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Ted Levine

Best known for his role as the serial killer Buffalo Bill in Jonathan Demme's classic thriller SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, Ted Levine recently co-starred in the director's recent release THE TRUTH ABOUT CHARLIE, with Mark Wahlberg and Thandie Newton, and WONDERLAND, directed by James Cox, in which he co-starred opposite Val Khmer, Kate Bosworth, and Josh Lucas. Ted Levine can currently be seen in Jonathan Demme's THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, co-starring Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber and Meryl Streep.

Levine has been seen in numerous films, including IRONWEED, with Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep; BETRAYED, with Debra Winger and Tom Berenger; HEAT, with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro; GEORGIA with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mare Winningham; BULLET, with Mickey Rourke; WILD, WILD WEST, with Will Smith and Kevin Kline; Ivan Reitman's EVOLUTION, with David Duchovny and Julianne Moore; and THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS, with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez.

For television, Levine stars as Captain Leland Stottlemeyer in the original series Monk, now in its third season on USA Network. His other television credits include the USA Network miniĀ­series Moby Dick, Tom Hanks' From The Earth To The Moon for HBO, and the telefilms HARLAN COUNTY WAR, THE LAST OUTLAW, BROKEN PROMISES, DEATH TRAIN, DEAD AND ALIVE, OUT OF SEASON, THE FULFILLMENT OF MARY GRAY and TWO FATHER'S JUSTICE. Levine also starred in the critically acclaimed ABC television series Wonderland.

Also an accomplished stage actor, Levine has appeared in numerous productions, including Sam Shepard's Buried Child, for Broadway; Your Home in the West, El Salvador and Killers, at the Steppenwolf Theatre Co.; Life and Limb, for the Wisdon Bridge Theatre; and 70 Scenes of Halloween, Time of Your Life, A Class D Trial in Yokohama and The Tooth of the Game, for the Remains Theatre.

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Ted Levine Facts

BirthdayMay 29, 1958 (64... Happy Birthday!)
BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Ted Levine compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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