Orser, Leland 1960–

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Orser, Leland 1960–

(Eric Orser, Lee Orser)


Full name, Leland Jones Orser; born August 6, 1960, in San Francisco, CA; married Roma Downey (an actress), 1987 (divorced, 1989); married Jeanne Tripplehorn (an actress), October 14, 2000; children: (second marriage) August. Education: Attended drama school in London, England.


Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Burstein Company, 15304 Sunset Blvd., Suite 208, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.



Awards, Honors:

Helen Hayes Theatre Award nomination, best supporting actor, Washington THeatre Awards Society, for The Secret Rapture.


Film Appearances:

Julian, Cover Story, Arrow Entertainment, 1993.

Crazed man in massage parlor, Se7en, New Line Cinema, 1995.

James, Red Ribbon Blues, Kushner-Locke Productions/Red Ribbon Productions, 1995.

Dr. Riley, Phoenix, Triad Studios, 1995.

Used car salesman, Girl in the Cadillac, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1995.

Pellman, Dead Badge, 1995.

Benny Bakst, Baby Face Nelson, 1995.

Technician and first medical assistant, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Test Tube, Escape from L.A. (also known as John Carpenter's "Escape from L.A."), Paramount, 1996.

Michael Perkett, Invader (also known as Lifeform), Live Entertainment, 1996.

James, Red Ribbon Blues, 1996.

Detective Barnaby, Excess Baggage, Columbia, 1997.

Purvis, Alien: Resurrection (also known as Alien 4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Lieutenant DeWindt, Saving Private Ryan, Paramount, 1998.

Charles Moore, Very Bad Things, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1998.

Detective Andrew Hollingworth, Resurrection, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1999.

Richard Thompson, The Bone Collector, Universal, 1999.

Billy Idol, Rebel Yell (also known as Rebel Yell: The Billy Idol Story), 2001.

Major Jackson, Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001.

Lionel Dolby, Confidence (also known as Confidence: After Dark and En toute confiance), Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Wesley Owen Welch, Daredevil (also known as Daredevil: A Daring New Vision), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Lamb, Runaway Jury, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Himself, One Step Beyond: The Making of "Alien: Resurrection" (documentary), Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.

Edmund Cutler, Twisted, Paramount, 2004.

Bernie Teitel, The Good German, Warner Bros., 2006.

Sam, Taken, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2008.

Film Work:

Director, Morning (short), 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Lucien Dubenko, ER, NBC, 2004-2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Terry Wechsler, Piranha (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Piranha"), Showtime, 1995.

Wheelchair guy, Back to Back (also known as Back to Back: American Yakuza 2), HBO, 1996.

Lassiter, To Love, Honor, and Deceive (also known as The Protected Wife), ABC, 1997.

Travis, My Brother's Keeper (also known as Brother's Keeper), USA Network, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Wendall Rickle, Wonderland, ABC, 2000.

Sol Binder, Homeland Security (movie), NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 100 Scariest Movie Moments, Bravo, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Edward, "Belly of the Beast," Gabriel's Fire, 1991.

Waiter, "The Case of the Libertine Belle," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1991.

Don MacKenzie, "Windy," Empty Nest, NBC, 1991.

Chip Englund, "Graduation Day," Reasonable Doubts, NBC, 1991.

Assistant director, "Reality Takes a Holiday," Eerie, Indiana, 1992.

Mark, "Do No Forsake Me, O' My Postman," Cheers, NBC, 1992.

Lyle, "Memory Man," Moon over Miami, ABC, 1993.

Ralph, "My Funny Valentine," Herman's Head, Fox, 1993.

Richard Daggett, "That's Why the Lady Is a Stamp," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

Gai, "Sanctuary," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1993.

Zeppo, "Zeppo Marks Brothers," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Jason Ludwig, "Firewalker," The X-Files, Fox, 1994.

Clerk, "The Washington Affair; Parts 1 & 2," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1994.

Mark, "The Naked and the Dead, But Mostly the Naked," Marriedwith Children, Fox, 1995.

Colonel Lovok, "The Die Is Cast," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1995.

Myron Elkins, "Chapter Two," Murder One, 1995.

Phil, "Portrait of a Marriage," Ned and Stacey, Fox, 1995.

Director, "The Two That Got Away," Marriedwith Children, Fox, 1995.

Leonard Blum, High Incident, 1995.

Professor Gittelson, "Get Back," Mad About You, NBC, 1996.

Lon, "Boyd Gets Shrunk," Boston Common, NBC, 1996.

Director, "Kiss of the Coffee Woman," Marriedwith Children, Fox, 1996.

Les Street, "He's Not Guilty, He's My Brother," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Henry, "Good Grief," Almost Perfect, CBS, 1996.

John Highsmith, "A Draining Experience," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.

Dejaren, "Revulsion," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1997.

Argyle, "Amnesia aka Unforgotten," The Pretender, NBC, 1998.

"Queens for a Day," Brooklyn South, CBS, 1998.

Argyle, "Unsinkable," The Pretender, NBC, 1999.

Dr. Arthur Zeller, "Descent," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Argyle, "Cold Dick," The Pretender, NBC, 2000.

Wendall Rickle, "20/20 Hindsight," Wonderland, ABC, 2000.

Morris Pearson, "Stalker," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, and Les Experts), CBS, 2002.

Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2003.

Kevin Walker, "Coerced," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2003.

Loomis, "Carpenter Street," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), UPN, 2003.

Brent Gilroy, "Porn Free," Shark, CBS, 2007.

Also appeared as Fritz Scott, "Duty to Serve," The Lyon's Den, NBC.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in The Secret Rapture, Olney Theatre, Olney, MD; performed in other stage productions at East Coast theatres.



Morning (short), 2007.