WorldCat Identities

Leibman, Ron

Overview
Works: 78 works in 248 publications in 6 languages and 7,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Romance films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  History  Legal stories  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ron Leibman
Norma Rae by Martin Ritt( Visual )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
Slaughterhouse-five by George Roy Hill( Visual )

38 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time. An otherwise typical soldier in WWII, without warning, he jumps back and forth in his life with no control over where he is going next. Sometimes he is an ophthalmologist at home in suburbia; deep in World War II Europe, surviving the Allied bombing of Dresden; on the planet Tralfamadore, being held captive by aliens in an intergalactic zoo--accompanied by a porn star. In the end, he learns that the many tragic and sometimes funny ironies of life--the randomness of tragedy, the cruelty and senselessness of war, and man's complete lack of control over his fate--remain constant
Auto focus by Paul Schrader( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Crane became well known as the star of the comedy hit series "Hogan's Heroes." With fame and success, Crane drove headfirst into the darker, destructive side of celebrity life. He eventually teamed with a video technician who helped him document his numerous sexploits. But when his fast living got out of control, the end result was a brutal murder that remains one of Hollywood's most scandalous unsolved mysteries
Personal velocity : three portraits( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delia (Sedgwick) escapes from an abusive husband. Greta (Posey) risks everything on a new career. And Paula (Balk) takes flight after a tragic accident. These women must overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles that confine them. But are they really on their way to new lives, or are they just making new versions of old mistakes?"--Container
Dummy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven is a recently unemployed lovable loser who has difficulty expressing himself. Steven's best friend is Fanny, an aspiring singer, who, along with Steven, is just looking for her niche. Eventually Fanny takes a shine to Yiddish music and Steven finds he has a knack for ventriloquism. Through his newfound talent, Steven discovers that he is able to overcome his social problems through his dummy and decides to try impressing and winning the heart of Lorena. Supported by an old friend and new love, Steven learns it's never too late to believe in yourself if someone believes in you
Jersey law by Ron Leibman( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legal thriller set on the streets and in the courtrooms of Camden, New Jersey, follows the haphazard efforts of former-cops-turned-attorneys June Salerno and Mickie Mezzonatti to defend a charismatic drug lord, a sleazy money launderer, and other guilty clients
The house of blue leaves by John Guare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an aspiring New York songwriter named Artie Shaugnessy who wants to escape his unhappy marriage to Bananas, elope with his mistress Bunny, and write a hit song. On Oct. 4, 1965, the day Pope Paul visits New York City, Bunny convinces Artie to call his old school friend Billy Einhorn, a film director in Los Angeles, to ask for a job writing music for Billy's movies. However, before Artie can reach Billy, Artie's son Ronnie goes AWOL from Fort Dix, secretly preparing to assassinate Pope Paul at Yankee Stadium
Where's Poppa? by Carl Reiner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outrageous comedy that stomps gleefully on the idea of devotion to mom above all else
Phar Lap by Rocky Davis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind the headlines look into the lives of those whose destinies were swept up with Phar Lap's. He was a champion of champions, a pug ugly horse who rose from nothing to win 37 races in three years-- until he was struck down in a manner unresolved to this day
Zorro, the gay blade( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy spoof of the Zorro legend focusing on the twin sons of the legendary Zorro. Soon after dashing Don Diego Vega inherits his father's famous sword and blade, a broken ankle forces him to step aside and his flamboyantly fashion-conscious twin brother must assume the secret identity of Zorro in the ongoing fight for justice
Rhinestone by Fox Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jake" Ferris (Parton) bets her boss (Leibman) that she can turn anyone into a successful country singer, and sets out to prove it with Nick Martinelli (Stallone), a street-wise cabby who hates country music
Night falls on Manhattan by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Brian McDonald is found murdered on a beach, his sister, Sarah and his childhood friend Michael try to unravel the devastating mysteries surrounding his last few weeks alive, finding a side to her brother that they never expected
Norma Rae / Working Girl double feature : 2 DVD set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working Girl (Melanie Griffith), a bright Wall Street secretary, rises to a professional position by posing as her classy but treacherous boss. Working girl originally released in 1988, by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Won Ton Ton : the dog who saved Hollywood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be filmmaker and actress shake up the industry with a trick dog in the 1920s
Jewish stories from the Old World to the new( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two short stories from the collection: Jewish stories from the old world to the new
Seven hours to judgment( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A judge rules that three gang members who murdered a woman must be freed on a technicality. Her husband sets out to seek his own revenge
In the hands of the enemy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an international terrorist accused of violence against American citizens
Coming home ; Norma Rae( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae: Southern mill worker Norma Rae organizes her fellow workers to fight for better conditions and wages under the guidance of a New York unionizer
The super cops( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Super Cops zippily chronicles the crime-busting adventures of David Greenberg and Robert Hantz, the unorthodox police duo whose mission is to take down Bed-Stuy dealers, operators, and lowlifes. A film directed by renowned Life photojournalist and Shaft filmmaker Gordon Parks, and amped by enthusiastic performances from leads Ron Leibman and David Selby. The real-life Greenberg and Hantz appear in the film in news footage and in bit roles
 
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Alternative Names
Liebman, Ron

Liebman, Ron 1937-

Ron Leibman acteur américain

Ron Leibman Amerikaans filmacteur

Ron Leibman attore statunitense

Ron Leibman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ron Libman

Либман, Рон

רון ליבמן

רון ליבמן שחקן אמריקאי

ران لیبمن فیلمنامه‌نویس و بازیگر آمریکایی

ロン・リーブマン

Languages
English (150)

French (7)

German (5)

Spanish (4)

Italian (1)

Polish (1)

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