Dan Lauria

Actor, Director, Playwright
Solidly-built with a permanent disgruntled look on his face, Dan Lauria is best remembered as Kevin Arnold's middle-management, working-stiff but loving father on ABC's long-running "The Wonder Years" (1988-93).
Born: 04/11/1947 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (113)

A to Z 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Donna on Demand 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hot in Cleveland 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Make Your Move 2014 (Movie)

Parole Officer Foster (Actor)

Short Term Memory 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sullivan & Son 2011 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

The Signs of the Cross 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Perception 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Person of Interest 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Good Wife 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Harry's Law 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS: Los Angeles 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003, 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nurse Jackie 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Hard Times of RJ Berger 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Alien Trespass 2009 (Movie)

Chief Dawson (Actor)

Criminal Minds 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Leverage 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lipstick Jungle 2009 (Tv Show)

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The Mentalist 2009 (Tv Show)

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Army Wives 2008 (Tv Show)

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Finish Line 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

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How I Met Your Mother 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Spirit 2008 (Movie)

Dolan (Actor)

Psych 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Bronx Is Burning 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Path to 9/11 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wedding Bells 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Big Momma's House 2 2006 (Movie)

Crawford (Actor)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Wake in Providence 2005 (Movie)

Rudy (Actor)

High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ghost Whisperer 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boy Meets World 1995 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Burke's Law 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Come to Papa 2004 (Tv Show)

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Diagnosis Murder 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1995 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ed 2002, 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

JAG 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Party of Five 1995 - 1996, 1999 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Providence 1999 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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The Commish 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Touched By an Angel 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Walker, Texas Ranger 1994 - 2000, 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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7th Heaven 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Arli$$ 1996 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

High Times' Potluck 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Citizen Baines 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Family Law 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Education of Max Bickford 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hangman 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Ricochet River 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Smallville 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Fugitive 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Common Ground 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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ER 2000 (Tv Show)

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Justice 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hoop Life 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Third Watch 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dean Koontz's "Mr. Murder" 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Merry Christmas, George Bailey 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Michael Hayes 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Push 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

True Friends 1998 (Movie)

Paulie (Actor)

Crisis Center 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Independence Day 1996 (Movie)

2nd Commanding Officer (Actor)

Amazing Grace 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Between Mother and Daughter 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Another Stakeout 1993 (Movie)

Captain Coldshank (Actor)

Overexposed 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wonder Years 1987 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Dead and Alive -- The Race For Gus Farace 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Howard Beach: Making the Case For Murder 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Cop Killer 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

David 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Taking a Stand 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Doing Life 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Stakeout 1987 (Movie)

Phil Coldshank (Actor)

9 1/2 Weeks 1986 (Movie)

Janitor (Actor)

Without a Trace 1983 (Movie)

Baker (Actor)

South Bronx Heroes 1982 (Movie)

(Actor)

Angel in Green (TV Show)

Actor

Brass (TV Show)

Actor

Costello (TV Show)

Actor

Dogwatch (TV Show)

Actor

From the Earth to the Moon (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Bull (TV Show)

Actor

Muggable Mary: Street Cop (TV Show)

Actor

No One Could Protect Her (TV Show)

Actor

Over-Exposed (Movie)

Norm Demski (Actor)

Prison of Secrets (TV Show)

Actor

Rhapsody in Bloom (TV Show)

Actor

Terror in the Family (TV Show)

Actor

The Bachelor's Baby (TV Show)

Actor

Total Stranger (TV Show)

Actor

Truth or Die (Movie)

(Actor)

You Wish (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Faithful 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Writer (1)

The Book of Joe (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Director (1)

The Book of Joe (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Solidly-built with a permanent disgruntled look on his face, Dan Lauria is best remembered as Kevin Arnold's middle-management, working-stiff but loving father on ABC's long-running "The Wonder Years" (1988-93).

Relationships

Joseph J Lauria

Father

Carmella Lauria

Mother

Eileen Cregg

Wife
Married from 1991-1998

EDUCATION

Lindenhurst High School

Lindenhurst , New York 1965

Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven , Connecticut 1969
Attended on a football scholarship

Milestones

2010

Made his Broadway debut as legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi in "Lombardi" at Circle in the Square Theatre

2009

Returned to the Off Broadway stage, appearing as Jimmy Hoffa in Brian Lee Franklin's "Good Bobby"

2006

Appeared on the New York stage in an Off Broadway production of "A Stone Carver"

1999

Acted in the Showtime series "The Hoop Life"

1998

Played James Webb in the HBO miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon"

1996

Had a recurring role on FOX's "Party of Five" as Coach Russ Petrocelli

1993

Reprised role of police captain in "Another Stakeout"

1992

Returned to NYC theater, appearing off-Broadway in "Other People's Money"

1988

Co-starred as the father, Jack Arnold, on the ABC sitcom "The Wonder Years"

1987

Co-starred as the police captain in the feature "Stakeout"

1986

Had a recurring role on CBS' "Cagney & Lacey" as Detective Dupnik

1983

Feature film debut, "Without a Trace"

1982

TV-movie debut, "Muggable Mary" (CBS)

1978

Wrote and starred in the play "Game Plan"; was produced off-Broadway at Theatre Four

1975

TV debut on the CBS daytime drama "Love of Life"

1969

Served in US Marines; achieved rank of captain; did tours of duty in Vietnam

Was member of the Washington Theatre Club in the early 1970s; performed in over 50 plays

Spent two years on the ABC daytime drama "One Life to Live"

Bonus Trivia

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Lauria was a director at the Raft Theatre in NY for nine years.

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Lauria is an active member of a Vietnam veterans' theatre group.

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Lauria has a professional ambition to work with Jimmy Stewart.

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