Lorenzo Lamas is an 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.
Longing to be an actor since the age of five, Lorenzo Lamas first studied acting in Tony Barr’s Film Actors Workshop and quickly thereafter obtained his first TV acting role in 1976. He had a supporting role in the 1978 film Grease. Early in his career, he also had guest-starring parts in Switch, Sword of Justice, Dear Detective, Secrets of Midland Heights, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat and Hotel.
In 1980, Lorenzo Lamas auditioned for and won the role of Jane Wyman’s playboy grandson and henchman, Lance Cumson, for the pilot of a new series entitled The Vintage Years.
In August 2007, Lorenzo Lamas starred as the King of Siam in The King and I at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. That fall, he performed at Kean University Premiere Stages in Union, New Jersey, in the title role in Steven Dietz’s Dracula. Lamas performed as El Gallo in The Fantasticks at the Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, in June 2008. In June 2009, Lamas returned to the Ogunquit Playhouse as Zach in A Chorus Line.
Lamas began appearing in the Zaxby’s restaurant chain television advertisements in May 2008.
In 2008, Lamas appeared in season 2 of CMT’s Gone Country.[episode needed]
In 2009, Lorenzo Lamas starred in the Asylum’s Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus as Alan Baxter, a government agent who wants to destroy both the Mega Shark and the Giant Octopus to protect the world from their destructive fights.
How Lorenzo Lamas Made His Money – Acting
Estimated Net Worth: $7 Million
Birthday: January 20, 1958
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