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7 Facts About I Am The Night Actor, Leland Orser: Marriage, Fatherhood, Career, And Net Worth

Shrijan Thu Feb 13 2020
7 Facts About I Am The Night Actor, Leland Orser: Marriage, Fatherhood, Career, And Net Worth

Leland Orser is a veteran American actor who has appeared in 85 titles across television and cinema. He is most known for his work in Seven, Saving Private Ryan, and Alien Resurrection.

Most recently, he plays Peter Sullivan in the TNT drama limited series, I am the Night.   

These are seven facts about Leland Orser.

7. Plays Peter Sullivan In I am the Night

Orser plays the editor, Peter Sullivan, the mentor of Chris Pine's lead character, Jay Singletary, in the limited drama series, I am the Night.

Leland Orser with Chris Pine in I am the Night

Source: IMDb

The TNT limited series centers around the memoir of Fauna Hodel documenting her tumultuous life after her grandfather, George Hodel, became a prime suspect in the Black Dahlia murder mystery.

Other cast members include India Eisley, Connie Nielsen, Jefferson Mays, Yul Vazquez, Jay Paulson, and Golden Brooks, among others.       

6. Married To Jeanne Tripplehorn, Father Of August Tripplehorn Orser

Leland Orser has been married to actress August Tripplehorn since 2000. With Tripplehorn, Leland has a son, August Tripplehorn Orser, born in May 2002. 

Leland Orser with wife, August Tripplehorn Orser
Leland Orser with wife, August Tripplehorn Orser

Source: Zim Bio

Prior to Tripplehorn, Leland had been in a two-year marriage with the Irish actress, Roma Downey, that began in 1987 and ended in 1989.  

5. Recurring Appearances In ER, 24, And Ray Donovan

Leland Orser's prolific resume of TV appearances includes recurring stints in TV series of the caliber of ER, 24, and Ray Donovan.

Besides that, he has also made appearances in episodes of The X-Files, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Law & Order: SVU, among others

4. Appeared In Movies Like Se7en, Independence Day, Alien Resurrection, And Saving Private Ryan

Orser's extensive body of work in movies also includes appearances in movies like Se7en, Independence Day, Alien Resurrection, and Saving Private Ryan.

3. Starred Alongside Liam Neeson In The Taken Trilogy

Leland Orser plays Sam Gilroy in the Taken trilogy. Gilroy is a retired CIA operative and a friend of the lead, Bryan Mills- played by Liam Neeson. 

He is also the godfather to Bryan Mills' daughter and helps Bryan get his daughter back when she gets "taken".  

2. Played Various Characters In Star Trek TV Series

Leland played a litany of different characters in a number of Star Trek television series. 

Leland Orser as Colonel Lovok in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Leland Orser as Colonel Lovok in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Source: IMDb

He played Gai in a 1993 episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Colonel Lovok/Changeling in a 1995 episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Dejaren in a 1997 episode of Star Trek: Voyager, and Loomis in a 2003 episode of Star Trek: Enterprise.

1. Net Worth Of $6 Million

For his illustrious career at the cinema and the television, Leland has amassed a net worth of $6 million.

He has been a presence on the screen since 1991 and has an extensive resume of 85 acting credits.

He can be seen playing Peter Sullivan in the TNT drama limited series, I am the Night.    

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