Ronald Leibman (born October 11, 1937) is an American actor. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1993 for his performance in Angels in America. More recently, he had a recurring role on the animated television series Archer.
Leibman was a member of the Compass Players in the late 1950s, and was admitted to the Actors Studio shortly thereafter.
Leibman won an Emmy Award, Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series, in 1979 for his convict-turned-lawyer character in Kaz (1978–79), a series which he also created and co-wrote.
He co-starred with second wife Jessica Walter in Tartuffe at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in 1986, and they co-starred again in Neil Simon's play Rumors in 1988 on Broadway. They also appeared together as husband and wife in the film Dummy (2003) and in the TV series Law & Order in the episode "House Counsel" in 1995.
Leibman received a 1993 Tony Award for his performance as Roy Cohn in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America.
He played Dr. Leonard Green, Rachel Green's overbearing father, on the sitcom Friends. He had a recurring role on The Sopranos as Dr. Plepler. In 1983, Leibman starred in the Australian movie Phar Lap as David J. Davis, the owner of legendary New Zealand/Australian racehorse Phar Lap,  who won the 1930 Melbourne Cup and the 1932 Agua Caliente Handicap.
In 2013, Leibman began appearing as a recurring character on the TV series Archer as Ron Cadillac. He stars as the husband to Malory Archer, voiced by his real life wife Jessica Walter.
Leibman was born in New York City, New York, the son of Grace (née Marks) and Murray Leibman, who worked in the garment business. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. He has been married to actress Jessica Walter since 1983.  He was previously married to actress Linda Lavin (1969–1981).
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