Scott Lawrence

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Scott Lawrence
US Navy 041211-N-6536T-074 Television actor Scott Lawrence purchases souvenirs from the ship's store during a visit to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).jpg
Lawrence (right) during a visit to the USS Nimitz
Born (1963-09-27) September 27, 1963 (age 53)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1987–present

Scott Lawrence (born September 27, 1963) is an American actor[1] best known for his role as United States Naval JAG lawyer Cmdr. Sturgis Turner on the CBS series JAG. Lawrence played the role from 2001 until 2005, when the series ended.[2]


Before appearing in 76 episodes of JAG, Lawrence was active in Hollywood with both TV and film appearances. He debuted as a perpetrator defended by James Earl Jones in LA Law. In the late 1980s, he had a recurring role on CBS' Murphy Brown and in the early 1990s was a semi-regular on the short-lived Whoopi Goldberg series, Bagdad Cafe. In film, Lawrence's first screen appearance was in the 1990 crime and horror thriller, The First Power with Lou Diamond Phillips and Mykelti Williamson. He was next seen on screen in the 1993 horror drama, Doppelganger with Drew Barrymore, Dennis Christopher and Sally Kellerman. Lawrence has also been seen in the Jean-Claude Van Damme vehicle Timecop, Celtic Pride, Turbulence and Howard Stern's Private Parts. After JAG, Lawrence appeared as a crew chief in the blockbuster film Avatar and as "Maurice" in 2010's The Social Network.[3]

Starting in the mid-1990s, Lawrence was the voice of Darth Vader in the Star Wars video game series produced by LucasArts Entertainment Company.[4] His last performance in the role was the game Star Wars: Empire at War, after which he was succeeded by Matt Sloan.

He also made an appearance in NCIS, a spin-off of JAG in the Season 8 episode, "A Man Walks Into a Bar..." albeit in a different role and he had a part in The West Wing.

Scott also had a small role in Star Trek: Into Darkness, where he took the role of a Section 31 Operative attached to Admiral Marcus. He also played an alien captain in the Star Trek: Voyager episode The Void.

Scott Lawrence also played the role of Doc in the movie The Host.

Scott played in Quantum Leap, episode: "Shock Theater: October 3, 1954".



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