On stage, Mr. Luckinbill has directed and acted on Broadway, overseas, in national tours, and in a number of prestigious repertory companies. He received the New York Critic's Circle Award for his performance in The Memory Bank, and was nominated for a Tony for his role in The Shadow Box.
He recently completed a long run at Lincoln Center in A Fair Country. Mr. Luckinbill created and tours the U.S. in two highly-acclaimed one-man-shows, as Lyndon B. Johnson in Lyndon and as Clarence Darrow in Clarence Darrow Tonight!
On screen Mr. Luckinbill's credits include The Boys In The Band (1970), Cocktail (1989) and Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989).
Also a writer, Mr. Luckinbill has contributed articles to The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, American Theater Magazine and Esquire. He also wrote and co-produced (with his wife Lucie Arnaz) the 1993 television special Lucy & Desi: A Home Movie, for which he received an Emmy Award. He also wrote and is producing a CD-ROM series on U. S. history, entitled Adventures in Hyperhistory.
Mr. Luckinbill received his M.F.A. in playwrighting from Catholic University before joining the State Department as a director, writer, and lecturer for the U.S. Foreign Service.
Laurence Luckinbill Facts
|Laurence George Luckinbill
|November 21, 1934 (89)
|Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA