DAN LAURIA (Playwright) has appeared as a guest star in over seventy television episodic programs and more than twenty Movie Of The Week productions. He has a score of film credits which include, STAKEOUT, ANOTHER STAKEOUT, and the commercial blockbuster, INDEPENDENCE DAY and the Frank Miller production of Will Esiner's; THE SPIRIT. Dan was also in the cult comedy: ALIEN TRESPASS. Dan is a very 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, directed by Mr. Thomas Kail, with the beautiful and talented Judith Light playing Marie Lombardi. Dan returned to Broadway in the 2013 production of the Tony nominated production of A CHRISTMAS STORY: The Musical directed by John Rando. However, Dan is most recognized as the Dad on the highly acclaimed Emmy winning, ABC television show, THE WONDER YEARS. Currently, Dan can be seen as Jack Sullivan on the new TBS sitcom; SULLIVAN & SON with Steve Byrne as SON. Not to long ago, Dan starred in the Long Wharf theatre production of Willy Holtzman's controversial play, HEARTS. Before that Dan was in the Coconut Grove production of Arthur Miller's, THE PRICE, with the great Jack Klugman and directed by the legendary Bob Kalfin. He performed with the one and only Charles Durning in the Westwood Country Playhouse production of Jason Milligan's, MEN IN SUITS after which Dan toured with his former television co-star, Fred Savage, in the play WENDELL AND BEN, marking Fred's professional stage debut. Dan has performed The Guys by Ann Nelson both in NYC and on the road with his dear friend, the wonderful, Ms Wendie Malick. THE GUYS is a tribute to the brave fireman who lost their lives at the WTC on 9/11 and it's a play that Dan is honored to be a part of. Dan's more recent stage appearances: Mark St. Germaine's, EARS ON A BEATLE, Ken Ludwig's; LEADING LADIES, Bill Mastrosomone's; A STONE CARVER, Lee Blessing's; THE WINNING STREAK and Daniel Sullivan's Christmas classic comedy; INSPECTING CAROL, at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ directed by, the talented, David Saint. Dan returned to George Street recently to work with friend and mentor, Jack Klugman on Jeffrey Sweets riveting; THE VALUE OF NAMES. Jack and Dan revived their performances in LA at Gary Marshall's; Falcon Theatre. Dan walked the boards of NYC in the NY premier of Brian Lee Franklin's new play: Good Bobby about RFK with Dan as James Hoffa. For ten years Dan served as the artistic director of, The Playwright's Kitchen Ensemble (PKE) of Los Angeles. With partners, Joe Cacaci and Richard Zavaglia, PKE produced over 450 public readings of new plays with the finest actors in the business in order to promote the development of the new American playwright and to seek literary representation for new writers. Dan does not do plays written by old dead white guys. Dan is very happily represented by agent Harry Gold and staff at Talent Works and Managers Daryl Marshak & Sue Zackary in LA and old friend, Jeff Berger in NYC.

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