Pablo Schreiber is a Canadian-born American actor best known for his dramatic stage work and for his role as Polish-American dockworker Nick Sobotka, cousin to Ziggy Sobotka and the wayward and rebellious son to his uncle Frank Sobotka, on the crime drama television series The Wire.
He also stars as Virgil, a man who wrestles with the dichotomy of being one of NYPD's toughest cops in the city and a loving family man at home, in the police procedural television series Ironside.
Schreiber has appeared in many films, including: Josh Radnor's Happythankyoumoreplease, which won the Audience Award at Sundance, Woody Allen's Vicky Christina Barcelona, The Lords of Dogtown, Michael Cuesta's Tell-Tale, Nights in Rodanthe, The Manchurian Candidate, Allegiance, Breaking Upwards, Into the Fire, The Mudge Boy and Invitation to a Suicide.
He also appears in Stephen Frears' Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight and the independent features The Dramatics and Fort Bliss.
Among his television credits is his unforgettable role as Nick Sobotka in HBO's critically acclaimed saga The Wire.
Additional series include Orange Is the New Black, Weeds, A Gifted Man, Lights Out, The Good Wife, White Collar, The Beast, Life on Mars, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Fear Itself, Dirt, John Grisham's A Painted House, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: SVU and The Black Donnellys.
Schreiber has been a staple of the New York theatre scene, performing in numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his Broadway debut in the revival of Clifford Odets' classic Awake and Sing! which was directed by Bartlett Sher.
He made his professional debut in Blood Orange and went on to roles in productions that include Desire Under the Elms, directed by Robert Falls; Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries at Second Stage; Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty at MCC Theater, which garnered him a Drama Desk Award; Dying City at Lincoln Center; Mr. Marmalade at Roundabout; Sin: A Cardinal Deposed at The New Group; Manuscript at the Daryl Roth Theater; and Julius Caesar at the New York Shakespeare Festival.
He resides in New York City. His half-brother is actor Liev Schreiber.