September 27, 1963 |
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Scott Lawrence (born September 27, 1963) is an American actor 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.
Before appearing in 76 episodes of JAG, Lawrence was active in Hollywood with both TV and film. 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, Doppleganger 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. Post-JAG, Lawrence appeared as a crew chief in the blockbuster film Avatar and as "Maurice" in 2010's The Social Network.
He also played a small role in Avatar (2009) in the scene when marines are stepping out of the shuttle on planet Pandora.
Scott also had a small role in Star Trek: Into Darkness, playing the role of a Section 31 Operative attached to Admiral Marcus.
Scott Lawrence also played the role of Doc in the movie The Host.
- Into the Storm (2014)
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