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Len Cariou

Actor
Male
Born Sep 30, 1939
Age 74
Hometown Winnipeg, Manitoba
Other Names Leonard Joseph Ca...

Leonard Joseph “Len” Cariou is a Canadian actor, best known for his portrayal of Sweeney Todd in the original cast of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He currently plays the patriarch, Henry Reagan, NYPD Police Commissioner (retired), in the multi-generational television series Blue Bloods on CBS.… Read More

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  • Stan Brooks: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
    Huffington Post - Apr 09, 2013
  • Stars Of Stage And Screen To Hit Nyc For A Great Gay Cause
    Huffington Post - Feb 14, 2013
  • Myra Chanin: Len Cariou, Broadway's Original Sweeney Todd, Reveals His Canadian Roots
    Huffington Post - Dec 21, 2012
  • Liz Smith: Kate Moss Bares All In Vanity Fair
    Huffington Post - Nov 16, 2012

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born on September 30, 1939.

TWENTIES

1968 28 Years Old In 1968, Cariou made his Broadway debut in The House of Atreus. … Read More

THIRTIES

1973 33 Years Old In 1973 he garnered his second Tony nod for A Little Night Music; he repeated the role for the 1977 film version. … Read More

FORTIES

1985 45 Years Old During these years, Cariou also appeared in a number of benefits, including A Christmas Carol for the Riverside Shakespeare Company in New York, playing Scrooge, with Helen Hayes, Raul Julia, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, directed by W. Stuart McDowell at the Symphony Space in 1985. … Read More
1986 46 Years Old From 1986 to 1992, Cariou was seen on multiple episodes of the popular television mystery series, Murder She Wrote opposite his good friend and former Sweeney Todd costar Angela Lansbury. … Read More

FIFTIES

1993 53 Years Old In 1993, Cariou was in the Made-for-TV movie Miracle on Interstate 880. … Read More
1995 55 Years Old In 1995, Cariou became the first actor to portray Walt Disney in the Annette Funicello biography "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story" bassed on her book of the same name.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 62 Years Old In 2002, Cariou joined Anne Heche and Neil Patrick Harris as the replacement cast in the award-winning drama Proof. … Read More
2004 64 Years Old In 2004, he was elected to the American Theatre Hall of Fame.
2009 69 Years Old In 2009, he portrayed Franklin D. Roosevelt in the HBO movie Into the Storm, earning an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
2010 70 Years Old In 2010, Cariou appeared as Madoff-like Ponzi scheme man Louis Tobin in FX's drama Damages, the main antagonist in season three. … Read More
2012 72 Years Old On June 23rd, 2012, Len Cariou was honoured by having his name added to the Miles Macdonell Collegiate Alumni of Distinction, for his contribution to theatre and arts. … Read More
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