Lance Kinsey

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Lance Kinsey
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Kinsey in Sweden on a promotion tour for Police Academy 6: City Under Siege in June 1989.
Born (1954-06-13) June 13, 1954 (age 62)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Occupation Actor, screenwriter
Years active 1979-present

Lance Kinsey (born June 13, 1954) is a Canadian actor and screenwriter, best known for his role as Lt. Proctor in the Police Academy film series. He also played the male lead in Club Fed.

Life and career[edit]

Kinsey was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He attended Hawken School in Gates Mills, Ohio and graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He majored in drama and after college apprenticed at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Then he performed with other regional theaters, dinner theaters, and national touring companies.

Kinsey moved to Chicago and joined the Second City comedy troupe where he wrote and starred in several consecutive revues. He taught improv at high schools and colleges including Columbia College in Illinois as well as the Goodman Theatre. He was nominated for two Joseph Jefferson Awards.

Kinsey has appeared in television, film, and theatre productions, but is probably best known to audiences as Proctor, the supercilious sidekick of Commandant Mauser and Captain Harris in the Police Academy film series. Kinsey also writes and produces for television and film.[1] He appeared in one episode of The Amanda Show in 1999.

Private life[edit]

Kinsey is married, his wife is Nancy, they met in Chicago at Second City. They have a son, Matt, and daughter, Logan. They live in Los Angeles, California.[1]


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