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Aliens, Dead Man
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An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch his talents just about as far as an actor could possibly hope. He played "Awful Knoffel" in the TNT original movie Evel Knievel (2004) (TV), directed by John Badham and executive produced by Mel Gibson. Henriksen portrayed "Awful Knoffel" in this project based on the life of the famed daredevil, played by George Eads. Henriksen starred for three seasons (1996-1999) on "Millennium" (1996/I), Fox-TV`s critically acclaimed series created by Chris Carter ("The X Files" (1993)). His performance as Frank Black, a retired FBI agent who has the ability to get inside the minds of killers, landed him three consecutive Golden Globe nominations for "Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series" and a People`s Choice Award nomination for "Favorite New TV Male Star".
Born in New York, Henriksen studied at the Actors Studio and began his career off-Broadway in Eugene O`Neill`s "Three Plays of the Sea." One of his first film appearances was as an FBI agent in Sidney Lumet`s Dog Day Afternoon (1975), followed by parts in Lumet`s Network (1976) and Prince of the City (1981). He then appeared in Steven Spielberg`s Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) with Richard Dreyfuss and François Truffaut, Damien: Omen II (1978) and in Philip Kaufman`s The Right Stuff (1983), in which he played Mercury astronaut Capt. Wally Schirra.
James Cameron cast Henriksen in his first directorial effort, Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981), then used him again in The Terminator (1984) and as the android Bishop in the sci-fi classic Aliens (1986). Sam Raimi cast Henriksen as an outrageously garbed gunfighter in his quirky western The Quick and the Dead (1995). Henriksen has also appeared in what has developed into a cult classic: Kathryn Bigelow`s Near Dark (1987), in which he plays the head of a clan of murderous redneck vampires. He was nominated for a Golden Satellite Award for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the TNT original film The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998) (TV).
In addition to his abilities as an actor, Henriksen is an accomplished painter and potter. His talent as a ceramist has enabled him to create some of the most unusual ceramic artworks available on the art market today. He resides in Southern California with his wife Jane and their five-year-old daughter Sage.
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Lance James Henriksen
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Lance James Henriksen (born May 5, 1940) is an American actor and artist best known to film and television audiences for his frequent collaboration with James Cameron as well as his roles in science fiction, action, and horror films such as Bishop and the Weyland family members in the Alien film franchise, and on television shows such as Millennium. Henriksen is also a voice actor, notably having voiced Kerchak the gorilla in Disney's Tarzan.
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According to our records, Lance Henriksen is possibly single. His last relationship was when Marina Drujko and Lance Henriksen were in a relationship.
Lance Henriksen was previously married to Mary Jane Henriksen (1985 - 1988) and Jane Pollock (0000 - 2006).
He is rumoured to have hooked up with Marina Drujko (2000).
Lance Henriksen has 2 children, Alcamy and Sage (16).
Lance Henriksen is a 76 year old American Actor. Born Lance James Henriksen on 5th May, 1940 in New York City, he is famous for Aliens, Dead Man in a career that spans 1961–present. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Lance Henriksen has been in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Glenn Close in Tarzan (1999) and Megan Gallagher in Millennium (1996).
Lance Henriksen is a member of the following lists:
Male Western (genre) film actors,
Male actors from New York City and
American male video game actors.
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