Lance Kerwin

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Lance Kerwin
James at 15 Lance Kerwin 1977 No 2.jpg
Lance Kerwin, 1977
Born (1960-11-06) November 6, 1960 (age 54)
Newport Beach, California, United States
Years active 1974–1995
Spouse(s) Yvonne Kerwin (1998-present)
Kristen Lansdale (?-?) (divorced) 1 daughter, Savannah

Lance Kerwin (born November 6, 1960) is a former American actor, known primarily for roles during his childhood and teen years in the 1970s. He played the starring role in the TV series James at 15[1] and the made-for-TV film The Loneliest Runner.

Lance Kerwin currently sells timeshares with Diamond Resorts and lives on the island of Kauai, HI

Early Life and Career[edit]

He was raised in Lake Elsinore, California.[2] Kerwin's father was an acting coach, who brought home scripts for his son to read.[3] His mother was also a performer.[2] Since the mid-1990s, Kerwin has not acted. He has worked as a minister with UTurn4Christ in Kaua'i, Hawaii.[1]

Fraud Conviction[edit]

In July 2010, Kerwin and his wife Yvonne pleaded guilty to falsifying documents to obtain food stamps and state medical assistance in Hawaii. The prosecutor stated Kerwin failed to mention in his application that he owned three properties on the mainland.[2]

Kerwin was sentenced to five years of probation and 300 hours of community service. At the time of his sentencing, he had paid nearly $22,000 in restitution. His wife was also ordered to pay crime victim compensation fees and to complete 300 hours of community service.[3]




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