Laurence Coven acted in Chicago for many years before moving to Los Angeles. For five years he worked
at the famed The Second City improvisational comedy theater, both as a member of the Mainstage
Company and as director of it's National Touring Co. Later, he and Del Close and Warren Leming formed
The Post-Rational Players, who were hailed for their smart, edgy, groundbreaking satirical comedy. He
also appeared in many other Chicago area theaters, performing major roles in productions of Paddy
Chayefsky's "The Tenth Man", Odets' "Awake and Sing", Christie's "The Mousetrap", a revival of Paul
Sills "Story theater" under Sills' direction, and many more. On the Los Angeles stage he has appeared at
The Alliance Rep, The Odyssey, The Lee Strasberg, and Shakespeare in the Park playing Sir Andrew in
"Twelfth Night." His films include "Somewhere in Time", Blake Edward's "Skin Deep", and Max Allan
Collins' "Mommy Two: Mommy's Day" and "Real Time: Siege at Lucas Street Market." TV credits
include "Thirtysomething", "The John Larroquette Show", "Homefront", and the TV movie "Fugitive
Nights." An avid fan of golden age radio, he has himself performed in over two hundred professional radio
productions. He was most recently seen at The City Garage in "The Girl in the Flammable Skirt."
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