Laurence Luckinbill

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Laurence Luckinbill
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BornLaurence George Luckinbill
(1934-11-21) November 21, 1934 (age 79)
Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1968–present
Spouse(s)Robin Strasser (1965–1976; divorced; 2 sons)
Lucie Arnaz (1980–present; 3 children)
 
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Laurence Luckinbill
Laurence Luckinbill.jpg
BornLaurence George Luckinbill
(1934-11-21) November 21, 1934 (age 79)
Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1968–present
Spouse(s)Robin Strasser (1965–1976; divorced; 2 sons)
Lucie Arnaz (1980–present; 3 children)

Laurence George Luckinbill (born November 21, 1934) is an American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Luckinbill was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the son of Agnes (née Nulph) and Laurence Benedict Luckinbill.[1] He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1956 and The Catholic University of America in 1958.

He starred in the 1976 Broadway play Poor Murderer and in Thomas Babe's A Prayer for My Daughter (1978) at the Public Theater. He portrayed Spock's half-brother Sybok in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989).

He also appeared in the film, The Boys in the Band, reprising the part of Hank, which he originated on stage. Other film appearances include The Promise (1979), Such Good Friends, Cocktail (1988). He has performed in numerous episodes of TV series, including Law & Order, Barnaby Jones, Columbo (episode "Make Me a Perfect Murder"), and Murder, She Wrote.

His theater career has included writing and directing. Luckinbill has written and performed in several one-man shows, including, Hemingway, Teddy, and An Evening with Clarence Darrow. He has also starred in numerous productions of Lyndon, which he did not write. One production was at the LBJ Museum in Austin, Texas, where the widow Lady Bird Johnson was among attendees. Luckinbill also narrated the documentary Moonwalk One.

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