Who is Stephen Lang?

Stephen Lang is a renowned American actor who has been seen working actively in his career since the year 1981.

Quick Info
Full NameStephen Lang
Date of Birth 11 July 1952
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York, U.S.
Parent(s)Eugene Lang and Theresa
Birth signCancer
Net Worth$5 million

Personal Life and Family

Stephen Lang was born on 11 July 1952 in New York City, New York, the U.S. as a son of his father, Eugene Lang, and mother, Theresa. His father was a prominent entrepreneur and also a philanthropist. He has two elder siblings, Jane and David.

On 1 June 1980, Lang married a costume designer and teacher, Kristina Watson and they gave birth to their four children, Noah Lang, Lucy Lang, Grace Lang, and Daniel Lang together. From their marriage, they are living together.

Stephen Lang

Nationality and Physical Stats

Stephen Lang holds an American nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish and German. Currently, he is 68 years old with a height of 5 feet 10.5 inches (179 cm) and a weight of 83 kg. He had got dark brown hair with dark brown eyes. As he was born on 11 July, his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Early Life and Education

Earlier, Stephen Lang went to join in an elementary school in Jamaica Estates, Queens. After that, he went to attend George Ryan Junior High School, and then, he joined George School for his high school study. Later, in the year 1969, he graduated, and then, in 1973, he was also graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in English Literature. He had also got an honorary degree from Swarthmore on May 30, 2010. From Jackson University, he was also able to hold an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters where he also became an artist in residence at Northeastern University in the year of 2011.

Twitter and Instagram

Stephen Lang is active on Twitter and Instagram with the tag name @IAmStephenLang and (@slang_711) where he has 1020 following and 18.6K followers on Twitter and had 46 posts and has  3705 followers and follows 249 people on Instagram.


TV Shows

Stephen Lang started his professional acting career after he had been cast on an American made-for-television movie “Death of a Salesman” in 1985. After that, he was seen playing the role of Attorney David Abrams on an American crime drama television series “Crime Story” from the year of 1986 to 1988. Later, he was seen appearing as Joseph Morrison on an American crime drama television series “The Equalizer” in 1989.

In the year 1991, he was also seen playing the role of Babe Ruth in an American drama movie “Babe Ruth”. After that, he was seen as Steven Ziegenmeyer on an American made-for-television drama movie “Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story” in 1992. Likewise, in 1994, he was seen providing his voice on an American television documentary miniseries “Baseball”.

Further, he was seen appearing on television series and movies like “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “The West”, “The Outer Limits”, “Liberty! The American Revolution”, “Escape: Human Cargo”, “Running Mates”, “The Fugitive”, “After the Strom”, “Ed”. “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Jonny Zero”, “Law & Order”, “The Bronx Is Burning”, “Medal of Honor”, “Law & Order” Criminal Intent”, “Psych”, “Terra Nova” and “In Plain Sight”.

From the year of 2014 to 2015, he had been cast into the role of Increase Mather on an American supernatural horror television series “Salem”. After that, in 2015, he was seen playing the role of John Brown in a series “To Appomattox”. Further, he was seen appearing as Waldo on an American television series “Into the Badlands” from the year 2015 to 2019. In the year 2019, he was also seen as Chief Williams on an American police procedural television series “The Rookie”.

Besides this, he was also seen playing the role of an action-adventure short movie “Uncharted Live Action Fan Film” in 2018. After that, he was seen providing his on video games like “James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game” in 2009 and on “Call of Duty: Ghosts” in 2013.


Stephen Lang started his professional film career after he had been cast as Keith on a drama movie “Twice in Lifetime” in 1985. After that, he was also seen playing the role of Joe Tegra on an American action crime neo-noir thriller movie “Band of the Hand” in 1986. In the same year, he was also seen appearing as Freddy Lounds on an American neo-noir psychological thriller movie “Manhunter”.

Further, he was seen appearing in several movies like “Project X”, “Last Exit to Brooklyn”, “The Hard Way”, “Another You”, “Guilty as Sin”, “Gettysburg”, “The Making of Gettysburg”, “Tombstone”, “Tall Tale”, “The Amazing Panda Adventure”, “Loose Woman”, “Gang Blue”, “An Occasional Hell”, “Shadow Conspiracy”, “Niagara, Niagara”, “Fire Down Below”.

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Also, “Escape: Human Cargo”, “The Story of Bad Boy”, “Trixie”, “The Propose”, “D-Tox”, “The Making of Tombstone”, “The I Inside”, “Code 11-14”, “Gods and Generals”, “Gods and General: Journey to the Past”, “The Treatment”, “We Fight to Be Free”, “Save Me”, “From Mexico with Love”, “Public Enemies”, “The Men Who Stare at Goats”, “Avatar”, “Christina” and “False Creek Stories”.

In addition, Stephen Lang was seen as Patrick Leary in an American drama movie “white Irish Drinkers” in 2010. Later, he was cast as Khalar Zym on an American sword and sorcery movie “Canon the Barbarian” in 2011. Later, he was seen playing the roles in several movies like “Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You”, “Officer Down”, “Pawn”, “The Gettysburg Story”, “Pioneer”, “The Monkey’s Paw”, “Rogue Warfare: Death of Nation”.

Also, “The Nut Job”, “In the Blood”, “Jarhead 2: Field of Fire”, “A Good Marriage”, “Gutshot Straight”, “23 Blast”, “Exeter”, “Band of Robbers”, “Gridlocked”, “Beyond Glory” Tour of Duty”, “Isolation”, “Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich”, “Hostiles”, “Justice”, “Braven”, “Mortal Engines”, “The Gandhi Murder”, “VFW”, “Rogue Warfare”, “Rogue Warfare 2: The Hunt” and “Rogue Warfare: Death of Nation”.

He will be seen appearing in upcoming movies like “Don’t Breathe 2”, “Avatar 2” and “Avatar3”.


In his career, Stephen Lang had won Grace Award for Acting for his work on “Gods and Generals” in 2003. After that, he along with Sigourney Weaver won Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for the movie “Avatar in 2009, and then in 2016, he also won Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2016 for the movie “Don’t Breathe”.

Stephen Lang

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Stephen Lang is $5 million dollars.