Ed Lauter

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Edward Lauter ( born October 30, 1940) is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous movies and was a stand up comic before getting into acting. Lauter was born in Long Beach, Long Island, New York. His films include The Last American Hero (1973), Executive Action (1973), The Midnight Man (1974), The Longest Yard (1974), Breakheart Pass (1975), King Kong (1976), Magic (1978), Death Hunt (1981), Cujo (1983), Real Genius (1985), Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1985), Death Wish 3 (1985), Youngblood (1986), Raw Deal (1986), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), The Rocketeer (1991), School Ties (1992), True Romance (1993), Under Wraps (1997) Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Purple Heart (2005), Camille (2007) and A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper(2007). He starred with Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, Karen Black and William Devane in the final film of director Alfred Hitchcock, Family Plot. Hitchcock was impressed by Lauter and asked him to play a major role in the romantic espionage thriller he planned as his next film; the director's failing health and eventual death in 1980 meant that The Short Night never went into production. Lauter's TV guest appearances include performances on Psych, The X-Files, Kojak, The A-Team, Booker, Charmed, Highlander: The Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Lt. Cmdr. Albert in the season 5 episode "The First Duty"),The Equalizer and ER (with a recurring role as Fire Captain Dannaker).

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Edward Lauter ( born October 30, 1940) is an American actor. He has appeared in numerous movies and was a stand up comic before getting into acting. Lauter was born in Long Beach, Long Island, New York. His films include The Last American Hero (1973), Executive Action (1973), The Midnight Man (1974), The Longest Yard (1974), Breakheart Pass (1975), King Kong (1976), Magic (1978), Death Hunt (1981), Cujo (1983), Real Genius (1985), Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1985), Death Wish 3 (1985), Youngblood (1986), Raw Deal (1986), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), The Rocketeer (1991), School Ties (1992), True Romance (1993), Under Wraps (1997) Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Purple Heart (2005), Camille (2007) and A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper(2007). He starred with Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, Karen Black and William Devane in the final film of director Alfred Hitchcock, Family Plot. Hitchcock was impressed by Lauter and asked him to play a major role in the romantic espionage thriller he planned as his next film; the director's failing health and eventual death in 1980 meant that The Short Night never went into production. Lauter's TV guest appearances include performances on Psych, The X-Files, Kojak, The A-Team, Booker, Charmed, Highlander: The Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Lt. Cmdr. Albert in the season 5 episode "The First Duty"),The Equalizer and ER (with a recurring role as Fire Captain Dannaker).

