82 (passed away Dec. 6th, 2019)
Oct. 11th, 1937
New York City, New York, USA
5' 10 1/2
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Ron Leibman, was an American actor. He won both the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play in 1993 for his performance as Roy Cohn in Angels in America.
Leibman also won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1979 for his role as Martin 'Kaz' Kazinsky in his short-lived crime drama series Kaz.Leibman also acted in films such as Where's Poppa? (1970), The Hot Rock (1972), Norma Rae (1979), and Zorro, The Gay Blade (1982). Later in his career, he became widely known for providing the voice of Ron Cadillac in Archer (2013 – 2016) and for playing Dr. Leonard Green, Rachel's rich, short-tempered father, on the sitcom Friends (1996 – 2004)
Leibman was married twice. His first wife was actress Linda Lavin, to whom he was married from 1969 to 1981. In 1983, he married actress Jessica Walter.
Leibman died from complications of pneumonia in Manhattan on December 6, 2019, at age 82
- He created and co-wrote his own short-lived TV series _"Kaz" (1978)_ (qv) as a convict-turned-lawyer.
- Won Broadway's 1993 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for 'Tony Kushner' (qv)'s "Angels In America: Millennium Approaches."
- Is the Chair of the Acting department for the Actors Studio Drama School of The New School University in NYC.
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