Liev Schreiber: biography
Liev Schreiber - American actor, who became famous thanks to the film in the style of action and horror, including "Scream," "Phantom," "The Omen" and "X-Men: The Beginning. Wolverine". Also famous as a theater actor. In 2005 he was awarded the prize "Tony".
He was born in San Francisco, in the family of creative people. His father was an actor in Tell Schreiber Theatre and director of the play. Mom Heather Milgram - artist who says that he named his son in honor of writer Leo Tolstoy. A year after the birth of a baby Schreiber moved to Canada, where he lived together for 3 years, after which parents decided to leave. Heather with the child moved to New York and worked as a taxi driver, are made dolls and sold them.
The mother, who was very eccentric woman who jealously watched the cultural upbringing of Lebanon. She insisted that he was listening to classical music, read a lot, especially Russian literature since her ancestors were from Russia and Ukraine. In addition, the young Schreiber not look colorful movies.
At age 12, Liv caught stealing, causing his mother sent him to school in the Hindu Sri Ganapathi Satchidananda, which was located in the state of Connecticut. After returning to New York, he attended public high school, where he was an outcast because of a rumor about his past theft, as well as because of the views of his family, as "strange". In high school, Liev Schreiber went to a private educational institution "Academy of friendship", which first appeared on stage in the school play, and discovered his propensity for the profession of the actor.
After high school he enrolled at the Massachusetts College of Gempshera, and then studied at Yale University, where he specialized in drama. After that, Liev Schreiber went to the capital of England and started attending drama class at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, as he decided to become a writer and screenwriter. But the thirst for acting won, and he returned to the scene.
At various times, Liev Schreiber had a relationship with actress Kristin Davis and film producer Kate Driver.
During the filming of the drama "The Painted Veil" he met actress Naomi Watts, with whom he has been living since 2006 in a civil marriage. In July 2007, Naomi and Liev had a son, Alexander Pete, whom the family called in the Russian manner - Sasha. Eighteen months later, the couple had a second child Samuel Kai. Liev and Naomi say that dare to and for the third child, if they could be assured that it will be a girl.
Schreiber is interested in sports, especially football, basketball, fencing and cycling. Actor excellent floats, sometimes surfing.