Who is Pablo Schreiber? Here's where you've seen the 'Candy' star before

Everything to know about 'Candy' actor Pablo Schreiber, including who is his famous brother

Pablo Schreiber attends the Paramount+ new series 'HALO' season 1 Los Angeles premiere at Hollywood Legion Theater on March 23, 2022 in Los Angeles, California
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There are plenty of familiar faces in Hulu's new mini-series, Candy: Jessica Biel, who also executive produced the true-crime title, Yellowjackets star Melanie Lynskey and Veep veteran Timothy Simons all star. But it's Pablo Schreiber, who plays Allan Gore in the show, who has people talking.

The actor has an extensive IMBd page, which means you've definitely seen him before on screens big and small, but we think it's high time to get deeper with this dashing guy. Here's what you need to know. 

Who is Pablo Schreiber?

Pablo Schreiber is a 44-year-old Canadian-American actor hailing from British Columbia. Schreiber scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Orange Is the New Black, and a Tony Award nom for his performance in Awake and Sing! on Broadway. 

Schreiber was born in a hippie commune to a Canadian psychotherapist mom named Lorraine Reaveley and an American actor named Tell Carroll Schreiber. He later took up the professional of his dad when he transferred to Carnegie Mellon from the University of San Francisco during college, graduating in 2000 with a degree in theater.

Who does Pablo Schreiber play in 'Candy' on Hulu?

Schreiber portrays Allan Gore in the Hulu series, who is the husband of elementary school teacher Betty Gore (played by Lynskey). In 1980, Gore's wife was brutally murdered by her friend Candy Montgomery (Jessica Biel) after being stabbed 41 times with an ax while Allan was out of town on business. 

Why did Candy Montgomery kill Betty? And, more importantly, what did Allan Gore have to do with the whole thing? You'll just have to watch to find out!

Pablo Schreiber height: how tall is he?

Schreiber stands at a strapping 6 foot 5 inches. 

Speaking of the family business, Pablo Schreiber is the half-brother of actor-director-screenwriter Liev Schreiber, best-known for his Emmy-nominated lead role as Ray Donovan in the Showtime TV series of the same name and for films like The Manchurian Candidate, Spotlight, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and the Scream franchise. 

Actors Pablo Schreiber and Liev Schrieber attend the Pittsburgh Steelers vs New York Jets game at MetLife Stadium on November 9, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey

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Pablo Schreiber girlfriend: is he dating someone?

The actor was previously married to yoga teacher Jessica Monty from 2007 to 2014, and the former couple shares two sons, Timoteo and Dante. It is unknown whether he is currently dating anyone, and before you check, we've already stalked his Instagram to see if there are any romantic clues. Zilch!

Pablo Schreiber movies: where have you seen him before?

Appearing in movies since 2001's Bubble Boy, Schreiber is best-known for flicks like 13 Hours, Den of Thieves and Skyscraper. 

Pablo Schreiber 'Orange Is the New Black' role

Schreiber's TV credits include beloved shows like The Wire, Weeds and American Gods, but it's his turn as corrupt Litchfield Penitentiary corrections officer George "Pornstache" Mendez on Orange Is the New Black that is among his most-remember performances. 

Frequently appearing opposite the likes of Dascha Polanco, Matt McGorry and Russian Doll star Natasha Lyonne, Schreiber's character serves as the main protagonist of the show's early seasons. 

Watch Pablo Schreiber and the rest of the Candy cast in the five-part Hulu series, with a new episode airing every night from May 9 through May 13. 

Christina Izzo is the Deputy Editor of My Imperfect Life. 


More generally, she is a writer-editor covering food and drink, travel, lifestyle and culture in New York City. She was previously the Features Editor at Rachael Ray In Season and Reveal, as well as the Food & Drink Editor and chief restaurant critic at Time Out New York


When she’s not doing all that, she can probably be found eating cheese somewhere.