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Ron Leibman (born October 11, 1937 in New York City, New York) is an American actor. He has appeared in many films such as Where's Poppa?, The Hot Rock, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Super Cops, Up the Academy, Norma Rae, Zorro, The Gay Blade, Garden State, and Rhinestone. He co-starred with second wife Jessica Walter in Neil Simon's play Rumors. October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... New York, NY redirects here. ... NY redirects here. ... Wheres Poppa is a 1970 black comedy film starring George Segal, Ron Liebman and Ruth Gordon. ... A sly comic caper directed by Peter Yates, The Hot Rock stars Robert Redford, George Segal, and Moses Gunn. ... Slaughterhouse-Five ais a film adaptation of the Kurt Vonnegut novel of the same name. ... The Super Cops is a 1974 film starring Ron Leibman and David Selby. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Norma Rae is a 1979 film which tells the story of a woman from a small town in the Southern United States who becomes involved in the labor union activities at the textile factory where she works. ... Zorro, The Gay Blade is a 1981 feature motion picture. ... Garden State is a 2004 film written, directed by, and starring Zach Braff, with Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard and co-starring Sir Ian Holm. ... A rhinestone or paste is a diamond simulant made from rock crystal, glass or acrylic. ... Jessica Walter as Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development. ... Neil Simon (1966) Neil Simon (born Marvin Neil Simon July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is a Jewish American playwright and screenwriter. ... Rumors is a farce by Neil Simon. ...

Career and personal life

Leibman graduated in 1958 from Ohio Wesleyan University. He was a member of the Compass Players along with Linda Lavin in the late 1950s. The two were married from 1969 to 1981. In 1983, he wed actress Jessica Walter. , Ohio Wesleyan University (also Wesleyan or OWU, pronounced oh-WOO) is a private coeducational liberal arts college located in Delaware, Ohio. ... Linda Lavin as Alice Hyatt on Alice. ... Jessica Walter as Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development. ...

He won an Emmy Award for his convict turned lawyer character in Kaz (1978-79), a series which he also created and co-wrote. Leibman also picked up a Tony Award for his work in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America. An Emmy Award. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is an award winning play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. ...

He is also widely known for his portrayal of Leonard Green, Rachel's overbearing father, on the sitcom Friends. Leibman currently has a recurring role on The Sopranos as Dr. Plepler. Dr. Leonard Green was a recurring character on the sitcom Friends. ... Rachel Karen Green (or sometimes Greene) (born May 5, 1970) is a fictional character on the popular U.S. television sitcom Friends (1994-2004), played by Jennifer Aniston. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ... This article is about the TV series. ...

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The New School for Drama (192 words)
Ron Leibman, chair of the The New School for Drama Acting department, received the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award as Best Actor in Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America.
Leibman has also won Drama Desk Awards for We Bombed in New Haven (and a Theatre World Award), Room Service, A Dybbuk, Transfers; and won Obie Awards for both his performances as Shylock in the New York Shakespeare Festival's Merchant of Venice and Transfers.
Leibman has also appeared on TV on Friends (as Rachel's father), and in Christmas Eve (Golden Globe), Central Park West, Law & Order, a recurring role on The Sopranos, and numerous mini-series.
Ron Leibman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (148 words)
Wide eyed actor Ron Leibman was born in 1937.
Leibman also picked up a Tony Award for his work in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Angels in America."
He is most widely known for his portrayal of Leonard Green, Rachel's overbearing father, on the sitcom Friends.
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