Ed Lauter Biography

Birthday: 1938-10-30
Place of Birth: Long Beach, Long Island
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Wiki Biography: In a film career that has extended for over four decades, Ed Lauter has starred in a plethora of film and television productions since making his big screen debut in the 1971 western "Dirty Little Billy". Lauter has portrayed an eclectic array of characters over the years, including (but not limited to), authority/military figures, edgy villains, and good-hearted heavies. Many will remember him for his appearance as the stern Capt. Wilhelm Knauer in 1974's "The Longest Yard" (Lauter also made a cameo in the 2005 remake.) Lauter has also worked with Alfred Hitchcock, Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster, Jim Carrey and Liam Neeson. With a face that seems to pop up everywhere, Lauter has remained in demand for roles on both television and film. Ed's most recent film of note is The Artist (2011).

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Finders Keepers 1984 Comedy
Stephen King's Golden Years Gen. Louis Crewes 1991 - 1991
Trial by Jury 1994 Thriller
Family Plots Joseph P. Maloney 2004 - Comedy
The Librarians John Strong 2007 Comedy
Back In The Game Max 2013 Comedy
Into the Fire July 11, 2003
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The White Buffalo 0000
The Mercenary 1968 0, 0, Fantasy
The Magnificent Seven Ride 1972
Executive Action 1973 0, 0
The Last American Hero 1973 Drama, Sport
French Connection II 1975 Action, Crime, Drama
Family Plot Joseph P. Maloney 1976 Thriller
The Chicken Chronicles 1977
Death Hunt 1981
Cujo Joe Camber 1983 Reality Tv
Nickel Mountain 1985
Girls Just Want to Have Fun 1985 0, 0, 0
Real Genius 1985 Comedy, Romance, Sci Fi
Youngblood 1986 Drama, Romance, Sport
3:15 Moran 1986 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Raw Deal 1986 Action, Crime, Thriller
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise Buzz Mussinger 1987 Comedy
Gleaming the Cube 1989 Action, Drama, Mystery
My Blue Heaven 1990 Comedy, Crime
Judgement Dallas Hale 1991 Drama, Music, Thriller
The Rocketeer 1991 Action, Adventure, Family
School Ties 1992
Trial by Jury John Boyle 1994 Thriller, Crime, Drama
Digital Man General Roberts 1995 Action, Thriller
Girl in the Cadillac Ben Wilmer 1995 Adventure, Crime, Drama
Mulholland Falls Earl 1996 Game Show, Comedy
Breach of Trust Colin Kreuger 1996 Action, Drama, Thriller
For Which He Stands Gaming Commission Chairman 1996 Crime, Drama
Allie & Me Detective Frank Richards 1997 Comedy
Under Wraps 1997 Comedy, Family, Horror
Civility Detective Erickson 2000 Thriller
Blast Swenson 2000 Comedy, Drama
Out in Fifty Ed Walker 2000 Drama
Knight Club Fire Marshall 2001 Drama
Farewell, My Love Sergei Karpov 2001 Action, Crime, Thriller
Go for Broke Warden Lessen 2002 Comedy
Gentleman B. Harry Koslow 2003 Thriller
Art Heist 2004
Grandpa's Place Grandpa 2004 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation 2004 Action, Adventure, Horror
The Librarians John Strong 2004 Action, Thriller
Venice Underground Capt. John Sullivan 2005 Crime, Thriller
Seraphim Falls Parsons 2006 0, 0, Fantasy
Love Hollywood Style Lawrence 2006 Comedy, Fantasy
The American Standards 2007
Into The Fire 2007 Drama
The Number 23 2007 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper 2007 Action, Family
The Lost Ed Anderson 2008 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Something's Wrong in Kansas Amos 2008 Horror, Thriller
Camille Sheriff Steiner 2009 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Prometheus Project Dr. Walton 2010 Horror
Taken by Force Lt. Singer 2010 Action
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas Big Jim 2012 0
Trouble with the Curve Max 2012 Drama, Sport
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Sheriff Underwood 2014 Horror, Thriller
The Grave Snub Nose 2015 Action
Finders Keepers 2015
Golden Years Gen. Louis Crewes 2016 Comedy, 0
Brothers in Arms Mayor Crawley 2018