Dan Lauria

Known as Jack Arnold on the TV Series The Wonder Years. In Conjunction with Dan Lauria.


  • South Bronx Heroes (1985)
  • Doing Life (1986) TV movie with Tony Danza
  • Stakeout (1987)
  • David (1988)
  • The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
  • Another Stakeout (1993)
  • In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (1993)
  • Amazing Grace (1995)
  • Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995)
  • Faithful (1996)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • No One Could Protect Her (1996)
  • Terror in the Family (1996) (TV)
  • Prison of Secrets (1997) (TV)
  • From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
  • Wide Awake (1998)
  • Stranger in My House (1999)
  • Big Momma’s House 2 (2006)
  • The Bronx is Burning (2007)
  • The Spirit (2008)
  • How I Met Your Mother (2008) (TV)
  • Alien Trespass (2009)
  • Donna On Demand (2009)
  • Life of Lemon (2010)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2010) (TV)
  • A to Z (2015) (TV)
  • Grey’s Anatomy (2015) (TV)
  • Blue Bloods (2015) (TV)
  • I’m Not Ready For Christmas (2015) (TV)
  • Rogan, “Utopia Now” Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1985)
  • Hockey Coach Brockton, “Growing Pains” (1986)
  • Joseph Sears, “L.A. Law” (1987)
  • Man whose wife gives birth aboard plane “Growing Pains” (1987)
  • Jack Arnold, The Wonder Years (1988–1993)
  • Todd Martin, “Terror In The Family” (1996)
  • Judge Lamb, “Wheels” Boy Meets World (1997)
  • Coach Russ Petrocelli, “Party of Five” (1997)
  • Salvatore Matacio, “A Father’s Image” Walker, Texas Ranger (1997)
  • Coach Walt Arnold, “Hothead”, Smallville (2001)
  • Allen Blaisdell, “Secret Agent Man” JAG (2003)
  • Allen Blaisdell, “The One That Got Away” JAG (2003)
  • Allen Blaisdell, “Touchdown” JAG (2003)
  • Allen Blaisdell, “Back in the Saddle” JAG (2003)
  • Father, “Damaged”, “Law and Order Special Victims Unit (2003)
  • Ellis Conway, “Voices”, Ghost Whisperer (2005)
  • Bill Peterson, “Poker? I Barely Know Her”, Psych (2007)
  • Nolan, “Not a Father’s Day”, How I Met Your Mother (2008)
  • General Lee Whitworth, MD, “Amplification”, Criminal Minds (2009)
  • Boxing Gym Owner, “Traffic” Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2010)
  • Carl, “The Astonishing” Nurse Jackie Season 3; Episode 8 (2011)
  • Ray Masters, “Personal Fouls” Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011)
  • Judge Raymond Gillot, “Head Games” Harry’s Law (2011)
  • James Cleary, “The Dragon and the Fairy”, NCIS: Los Angeles (season 3) (2012)
  • Jack Sullivan, Sullivan & Son (2012)
  • Bill Wallace “Earth Mover”, Batman Beyond Season 2; Episode 2 (Voice Characterization)
  • J.J., Hot in Cleveland, Season 5, 3 episodes (2014)
  • Stan FDNY Commissioner, “With Friends Like These”, Blue Bloods Season 6; Epidode 4 (2015)
  • Al Luongo, Pitch, main cast (2016)

Dan Lauria is an American television, stage, and film actor. Dan is best known for his portrayal of Jack Arnold, the money-conscious father on the TV series The Wonder Years, that ran from 1988 to 1993. Dan also played James Webb in the 1998 TV miniseries From the Earth to the Moon and Commanding Officer, USA in 1996's Independence Day. More recently Dan has appeared in a War Veterans public service announcement and as Police Commissioner Eustace Dolan in The Spirit. Dan appeared as Coach Hamstrung in The Three Stooges N.Y.U.K. on AMC in 2000. Lauria appeared on stage in New York in the summer of 2006 in an Off Broadway production of "A Stone Carver" by William Mastrosimone with Jim Iorio and Elizabeth Rossa. Dan also had a small role in a Season two episode of Army Wives, as well as a season one episode of The Mentalist. In 2009, Dan appeared as General Lee Whitworth, M.D. on T.V. series Criminal Minds Season 4. Dan has also appeared in an episode of Boy Meets World, starring Ben Savage, the younger brother of The Wonder Years's Fred Savage. In late 2009, Lauria returned to the Off Broadway stage, appearing as Jimmy Hoffa in Brian Lee Franklin's Good Bobby, a fictionalized account of Robert Kennedy's rise.

In 2010, Lauria appeared as Vince Lombardi in the Broadway play Lombardi.

In 2012, Lauria played the part of Jean Shepherd in the Broadway production of A Christmas Story: The Musical, a role which he reprised off Broadway at Madison Square Garden in 2013. From 2012 through 2014, he played Jack Sullivan on the Steve Byrne sitcom Sullivan & Son.

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