Alfred Lutter

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Alfred Lutter
Alfred Lutter III

(1962-03-21) March 21, 1962 (age 57)
Alma materStanford University
Years active1974-1977

Alfred Lutter (III) (born March 21, 1962) is an American former child actor.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Lutter was born on March 21, 1962. He grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey and graduated Ridgewood High School in 1980. He starred along with Ellen Burstyn and Jodie Foster in the 1974 Martin Scorsese film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.[2] The TV-series Alice was a spin-off of this movie, in which Lutter reprised his role as Alice's son Tommy in the pilot episode, but was replaced by Philip McKeon when the series began.

Lutter also appeared as the young version of Woody Allen's character Boris in Love and Death,[3] and played the brainy Ogilvie in the original The Bad News Bears, and its first sequel, The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training. He also starred as "Phillip" in The Cay, a TV movie about a black Caribbean Islander and a white American boy lost on an island. The movie aired October 24, 1974.

Lutter earned a B.S. in engineering from Stanford University in 1984 and an M.S. in management and engineering from Stanford in 1988. He is currently an executive with Cumulus Media.


Year Title Role Notes
1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Tommy
1975 Love and Death Young Boris
1976 The Bad News Bears Ogilvie
1977 The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training Ogilvie (final film role)


  1. ^ "Alfred Lutter". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "Youth Learns About Love". Lakeland Ledger. October 5, 1975. Retrieved November 16, 2010.
  3. ^ "New on DVD". USA Today. August 19, 2004. Retrieved November 16, 2010.


  • Holmstrom, John. The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995. Norwich, Michael Russell, 1996, p. 341-342.

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