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Ted Levine

Full / Real Name: Frank Theodore Levine
Born: 29 May 1957 (62 years old)
Gender: Male

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Ted Levine is an American actor best known for his role as the serial killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 blockbuster thriller The Silence of the Lambs; and for his starring role as Captain Leland Stottlemeyer on the television detective series Monk, from 2002-2009.

His numerous film credits include Wonderland with Val Kilmer and Kate Bosworth, Ironweed with Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep, Betrayed with Debra Winger and Tom Berenger, Heat with Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, Georgia with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mare Winningham, Bullet with Mickey Rourke and Wild, Wild West with Will Smith and Kevin Kline.

Additional film credits include Ivan Reitman's Evolution with David Duchovny and Julianne Moore, The Fast and the Furious with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, Jonathan Demme's thriller The Truth About Charlie with Mark Wahlberg and Thandie Newton, Jonathan Demme's The Manchurian Candidate with Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep, and Birth opposite Nicole Kidman.

He also appeared in the critically acclaimed Memoirs of a Geisha, Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes and one of his most intriguing roles, as the serial killer Buffalo Bill in the classic thriller The Silence of the Lambs.

Levine also starred opposite Brad Pitt in the Warner Bros. feature, The Assassination of Jesse James, as well as the Universal film American Gangster for director Ridley Scott, in which he stars opposite Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington.

He also appears in Ashecliffe with Leonardo DiCaprio, for director Martin Scorsese.

Levine's television credits include Harlan County War, the USA Network miniseries Moby Dick, Tom Hanks' From The Earth to the Moon for HBO, The Last Outlaw, Broken Promises, Death Train, Dead and Alive, Out of Season, The Fulfillment of Mary Gray and Two Father's Justice.

Prior to joining the cast of Monk, Levine starred in the critically acclaimed ABC television series Wonderland.

Also an accomplished stage actor, Levine has appeared in numerous productions, including Sam Shepard's Buried Child, for Broadway; Your Home in the West, El Salvador and Killers, at the Steppenwolf Theatre Co.; Life and Limb, for the Wisdom Bridge Theatre; and 70 Scenes of Halloween, Time of Your Life, A Class D Trial in Yokohama and The Tooth of the Game, for the Remains Theatre.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Joe Smiley

Daniel Johnson

Isadore Cohen

Chief Alvin Lemke

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Captain Leland Stottlemeyer

Bill Primm

Lieutenant Hank Wade

Lieutenant Hank Wade

Himself

Brian O'Malley

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