83 (passed away Oct. 28th, 2002)
Sep. 16th, 1919
New York City, New York, USA
Lawrence Dobkin's Main TV Roles
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- Children: daughters Deborah, 'Kristy Dobkin' (qv), 'Kaela Dobkin' (qv); son Laird.
- Attended Yale Drama School where he was roommates with fellow future director 'Richard Fleischer' (qv).
- Both Lawrence Dobkin and Paul Frees are credited with narrating the hit television series _"Naked City" (1958)_ (qv) (1958-1963), but it is Dobkin who speaks one of the most memorable tag lines in the history of television: "There are eight million stories in the Naked City. This has been one of them".
- Along with 'Andrew Robinson (I)' (qv), he is one of only two "Star Trek" non-regulars to both direct and appear in an episode of "Star Trek: the original _"Star Trek" (1966)_ (qv) episode "Charlie X" and the _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)_ (qv) episode "The Mind's Eye" respectively.
- He had one daughter from his first marriage, and three children, twin daughters, 'Kaela Dobkin' (qv) and 'Kristy Dobkin' (qv), and son Laird, from his third marriage to 'Anne Collings' (qv). Kaela became an actress and Kristy a writer.
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