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Dan Lauria has appeared in over 70 television episodic programs and more than twenty Movie Of The Week productions. His film credits include, Stakeout, Another Stakeout, the blockbuster Independence Day and the Frank Miller production of Will Esiner’s, The Spirit, and the cult comedy: Alien Trespass. Dan’s a familiar face to the off-off, off and regional theatre scene having performed, written or directed over 50 professional stage productions. In 2010/11 Dan was seen on Broadway as the legendary coach Vince Lombardi in the long running production of Lombardi with the beautiful and talented Judith Light. Dan’s most recognized as the Dad on the acclaimed Emmy winning, ABC television show, “The Wonder Years.” Currently, Dan can be seen as Jack Sullivan on the new TBS sitcom, “Sullivan & Sons.”

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Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2018
Simon Grindberg

Madison Square Garden Production, 2013
Jean Shepherd

Original Broadway Production, 2012
Jean Shepherd

Original Broadway Production, 2010
Vince Lombardi


Performer [Replacement]

Lawrence Garfinkel [Replacement]

Nick the Cripple


Dan Lauria Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1989]



Dan Lauria Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Dan Lauria, A Christmas Story

Dan Lauria Videos

Dan Lauria News

Bobby Moresco To Discuss Collaboration In Film At AMT Theater

Join the Actor's Gym and AMT Theater for an evening with Academy Award-winning screenwriter Bobby Moresco.

American Theatre of Actors Interactive Archive Now Live

Explore the newly launched interactive archive of AMERICAN THEATRE OF ACTORS, celebrating nearly 50 years of new works in New York.

Oscar Winner Bobby Moresco to Hold Master Class At AMT Theater

Join Oscar winner Bobby Moresco for a Master Class at AMT Theater, where he'll share insights on writing and directing for stage, screen, and TV.

Strindberg's CREDITORS to be Presented at the American Theatre of Actors

Creditors by August Strindberg will be presented at the American Theatre of Actors for one week only in March. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Dan Lauria, Courtney Reed, Telly Leung & More to Join EMPATHY! CONCERT

Empathy! is a key element in the success and health of our workforce, workplaces and communities. The MASIE Learning Foundation is inviting you and your colleagues to a free one-hour online concert.

Two Rare Greenfield Plays BILLY & MY MOTHER'S BOOKIE To Be Produced At The ATA

Two rare unproduced plays by Irving A. Greenfield will be presented at the American Theatre of Actors.

Frank Ferrante to Star in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO at Laguna Playhouse

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE will present Frank Ferrante starring in his critically acclaimed one-man show, AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO.

American Theatre of Actors Presents New Production of TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA in 48th Season

'Continuing its 48th season, the American Theatre of Actors presents a new production of Shakespeare’s TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA. Directed by John Debenedetto and featuring a talented cast. Limited run: Dec. 13 - 22.'

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA to be Presented At The ATA As Part Of Classical Series

Love, betrayal, and disguise take center stage in Shakespeare's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA. Don't miss this rare performance by the American Theatre of Actors.

THE FAMILY SERENADE Written and Directed by James Jennings to Premiere At The ATA

The AMERICAN THEATRE OF ACTORS, one of the last of the original off-off Broadway movement theatres, will premiere a new play written and directed by its founding artistic director, James Jennings.

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS Extends at El Portal Theatre

Love Among the Ruins has been extended on additional week.  Learn more about how to get tickets to the new shows here!

New Play FLAWLESS Comes to Theater for the New City in November

Theater for the New City presents Flawless, a tale of enchantment written by Robin Goldfin, based on and inspired by an award-winning essay by Canadian writer David J. Lawless. Learn more about this new play and find out how to get tickets here!

NYPL Billy Rose Theatre Division and MASIE Productions To Present AI & THEATRE? DISCUSSION & DIALOGUES

AI & Theatre? Discussion & Dialogues October 12th by Billy Rose Theatre Division of the NYPL for the Performing Arts and MASIE Productions.

Telly Leung & Elliott Masie Launch New Learning Festival Combining Learning and Broadway

Imagine Combining Learning and Broadway! The Learning Festival, Nov 7 and 8 in New York City and Hosted by Elliott Masie, Telly Leung and the Learning Collaborative, is a unique event for learning & talent colleagues - deeply evolving the Conference/Convention model.

Great Barrington Public Theater Premieres Dan Lauria's New Play JUST ANOTHER DAY

Dan Lauria's heart-moving, love-affirming new play Just Another Day will premiere July 27 at Great Barrington Public Theater. He co-stars with recent Emmy award-winner Jodi Long, with Mark St. Germain directing.

Richard Kind & James Pickens, Jr. to Star in A TAILOR NEAR ME at The New Jersey Repertory Company This Summer

The New Jersey Repertory Company will present the world premiere of Michael Tucker's comedy A Tailor Near Me, directed by James Glossman. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Laguna Playhouse To Present LISTEN TO THE SEVENTIES, CARNEY MAGIC, and More This August

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE has announced six special productions this summer.


MUSE/IQUE takes a look at The UnAmericans: Talented and Targeted in a moving and probing program conducted by Artistic and Music Director Rachael Worby, Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22 at 7:30pm at The Huntington Library in San Marino, and Sunday, June 25 at 7:30pm at the Skirball Cultural Center in West Los Angeles.

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS Announced At The El Portal Theatre Begins October 6

JoBeth Williams (“Poltergeist,” “The Big Chill”) and Peter Strauss (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Jericho Mile”) star in the romantic Love Among the Ruins, written by James G. Hirsch and Robert A. Papazian, from a film script by James Costigan. Love Among the Ruins is a Papazian Hirsch presentation  and is directed by Michael Arabian.

Amanda Plummer Joins The Cast of JUST ANOTHER DAY at Shadowland Stages

SHADOWLAND STAGES is gearing up for the world premiere of Dan Lauria's funny and poignant new play, JUST ANOTHER DAY, on the MainStage at SHADOWLAND STAGES from June 2nd to June 18th.


How many Broadway shows has Dan Lauria been in?

Dan Lauria has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Dan Lauria been in?

Dan Lauria has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Dan Lauria been nominated for?

Dan Lauria has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in A Christmas Story.

How many shows has Dan Lauria written?

Dan Lauria has written 1 shows including Game Plan (Playwright).

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