Jul. 31st, 1950
Dalton, Georgia, USA
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Lane Davies was born in Dalton, Georgia. Though perhaps best known for sardonic roles in television comedy and drama, during 30 years as a stage actor, Lane has performed such roles as Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, King Lear, Petruchio, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac in companies from San Diego to Providence, Rhode Island. He was the original 'Mason Capwell' on NBC's 80s soap Santa Barbara, an international hit which has now played in over 53 countries worldwide. His credits include starring roles in four prime-time series, Good & Evil, The Mommies, Woops! and The Crew. He appeared regularly as the psychopathic time-traveler 'Tempus' on Lois & Clark - The New Adventures of Superman, and recurred on 3rd Rock from the Sun as 'Chancellor Duncan', on The Practice as 'Kyle Barrett', and most recently on Scrubs as 'Dr. Simon Reid'. Television credits also include seven pilots and some 50 guest-star appearances, including such shows as Seinfeld, Working, The Nanny, Ellen, Jesse, Coach, Major Dad, Clueless, Married With Children, and Just Shoot Me.
He has worked as a consultant, writer and producer for Walt Disney Attractions on projects for Tokyo Disney Sea and EuroDisney. As Artistic Director for the Santa Susana Repertory Company, a professional resident theater company in Ventura County, Lane has produced and/or directed over 40 productions and guided the company from its inception. He also founded the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival in Thousand Oaks, now in its 11th season.
- He founded The Santa Susana Repertory Company in 1988.
- Son of Bill and Emily Davies.
- He has two older brothers, Bruce and George, and one younger brother, Whit.
- He is divorced and has two sons, Thatcher Lee and Nathan Hamilton.
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