Daytime fans remember Lau from his popular roles as All My Children's Greg Nelson, which he played from 1981 to 1986, and Another World's Jamie Frame, which he left in 1990.
In addition to his daytime success, Lau has guest starred on numerous television series such as Frasier
, Martial Law
, Diagnosis Murder
. He also starred in the films Finders Keepers
, Fortune Seller
and Return to the Secret Garden.
Lau was born in Long Beach, California and raised in Lake Oswego, Oregon. He began his college years at Columbia University and then transferred to Utah's Brigham Young University, where he decided on a career in theater. A move to Hollywood resulted in many television series guest appearances before Lau landed his All My Children role.
Lau enjoys jogging, skiing and horseback riding. He also holds a first-degree black belt in karate. He resides in New York City.
As the World Turns
September 18, 2008
to March 12, 2009
One Life to Live
March 5, 1998
to April 11, 2001
James Frame (a.k.a Jamie Matthews)
1986 to 1990
The Best Little Girl in the World
All My Children
1981 to 1986; May 20, 2008
to May 29, 2008
Return to the Secret Garden
PLACE OF BIRTH: Long Beach, California
DATE OF BIRTH: May 10th, 1954
MARITAL STATUS: Divorced, Linda McCullough [Feb 25th, 1982 to 1984]
: Former AMC Greg tapped as OLTL's recast Sam. [Mar 22, 2001]
: Laurence Lau back as AMC's Greg -- 22 years later. [Apr 10, 2008]
: Lau to be part of AMC 40th anniversary special. [Apr 10, 2008]