Leland Orser

  • Birth Name: Leland Jones Orser
  • Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Became interested in acting after playing the role of Tiny Tim in a stage production of A Christmas Carol in third grade.
  • Studied at American Conservatory Theater's Young Program.
  • Lived in Italy and other locations in Europe while attempting to find work as an international banker.
  • First professional acting job was in a Folgers commercial.
  • Began appearing on TV in the early 1990s, performing in small roles on Cheers, The X-Files, NYPD Blue and Mad About You.
  • Wrote, directed and starred in a 2010 film titled Morning opposite his wife, actress Jeanne Tripplehorn.


  • Jeanne Tripplehorn — Wife
  • Roma Downey — Ex-wife
  • August Tripplehorn Orser — Son