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Gender -

Known Credits 132

Birthday 1940-10-30

Day of Death 2013-10-16

Place of Birth Long Beach, Long Island, New York, United States

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 The Beautiful Ones as Carl
2014 The Beautiful Ones as Dante Tancredi
2014 The Town that Dreaded Sundown as Sheriff Underwood
2012 Trouble with the Curve as Max
2012 The Fitzgerald Family Christmas as Jim "Big Jim" Fitzgerald
2011 The Artist as Peppy's Butler
2011 Shameless(4 episodes) as Dick Healey
2010 The Frankenstein Syndrome as Dr. Walton
2009 Expecting a Miracle as Walter Enright
2009 Godspeed as Mitch
2008 Camille as Sheriff Steiner
2007 The Number 23 as Father Sebastian
2006 Seraphim Falls as Parsons
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as John Hanafin
2006 Psych(1 episode) as Ed Dykstra
2006 Psych(1 episode) as Deputy Commissioner Ed Dykstra
2006 The Lost as Ed Anderson
2005 Grey's Anatomy(1 episode)
2005 Purple Heart as Civilian
2004 The Librarians (Strike Force) as John Strong
2004 Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation as Gen. Jack Gordon Shepherd
2004 Art Heist as Victor Boyd
2003 Nobody Knows Anything!
2003 Cold Case(1 episode)
2002 Go for Broke as Warden Lessen
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(1 episode)
2000 Python as Pilot
2000 Blast as Swenson
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 Out in Fifty as Ed Walker
1998 Charmed(1 episode)
1998 The Magnificent Seven(1 episode)
1997 Under Wraps as Kubat
1997 Childhood Sweetheart?
1997 Mercenary
1996 Millennium(1 episode)
1996 Raven Hawk as Sheriff Daggert
1996 The Sweeper as Molls
1996 Mulholland Falls as Earl
1996 Rattled as Murray Hendershot
1996 Coyote Summer as Mitchell Foster
1995 Girl in the Cadillac as Ben Wilmer
1995 Digital Man as Gen Roberts
1995 Breach of Trust as Colin Kreuger
1994 ER(7 episodes)
1994 Trial by Jury as John Boyle
1994 Secret Sins of the Father as Arnold Carter
1993 Under Investigation as Captain Maguire
1993 The X-Files(1 episode)
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger(2 episodes)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(2 episodes)
1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues(1 episode)
1993 Extreme Justice as Captain Shafer
1992 Judgement
1991 Tennessee Nights
1991 Golden Years as Gen. Louis Crewes
1991 Stephen King's Golden Years(8 episodes) as Gen. Louis Crewes
1991 The Rocketeer as Fitch
1990 Law & Order(1 episode) as The Mulroney Attorney
1990 My Blue Heaven as Underwood
1989 Born on the Fourth of July as Legion Commander
1989 Booker(1 episode)
1989 Gleaming the Cube as Mr. Kelly
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation(1 episode)
1987 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise as Buzz Mussinger
1986 Yuri Nosenko KGB as Jerry Tyler
1986 Raw Deal as Baker
1986 Youngblood as Murray Chadwick
1986 The Defiant Ones as Sheriff Leroy Doyle
1985 Death Wish 3 as Insp. Richard S. Shriker
1985 The Equalizer(2 episodes)
1985 Real Genius as David Decker
1985 Girls Just Want to Have Fun as Colonel Glenn
1985 3:15 as Moran
1984 Crazy like a Fox(1 episode)
1984 The Cartier Affair as Lyndon Dean
1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier as Mr. Grier
1984 Challenge of the GoBots(1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)
1984 Finders Keepers as Josef Sirola
1984 Lassiter as Smoke
1983 Automan(1 episode)
1983 Manimal(1 episode)
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick(2 episodes)
1983 Cujo as Joe Camber
1983 Nero Wolfe(1 episode)
1983 Eureka as Charles Perkins
1983 The Big Score as Parks
1983 The A-Team(1 episode) as Sheriff Hank Thomson
1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann as Padre
1982 St. Elsewhere(1 episode)
1982 In the Custody of Strangers as Judge Halloran
1981 The Amateur as Anderson
1981 Simon & Simon(1 episode)
1981 Death Hunt as Hazel
1980 Magnum, P.I.(1 episode)
1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story as Frank Morris
1980 The Boy Who Drank Too Much as Gus Carpenter
1979 The Jericho Mile as Jerry Beloit
1979 B. J. and the Bear(48 episodes)
1978 Magic as Duke
1978 The Clone Master
1977 The Chicken Chronicles as Mr. Nastase
1977 The White Buffalo as Tom Custer
1976 King Kong
1976 Family Plot as Maloney
1976 Charlie's Angels(1 episode)
1976 How the West Was Won(5 episodes)
1975 Breakheart Pass as Major Claremont
1975 French Connection II as General Brian
1975 Baretta(1 episode)
1975 Satan’s Triangle as Strickland
1974 The Godchild as Crees
1974 The Longest Yard as Captain Knauer
1974 The Midnight Man as Leroy
1973 Executive Action as Operations Chief - Team A
1973 Kojak(1 episode)
1973 Police Story(2 episodes)
1973 Class of '63
1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX as Hawk Feather
1973 The Last American Hero
1972 Rage as Simpson
1972 Dirty Little Billy
1972 Bad Company as Orin
1972 Hickey & Boggs
1972 The Streets of San Francisco(2 episodes)
1972 The Waltons(1 episode)
1972 The New Centurions as Galloway
1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride! as Scott Elliot
1971 Cannon(1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O(1 episode)
1967 Mannix(1 episode)
1967 Ironside(1 episode)

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