Matthew Laurance (born Matthew Dycoff) is an American film and television actor and comedian.
|Birth name||Matthew Dycoff|
|Born||March 2, 1950|
Queens, New York City, New York, US
|Notable works and roles||Saturday Night Live, Beverly Hills, 90210|
Early life, family and educationEdit
Matthew Dycoff was born in Queens, New York City, New York and raised on Long Island, New York. He has an identical twin brother, Mitchell (born four minutes earlier), who is also a professional actor.
Laurance portrayed bass player Sal Amato in the 1983 cult hit Eddie and the Cruisers, and he was the only cast member besides Michael Paré and Michael Antunes to appear in the 1989 sequel, Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! He also had a role in Streets of Fire, as one of the two Ardmore police officers who enter the bus Tom Cody (Michael Paré) was on, making this the third film he appeared in with Paré.
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Some of the names here will be familiar only to die-hard fans; others, like Murphy, defined what was funny for generations of viewers.
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