Dan Lauria is an amazing actor from United State. He is a versatile actor not only casted in films but also in TV series and theatre. And he has proven time to time that he worth it. He is popularly known for the role of Jack Arnold of TV series “The Wonder Years” from 1988 to 1993. He is also known for One Life to live (1968) and Independence Day (1996).
Lauria was born in 12th of April in the year of 1947, in Brooklyn, New York. His father is Joseph J. Lauria, who owned a restaurant and mother is Carmela, who was a nurse. He was born as the elder of two sons of his parents. He is American by nationality and has mix ethnicity. He went to Lindenhurst Senior High School for graduation and served as the physical education teacher. He is also popular as the football player. Then he served the United States Marine Corps for about 3 years.
Lauria started thinking his career in the field of movie industry after attending Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. He appeared in the TV series, Scarecrow and Mrs. King and in film, South Bronx Heroes around 1985. Then he performed in film Stakeout in 1987. His breakthrough role as an actor was Jack Arnold, which made him star from a common person. He has shown his versatile acting talent in many different programs. He has worked in many TV series such as How I Met Your Mother, Criminal Minds and so on. He has worked in more than hundred different roles. His work can be seen in such movies like David (1988),
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There is no doubt that he is an amazing actor. Even at the age of 69, he has got huge fan following. With the decent and well behaved manner he has won the heart of many co-fellows, director and fans. Even though he has reached the top, he never left his well manner behind; he has always tried to make place in his fans with a great smile on his face. When he was young, he used to have a slim maintained athlete body with a height of about 6 feet, but due to his growing age he has started to put on weight.
He got married in 1991 with the actress Eileen Cregg. But in 2001, he got divorce with his wife and since then he has not married yet. They were together for a decade but had no any children. And there is not much information about his girlfriend or any love affairs. So it rises the suspicious about him being gay. But there is no news about confirming it.
To grab more info and wiki about Dan Lauria, you can visit wiki sites such as Wikipedia and IMDb. With an enormous fame, he has got a good bank balance as well and his net worth value in 2016 is about $4 million U.S dollars.