Stephen Lang Biography
Birthday: July 11, 1952 (Cancer)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Stephen Lang is an American actor and playwright recognized for appearing as Lou in the Broadway "The Speed of Darkness" and Colonel Jessep in the Broadway production of "A Few Good Men". His Off-Broadway credits include Anne Nelson's "The Guys", John Patrick Shanley's "Defiance", and his own play, "Beyond Glory", for which he earned numerous awards. Lang has also had a successful career on the big screen and garnered much acclaim for his performance in James Cameron's ‘Avatar.’ Born to Eugene Lang, a renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, and his wife Theresa, Stephen Lang was raised to be independent and ambitious. He graduated from Swarthmore College before venturing into an acting career. He began working as a stage actor and made quite a few appearances in popular stage productions before bagging his first film role. As a theater actor, he is the recipient of several prestigious awards like the Drama Desk award and Helen Hayes award. In his film career too, he was able to replicate his success and went on to gain fame as a poignant character actor. He has also been active on television and has made numerous guest appearances in television dramas and has played some main and recurring roles as well.