Gugino signs up for 'Every Day' role

Gugino signs up for 'Every Day' role

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Carla Gugino has signed on to co-star with Liev Schreiber and Helen Hunt in "Every Day," a big-screen drama slated to start filming this month in New York.
Naomi Watts pregnant with baby No. 2

Naomi Watts pregnant with baby No. 2

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) -- British-born actress Naomi Watts reportedly is pregnant with her second child by her boyfriend, actor Liev Schreiber.
Reynolds, will.i.am join 'Wolverine' cast

Reynolds, will.i.am join 'Wolverine' cast

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Canadian-born film star Ryan Reynolds and U.S. recording artist will.i.am have joined the cast of the new superhero flick "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

Schreiber in talks to join 'Wolverine'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Liev Schreiber is in final talks to play a young version of William Stryker in the upcoming movie, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007.
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Schreiber lashes out at paparazzi

MALIBU, Calif., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Stage and film actor Liev Schreiber lost his temper with photographers who wouldn’t back off as he carried his infant son into a Malibu, Calif., restaurant.

Watts, Schreiber welcome son

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- "Painted Veil" co-stars Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber, together since 2005, welcomed their first child, a boy born in a Los Angeles hospital. Alexander Pete Schreiber weighted 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 22 1/2 inches long when he was born Wednesda

Heavy, light legal turns earn Tony noms

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) -- Portrayals of serious and seriously funny lawyers were among the Tony Award performance nominees announced Tuesday in New York.

Star cast for Broadway's 'Talk Radio'

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Actress Stephanie March ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit") and actor and playwright Eric Jensen are set to join the cast of "Talk Radio" on Broadway.

Hermann of 'SVU' joins Broadway cast

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Peter Hermann, lawyer Trevor Langan on NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," is set to star in a New York run of Eric Bogosian's "Talk Radio."

Jennifer Aniston on Broadway

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston is set to make her Broadway debut in "The 6th Annual 24 Hour Plays on Broadway."

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3006.
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Phillippe to play Two-Face in 'Knight'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Actor Ryan Phillippe will play the villain Two-Face in the upcoming Hollywood production of the "Batman Begins" sequel, "The Dark Knight."

Teen queen Stiles plays mom in 'Omen'

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- Former teen star Julia Stiles says having no kids of her own helped her play the frightened mother of a demon child in the new horror film, "The Omen."

New 'Omen' to hit theaters on 6/6/6

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Director John Moore says he worked hard to ensure his remake of the supernatural thriller "The Omen" would be ready for its intended release date of 6/6/6.
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Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber arrives for the 2005 Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 5, 2005. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

Liev Schreiber (born October 4, 1967) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He became known during the late 1990s and early 2000s, having initially appeared in several independent films, and later mainstream Hollywood films, including the Scream trilogy of horror films, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and Defiance. Schreiber is also a respected stage actor, performing in several Broadway productions. In 2005, Schreiber won a Tony Award for his performance in the play Glengarry Glen Ross. That year, Schreiber also made his debut as a film director and writer with Everything Is Illuminated, based on the novel of the same name.

Schreiber is in a relationship with Naomi Watts, with whom he has two children.

Schreiber was born Isaac Liev Schreiber in San Francisco, California, the son of Heather (née Milgram) and Tell Schreiber, a stage actor and director. His mother already had three sons when he was born, while his father was 22 years old, and seven years her junior. Schreiber's father, who is of Austrian, Swiss, Irish and Scottish descent, was from a blueblood and wealthy society family from Bucks County, Pennsylvania; he graduated from Hampshire College and was a wrestling and football star. Schreiber's mother, who now lives on an ashram in Virginia, was born into a Brooklyn working-class household of Jewish Communists, descended from immigrants from Poland, Ukraine and Germany. With a firm knowledge of classical music and Russian literature she has been described by Schreiber as “this far-out Socialist Labor Party hippie bohemian freak who hung out with William Burroughs.” When Heather was twelve, her own mother, Liev's grandmother, was lobotomized. His mother says she named him after her favorite Russian author, Leo Tolstoy, while his father claims that Schreiber was named after the doctor who saved his mother's life. His family nickname, adopted when Schreiber was a baby, is "Huggy."

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