Lorenzo Lamas

Born Jan 20, 1958

Lorenzo Lamas is an Argentine-American actor. Lamas is known for playing Lance Cumson on the popular 1980s soap opera Falcon Crest, Reno Raines on the 1990s crime drama Renegade, and Hector Ramirez on the daytime soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful. Lamas appeared in reality television, served as a judge on ABC television's short-lived Are You Hot? and starred in his own reality show, Leave it to Lamas, a series about his real-life family.… Read More

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  • A Word With: Lorenzo Lamas Will Fly You To The Grand Canyon (After He’s Sung)
    New York Times - Oct 24, 2016
  • Shayne Lamas Is Pregnant Again: Bachelor Alum Expecting Second Child With Husband Nik Richie
    US Magazine - Jan 23, 2014
  • 'celebrity Wife Swap': Andy Dick And Lorenzo Lamas Tear Up
    Huffington Post - Jul 15, 2013
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    Seattle Pi - Jan 08, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lorenzo Lamas.


1958 Birth Lamas-Craig was born in Santa Monica, California, in 1958, the son of Argentine actor Fernando Lamas and Norwegian American actress Arlene Dahl. … Read More


1971 13 Years Old He was brought up in Pacific Palisades, California, and moved to New York City in 1971, when he was 13 years old. … Read More
1975 17 Years Old He graduated in 1975 from the Admiral Farragut Academy in Pine Beach, New Jersey.
1976 18 Years Old Longing to be an actor since the age of five, Lamas-Craig first studied acting in Tony Barr's Film Actors Workshop and quickly thereafter obtained his first TV acting role in 1976.


1978 20 Years Old He had a supporting role in the 1978 film Grease. … Read More
1980 22 Years Old In 1980, Lamas-Craig auditioned for and won the role of Lance Cumson, for the pilot of a new series entitled The Vintage Years. … Read More
1981 23 Years Old Lamas-Craig's first marriage was to Victoria Hilbert from 1981 to 1982.
1983 25 Years Old His second marriage was to his publicist, Michele Cathy Smith in 1983; the couple had two children together: son Alvaro Joshua "A. J." (b. 1983) and daughter Shayne (b. 1985).
1984 26 Years Old In 1984, Lamas-Craig was nominated for Worst Actor at the Golden Raspberry Awards for his performance in the film Body Rock. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old He and Smith split in 1985. … Read More


1989 31 Years Old His third marriage was to Kathleen Kinmont, daughter of his Falcon Crest co-star Abby Dalton, and his Renegade co-star, in 1989. They divorced in 1993.
1992 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1992, Lamas-Craig played the role of the falsely accused cop Reno Raines in the syndicated series Renegade. … Read More
1996 38 Years Old Lamas-Craig married his fourth wife, Playboys May 1996 Playmate of the Month Shauna Sand, in 1996. … Read More


2002 44 Years Old Lamas-Craig and Sand divorced in 2002.
2004 46 Years Old From February 2004 until February 2007 Lamas-Craig played the role of Hector Ramirez on the CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.
2007 49 Years Old In August 2007, Lamas-Craig starred as the King of Siam in The King and I at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old Lamas-Craig performed as El Gallo in The Fantasticks at the Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, in June 2008.
2009 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2009, Lamas-Craig returned to the Ogunquit Playhouse as Zach in A Chorus Line.
2011 53 Years Old After five months of dating, Lamas-Craig married his fifth wife, Shawna Craig in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on April 30, 2011. … Read More
2014 56 Years Old In December 2014 he published his autobiography, Renegade at Heart.
2015 57 Years Old In 2015 Lamas-Craig was a cast member of the reality TV series Celebrity Apprentice.
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