Dan Lauria is an American actor best known for his starring role as Jack Arnold in the television sitcom The Wonder Years, from 1988-1993.
He currently stars as Jack Sullivan in the television sitcom Sullivan & Son, since 2012.
Since his memorable debut as Gus, the Killer Pimp on One Life to Live, Lauria has played more than 80 roles on television series, including Harry's Law, Nurse Jackie, How I Met Your Mother, NCIS: LA, CSI, From Earth to the Moon, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Perception.
He has also starred in more than 20 television movies.
Lauria's score of film credits include The Spirit, Independence Day, both Stakeout films and Big Momma Two.
In 2011-2012, Lauria made his Broadway debut as the titular, legendary Green Bay Packers coach Lombardi. An actor's actor, Lauria is committed to theatre and actively nurtures emerging voices and talent, having performed in, written and/or directed more than 50 professional productions.
His stage work includes The Guys, Good Bobby, Ears on a Beatle, The Winning Streak, Inspecting Carol, A Stone Carver, The Price, The Value of Names with Jack Klugman and Men in Suits, with Charles Durning.
For 10 years, Lauria served as the artistic director of The Playwright's Kitchen Ensemble (PKE) of Los Angeles. In order to promote the development of the new American playwright, PKE produced more than 450 public readings of new plays with the finest actors in the business.