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Birth Place: Bellaire, Ohio, USA Profession: actor, director

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He brought shudders to audiences worldwide as Jamie Gumb, the cross-dressing serial killer in "Silence of the Lambs" (1991) but the stage-trained Ted Levine has proven himself as a character player with range, portraying outlaws, jilted husbands, cops, drunks, and the like. Levine left Marlboro College in Vermont to pursue the stage, joining the Burlington (VT) Shakespeare Festival. He later toured as Sgt. Toomey in the national company of "Biloxi Blues." Dedication to theatre led Levine to turn to directing as well as acting and he established the Dratman Theatre Company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, before moving to Chicago to join first The Remains Ensemble and later the famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He has worked extensively at Steppenwolf, including a 1995 appearance in Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" directed by Gary Sinise.

He brought shudders to audiences worldwide as Jamie Gumb, the cross-dressing serial killer in "Silence of the Lambs" (1991) but the stage-trained Ted Levine has proven himself as a character player with range, portraying outlaws, jilted husbands, cops, drunks, and the like. Levine left Marlboro College in Vermont to pursue the stage, joining the Burlington (VT) Shakespeare Festival. He later toured as Sgt. Toomey in the national company of "Biloxi Blues." Dedication to theatre led Levine to turn to directing as well as acting and he established the Dratman Theatre Company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, before moving to Chicago to join first The Remains Ensemble and later the famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He has worked extensively at Steppenwolf, including a 1995 appearance in Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" directed by Gary Sinise.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Big Game (2015)
2.
 Little Boy (2015)
3.
4.
 Gutshot Straight (2014)
5.
 Jimmy (2013)
6.
 Shutter Island (2010)
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 Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) Cast
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Joined Burlington (Vermont) Shakespeare Festival after graduating college
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Toured with West Virginia Theatre Company
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Established the Dratman Theatre Company in Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Moved to Chicago; joined The Remains Theatre Ensemble
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Became member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1983:
Made TV debut in bit role in ABC's "Through Naked Eyes"
1986:
TV series debut as regular in role of Frank Holman on "Crime Story" (NBC)
1987:
Film debut, "Ironweed"
1989:
Played male lead opposite Cheryl Ladd in CBS TV-movie "The Fulfillment of Mary Gray"
1991:
Played serial killer Jamie Gumb, aka Buffalo Bill, in "The Silence of the Lambs"
1993:
Appeared opposite Cheryl Ladd in CBS' "Broken Promise"
1999:
Played the villainous General McGrath in "Wild Wild West"
2000:
Debut as series regular on the ABC drama "Wonderland"
2001:
Played Sgt. Tanner, opposite Paul Walker in "The Fast and the Furious"
2002:
Cast in the thriller feature "The Truth About Charlie," which reunited Levine with director Jonathan Demme
2002:
Cast as police Captain Stottlemeyer on "Monk" (USA)
2003:
Appeared as a detective opposite Val Kilmer in "Wonderland"
2004:
Starred in Jonathan Glazer's "Birth," with Nicole Kidman
2005:
Cast in "Memoirs of a Geisha" an adaptation of Arthur Golden's novel, directed by Rob Marshall
2006:
Appeared in the remake of Wes Craven's 1977 horror classic, "The Hills Have Eyes"
2007:
Portrayed local Sheriff James Timberlake in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"
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Will co-star in Ridley Scott's "American Gangster," alongside Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe
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Education

Marlboro College: Marlboro , Vermont -

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wife:
Kim Phillips. Makeup artist and hair stylist.

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daughter:
Melissa Levine.
son:
Mac Levine.

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