Jan. 20th, 1958
Santa Monica, California, USA
Lorenzo Lamas' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1999 - The Muse
1984 - Body Rock
1979 - Tilt
1978 - Grease
1969 - 100 Rifles
Guest TV Roles
New Garcia - Deputy Garcia
Lorenzo Lamas - the son of Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas - was raised in Pacific Palisades, California In 1968 his family moved to New York. he attended private school, graduating from Admiral Farragut Academy in 1975. He then moved back to California. With encouragement from his father, he enrolled in Tony Barr's Film Actors Workshop and began his career with a small role in a television show in 1976. He also began to study karate and tae kwon do in 1979.
His first marriage, to Victoria Hilbert, ended in 1983. Abby Dalton, his "Falcon Crest" (1981) colleague, introduced Lorenzo to her then, 17-year-old daughter Kathleen Kinmont. Lamas meanwhile had a short (two-year) marriage to the press spokeswoman for "Falcon Crest", 26-year-old Michelle Smith (II), which produced a son (one of Lamas' "Falcon Crest" co-stars, Daphne Ashbrook, accused Lamas of fathering her child, also). After their divorce, Lorenzo and Kathleen married on Jan. 25 1985, in Las Vegas. That marriage ended with divorce, too, but they continued together in the TV series "Renegade" (1992). In the middle of season four, Kathleen was cut out because of Lorenzo's interest in Shauna Sand (then known as Shauna Sand).
Lamas is an avid Harley-Davidson motorcycle enthusiast, collects them and takes part in charity rides for a transplant fund.
- Has six children. With his second wife, 'Michelle Smith (II)' (qv), has 'A.J. Lamas' (qv)(b. December 1983) and 'Shayne Lamas' (qv) (b. November 1985). With 'Daphne Ashbrook' (qv) has a daughter 'Paton Ashbrook' (qv) (Peyton Lee) (b. 1988). With 'Shauna Sand' (qv), Alexandra Lynne (b. 22 November 1997), Victoria (b. 24 April 1999) and Isabella Lorenza (b. 2 February 2001).
- Ex-son-in-law of 'Abby Dalton' (qv).
- The song, "Fools Like Me", which he sang in the film _Body Rock (1984)_ (qv), made #85 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1984.
- Volunteer pilot for "Angel Flight", a charitable organization dedicated to providing free air transportation to medical facilities for patients who cannot afford public transportation or cannot tolerate it for medical reasons.
- Has a tattoo of a woman riding a unicorn on upper back/shoulder. He has said it is a tribute to two of his father's favorite things (women and horses).
- His son, 'A.J. Lamas' (qv), is starred in _"American Family" (2002)_ (qv) and is also a model.
- His father, born in Argentina, was a movie star there, then he moved to the USA to be an actor in Hollywood.
- His use of a laser pointer to point out imperfections in contestants on the show _"Are You Hot? The Search for America's Sexiest People" (2003)_ (qv) was inspired by 'Ralph Cirella' (qv) of _"The Howard Stern Show" (1990)_ (qv), who uses a laser pointer to highlight what he likes and dislikes about women who come on the show for an evaluation. Most want to pose for Playboy.
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