The Hard Way
1991 - Another You
1989 - Last Exit to Brooklyn
1987 - Project X
1986 - Manhunter
1986 - Band of the Hand

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Ben Charnquist
Increase Mather
George Washington (Voiced)
James Wiley Shannon
Dr. James Houghton
Clay Strand
Eric Solinkin
Mr. Salamatchla
Jack Foster
[Complete List]


A stage actor of great recognition, Stephen Lang has shaped a formidable career on and off the various stages of the United States and abroad. Broadway roles include a Tony-nominated performance as a homeless man in 'The Speed of Darkness', Happy in the Dustin Hoffman revival of 'Death of a Salesman', Colonel Jessep in 'A Few Good Men', and a thief alongside Quentin Tarantino and Marisa Tomei in 'Wait Until Dark'. Off-Broadway credits include John Patrick Shanley's 'Defiance', Anne Nelson's 'The Guys', Arthur Miller's 'Finishing the Picture', and his own play 'Beyond Glory' for which he received a Helen Hayes Award nomination. Television and Film credits include celebrated performances as Babe Ruth and Stonewall Jackson in 'Babe Ruth' and 'Gods and Generals' respectively, as well as acclaimed performances in 'Last Exit to Brooklyn', 'Tombstone', 'Gettysburg', Michael Mann's hit TV show 'Crime Story', and an NBC revival of 'The Fugitive' featuring Tim Daly. He has been nominated for and won numerous awards including the Grace Prize, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Helen Hayes, and Tony awards.

  • Graduated from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania
  • Has narrated numerous audio books and was recently awarded the "Audiofile Earphone award."
  • Played Colonel Jessep in the hit Broadway show "A Few Good Men." 'Jack Nicholson' (qv) enacted the stern, officious "You can't handle the truth!" role when it moved to film starring 'Tom Cruise' (qv) and 'Demi Moore' (qv).
  • Is one of four _"Crime Story" (1986)_ (qv) stars to appear in the Hannibal Lecter trilogy. He starred with 'Dennis Farina' (qv) and 'Bill Smitrovich' (qv) in _Manhunter (1986)_ (qv), and 'Ted Levine' (qv) played "Buffalo Bill" in _The Silence of the Lambs (1991)_ (qv).
  • He and Julianne Moore have both appeared in separate films from the Hannibal Lecter series: Manhunter and Hannibal. Julianne Moore also had a small part in the film The Fugitive. Lang appeared in the remake of the television series, as the one-armed man.
  • He was nominated for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Solo Performance for "Beyond Glory" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Has appeared in two films about serial killers: Manhunter and The Hard Way. Manhunter was based on the novel Red Dragon.
  • Shared a house with Billy Campbell in Santa Monica California before purchasing his own house.

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