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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: actor

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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).

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).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Avatar 4 (2018)
2.
 Avatar 3 (2017)
3.
 Avatar 2 (2016)
4.
 Nut Job, The (2014)
5.
 Gutshot Straight (2014)
6.
 Gridlocked (2014)
7.
 In the Blood (2014)
8.
 Good Marriage, A (2014)
10.
 Backmask (2013)
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1969:
Made stage debut in "Othello" at the Hedgerow Theatre in Pennsylvania
1975:
Off-Broadway debut in "Hamlet" at New York Shakespeare Festival
1977:
Made Broadway debut in "Saint Joan"
1978:
Appeared at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, MN
1980:
Made small screen debut in CBS TV-movie "We're Fighting Back"
1984:
Played Happy, one of Dustin Hoffman's sons in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"
1985:
Made film debut in "Twice in a Lifetime"
1985:
Recreated the role of Happy opposite Dustin Hoffman in the ABC TV-movie "Death of a Salesman"
1986:
Played attorney David Abrams on NBC series "Crime Story"
1991:
Gained 35 pounds to play the title character in the NBC TV-movie "Babe Ruth"
1991:
Earned a Tony nomination for his lead role in "The Speed of Darkness"
1992:
Starred off-Broadway as "Hamlet" at the Roundabout Theater
1993:
Played Maj. Gen. George E. Pickett in the film "Gettysburg"
1993:
Portrayed the villainous Ike Clanton in "Tombstone," starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer
1997:
Co-starred in the political thriller "Shadow Conspiracy"
1998:
Returned to Broadway to star in "Wait Until Dark"
2000:
Cast as the one-armed man on the short-lived CBS remake of "The Fugitive"
2003:
Portrayed General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson in "Gods and Generals"
2004:
Appeared in Arthur Miller's last play "Finishing the Picture" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago
2006:
Played the role of Colonel Littlefield in John Patrick Shanley's play "Defiance"
2007:
Starred in Roundabout's off-Broadway production of "Beyond Glory"
2007:
Played a supporting role in the ESPN miniseries "The Bronx is Burning"
2009:
Co-starred in Michael Mann's "Public Enemies" as Texas Ranger Charles Winstead
2009:
Appeared as an intelligence officer in Grant Heslov's "The Men Who Stare at Goats" alongside Jeff Bridges and George Clooney
2009:
Cast as SecFor's Colonel Miles Quaritch in James Cameron's sci-fi epic "Avatar"
2011:
Portrayed the villain Khalar Zym in the "Conan the Barbarian" reboot
2011:
Co-starred opposite Jason O'Mara on the Fox series "Terra Nova"
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Education

PS 178: Queens , New York -
Swarthmore College: Swarthmore , Pennsylvania - 1973

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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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