Lance Henriksen

  • Birth Name: Lance James Henriksen
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Lived with relatives in Borneo for three years when he was a child, then went island-hopping around Fiji and Malaysia for a year with his sailor father.
  • Only attended grammar school for about three years; he learned to read when he was 30.
  • Served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to '58, rising to the rank of Petty Officer Third Class; also spent two years in the Merchant Marines.
  • Studied at the Actors Studio in New York City.
  • Director James Cameron originally wanted him for the title role in The Terminator; the part eventually went to Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • Nominated for a 1987 Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role in the enduring creature-feature Pumpkinhead.
  • Won a Best Supporting Actor Saturn Award in 1993 for his role as Emil Fouchon in the John Woo action-thriller Hard Target.
  • Is an accomplished potter and painter.

Awards

  • 1999, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1998, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1997, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Margueritte Henriksen — Mother
  • Mary Jane Evans — Ex-wife
  • Margueritte Werner — Mother
  • Sage Ariel Henriksen — Son
  • James Marin Henriksen — Father
  • Alcamy Henriksen — Daughter
  • Sage Ariel Henriksen — Daughter
  • Mary Jane Henriksen — Ex-wife
  • Jane Pollack — Ex-wife
  • James Henriksen — Father
  • Jane Pollack — Wife
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