Ted Levine remains a popular name in the film industry with notable work to his credit. Known for many TV and feature films, the American actor has been in the industry since the early 80’s. Ted Levine got his start in theater roles before beginning his professional career.
He is known for his notable role in the 1990’s film The Silence of the Lambs where he starred as the villain Buffalo Bill. There are many other notable productions that have featured Ted Levine. These and other interesting facts about him are described in detail in this post.
Ted Levine’s bio
Ted Levine was born on May 29, 1957 in Bellaire, Ohio to his parents. At a young age, his family moved to Oak Park, Illinois, where he spent much of his childhood. After his high school education at Windsor Mountain School, Ted Levine attended Marlboro College for his tertiary education. However, his passion for acting interfered with his senior year; He left school to pursue an acting career.
He began acting in theater roles and soon moved to Ann Arbor, where he started a theater company. He later moved to Chicago and began getting roles in commercials as well as more roles in the theater. Ted Levine’s influence on the theater platform led him to join Remains Theatre, founded by Gary Cole and William Petersen. He appeared in many of their theater’s productions and was a notable figure.
Levine soon began auditioning for television and film roles in hopes of popping up on the larger platform. He finally did so in the early 1980’s and played a minor role in the 1983 TV movie Bare Eyes The actor then made his film debut with Another Saturday Night in which he starred in a small role. A few other films followed before Levine made his breakthrough in Germany with The Silence of the Lambs in 1991.
He starred as the serial killer Buffalo Bill in the popular horror thriller film. His role has been widely praised and praised by various film critics. The actor was so good at playing the villain in the film that he started getting more of villain roles. His evil craft has been seen in several films.
He later put an end to typography by portraying another notable and positive character in Heat , alongside Al Pacino. Ted Levine welcomed the 2000s with a role in Fast and Furious, joining the cast of the detective series Monk the following year where he portrayed the character, Captain Leland Stottlemeyer, for up to seven years.
While acting on the series, Ted Levine also appeared in several films including Memories of a Geisha , The Truth About Charlie , and many others. His portrayal of the character Ken Wheatley in the sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was quite remarkable. It was indeed an interesting career journey for the actor.
Family – Relationship with Kim Phillips
Ted Levine was born in Charlotte Virginia andMilton Dmitri Levine, the fourth of five children. His elite parents were doctors and also belonged to the “Doctors of Social Responsibility”. He is of mixed ethnicity; A Russian from his father and a Welsh and Indian from his mother.
The talented actor is married to Kim Phillips. It is not clear when the couple got married, but they have been together for a long time. They have two children together; a daughter named Melissa and a son named Mac.
Wealth (income and earnings)
Ted Levine has made a lot of money from his acting career. Some sources put his net worth at around $6 million. That’s to be expected given his remarkable achievements in the industry. The actor is hoping for more amazing opportunities in the years to come.
height and weight
Levine is the right size for his career. Standing at a height of 1.8 m and adapting to any role would not be a problem for the actor. He weighs a proportionate 82 kg and has a strong physique.