With a firm knowledge of classical music and Russian literature , Schreiber's mother has been described by Schreiber as a "far-out Socialist Labor Party hippie bohemian freak who hung out with William Burroughs ".    When Heather was 12, her mother (Schreiber's grandmother) was lobotomized.  His mother has said that she named him after her favorite Russian author, Leo Tolstoy , while his father has stated that Schreiber was named after the doctor who saved his mother's life. His family nickname, adopted when Schreiber was a baby, is "Huggy". 
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Schreiber, whose parents divorced when he was young, grew up with his "bohemian" mother -- an artist, she also drove a taxi on and off for several years -- in Manhattan's Lower East Side, where she'd take him to see black-and- white movies at the local rep theater. His interest in acting began in the sixth grade while playing the bass clarinet in the school band.
Angelina Jolie has learned a new language of love.
"I love speaking Russian. It's very, very hard. I find it a very interesting sound because it can be so hard and strong and also very sensual and very beautiful," says Jolie, 35, who picked up the language for her new spy thriller, Salt (out July 23).
SALT , the sizzling summer blockbuster from Sony Entertainment and Columbia Pictures starring Angelina Jolie , Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor is headed toward sweet success as it edges closer to the 200million mark worldwide.