Ed Lauter

Ed Lauter

  • Born on
    • October 30th, 1938
  • Died on
    • October 16th, 2013
An American actor. He has appeared in numerous movies and was a stand up comic before getting into acting. Lauter was born in Long Beach, Long Island, New York. His films include The Last American Hero (1973), Executive Action (1973), The Midnight Man (1974), The Longest Yard (1974), Breakheart Pass (1975), King Kong (1976), Magic (1978), Death Hunt (1981), Cujo (1983), Real Genius (1985), Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1985), Death Wish 3 (1985), Youngblood (1986), Raw Deal (1986), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), The Rocketeer (1991), School Ties (1992), True Romance (1993), Under Wraps (1997) Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Purple Heart (2005), Camille (2007) and A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper(2007). He starred with Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, Karen Black and William Devane in the final film of director Alfred Hitchcock, Family Plot. Hitchcock was impressed by Lauter and asked him to play a major role in the romantic espionage thriller he planned as his next film; the director's failing health and eventual death in 1980 meant that The Short Night never went into production. Lauter's TV guest appearances include performances on Psych, The X-Files, Kojak, The A-Team, Booker, Charmed, Highlander: The Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Lt. Cmdr. Albert in the season 5 episode "The First Duty"),The Equalizer and ER (with a recurring role as Fire Captain Dannaker). Description above from the Wikipedia article Ed Lauter, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (80 Credits)

2014The Town That Dreaded Sundown as Sheriff Underwood
2012Trouble with the Curve as Max
2012The Fitzgerald Family Christmas as Jim "Big Jim" Fitzgerald
2011The Artist as Peppy's Butler
2011Carnal Innocence as Austin Hatinger
2010The Prometheus Project as Dr. Walton
2009Godspeed as Mitch
2008Camille as Sheriff Steiner
2007The Prince and the Pauper: The Movie as Pop
2007The Number 23 as Father Sebastian
2006Seraphim Falls as Parsons
2006The Lost as Ed Anderson
2006Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as John Hanafin
2005The Longest Yard as Duane
2004Art Heist as Victor Boyd
2004Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation as Gen. Jack Gordon Shepherd
2003Nobody Knows Anything!Watch Free
2003Seabiscuit as Charles StrubWatch Free
2002Go for Broke as Warden LessenWatch Free
2001Not Another Teen Movie as The Coach
2000Python as Pilot
2000Thirteen Days as Gen. Marshall Carter
1998A Bright Shining Lie as General Weyand
1998Dollar for the Dead as Jacob Colby
1997Under Wraps as Kubat
1997Top of the World as Mel Ridgefield
1996The Sweeper as Molls
1996Raven Hawk as Sheriff Daggert
1996Mulholland Falls as Earl
1995Digital Man as Gen Roberts
1995Leaving Las Vegas as Mobster 3
1994Wagons East as John SladeWatch Free
1994Trial by Jury as John Boyle
1993Extreme Justice as Captain Shafer
1993True Romance as Police Captain Quiggle
1992School Ties as Alan Greene
1991Golden Years as Gen. Louis Crewes
1991The Rocketeer as Fitch
1991Golden Years as Gen. Louis Crewes
1990My Blue Heaven as Underwood
1989Gleaming the Cube as Mr. Kelly
1989Fat Man and Little Boy as Whitney Ashbridge
1989Born on the Fourth of July as Legion Commander
1987Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise as Buzz Mussinger
1986Youngblood as Murray Chadwick
1986The Last Days of Patton as Dr. Lt.Col. Paul S. Hill
1986Raw Deal as Baker
19863:15 the Moment of Truth as Moran
1985Death Wish 3 as Insp. Richard S. Shriker
1985Girls Just Want to Have Fun as Colonel Glenn
1985Real Genius as David Decker
1984Lassiter as Smoke
1984Finders Keepers as Josef Sirola
1983Cujo as Joe Camber
1983Eureka as Charles Perkins
1982Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann as Padre
1981Death Hunt as Hazel
1981The Amateur as Anderson
1980Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones as Jim Jones Sr.
1979The Jericho Mile as Jerry Beliot
1978Magic as DukeWatch Free
1978Coming Attractions as Sheriff Bob
1978B.J. and the Bear
1977The White Buffalo as Tom Custer
1976Family Plot as Maloney
1976King Kong as Carnahan
1975Breakheart Pass as Major Claremont
1975Satan's Triangle as Strickland
1975French Connection II as General Brian
1974The Longest Yard as Captain Knauer
1974The Midnight Man as Leroy
1973The Last American Hero as Burton Colt
1973Executive Action as Operations Chief - Team A
1973Lolly-Madonna XXX as Hawk Feather
1972Dirty Little Billy as Tyler
1972Bad Company as Orin
1972Hickey & Boggs
1972The New Centurions as Galloway
1972Rage as Simpson
1972The Magnificent Seven Ride! as Scott Elliot


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