Laneuville, Eric 1952– (Eric C. Laneuville)

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Laneuville, Eric 1952- (Eric C. Laneuville)


Full name, Eric Gerard Laneuville; born July 14, 1952, in New Orleans, LA; son of Alexander and Mildred (a guidance counselor) Laneuville; children: Sean. Education: Attended Santa Monica City College, 1971-73, and University of California Extension, Los Angeles, 1974.


Agent—Kaplan Stahler Gumer Braun Agency, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 923, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Director, actor, and writer. Director of television commercials. Directors Guild Education and Benevolent Foundation, member.


Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, American Diabetes Association.

Awards, Honors:

Christopher Awards, 1987 and 1996; Emmy Award nominations, outstanding direction in a drama series, 1989, and Directors Guild of America Award (with others), outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic shows, 1990, both for "I'm in the Nude for Love," L.A. Law; Directors Guild of America Award (with others), outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic shows, and Emmy Award, outstanding directing in a drama series, both 1992, for "All God's Children," I'll Fly Away; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing in a drama series, 1993, for "Until Tomorrow," I'll Fly Away; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing in a comedy series, 1993, for "And Bimbo Was His Name-O," Dream On; Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directing for a nighttime dramatic series, 1994, for "From Hare to Eternity," NYPD Blue.


Television Work; Series:

Producer, Midnight Caller, NBC, 1990-91.

Executive producer, producer, and director, 413 Hope Street, Fox, 1997.

Executive producer and director, Bull, TNT, 2000.

Director, My Wife and Kids, ABC, multiple episodes, 2003-2004.

Director, Girlfriends, CW Network, multiple episodes, 2005-2007.

Director, Ghost Whisperer, CBS, multiple episodes, 2005-2007.

Television Director; Movies:

The George McKenna Story (also known as Hard Lessons), CBS, 1986.

Secret Witness, CBS, 1988.

Staying Afloat, NBC, 1993.

The Ernest Green Story, Disney Channel, 1993.

Stolen Babies, Lifetime, 1993.

Someone She Knows, The WB, 1994.

If Someone Had Known, NBC, 1995.

A Case for Life, ABC, 1996.

Born into Exile, NBC, 1997.

Trapped in a Purple Haze, ABC, 2000.

America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story, TBS, 2003.

Critical Assembly (also known as Ground Zero), NBC, 2003.

Naughty or Nice, ABC, 2004.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Jose, Can You See?," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1987.

"Mission to Moscow: Part 2," Head of the Class, 1988.

"The Unbearable Rightness of Penny," TV 101, 1988.

"Home," TV 101, 1988.

"I'm in the Nude for Love," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989.

Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989.

"Wait until Midnight," Midnight Caller, 1989.

"A Snitch in Time: Parts 1 & 2," Midnight Caller, 1990.

Equal Justice, between 1990 and 1991.

"Doogenstein," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1990.

Premiere episode, Pros and Cons, ABC, 1991.

"Dangerous Reunions," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992.

"There's a Riot Going On," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992.

Going to Extremes, ABC, 1992.

"And Bimbo Was His Name-O," Dream On, HBO, 1992.

"Until Tomorrow," I'll Fly Away, NBC, 1992.

"From Hare to Eternity," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993.

McKenna, ABC, 1994.

"Summer Run," ER, NBC, 1995.

Under One Roof, CBS, 1995.

Rescue 77, The WB, 1999.

"Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 1," Monk, USA Network, 2002.

For the People (also known as Para la gente), Lifetime, 2002.

American Dreams, NBC, 2002.

"The Party's Over," Gilmore Girls (also known as Gilmore Girls: Beginnings), The WB, 2004.

"The Other Side of the Tracks," Medium, NBC, 2005.

"Sacrificial Lambs," Kevin Hill, UPN, 2005.

"Everybody Hates Keisha," Everybody Hates Chris, UPN, 2005.

"Everybody Hates Fat Mike," Everybody Hates Chris, UPN, 2005.

"Everybody Hates Halloween," Everybody Hates Chris, UPN, 2005.

"The Other 48 Days," Lost, ABC, 2005.

"Re-evolution," Invasion, ABC, 2006.

"Subdivision," Prison Break (also known as Prison Break: Manhunt and Prison Break: On the Run), Fox, 2006.

"S.O.S.," Lost, ABC, 2006.

"Tricia Tanaka Is Dead," Lost, ABC, 2007.

"Get a Room," Six Degrees, ABC, 2007.

"A Simple Twist of Fate," Six Degrees, ABC, 2007.

