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Dan Lauria

Jack Arnold in The wonder years, Lou Stern in Hooperman

Photos Dan Lauria Birth name: Dan Lauria
Birth date: 1947/04/12 (76 years old)
Birth place : Brooklyn, New York (USA)
Height: 1.82 m

French Traduire

Biography for Dan Lauria

Born in 1947, he studied university studies at the Southern Connecticut State University, where he played American football.

In the early 1970s, he was a member of the Washington theater club and played in more than 50 plays.

He did his military service in the US Navy from 1970 to 1973, which included a visit to Vietnam.

He was a replacement professor and a football and wrestling coach.

Dan Lauria is an American actor known for having interpreted the role of Jack Arnold in the family television series The Wonder Years. Lauria was born on April 12, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. He began his acting career in the late 1960s playing in plays on Broadway and Off-Broadway. In 1975, he played in his first play on Broadway, "A Streetcar Named Desire" in which he played the role of Stanley Kowalski.

He also played in pieces such as "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial", "The Indian Wants the Bronx" and "The Boys in the Band". In 1987, Lauria obtained her most famous role by playing in The Wonder Years, in which he played the father of Kevin Arnold, a teenager living in the 1960s. The series won an Emmy and a Golden Globe.

In addition to her acting career, Lauria is also a writer and has published a book entitled "The Girl in the photograph", which tells the story of her Italian immigrant background. He is also a fervent defender of the rights of veterans and has played in several plays for charity organizations for veterans.

During her career, Lauria has played in many other television series, films and plays, including "Law & Order", "The West Wing", "Blue Bloods" and "Pitch". It continues to activate in the entertainment industry and is considered one of the most talented actors of its generation.


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The Signs of the Cross (2005) Mr. Coyne
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV) Fred Silverman
Dead Canaries (2003) Vito Scaldafieri
Jesus, Mary and Joey (2003) Father Gino
High Times Potluck (2002) Carmine
The Empath (2002)
Speechless... (2001) Professor Hamilton
Hangman (2001) (TV) Captain Gil Roemer
Full Circle (2001) Big Brother Counselor
Contagion (2001/I) General Ryker
Full Disclosure (2001) (V) Clive Carter
Never Say Die (2001) (TV) Detective Froman
Trees (2000) Narrator
Common Ground (2000) (TV) Coach Davis
Bad Dog (2000) Policeman
N.Y.U.K (2000) TV Series Coach Hamstrung
The Hoop Life (1999) TV Series Leonard Fero
Justice (1999/I) (TV) Judge Falcone
Fear Runs Silent (1999) (V) Therapist
Stranger in My House (1999) Dennis
A Wake In Providence (1999) Rudy
Mr. Murder (1998) (TV) Gen. Aames
Costello (1998) TV Series Spud Murphy
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) (mini) TV Series NASA Administrator James Webb
Wide Awake (1998) Father Peters
True Friends (1998) Pauley
Rhapsody in Bloom (1998) Mr. Mishler
Ricochet River (1998) Coach Garth
Merry Christmas, George Bailey (1997) (TV) Bert
The Rockford Files: Murder and Misdemeanors (1997) (TV) Cdr. Gage
Prison of Secrets (1997) (TV) Sergeant Ed Crang
The Bachelor's Baby (1996) (TV) Monte Craig
Independence Day (1996) Commanding Officer
Terror in the Family (1996) (TV) Todd Martin
The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best (1996) (TV) Lt. Gencher
No One Could Protect Her (1996) Det. Greg Coming
Dog Watch (1996) (V) Halloway
Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995) Mr. Orland Franco
Between Mother and Daughter (1995) (TV) Father
Amazing Grace (1995) TV Series Harry Kramer
In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice (1995) (TV) Philip Lamonaco
Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story (1994) (TV) The Coach
Another Stakeout (1993) Captain Coldshank
In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (1993) (TV) Bob Blanchard
From the Files of Joseph Wambaugh: A Jury of One (1992) (TV) Detective Andy Toffenelli
Overexposed (1992) (TV) Norm Demski
Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace (1991) (TV) Paulie Romano
In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing (1990) (TV) Kadazian
The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990) (TV) Steve Winslow
Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (1989) (TV)
Taking a Stand (1989) (TV) District Attorney
The Wonder Years (1988) TV Series Jack Arnold (1988-1993)
Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (1988) (TV)
David (1988) (TV) John
Police Story: Cop Killer (1988) (TV) Sgt. Taggert
Angel in Green (1987) (TV) Sergeant Joe Kobelski
Stakeout (1987) Phil Coldshank
At Mother's Request (1987) (TV) Myles Manning
Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986) Janitor
Doing Life (1986) (TV) Lieutenant Lubway
Brass (1985) (TV) Det. Navarro
Kojak: The Belarus File (1985) (TV) Federal Agent #2
South Bronx Heroes (1985) FBI Agent
One Life to Live (1968) TV Series Gus Thompson (1984)
Without a Trace (1983) Baker
Muggable Mary, Street Cop (1982) (TV) Vince Palucci
C.O.D. (1981) Secret Service Man #2


Attended Southern Connecticut State University, where he also played football

Served in the US Marines, including a tour in Vietnam.

Was a Captain in the USMC for three years in the early 1970s

Dan attended the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. in 1975.

Loves to watch James Cagney movies, and frequently had "double picture night" at his house featuring Cagney films, inviting the cast of "The Wonder Years".

Formerly a substitute teacher and a football and wrestling coach in between theatre jobs during the early days.


Spouse : Eileen Craig (1991 - ?) (divorced).

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by donovan
  • Last update: 01/05/2007 by abdest

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