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Also Known As: Stephen J Lang Died:
Born: July 11, 1952 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession:

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A chameleon-like regional theater veteran, Stephen Lang won acclaim for his performance on the Broadway stage as the murderous Col. Jessep in Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men" (1989) and received a Tony nomination for his performance as a disturbed Vietnam veteran in Steve Tesich's "Speed of Darkness" (1990).The compact, light-haired actor made his screen debut in Bud Yorkin's "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985) and gave strong performances as a tabloid journalist in Michael Mann's "Manhunter" (1986) and as a closeted homosexual in "Last Exit to Brooklyn" (1989). In 1991's "The Hard Way," Lang played the psychotic villain, appeared as General Pickett in "Gettysburg" (1993) and was featured in John Sayles' "Lone Star" (1996).Lang's TV credits include recreating his stage role of Happy opposite Dustin Hoffman's Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman" (CBS, 1985), portraying the legendary baseball star "Babe Ruth" (NBC, 1991) and played a man struggling with an evil force in "The Possession of Michael D." (Fox, 1995).

A chameleon-like regional theater veteran, Stephen Lang won acclaim for his performance on the Broadway stage as the murderous Col. Jessep in Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men" (1989) and received a Tony nomination for his performance as a disturbed Vietnam veteran in Steve Tesich's "Speed of Darkness" (1990).

The compact, light-haired actor made his screen debut in Bud Yorkin's "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985) and gave strong performances as a tabloid journalist in Michael Mann's "Manhunter" (1986) and as a closeted homosexual in "Last Exit to Brooklyn" (1989). In 1991's "The Hard Way," Lang played the psychotic villain, appeared as General Pickett in "Gettysburg" (1993) and was featured in John Sayles' "Lone Star" (1996).

Lang's TV credits include recreating his stage role of Happy opposite Dustin Hoffman's Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman" (CBS, 1985), portraying the legendary baseball star "Babe Ruth" (NBC, 1991) and played a man struggling with an evil force in "The Possession of Michael D." (Fox, 1995).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Avatar 5 (2025)
2.
 Avatar 4 (2024)
3.
 Avatar 3 (2021)
4.
 Avatar 2 (2020)
5.
 Mortal Engines (2018)
6.
 Braven (2018)
7.
 Hostiles (2017)
8.
 Dinner, The (2017)
10.
 Don't Breathe (2016)
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wife:
Kristina Watson. Had two with first husband Victor Velazquez.
wife:
Kristina Watson. Costume designer. Married 1980.

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father:
Eugene Lang. Entrepreneur, philanthropist. In 1981 promised a class of Harlem students that if they finished high school, he would pay their college tuition.
father:
Eugene Lang. Had four; survived him.
daughter:
Lucy Jane Lang. Was married and divorced three times.
son:
Daniel Lang. Tobacco farmer.
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