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Lawrence Pressman

Full / Real Name: David M. Pressman
Born: 10 July 1939 (81 years old)
Gender: Male

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Lawrence Pressman is an American actor best known for his roles on Doogie Howser, M.D., Ladies Man, a recurring role on Profiler, and as the titular character on Mulligan's Stew.

His first role was on the soap opera The Edge of Night, and one of his first movie starring roles was in Shaft.

In addition to Doogie, Pressman has often portrayed a doctor, such as in Mighty Joe Young, TV movies A Fighting Choice, Whose Daughter Is She?, Murder Without Conviction, Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story, as well as in guest roles on Dawson's Creek, The Drew Carey Show, Providence, The Practice, Dangerous Minds, Law & Order, Matlock and Marcus Welby, M.D..

Pressman is also well known for playing various guest characters in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He played Cardassian leader Legate Tekeny Ghemor in the episodes "Second Skin" and "Ties of Blood and Water" and a Founder who appeared in both Human and actual form in "The Adversary".

Pressman was married to Days of our Lives actress Lanna Saunders from 1973 until her death in 2007. They had one son, actor David Pressman.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Judge Harland Smart

Trent Seward

Judge Floyd Hurwitz

Judge Floyd Hurwitz

Judge Schuller

Uncle Jonas Cale

Dr. Byron Fielding

Dr. Benjamin Canfield

Ezra Leonard

Eric Grayson

Old Man

Floyd Stiles

Vernon 'Brando' Wilkes

Vernon 'Brando' Wilkes

Ronald Camp

Calvin Cutler

Dr. Arkin

Art Bradley

Jonas Parker

Alan Stetson

Alan Stetson

Atty. Ackerman

Cabot

Richard Hollis

Professor Wesley Burke

Nicholas Burke

Dr. Alan Colter

Judge Justin Conway

Congressional Aide

Henry Sloan

Cmdr. Phil Roth

Couples Counselor

Therapist

Nathan Kraft

George Reed

Secret Service Director

Dr. Russell Pike

Arnold Rudman

Mr. Nesbit

Donald Sample

Chancellor Stern

Dr. Nelson Leach

Atty. Russell Mathis

Brother Jeremy

Lawrence 'Larry' Drake

Ken Cochran

Ed Paskowitz

Mr. Beckworth

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