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Stephen Lang is a Actor American born on 11 july 1952 at New York City (USA)

Stephen Lang

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Birth name Stephen Lang
Nationality USA
Birth 11 july 1952 (66 years) at New York City (USA)

Stephen Lang (born July 11, 1952) is a Tony Award-nominated American actor and playwright. He started in Broadway theatre but is more widely known for his film roles in Gods and Generals (2003) and Avatar (2009).

From 2004 to 2006, Lang was a co-artistic director of Actors Studio.

Biography

Lang was born in New York City, the youngest child of Theresa (née Volmer, dec. 2008) and Eugene Lang, a prominent entrepreneur and philanthropist. He has two elder siblings - Jane, an attorney and activist, and David, who served as an executive at REFAC, the company their father founded in 1952. Lang's father has donated much of his net worth (in excess of $150 million) to charity and will not leave an inheritance to his children, believing they each needed to learn to become self-sufficient. Lang's mother was of Irish Catholic descent, and his father is Jewish (Lang's paternal grandparents were immigrants from Hungary).

Lang attended school in Jamaica Estates, Queens. For high school, he attended George School, a Quaker boarding school in Newtown, PA. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1973 with a degree in English Literature; on May 30, 2010, Swarthmore awarded him an Honorary Degree from College in recognition of his distinguished career in theatre, television, and film. His youngest son, Noah, received his bachelor's degree during the same ceremony. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Jacksonville University and was an artist in residence at Northeastern University in 2011.

Lang has been married to Kristina Watson, a costume designer and teacher, since June 1, 1980. They have four children.

Best films

Avatar (2009)
(Actor)
The Nut Job (2014)
(Actor)
The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
(Actor)
Fire Down Below (1997)
(Actor)
Don't Breathe (2014)
(Actor)

Usually with

James Cameron
James Cameron
(3 films)
Michael Mann
Michael Mann
(3 films)
Peter Askin
Peter Askin
(2 films)
Fede Alvarez
Fede Alvarez
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Stephen Lang (57 films)

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Actor

Avatar 2
Avatar 2 (2020)

Directed by James Cameron
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future
Actors Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Ewan McGregor
Roles Miles Quaritch
Rating71% 3.568453.568453.568453.568453.56845
La suite d'Avatar (2009) qui aura lieu après les événements du premier film.
Avatar 2
Avatar 2 (2020)

Directed by James Cameron
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Kate Winslet, CCH Pounder, Sigourney Weaver
Roles colonel Miles Quaritch

