|Place of birth||:||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Also Known as||:||Leonard Joseph Cariou|
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leonard Joseph “Len” Cariou (born September 30, 1939) is a Canadian actor, best known for his portrayal of Sweeney Todd in the original cast of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He currently plays the patriarch in the multi-generational television series Blue Bloods on CBS.