Lau, Laurence 1954–(Laurence Lau, Jr.)

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LAU, Laurence 1954
(Laurence Lau, Jr.)


Surname is pronounced "law"; born May 10, 1954, in Long Beach, CA; married Karen Wallace (divorced, c. 1978); married Linda McCullough (an actress), February 25, 1982 (divorced, 1983). Education: Attended Columbia University, Brigham Young University, and the Side Action Project School. Avocational Interests: Dancing, drawing, horseback riding, jogging, karate (firstdegree black belt), skiing, weightlifting, playing the drums, watching movies, reading.

Career: Actor. Also worked in construction and at a newsstand and sold used cars. Also billed as Lawrence Lau.


Television Appearances; Series:

Gregory "Greg" Nelson, All My Children, ABC, 19811986.

Dr. James "Jamie" Frame/James "Jamie" Matthews, Another World, NBC, 19861990.

Samuel "Sam" Rappaport, One Life to Live (also known as One Life to Live: The Summer of Seduction ), ABC, 20012003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mark, The Best Little Girl in the World, ABC, 1981.

Delivery boy, Fantasies (also known as The Studio Murders ), ABC, 1982.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Wally, Tough Girl, ABC, 1981.

The All My Children 25th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1989.

Soap Opera Digest Awards, NBC, 1989.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Larry, "Generations," Eight Is Enough, ABC, 1980.

Young soldier, "The Pledge," The Waltons, CBS, 1980.

(As Laurence Lau, Jr.) "Fitz's Boys," Paris, CBS, 1980.

Phil, "Bride and Gloom" (also known as "Fonzie and Jenny Married"), Happy Days, ABC, 1981.

"The Victims/The Man in the Iron Shorts/Heavens to Betsy," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982.

Greg Hutchens (some sources cite Greg Haller), "Dead in the Water," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998.

Steven, "Where Every Bloke Knows Your Name," Frasier, NBC, 1998.

"A New Leaf: Part 2," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998.

Brad Armstrong, "Lovers," Brimstone, Fox, 1999.

Dr. Lawrence Gettis, "Family Secrets," JAG, CBS, 2000.

Dr. Lawrence Gettis, "Legacy: Part 1," JAG, CBS, 2000.

Dr. Lawrence Gettis, "The Princess and the Petty Officer," JAG, CBS, 2000.

Warren Hargrove, "Scorpio Rising," Martial Law, CBS, 2000.

Appeared in "I've Got a Secret," an unaired episode of Charlie Grace, ABC.

Film Appearances:

Finders Keepers, 1999.

Tom Carter, Return to the Secret Garden, Feature Films for Families, 2000.

Jumping for Joy, 2000.

The Penny Promise, 2001.

Also appeared in Dare and Fortune Seller.

Stage Appearances:

Martin, The Goat, Vienna, Austria, 2002.

Also appeared in other productions, including a oneact play.



Laurence Lau Fan Site,, September 17, 2003.