Lane Smith

Lane Smith


Lane Smith, the character actor who played James Lingk in the 1984 Broadway production of Glengarry Glen Ross, and would later play editor Perry White in a "Superman" TV series, died June 13, 2005, in Los Angeles of complications from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), Variety reported. He was 69 and was also known for playing Richard M. Nixon in the 1989 docudrama "The Final Days." He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the work, based on a book by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

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  • Born: Apr 29, 1936 in Memphis, TN, USA
  • Death: Jun 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Roles (2)

Glengarry Glen Ross Playbill - Opening Night, March 1984 Glengarry Glen Ross (1984)
Opened Mar 25, 1984
  • as James Lingk (Original)
Glengarry Glen Ross - Opening Night
The Leaf People Playbill - Oct 1975 The Leaf People (1975)
Opened Oct 20, 1975
  • as P. Sigmund Furth (Original)