Len Cariou

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Leonard Joseph Cariou
  • Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/30/1939, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Len Cariou Fast Facts:
  • Sang in a church choir and at weddings as a boy soprano.
  • Made his stage debut in the chorus of a Canadian production of Damn Yankees in 1959.
  • Starred alongside Angela Lansbury in the original 1979 Broadway production of Sweeney Todd; the pair teamed up again when Cariou landed a recurring role as a spy on Lansbury's series Murder, She Wrote.
  • Narrated the Oscar-winning 1989 documentary short film The Johnstown Flood.
  • Elected into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Featured as corrupt billionaire Louis Tobin in season three of Damages.
  • Len Cariou Relationships:
  • George Marius Cariou - Father
  • Glenn Close - Ex-significant Other
  • Susan Kapilow - Ex-wife
  • Heather Summerhayes Cariou - Wife
  • Lauren Bacall - Ex-significant Other
  • Patricia Otter - Ex-wife
  • Molly Estelle Cariou - Mother
  • Laurel Cariou Freedy - Daughter
  • Len Cariou Awards:
  • 1973 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1979 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1970 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Manitoba, St. Paul's College, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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