Laurence Lau is currently filming and starring in Robert Bollweg's, The 5-Minute Detective, an original web series production coming this fall. Lau is playing the character of Detective Frank Frank, and also stars Mary Fahey-Krause.
"Follow Detective Frank Frank and his partner Jenny Craig as they catch New York City's craziest killers in less time than it takes to make a microwave meal."
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In other news, Laurence Lau has recently completed work on a an episode of Upstate, a new TV sitcom pilot currently being pitched to the networks. If the network buys the show, it could be seen on TV this coming fall. The creators of the show are Writer/Director Tom Seeley and Producer Steve Kimatian. > >UPSTATE - Sitcom Website
Lau also performed this in November, 2011 at The Barrow Group Studio Theatre in Yasmina Reza's Art, which also starred Jeremy Folmer and Andres Petersen, and directed by Seth Barrish.
In September, 2011, Lau played Alan Raleigh in Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage, the Tony Award Best Play of 2009. Performances were at the Virginia Stage Company at the Wells Theatre. Opening night was on September 13, 2011 and the play ran through October 2, 2011. Also starred actors Sue Cremin, Ward Duffy and Henry Russell. View - God of Carnage Video Clip
Earlier in 2011, Laurence Lau performed alongside actress Sandy Duncan in Steven Dietz's comedy Becky's New Car at the Award-winning Theatre Aspen in Rio Grande Park. The play opened on June 24, 2011 and ran through July 23, 2011.
Lau also finished filmining for Brian Keene’s Ghoul. This is the Chiller Network's first original telefilm which is set to air later this year. Lau is playing the part of Rev. Moore and is joined by Nolan Gould, who plays Luke on ABC’s hit comedy Modern Family, and veteran actor Barry Corbin, who has appeared in No Country for Old Men and TNT’s The Closer. According to The Hollywood Reporter the film "is based on the novel by Keene, Ghoul centers on a group of young friends who risk their lives to stop who — or what — is behind a handful of disappearances in their town."
Lau also appeared in HBO's Too Big to Fail, which starred actors James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Topher Grace and many other big names. Lau played the role of Greg Fleming.
In May 2010, Lau finished performing in the first national tour of August: Osage County, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play about a dysfunctional Oklahoma family. Lau was cast in the role of Steve Heidebrecht, the fiancé of Karen Weston, the youngest daughter of the Weston family. Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, played the monstrous matriarch, Violet Weston. The tour launched on July, 2009 and ran through May, 2010.
Lau also performed down in Vero Beach, Florida at the
Riverside Theatre in 2009. Lau once again performed in the role of Professor Terence
O'Keefe in the comedy "Breaking Legs," which opened at the beginning of 2009. In 2005, Lau performed the
same character for three months at the Vienna English Theatre in Austria.
In the summer of 2008, Lau
was seen on ABC's
All My Children
when he returned
for a brief appearance
in his former role as Greg Nelson. Lau played the role of Greg on AMC
from 1981-1986. Lau's AMC character, along with his co-star at the time
actress, Kim Delaney, along with her character of Jenny Gardner, become
one of soaps greatest love stories. His performances aired the week of
May 20th, 2008.
Lau also performed in the role of Greeber in the New York premier of Martin Casella's SCITUATE at the Barrow Group Main Stage.
Other plays include:
ARRIVALS, by David Gow - Lau performed in the role of Jenkins. Performances were held at the Bank Street Theatre, NY.
A production of SPINE by Bill Davis (MASS APPEAL) at the Barrow Group Theatre.
BREAKING LEGS at the Vienna English Theatre in Vienna, Austria.
A regional theatre production of ONE at the Riverside Theatre in Florida.
Lau acted the role of Kerry Max Cook in the critically acclaimed, off-Broadway hit, THE EXONERATED at the Bleeker Street Theatre in New York which led to a stint on the national tour.
He originated the role of Duncan in the world premier of THE FLID SHOW by Richard Willet with New Direction Theatre.
Lau has played leading roles in several independent films, including SLOW MOE, JUMPING FOR JOY, PENNY PROMISE, RETURN TO THE SECRET GARDEN which have earned several awards and nominations for Best Drama and Best Comedy on the Festival Circuit. He just completed another leading role in the independent film, FRANKLIN CHARTER.
Over the years, Lau has appeared as guest starring roles in prime time TV series including LAW AND ORDER, FRAZIER, DIAGNOSIS MURDER, BRIMSTONE, MARTIAL LAW, as well as a recurring role on the hit series JAG.
Lau has also had long term contract roles on the daytime TV series ONE
LIFE TO LIFE, ANOTHER WORLD, and ALL MY CHILDREN.
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