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Stephen Lang Biography

Birth Place:
Queens, New York, United States
Actor, playwright

Fast Facts

  • Caught the acting bug at age 5 after he was cast as George Washington in a school play
  • Acted in regional and repertory theater for 10 years prior to being cast in the 1984 Death of a Salesman Broadway revival with Dustin Hoffman
  • Played the role of Lt
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  • Jessep in the Broadway version of A Few Good Men before it became a movie
  • Gained 35 pounds to play the titular character in the 1991 made-for-TV movie Babe Ruth
  • Wrote and starred in the acclaimed one-man play Beyond the Glory, in which he portrayed eight Medal of Honor recipients
  • Served as co-artistic director (with Carlin Glynn and Lee Grant) of the famed Actors Studio during the mid-2000s


  • David Lang -- Brother
  • Grace Lang -- Daughter
  • Lucy Jane Lang -- Daughter
  • Eugene Lang -- Father
  • Theresa Lang -- Mother
  • Jane Lang -- Sister
  • Daniel Lang -- Son
  • Noah Lang -- Son
  • Kristina Watson -- Wife