Les océans de la planète Pandora jouent un rôle crucial dans ce deuxième volet. Neytiri et Jake, l’ancien soldat humain devenu Na’vi, auront des enfants et ceux-ci seront appelés à jouer un grand rôle...
Hostiles
Hostiles (2018)
, 2h14
Directed by Scott Cooper
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure, Historical, Western
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Adam Beach, Ben Foster, Jesse Plemons
Roles Colonel Abraham Biggs
Rating71% 3.5943153.5943153.5943153.5943153.594315
En 1892, le capitaine Joseph J. Blocker, légende de l'armée américaine, est chargé d'une mission qu'il accepte à contrecœur. Avec ses hommes, il doit escorter Yellow Hawk, un chef de guerre cheyenne mourant, ainsi que sa famille, pour retourner sur leurs terres tribales. Durant le voyage entre le Nouveau-Mexique et le Montana, les militaires et les Cheyennes vont devoir faire preuve de solidarité et d'entraide, pour survivre au périple, aux Comanches et aux trappeurs hostiles qu'ils vont croiser. Ils vont aussi croiser la route d'une veuve dont la famille a été assassinée par un raid comanche.
Mortal Engines
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Steampunk films
Actors Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Lang, Patrick Malahide, Colin Salmon, Caren Pistorius
Roles Shrike
Rating61% 3.0558953.0558953.0558953.0558953.055895
Dans un Londres post-apocalyptique ravagé après un holocauste nucléaire, Tom Natsworthy, un adolescent, et Hester Shaw, une jeune femme venue des Outlands, découvrent un élément qui pourrait tout changer.
Braven
Braven (2018)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Garret Dillahunt, Zahn McClarnon, Jill Wagner, Brendan Fletcher
Roles Linden
Rating60% 3.049463.049463.049463.049463.04946
Dans les montagnes le long des frontières canadiennes, Joe Braven, un bûcheron, vit paisiblement avec sa femme Stephanie et leur fille Charlotte. Braven s'occupe également de son père sénile, Linden, atteint de démence, dans leur cabane familiale isolée.
Gridlocked
Gridlocked (2016)
, 1h50
Origin Canada
Genres Action
Actors Dominic Purcell, Danny Glover, Stephen Lang, Vinnie Jones, Saul Rubinek, Steve Byers
Roles Korver
Rating58% 2.94842.94842.94842.94842.9484
Former SWAT leader David Hendrix (Dominic Purcell) and arrogant movie star Brody Walker (Cody Hackman) must cut their ride-along short when a police training facility is attacked by a team of mercenaries.
A Man in the Dark
Directed by Fede Alvarez
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Dylan Minnette, Jane Levy, Stephen Lang
Roles The Blind Man
Rating70% 3.547313.547313.547313.547313.54731
Trois adolescents planifient un braquage. Leur objectif : dérober la fortune d'un aveugle. Mais une fois sur place, rien ne se passe comme prévu...
Exeter
Exeter (2015)
, 1h31
Directed by Marcus Nispel
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Stephen Lang, Brittany Curran, Kevin Chapman, Gage Golightly, Kelly Blatz, Brett Dier
Roles Father Conway
Rating46% 2.3041752.3041752.3041752.3041752.304175
After shooting up heroin, a woman commits suicide. Clips show the history of the Exeter School of the Feeble Minded. These document its abuses toward its patients, demise, and eventual abandonment. Years later, Patrick volunteers to help Father Conway renovate the site. Conway, who is disappointed that Patrick has not applied for college, believes that God has a special plan for him. After talking to local junk man Greer, Conway and Patrick leave for the weekend.
Sun Belt Express, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors India Ennenga, Tate Donovan, Rachael Harris, Miguel Sandoval, Stephen Lang, Ana de la Reguera
Roles Border Patrol Officer Rick
Rating62% 3.1004253.1004253.1004253.1004253.100425
Former ethics Professor Allen King (Tate Donovan) has some problems. After being terminated for plagiarizing the work of a student, he hits a personal rock bottom. To survive and get the cash he needs to cover his ex-wife Margaret's (Rachael Harris) expenses , he ends up shuttling illegal immigrants across the border and into Arizona from Mexico. On his most recent trip, he is accompanied by his pregnant Mexican girlfriend Anna (Ana de la Reguera) and his teenage daughter Emily (India Ennenga). While still south of the US border and with three undocumented immigrants supplied by human trafficker Ramon Velazquez (Miguel Sandoval) stuffed in the trunk of the car, the party crosses paths with crooked US Border Patrol officers Rick (Stephen Lang]) and Cass (Michael Sirow).
In the Blood, 1h48
Directed by John Stockwell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Cam Gigandet, Danny Trejo, Diego Boneta, Luis Guzmán, Gina Carano, Treat Williams
Roles Casey
Rating57% 2.8975252.8975252.8975252.8975252.897525
Gina Carano plays Ava, a trained fighter with a dark past. She is shown through flashbacks to have been trained as a fighter, to endure a great deal of physical pain and to be able to push through it. When Ava's husband, Derek (Cam Gigandet), vanishes during their Caribbean honeymoon, Ava faces a brutal underworld conspiracy in an island paradise. Ava decides to discover the truth and take down the men responsible for her husband's disappearance.
A Good Marriage, 1h42
Directed by Peter Askin
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Joan Allen, Stephen Lang, Kristen Connolly, Anthony LaPaglia, Cara Buono, Theo Stockman
Roles Holt Ramsey
Rating52% 2.6023052.6023052.6023052.6023052.602305
Après 25 ans de mariage, Darcy, une femme au foyer, découvre que son mari Bob est un violeur et tueur en série.
The Girl on the Train
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Actors Henry Ian Cusick, Nicki Aycox, Stephen Lang, James Biberaj, John Fugelsang, David Margulies
Roles Det. Lloyd Martin
Rating43% 2.1877652.1877652.1877652.1877652.187765
A documentary filmmaker boards a train at Grand Central Terminal, heading to upstate New York to interview the subjects of his latest project. A chance encounter with a mysterious young woman leads him on a journey of a very different sort, and within the blink of an eye, Hart is forced to leave his complacent life behind for a world in which the line between fantasy and reality is blurred. As Hart tells his strange story to a police detective he finds himself being questioned as Martin tries to discover whether Hart is the victim or the suspect in the strange affair.
Don't Breathe, 1h28
Directed by Fede Alvarez
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about disabilities, La cécité
Actors Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette
Rating70% 3.5499753.5499753.5499753.5499753.549975
Rocky, Alex et Money sont trois gangsters qui commettent des cambriolages et vendent ensuite les contenus volés. Un jour, ils apprennent qu'un ancien soldat aveugle est en possession de 300 000 dollars dans sa demeure. D'un commun accord, ils décident de s’emparer de la fortune. Ce qui semblait s'apparenter à une simple routine va pourtant prendre des allures sérieusement oppressantes...
The Nut Job, 1h26
Directed by Peter Lepeniotis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Heist films, Children's films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Brendan Fraser, Will Arnett, Gabriel Iglesias, Stephen Lang
Roles King (voice)
Rating56% 2.8492652.8492652.8492652.8492652.849265
In fictional Oakton City, purple squirrel Surly and his mute rat partner, Buddy, reside in Liberty Park where their thieving reputation has made them outcasts. A group of urban animals led by Raccoon and his cardinal assistant, are running low on food for winter. Red squirrel Andie and gray squirrel Grayson, a self-styled hero, compete with Surly and Buddy to scavenge from a peanut cart manned by criminals Lucky and Fingers, who are casing a bank. The squirrels' efforts inadvertently end with the cart's propane tank exploding in the park and destroying the tree, where the animals store their food. Surly is banished and Buddy goes with him.
Jarhead 2: Field of Fire, 1h43
Directed by Don Michael Paul
Origin USA
Genres War, Action
Actors Cole Hauser, Josh Kelly, Danielle Savre, Bokeem Woodbine, Jesse Garcia, Esai Morales
Roles Major Gavins
Rating55% 2.7535952.7535952.7535952.7535952.753595
When his sergeant is killed in action against the Taliban, Corporal Chris Merrimette is given command of a squad and assigned a mission to resupply a forward operating base (FOB). The unit consists of Corporal Danny Kettner (played by Bokeem Woodbine), Lance Corporal Danielle 'Danni' Allen, Private Rafael Soto, Private Justin Li and Private Khalid Hassan abu Faisal, an Afghan National Army soldier helping the unit navigate.