Lawrence Arancio

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Fri Aug 14 2020
By   Selena

Lawrence Arancio is an American actor who is active in the entertainment industry for a long time. Over his career, he has acted in various television series including Law and Order SVU, The Practice, As the World Turns, and Party of Five. Also, he featured in more than three dozens plays such as  Awake and Sing, School for Scandal, The Normal Heart, The House of Blue Leaves, and among others.

He was born in the United States but his actual birthdate is not known to the media. Further, he has not disclosed his family background or his parents' identity. So far, he holds American citizenship whereas his ethnicity is unknown. For his education, he graduated MFA from the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul in 1982. 

Got Married to American Actress, Ann Dowd

Yes, you have read that correctly. Lawrence has been married to his long term life partner, Ann Dowd. She is an actress who is currently playing the role of Aunt Lydia on the Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale since 2017.

Photo: Lawrence Arancio With His Wife, Ann Dowd
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The love birds first met while studying in Chicago. Then suddenly they fell madly in love and became a couple. After a few years of love romance, they exchanged wedding vows in 1984 at a private ceremony. But not much is known about their weddings in the media.

From their three decades of successful marital life, they have three lovely children, two sons, and one daughter. They are Liam Arancio, Emily Arancio, and Trust Arancio. As of now, the family of five lives a happy life together in New York City. 

Lawrence Arancio's Total Net Worth

Working as an actor for many years, Lawrence might have earned a suitable amount of money. Although his exact net worth figure is yet unknown, it is assumed to be over $300 thousand which is similar to another TV actor, Virginia Cassavetes.

Meanwhile, Arancio makes an average salary of $52,000 in a year. Moreover, he worked with singer Lady Gaga as her acting coach. On the other hand, his wife, Ann has a net value of $4 Million. She has gathered her fortune from her successful acting gigs.

Likewise, her one of the most successful films is Marley & Me making over $14.75 million at the box-office on the budget of $60 million. Her next film Philadelphia has made $206.7 million in 1993 and Hereditary grossed $80 million on the budget of $10 million.

His Professional Career

Throughout his entire career, Arancio has performed in more than forty plays Drawer Boy, The Usher's Ball, Awake and Sing, School for Scandal, Ivanov, The Nerd, The House of Blue Leaves,  Table Manners and Good. 

Lawrence Arancio's TV Show, Poster, The Practice
Photo: Lawrence Arancio's TV Show, Poster, The Practice
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More, he has made appearances in film and TV roles include Extreme Measures (1996), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), The Practice (1997), Party of Five (1994), Saving Shiloh (2006). Also, he has played recurring roles in television series Total Security (1997), As the World Turns (1956), and Law & Order (1990).

Also, he appeared in two web series Seeking and Love's a Bitch. Recently, he directed two musicals named Trouble with Doug and Pages with the CAP 21 Theatre company, A Different Moon, and Yellowman at Penguin Rep. 

Lawrence Arancio's Film Poster, Saving Shiloh
Image: Lawrence Arancio's Film Poster, Saving Shiloh
Source: Wikipedia

In addition to that, Lawrence now appears as the Chair of Acting at the CAP 21 conservatory. Before that, he taught at Columbia College Chicago and HB Studio. Asides acting, he is a writer where his short poems and stories have performed in The Iowa Review, Poetry East, Escape Into Life, Sycamore Review, and Rosebud.

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