Also directed episodes of The District, CBS; Hooperman; Northern Exposure; and Reasonable Doubts, NBC.

Television Director; Pilots:

(And supervising producer) Brand New Life: The Honeymooners, NBC, 1989.

The Untouchables, syndicated, 1993.

M.A.N.T.I.S. (also known as Mantis), Fox, 1994.

Push, ABC, 1998.

Television Director; Specials:

"The Mighty Pawns," Wonderworks, PBS, 1987.

The Knife and Gun Club, ABC, 1990.

Bar Girls, CBS, 1990.

Rewrite for Murder, CBS, 1991.

The Bureau, ABC, 1996.

Television Director; Other:

Director, Beverly Hills Buntz, 1988.

Producer, Brother Future (movie), 1991.

Director, Pandora's Clock (miniseries; also known as Doomsday Virus), NBC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Series:

Larry, Room 222, ABC, 1971-73.

Moose, The Cop and the Kid, NBC, 1975-76.

Luther Hawkins, a recurring role, St. Elsewhere, NBC, between 1982 and 1988.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Macy Stander, "Saturday Adoption," CBS Playhouse, CBS, 1968.

Max, Foster and Laurie, CBS, 1975.

Fronie, The Manhunter (filmed in 1968, NBC, 1976.

James, Scared Straight! Another Story, CBS, 1980.

Shelter attendant, Staying Afloat, NBC, 1993.

Detective Daniels, Twisted Desire, NBC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jesse Crawford, "A Simple Thing Called Justice," The Young Lawyers, 1970.

Bruce Dayton, "Killer on the Loose," The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (also known as The New Doctors), 1970.

Lewis, "Dancy," The Interns, 1970.

"Eddie Joe," Nichols (also known as James Garner and James Garner as Nichols), 1972.

Tim Johnson, "Crash," Emergency! (also known as Emergency One and Emergencia), 1972.

Judge, "Trial of Partridge One," The Partridge Family, 1973.

Mark, "Crossfire," The Rookies, 1973.

Billy, "The Saturday Night Special," The Rookies, 1975.

(As Eric C. Laneuville) Jack, "The Deadly Sport," Get Christie Love!, 1975.

Ron, "Ebenezer Sanford," Sanford and Son, CBS, 1975.

Kid, "The Birthday Present," What's Happening!!, 1976.

Curtis, "Sound of a Different Drummer," Shazam!, 1976.

Daniel Anderson, "Aunt Esther Meets Her Son," Sanford and Son, CBS, 1976.

Daniel Anderson, "The Will, Sanford and Son, CBS, 1977.

The Richard Pryor Show, 1977.

Gordy, "Needle," The White Shadow, 1979.

Al, premiere episode, California Fever, 1979.

Wilbur Harmon, "Of Mouse and Man," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982.

Wilbur Harmon, "Zen and the Art of Law Enforcement," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982.

Wilbur Harmon, "The Young, the Beautiful, and the Degraded," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982.

The Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour, 1984.

Vern, Eye to Eye, ABC, 1985.

Rob, McKenna, ABC, 1994.

(Uncredited) Orderly, "Do One, Teach One, Kill One," ER, 1995.

Dr. Lamar, "My Sacrificial Clam," Scrubs, NBC, 2002.

Appeared as a vendor in an episode of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Junior, The Furst Family of Washington, ABC, 1973.

Lewis, Twice in a Lifetime, NBC, 1974.

Louie, Flo's Place, NBC, 1976.

Luther Hawkins, St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1982.

Film Appearances:

Richie, The Omega Man, Warner Bros., 1971.

Quincy, Black Belt Jones, Warner Bros., 1974.

Lamont, Shoot It: Black; Shoot It: Blue, Levitt-Pickman, 1974.

(Uncredited) Mugger, Death Wish, 1974.

Gerald, A Piece of the Action, Warner Bros., 1977.

Charlie Logan, A Force of One, American Cinema Releasing, 1979.

Russell, Love at First Bite, American International Pictures, 1979.

Purvis, Frankie, The Baltimore Bullet, Avco-Embassy, 1980.

Pinball wizard, Back Roads (also known as Love with a Sinner), Warner Bros., 1981.

Paramedics, 1987.

Jike Spingleton, Fear of a Black Hat, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1993.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in A Raisin in the Sun, Los Angeles Inner City Repertory Theatre, Los Angeles.


Television Episodes:

Rescue 77, The WB, 1999.



Who's Who Among African Americans, 12th edition, Gale, 1999.

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