Pablo Schreiber was recently nominated for an Emmy® Award for his performance as sadistic Corrections Officer George ‘Pornstache’ Mendez in the smash hit Netflix original series “Orange Is The New Black.” Schreiber was also recently seen starring opposite Tim Robbins and Jack Black in the HBO comedy series “The Brink” directed by Jay Roach, and in a major recurring role on “Law and Order: SVU” as sociopathic serial killer William Lewis who kidnaps and torments Olivia Benson played by Mariska Hargitay.
He was recently seen starring in the Paramount film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi directed by Michael Bay. Next up, he will be seen in several films including The King’s Daughter opposite Pierce Brosnan and William Hurt; the Cary Fukanagaproduced film Thumper opposite Eliza Taylor and Lena Headey; the lead of the independent drama Traces; and the comedy film Big Bear opposite Adam Brody and Zachary Knighton.
On stage, Schreiber was nominated for a Tony® Award for his Broadway debut performance in the revival of Clifford Odets' classic Awake and Sing! directed by Bartlett Sher.
He has appeared in many films, including: Josh Radnor’s Happythankyoumoreplease, which won the ‘Audience Award’ at Sundance, Vicky Christina Barcelona, The Lords of Dogtown, Tell Tale, Nights in Rodanthe, The Manchurian Candidate, Allegiance, Breaking Upwards, Into the Fire, The Mudge Boy, and Invitation to a Suicide. He appears in Stephen Frears’ upcoming Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight and the independent features The Dramatics and Fort Bliss.
Other television credits include his classic role as Nick Sobotka in HBO's critically acclaimed “The Wire” “Weeds,” “A Gifted Man,” “Light's Out,” “The Good Wife,” “White Collar,” “The Beast,” “Life on Mars,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Fear Itself,” “Dirt,” “A Painted House,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” and “The Black Donnellys.”
Schreiber has performed in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway plays including: Desire Under the Elms on Broadway directed by Robert Falls, Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries at Second Stage, Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty at MCC (for which he won the ‘Drama Desk Award’), Dying City at Lincoln Center, Mr. Marmalade at Roundabout, Sin: A Cardinal Deposed at The New Group, Manuscript at the Daryl Roth Theatre, Julius Caesar at the New York Shakespeare Festival, and Blood Orange which was his professional debut.