Ron Leibman

American actor (1937–2019)

Ron Leibman (October 11, 1937 – December 6, 2019) was an American actor and educator. He was known for his role as Dr. Leonard Green in the famous comedy sitcom Friends. He won a Drama Desk Award in 1993, an Emmy Award in 1979, and an Tony Award in 1993 for his role as Roy Cohn in Angels in America.

Ron Leibman
Ronald Leibman

(1937-10-11)October 11, 1937
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedDecember 6, 2019(2019-12-06) (aged 82)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active1963–2019
(m. 1969; div. 1981)

(m. 1983)

Leibman was born on October 11, 1937 in New York City, New York.[1] He studied at Ohio Wesleyan University. Leibman was married to Linda Lavin from 1969 until they divorced in 1981. He was married to Jessica Walter from 1983 until 2019.

Leibman died from pneumonia-related problems in New York City on December 6, 2019, at age 82.[2]


  1. Ron Leibman Biography (1937–)
  2. Koseluk, Chris (December 6, 2019). "Ron Leibman, Actor in 'Angels in America,' 'Where's Poppa?' and 'Friends,' Dies at 82". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 6, 2019.

Other websites