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Lance Norris : biography

August 9, 1962 -

Lance Norris (born August 9, 1962) is an American actor/writer/director/stand-up comic/critic/mentalist.

Feature films

  • The Equalizer (2014)
  • The Judge (2013)
  • American Hustle (2013)
  • The Heat (2013)
  • Zookeeper (2011)
  • The Town (2010)
  • The Invention of Lying (2009)
  • Mystic River (2003)
  • Anathema (2003)
  • No Sleep (2005)
  • Be Cool (2004)
  • The Mouse (1996)
  • With Honors (1994)
  • Glory (1989)

Life and career

Norris was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and attended Emerson College. Norris contributed to morning shows for Boston's WBCN and WZLX. 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 on NBC, 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 JWL and taught acting workshops. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His band, Lance Norris and The Dog Track Gravy, are currently active in the Northeast college and club market.

Discography

  • Meat The Stools (1989)
  • Sophomore Slump (1990)
  • Khaki (1990)
  • Soft as a Grape (1991)
  • The Unplayable Lie (1992)
  • X-mas With The Stools (1994)
  • All of Mao's Good Little Children Sing The Songs of Lance Norris (1995)
  • Draconian Messures (1998)
  • Nine Inch Jails (2000)
  • Samples- A Musical Ouvre-View of The Stools (2004)
  • Untraditionally Handsome (2010)

Televised performances

  • 20/20 (November 26, 2001)
  • Saturday Night Live (1994)
  • America's Funniest People (October 17, 1993)
  • Politically Incorrect (1994)
  • The Mike O’Malley Show (1999)
  • Against The Law (1990)
  • The Movie Loft (2001)

Collected work

  • Ask A Bitter Man Vol. 1“, 1992, Dutchco Press. ISBN 1-4116-2646-X
  • I've Seen Better Film on the Teeth of Wolverines, 2007. Dutchco Press. ISBN 978-0-615-15938-6
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