Pablo Schreiber Biography

(Best Known for His Roles in TV Series: ‘The Wire’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’)

Birthday: April 26, 1978 (Taurus)

Born In: Ymir, Canada

Pablo Schreiber is a popular American actor who has done many roles in films, television shows, Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. He became very famous after his classic role as Nick Sobotka in HBO's critically acclaimed ‘The Wire’ and George ‘Pornstache’ Mendez in ‘Orange is the New Black’. He is the paternal half-brother of the famous American actor Liev Schreiber. Pablo Schreiber was born in a hippie commune in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada. Due to his father's great interest in literature, he was named after the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. His parents moved to Winlaw, British Columbia when he was six months old and they separated when he was 12. He moved to Seattle, Washington with his father. After graduating from high school he joined the University of San Francisco with an intention to play basketball but failed to get selected into the team. Later he joined Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pablo graduated in 2000 with a degree in Theatre. Pablo Schreiber is a dog lover and enjoys spending time with his pets.
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Also Known As: Pablo Tell Schreiber

Age: 45 Years, 45 Year Old Males


Spouse/Ex-: Jessica Monty (m. 2007 – div. 2014)

father: Tell Schreiber

mother: Lorraine Reaveley

siblings: Liev Schreiber

children: Dante Schreiber, Timoteo Schreiber

Born Country: Canada

Actors American Men

Height: 6'5" (196 cm), 6'5" Males

Ancestry: American Canadian, Canadian American

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education: Carnegie Mellon University

Pablo Schreiber made his debut appearance in the film ‘Bubble Boy’ in 2001, but he received much attention for his role as Nick Sobotka in the television show ‘The Wire’ (2003-2008). Pablo’s other films are ‘The Mudge Boy’, ‘The Manchurian Candidate’, ‘Invitation to a Suicide’, ‘Lords of Dogtowno, ‘Jimmy Blue’, ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ (2008), ‘Nights in Rodanthe’ (2008), ‘Tell Tale’ (2009), ‘Breaking Upwards’(2009), ‘Happythankyoumoreplease’(2010), ‘Allegiance ’(2012), ‘Preservation’ (2014), ‘Fort Bliss’ (2014), ‘The Dramatics: A Comedy’ (2015), ‘The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ (2016), ‘Thumper’ (2017), ‘Big Bear’ (2017), ‘Den of Thieves’ (2018), ‘Skyscraper’ (2018) and ‘First Man’ (2018).
Pablo Schreiber played many roles in television shows. His well-known television shows are ‘The Wire’ (2003-2008), ‘Dirt’ (2008), ‘Fear Itself’ (2008), ‘Life on Mars’ 2008), ‘Numbers’ (2009), ‘Three Rivers’ (2009), ‘Medium’ (2010), ‘It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ (2010), ‘The Good Wife’ (2011), ‘Lights Out (2011), ‘A Gifted Man’ (2012), ‘Weeds’ (2012), ‘White Collar’ (2013), ‘Ironside ’(2014), ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ (2013-2014), ‘The Brink’ (2015), ‘Orange is the New Black’ (2014-2016), ‘American Gods’ (2017). In fall 2013 he was on four shows concurrently.
The Off-Broadway and Broadway performances of Pablo Schreiber are ‘Manuscript’ (Off-Broadway, 2005), ‘Mr. Marmalade’ (Broadway, 2005), ‘Awake and Sing! (Broadway, 2006), ‘Dying City’ (Off-Broadway 2007), ‘Reasons to be Pretty’ (Off-Broadway, 2007), ‘Desire Under the Elms’ (Broadway, 2009), ‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ (Off-Broadway, 2011).
Pablo Schreiber won the ‘Drama Desk Award’ in 2006 for his role in ‘Reasons to be Pretty’. ‘Happythankyoumoreplease’ won the ‘Audience Award’ at Sundance. Pablo was nominated for Primetime Emmy ‘Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series’ for his role in ‘Orange is the New Black’. He got nominated for the ‘Tony Award’ for his Broadway debut performance ‘Awake and Sing!’ and he won the We Love to Gate You ‘Young Hollywood Award’ in 2014.
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Family & Personal Life
Pablo Schreiber was born in a hippie commune in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada on April 26, 1978, to Tell Caroll Schreiber, an actor and Lorraine Reaveley, a psychotherapist. His mother is from Vancouver, British Columbia. His father's family is from the United States. He was named after the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Actor Liev Schreiber is his paternal half-brother. His other siblings are Max Schreiber, Charles Schreiber and Will Schreiber. When Pablo was 12 his parents separated and he moved to Seattle, Washington with his father. After high school, he joined the ‘University of San Francisco’ with an intention to play basketball by joining the college team but he did not make to the team. He joined ‘Carnegie Mellon University’, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated in 2000 with a degree in Theatre. Pablo Schreiber married Jessica Monty in 2007. They had two sons Timoteo and Dante. They divorced in 2014 and the children are in the custody of their mother.

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