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|Born||Leland Jones Orser
1960/1961 (age 56–57)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Years active||1991 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Roma Downey (1987–1989; divorced)
Jeanne Tripplehorn (2000–present; 1 son)
Leland Jones Orser (born 1960/1961)) is an American film and television actor. Orser is primarily a character actor, and has appeared in small roles in a wide variety of films and television series, including Chief of Surgery Dr. Lucien Dubenko on the television series ER.
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Orser made his television debut in 1991 on the series Gabriel's Fire. His next roles were small roles on The Golden Girls, Cheers, L.A. Law, The X-Files, NYPD Blue, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
In 1999, he played Dr. Arthur Zeller in The Outer Limits episode "Descent". He appeared in Seven (1995) as the man who was involuntarily recruited as the punisher for the lust sin. He was credited as "Crazed Man in Massage Parlour". He played Larry Purvis in Alien: Resurrection (1997).
He played the antagonist Richard Thompson in the Denzel Washington thriller The Bone Collector (1999). In 2001, he had a small role in Pearl Harbor as an injured man saved by Kate Beckinsale's character. In 2003, he appeared as Wesley in the comic-turned-film Daredevil. He appeared in Saving Private Ryan as the traumatized pilot of a crashed glider.
Orser also appeared in various parts in the Star Trek franchise, among them playing a Changeling posing as the Romulan Colonel Lovok in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Die is Cast" and in the episode "Sanctuary" playing a bit part as a member of the Skrreean race. He also played a homicidal hologram in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Revulsion". In the franchise's more recent series, Star Trek: Enterprise, he played a low-life in the time-travel episode "Carpenter Street".
He played Ansel in the drama thriller film Faults. From 2004-09, he played Chief of Surgery Dr. Lucien Dubenko, a recurring character, on ER. Most recently he has appeared in all three of the Taken film series as "Sam".
|1991||The Golden Girls||Waiter||Episode "The Case of the Libertine Belle"|
|1994||The X-Files||Jason Ludwig||Episode "FireWalker"|
|1995||Ned & Stacey||Phil|
|1995||Baby Face Nelson||Benny Bakst|
|1995||Girl in the Cadillac||Used car salesman|
|1995||Seven||Crazed Man in Massage Parlour|
|1996||Invader||Michael Perkett, NASA|
|1996||Escape from L.A.||Test Tube|
|1996||Independence Day||Tech / Medical Assistant #1|
|1996||Red Ribbon Blues||James|
|1997||Excess Baggage||Detective Barnaby|
|1997||NYPD Blue||John Highsmith||Episode "Emission Impossible"|
|1997||Alien: Resurrection||Larry Purvis|
|1998||Very Bad Things||Charles Moore|
|1998||Saving Private Ryan||Lieutenant DeWindt|
|1999||Resurrection||Det. Andrew Hollinsworth|
|1999||The Bone Collector||Richard Thompson|
|2000||Rebel Yell||Billy Idol|
|2001||Pearl Harbor||Major Jackson|
|2003||Daredevil||Wesley Owen Welch|
|2003||Law & Order: SVU||Kevin Walker||Episode "Coerced"|
|2006||The Good German||Bernie|
|2009||Give 'Em Hell, Malone||Murphy|
|2010||Morning||Mark||Also as director|
|2012||"Magic City" Starzz series||Mike Strauss|
|2014||The Guest||Spencer Peterson|
|2016||Berlin Station||Robert Kirsch|
|1993||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Gai||Episode "Sanctuary"|
|1995||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Colonel Lovok/Changeling||Episode "The Die is Cast"|
|1997||Star Trek: Voyager||Dejaren||Episode "Revulsion"|
|1998-2000||The Pretender||Argyle||3 episodes: "Amnesia", "Unsinkable", "Cold Dick"|
|2003||Star Trek: Enterprise||Loomis||Episode "Carpenter Street"|
|2004 - 2009||ER||Dr. Lucien Dubenko||61 episodes|
|2015||Ray Donovan||Father Romero|
- Peter Hartlaub (April 24, 2010). "S. F. native Orser opens dark door as director". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
- "The Alien Resurrection of Leland Orser", littlereview.com; retrieved February 10, 2006.
- Faults (film), dreadcentral.com; accessed 7 November 2016.
- The Guest
- Leland Orser - Faults