Mitchell Lauarance
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Mitchell Laurance made two guest appearnaces on "Night Court", in different roles.
General Actor Information
Gender: Male
Birthplace Astoria, Queens, New York, U.S.
Known for: appearnces on Saturday Night Live, and numerous other TV/film roles
Spouse(s): Ewa Mataya, 1994-present
Children: 1, with Mataya
Appearances/Series information
Appeared on: Night Court
appeared in:
"Who Was That Mashed Man?" (Season 5)
"The Law Club' (Season 6)
Appears as: Bill Oxley / George Watkins
Mitchell Laurance (born Mitchell Dycoff) appeared as movie studio executive Bill Oxley in the Season 5 episode of Night Court titled "Who Was That Mashed Man?" (#7) and also as prominent lawyer and law club president George Watkins in the Season 6 episode "The Law Club" (#7). Born in Queens, New York and raised in Long Island, New Yor, he is the twin brother of fellow actor Matthew Laurance.

Life and career

Matthew attended Tufts University. He left SNL three seasons that totaled to 26 episodes. Mitchell Laurance and his identical twin brother Matthew Laurance appear occasionally together, beginning when they were children in a margarine TV commercial which featured identical twins, and later in an episode of the TV series Cop Rock. Although Matthew was a performer on Saturday Night Live for its sixth season, Mitchell also appeared in uncredited roles on the show for a few seasons (1977–80)[1]and was an associate director and producer for the show.[2]

Mitchell appeared on Not Necessarily the News during the 1980s. Other recurring roles were on the TV series, including the very short-lived series Roxie (1987; most of the episodes were unaired), L.A. Law (1987−88), Reasonable Doubts (1992–93), Matlock (1988−95), and Dawson's Creek. Guest roles have ranged from Laverne & Shirley]], CHiPs, The Outer Limits, One Tree Hill, Prison Break, MacGyver, Beauty & The Beast, Midnight Caller, Empty Nest, and Jake and the Fatman. He was in the "Apollo One" episode of the mini-series From the Earth to the Moon (1998).[1] In the early 1990s he performed the role of Ben Arnold on the soap opera Santa Barbara.

He also has acted in feature films such as Stepfater II, The Runestone, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, and Urban Mythology, and TV movies (especially in the 1990s) including The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery, Perfect Crime, To Love, Honor and Deceive, Kiss and Tell, Deadly Pursuits, Inflammable, and Death in Small Doses.[1]

Mitchell has been a radio disk jockey at WFMZ, a sports radio station in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has hosted billiards tournaments and has provided sports commentary for ESPN. He has also been the host of a golf podcast, Golf Connections with Mitch Laurance.[2]


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