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Stephen Lang

Stephen Lang, a veteran actor of great distinction, is equally at home on stage and screen. His many Broadway appearances include an acclaimed performance as the original Col. Nathan Jessup in A Few Good Men; Death of a Salesman, with Dustin Hoffman; The Speed of Darkness; John Patrick Shanley's Defiance; and the title role in Hamlet at the Roundabout Theatre Company.

Lang's multiple nominations and awards include the Lucille Lortel Award, the Jeff Award, the Helen Hayes Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Drama Desk Award and the Tony Award. His solo play, Beyond Glory, has had sold-out engagements in Washington, D.C., Chicago and New York City and has toured all over the globe for thousands of American troops. For Beyond Glory, Lang received the Chairman's Medal for Distinguished Service from the National Endowment for the Arts.

His work on the screen includes leading roles in Last Exit to Brooklyn, Tombstone and Gettysburg and a MovieGuide Grace Award-winning performance as Lt. Gen. Thomas Stonewall Jackson in Gods and Generals. Recent projects include the Grant Heslov feature The Men Who Stare at Goats as well as the role of Colonel Quaritch in James Cameron's highly anticipated sci-fi epic Avatar.

Lang previously worked with Michael Mann on Manhunter and was a series regular on Mann's classic television series Crime Story.

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Stephen Lang Facts

BirthdayJuly 11, 1952 (70)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Stephen Lang compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Nut Job
Don't Breathe
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
Public Enemies
Fire Down Below
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