|General Actor Information|
|Birthplace||Queens, New York, U.S.|
|Known for:||Saturday Night Live|
|Appeared on:||Night Court|
|"Who Was That Masked Man?" (Season 5)|
|Appears as:||Bill Oxley|
Matthew Laurance (born Matthew Dycoff) appeared as movie studio executive Bill Oxley in the Season 5 episode of Night Court titled "Who Was That Masked Man?". Matthew is primarily known for his role on Saturday Night Live during its sixth season. He was born in Queens, New York and raised in Long Island, New York. He is the twin brother of Mitchell Laurance.
Life and careerEdit
Matthew attended Tufts University. He left SNL after a mere one season that totaled to only 10 episodes. He portrayed bass player Sal Amato in the 1983 cult hit Eddie and the Cruisers, and was the only cast member besides Michael Paré and Michael Antunes to appear in the 1989 sequel Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives!. Matthew also had a small uncredited role in Streets of Fire as one of the two Ardmore cops that entered the bus Tom Cody (Michael Pare) was on making this the third movie he played in with Michael Pare. He also starred as a detective novelist in Duet on Fox from 1987-89. He also appeared on TV in thirtysomething.
- ↑ Collins, William B.. "His Dual Passions For Life And Role How Matthew Laurance Has A Lot In Common With His Character On Fox's "Duet"", May 31, 1987. Retrieved on 7 January 2014.
- ↑ Name That Laurance Brother!, Entertainment Weekly, May 1, 1992 accessed 27 October 2014.
- Matthew Laurence at the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
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