Perry Lang

Perry Lang (born December 24, 1959, Palo Alto, California) is an American director, writer and actor.[1]


Lang has appeared in several films and television shows, such as Teen Lust, and directed himself in Men of War (1994). He had roles in Alligator (1980), Eight Men Out (1988) and Sunshine State (2002) — all written and directed by John Sayles.[2] He also appeared in 1941 (1979), The Big Red One (1980), The Hearse (1980), Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981), Body and Soul (1981), Tag: The Assassination Game (1982), O'Hara's Wife (1982), Spring Break (1983), Sahara (1983), Jocks (1987) and Jennifer 8 (1992).[2]


He has directed episodes of television series such as Arli$$, ER, Millennium, Dawson's Creek, NYPD Blue, Nash Bridges, Fantasy Island, Weeds, Gilmore Girls, Army Wives, The Twilight Zone, Alias, Las Vegas, Jack & Bobby, Everwood, and Greek. He also directed himself in Men of War (1994).[2]


He is married to former actress Sage Parker-Lang, with whom he has two children.


Year Title Role Notes
1978Big WednesdayTall Kid
1978Teen LustTerry Davis
1979A Great RideJim Dancer
19791941Dennis DeSoto
1980The HearsePaul Gordon
1980The Big Red OnePvt. Kaiser - 1st Squad
1981Cattle Annie and Little BritchesElrod
1981Body and SoulCharles Golphin
1982Tag: The Assassination GameFrank English
1982O'Hara's WifeRob O'Hara
1983Spring BreakAdam
1983A Rose for EmilyDeputy Binford(Short)
1983FlyersTim Johnson(Short)
1988Mortuary AcademySam Grimm
1988Jailbird RockDenny
1988Eight Men OutFred McMullin
1990Jacob's LadderJacob's Assailant
1990Little VegasSteve
1991Grave ImagesByron(Video)
1992Dead On: Relentless IIRalph Boshi(Video)
1992Jennifer 8Travis
1994Men of WarLyle
2002Sunshine StateGreg


Year Title Role Notes
1977ABC Afterschool SpecialsHewitt CalderEpisode: "Hewitt's Just Different"
1977The FitzpatricksBuddy BonkersEpisode: "Say Goodbye to Buddy Bonkers"
1977James at 15Episode: "The Apple Tree, the Singing and the Gold"
1978What Really Happened to the Class of '65?BrianEpisode: "The Most Likely to Succeed"
1978Police StoryAlEpisode: "A Chance to Live"
1978Zuma BeachBillyTV movie
1979How the West Was WonWillie JohnsonEpisode: "The Innocent"
1979The Death of Ocean View ParkBilly RobbinsTV movie
1979Flying HighRobertsEpisode: "The Challenges"
1980A Rumor of WarWoodwardminiseries
1982M*A*S*HSandlerEpisode: "Hey, Look Me Over"
1983-1984Bay City BluesFrenchy Nuckles8 episodes
1985The EqualizerBobbyEpisode: "The Children's Song"
1986Miami ViceSkip MuellerEpisode: "Trust Fund Pirates"
1987Tales from the DarksideSandy DarhausEpisode: "My Own Place"
1988MonstersLennyEpisode: "Holly's House"
1989China BeachLt. Commander Frederick EmmanuelEpisode: "Crossing the Great Water"
1990Revealing Evidence: Stalking the Honolulu StranglerTV movie
1990The BakeryWes 'Hotshot' WilliamsTV movie
1992Civil WarsPhil PartridgeEpisode: "A Partridge in a Pair's Tree"
1994Betrayed by LoveEarl McNallyTV movie
1995The CommishMartin SwopeEpisode: "The Trial"
1995Dead WeekendCaptainTV movie
1996NYPD BlueBartenderEpisode: "Girl Talk"
1997Nash BridgesJustin PrevinEpisode: "Most Wanted"
2000PopularTV DirectorEpisode: "All About Adam"
2002Glory DaysEpisode: "The Devil Made Me Do It"
2010Blue BelleDavid


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