Wesley Eure

Actor and Singer
Born Aug 17, 1951

Wesley Eure is an American actor. Eure appeared in two long running television series in the 1970s, Days of our Lives and Land of the Lost. For several years, he appeared in both shows simultaneously. Eure is also a singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer.… Read More

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1951 Birth Eure was born Wesley Eure Loper in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 17, 1951. … Read More


1968 16 Years Old He spent most of 1968 and 1969 as their driver.
1970 18 Years Old After the Goulet-Lawrence tour ended in New York City, Eure decided he would not return to high school and stayed. After a few short months of auditions and odd jobs, in 1970 Eure became a cast member at the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Connecticut. … Read More


1973 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Eure moved to Los Angeles in 1973 after discovering it was cheaper to live there but offered just as much opportunity to become an actor. … Read More
In 1974, Eure tried out for and won a role on NBC's Days of Our Lives. … Read More
1975 23 Years Old Although Eure had sexual relationships with women, he knew he was homosexual. He met movie star Richard Chamberlain in the early 1970s, and they entered into a serious relationship in 1975.
1976 24 Years Old According to Eure, the two men lived together until their breakup in 1976, after which Chamberlain met his long-term partner Martin Rabbett. … Read More
1981 29 Years Old Eure was fired from Days of Our Lives in 1981. … Read More


1987 35 Years Old In 1987, Eure became host of the Nickelodeon children's game show Finders Keepers, and continued in this role through 1988.
1989 37 Years Old 1 More Event
When the show was sold to Fox for its 1989 (and final) season, Fox declined to hire Eure as host.


1999 47 Years Old He also co-created Dragon Tales, PBS Kids's Emmy-nominated animated series for preschoolers which began airing in 1999, and directed Spy TV for NBC in 2001. … Read More


2009 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Eure claims that he and Land of the Lost co-star Kathy Coleman filmed cameo appearances for the 2009 film Land of the Lost starring Will Ferrell, but were edited out of the final cut.


2014 62 Years Old He appeared in the 2014 independent thriller film, Sins of our Youth as Chief Police Kaplan. … Read More
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