Lane Garrison

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Lane Garrison
Born Lane Edward Garrison
(1980-05-23) May 23, 1980 (age 37)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998-present

Lane Edward Garrison (born May 23, 1980) is an American actor best known for the role of David "Tweener" Apolskis on the television series Prison Break. Garrison stars opposite Kristen Stewart in the feature film, Camp X-Ray, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by IFC Films. Camp X-Ray was released in late 2014.

He also had a recurring role in the first season of the El Rey network's series From Dusk till Dawn. He recently had a lead role playing Buck Barrow in the 2013 television mini-series Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive.

Personal life[edit]

Garrison was born in Dallas, Texas, on May 23, 1980, and raised in Richardson, Texas. Due to the troubled relationship with his mother, Garrison moved out at seventeen and turned to the family minister, Joe Simpson, who is also the manager and father of pop stars Jessica and Ashlee Simpson. Garrison lived with the Simpson family for a year. He graduated from J.J. Pearce High School in 1998, and at eighteen, he drove to Los Angeles with ambitions to become an actor. During his first day in L.A., he ran into a commercial agent, who sent him to an audition for Eastpak Backpacks. He got the job, which paid him $3,500, money he needed to live and study with several acting teachers, some of which were Joseph Reitman, Belita Moreno and Warner Laughlin.[citation needed] His major break was in 2005, the role of David "Tweener" Apolskis on the television series Prison Break.

Legal history[edit]

Vehicular manslaughter[edit]

In 2007, Garrison pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving after a crash in December 2006 that killed 17-year-old schoolboy Vahagn Setian, who had been a passenger in his car. Two 15-year-old girls were also injured in the crash. He was sentenced to 40 months in jail on October 31, 2007. The actor was released from prison in April 2009, and served four years of parole. He was also ordered to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims and their families.

Domestic Battery[edit]

In 2012, Garrison was accused of slapping his former girlfriend Ashley Mattingly at her apartment building in Los Angeles. Garrison pleaded no contest to the charge and in return avoided having to spend any more time behind bars. In 2013, he was sentenced to attend self help classes, 52 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and complete eight hours of community service.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 4 Faces
2004 Quality Of Life Heir
2007 Shooter Donnie
2008 Crazy Billy Garland
2008 Graduation Day Himself Short Film
2009 The Way We Weren't Short
2012 The Devil's In The Details Trevor
2012 Love Sex God Himself Documentary
2013 One Heart Keith Biggers Filming
2014 Camp X-Ray Cpl. "Randy" Ransdell
2016 The Divorce Party Colin Filming
2017 The Iron Orchard Jim McNeely Filming


Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Dating Game Himself 1 Episode
2003 Kingpin Shanky Guy 1 Episode
2005 Night Stalker Craig Boyler 1 Episode
2005–2006 Prison Break David "Tweener" Apolskis 14 Episodes
2011 The Event Sleeper #1 / Sleeper Guard 3 Episodes
2013 Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive Buck Barrow Miniseries
2014 From Dusk Til Dawn Pete Pilot
2015 Better Call Saul Detective Hoffman 1 Episode
2015 NCIS Holt Perkins 1 Episode
2015 Messengers Ronnie Recurring role
2016 Roots Frederick Murray Miniseries


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