(born August 9, 1962) is an American actor/writer/director/stand-up comic/critic/mentalist.
Life and career
Norris was born in Des Moines, Iowa
and attended Whitman College
where he was a wrestler and rugby player. He also attended Emerson College
where he wrestled under US Team Coach Jim Peckham
He has appeared in the films Mystic River
, Be Cool
and With Honors
, was Squeers
in the West Coast premiere of the 8 and half hour long play The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
and he played a SWAT team leader on the Fox
TV series Against The Law
Norris co-hosted a morning show for Boston
for almost 20 years. He collected some of his radio scripts as the book Ask A Bitter Man
. He was also a consultant for the short-lived Mike O'Malley Show
, and wrote for the Emmy
-nominated Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher
on Comedy Central
and Saturday Night Live'
s Weekend Update on NBC. He was listed as a Contributing Editor in one issue of the National Lampoon
, in 1994.
Norris has written a number of plays including 8 Gr8 D8s
, and has registered over 100 songs with Old Boston Publishing (BMI
) and Dutchco Music (BMI).
From the IMDB: Lance Norris lives the life a country gentleman on the coast of Massachusetts. After shattering his kneecap during a bar fight scene in the film The Mouse
, Norris writes and does voice work for Charles Laquidara's morning radio show from his home studio, on WZLX in Boston. He also writes an occasional... Read More