Laurence Lau Biography (1954-)

Surname is pronounced "law"; born May 10, 1954, in Long Beach, CA; married Karen Wallace (divorced, c. 1978); married Linda McCullough (an actress), February 25, 1982 (divorced, 1983).

Birth Details
May 10, 1954
Long Beach, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Gregory "Greg" Nelson, All My Children, ABC, 1981-1986
  • Dr. James "Jamie" Frame/James "Jamie" Matthews, Another World, NBC, 1986-1990
  • Samuel "Sam" Rappaport, One Life to Live (also known as One Life to Live: The Summer of Seduction), ABC, 2001-2003
  • Movies
  • Mark, The Best Little Girl in the World, ABC, 1981
  • Delivery boy, Fantasies (also known as The Studio Murders),ABC, 1982
  • Specials
  • Wally, Tough Girl, ABC, 1981
  • The All My Children 25th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1995
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1989
  • Soap Opera Digest Awards, NBC, 1989
  • Episodic
  • Larry, "Generations," Eight Is Enough, ABC, 1980
  • Young soldier, "The Pledge," The Waltons, CBS, 1980
  • (As Laurence Lau, Jr.) "Fitz's Boys," Paris, CBS, 1980
  • Phil, "Bride and Gloom" (also known as "Fonzie and Jenny Married"), Happy Days, ABC, 1981
  • "The Victims/The Man in the Iron Shorts/Heavens to Betsy," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • Greg Hutchens (some sources cite Greg Haller), "Dead in the Water," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
  • Steven, "Where Every Bloke Knows Your Name," Frasier, NBC, 1998
  • "A New Leaf: Part 2," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998
  • Brad Armstrong, "Lovers," Brimstone, Fox, 1999
  • Dr. Lawrence Gettis, "Family Secrets," JAG, CBS, 2000
  • Dr. Lawrence Gettis, "Legacy: Part 1," JAG, CBS, 2000
  • Dr. Lawrence Gettis, "The Princess and the Petty Officer," JAG, CBS, 2000
  • Warren Hargrove, "Scorpio Rising," Martial Law, CBS, 2000
  • Appeared in "I've Got a Secret," an unaired episode of Charlie Grace, ABC.
  • Film Appearances
  • Finders Keepers, 1999
  • Tom Carter, Return to the Secret Garden, Feature Films for Families, 2000
  • Jumping for Joy, 2000
  • The Penny Promise, 2001
  • Also appeared in Dare and Fortune Seller.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Martin, The Goat, Vienna, Austria, 2002
  • Also appeared in other productions, including a one-act play.

Further Reference


    • Laurence Lau Fan Site,, September 17, 2003

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    Sep 23, 2011 @ 3:15 pm
    Is Laurence Lau related to Wesley Lau ? ( acted in Perry Mason in the 60's)

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