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Marc Lawrence

Marc Lawrence

  • Born on
    • October 22nd, 1959
  • Died on
    • November 27th, 2005
Marc Lawrence (born 22 October 1959) is a Jewish American screenwriter, film producer and film director. In 1981, he graduated from Binghamton University with a degree in English and later served as a staff writer, and then supervising producer, on NBC's Family Ties. Lawrence has written films such as The Out-of-Towners (1999), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005). He has both written and directed Two Weeks Notice (2002), Music and Lyrics (2007), and most recently, Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009), all starring Hugh Grant. A good way of getting an insight into Marc Lawrence's iterative approach to screenwriting and production is to play the relevant "extras" on the DVDs of some of the aforementioned movies. These commentaries demonstrate interesting insights into the productive nature of the interaction between actors, producers, director and screenwriter, and Mr Lawrence is quick to commend the impromptu, unscripted contributions of others. Donald Petrie's commentary on "Miss Congeniality" commends Mr Lawrence more highly than he commends himself in the thoroughly entertaining commentary he made with Sandra Bullock for the same film. Description above from the Wikipedia article Marc Lawrence (filmmaker), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Filmography

Acting (62 Credits)

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2003Looney Tunes: Back in Action as Acme VP, Stating the Obvious
1999End of Days as Old Man
1996Gotti as Carlo Gambino
1996From Dusk Till Dawn as Motel Owner
1995Four Rooms as Sam the Bellhop
1992Ruby as Santos Alicante
1992Newsies as Kloppman
1989Blood Red as Michael Fazio
1986The Big Easy as Vinnie 'The Cannon' DiMotti
1985Night Train to Terror as Mr. Weiss / Dieter (segment "The Case of Claire Hansen")
1983Thieves and Robbers as Salvatore Licuti
1980Cataclysm as Abraham Weiss / Dieter
1980Super Fuzz as Torpedo
1978Foul Play as Rupert Stiltskin
1977A Piece of the Action as Louie
1976Marathon Man as Erhard
1974The Man with the Golden Gun as Rodney
1973Pigs as Zambrini
1971Diamonds Are Forever as Slumber Inc. Attendant
1968King of Kong Island as Albert Muller
1968Krakatoa: East of Java as Jacobs
1967Custer of the West as The gold miner
1963Johnny Cool as Johnny Colini
1956Helen of Troy as Diomedes
1951My Favorite Spy as Ben Ali
1950Black Hand as Caesar Xavier Serpi
1950The Asphalt Jungle as Cobby
1950Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion as Frankie
1949Jigsaw as Angelo Agostini
1948Key Largo as Ziggy
1947I Walk Alone as Nick Palestro
1947Captain from Castile as Corio
1947Unconquered as Medicine Man Sioto
1946Cloak and Dagger as Luigi
1946The Virginian as Pete
1945Dillinger as Doc Madison
1945Flame of Barbary Coast as Joe Disko, Gambler
1944The Princess and the Pirate as Pedro
1943Submarine Alert as Vincent Bela
1943Hit the Ice as Phil - Silky's Henchman
1942This Gun for Hire as Tommy
1942'Neath Brooklyn Bridge as McGaffey
1942The Ox-Bow Incident as Jeff Farnley
1942Nazi Agent as Joe Aiello
1941Hold That Ghost as Charlie Smith
1941Sundown as Abdi Hammud
1941The Shepherd of the Hills as Pete
1941The Monster and the Girl as Sleeper
1941Blossoms in the Dust as Bert La Verne
1940Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum as Steve McBirney
1940Johnny Apollo as Bates
1940Brigham Young as Prosecutor
1939Blind Alley as Buck
1939Invisible Stripes as Lefty
1939Dust Be My Destiny as Venetti
1939The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt as Henchman in Trenchcoat
1938Charlie Chan in Honolulu as Johnny McCoy
1937Charlie Chan on Broadway as Thomas Mitchell
1937San Quentin as Venetti
1936Charlie Chan at the Opera as Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
1935'G' Men as Gangster Killed at Lodge (uncredited)
1933Lady for a Day as Nick, a Mug at Reception (uncredited)

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