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David Thornton was born on June 12, 1953 in Cheraw, South Carolina, USA. He is an actor, known for Home Alone 3 (1997), John Q (2002) and Here and There (2009). He has been married to Cyndi Lauper since November 24, 1991. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Home Alone 3 Earl Unger
(1997)
John Q Jimmy Palumbo
(2002)
(2009)
My Sister's Keeper Dr. Chance
(2009)

Filmography

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  God Is a Bullet (post-production)
Arthur Naci
 2021 A Time to Kill (TV Series documentary)
James Lapan
- Killer on the Roof (2021) ... James Lapan
 2020 Darcy
Aldo
 2020 Tommy (TV Series)
Robert 'Bob' Flake
- In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (2020) ... Robert 'Bob' Flake
 2017 Homeland (TV Series)
George Pallis
- R Is for Romeo (2017) ... George Pallis
- The Flag House (2017) ... George Pallis
- Sock Puppets (2017) ... George Pallis
 2016 Love Kills
Roger
 2016 A Date for Mad Mary
Father of the Bride
 2016 Elementary (TV Series)
Joe Ballantine
- A Study in Charlotte (2016) ... Joe Ballantine
 2015 Semana Santa
Rick
 2014 The Other Woman
Nick
 2011 Trophy Kids
Charlie
 2011/II Fake
Tay Murphy
 2011 Dirty Movie
Little Johnny's Dad
 2010 Zenith
Berger
 2003-2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Lionel Granger / Defence Attorney Lionel Granger
- Quickie (2010) ... Lionel Granger
- Lead (2009) ... Lionel Granger
- Babes (2008) ... Lionel Granger
- Haystack (2007) ... Lionel Granger
- Fat (2006) ... Lionel Granger
 2009 My Sister's Keeper
Dr. Chance
 2009/II Reunion
Lloyd
 2009 Here and There
Robert
 2007 The Warrior Class (Video)
Ray Sancerre
 2006 Alpha Dog
Butch Mazursky
 2005 The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie
David Thornton
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes
Urologist
 2005 Life on the Ledge
Mr. Eddy
 1996-2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Defence Attorney Lionel Granger / Jeremy Cook / Paul Radford / ...
- Sects (2005) ... Defence Attorney Lionel Granger
- True Crime (2002) ... Jeremy Cook
- Untitled (2000) ... Paul Radford
- Family Business (1996) ... Paul Medici
 2005 Private Property
Sam
 2004 The Notebook
John Hamilton
 2004 Noise
Elliot
 2003 Prologue
 2002 For Earth Below (Short)
Ron
 2002 100 Mile Rule
Jerry
 2002 Swept Away
Michael
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Kenny Strick
- Maledictus (2002) ... Kenny Strick
 2002 Garmento
Ronnie Grossman
 2002 John Q
Jimmy Palumbo
 2002 XX/XY
Miles
 2001 Dead Dog
Stevenson Nagel
 2000 The $treet (TV Series)
Carl Kettner
- Closet Cases (2000) ... Carl Kettner
 2000 A Question of Faith
Elmo
 2000 Blue Moon
Frank's Father
 1998 A Civil Action
Richard Aufiero
 1998 The Last Days of Disco
Bernie
 1998 Illuminata
Orlandini
 1998 Hush
Gavin
 1998 High Art
Harry
 1998 Too Tired to Die
Lulu
 1997 Home Alone 3
Earl Unger
 1997 The Real Blonde
Alex
 1997 Office Killer
Gary Michaels
 1997 She's So Lovely
Saul Sunday
 1996 Ripper (Video Game)
Twig
 1996 Breathing Room
Brian
 1996 Unhook the Stars
Frankie
 1996 If Lucy Fell
Ted
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- New York News (1995)
 1995 Jeffrey
Man #3
 1995 Search and Destroy
Rob
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Alan Warwick
- The Shooter (1995) ... Alan Warwick
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
 1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
George S. Kaufman
 1993 Blind Spot (TV Movie)
Frank
 1991 Off and Running
Reese
 1990 Men of Respect
Philly Como
 1989 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Nelson's Pal
- Ask Me Again (1989) ... Nelson's Pal
 1988 Diamond Run
Lomax
 1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Thalberg
- Femme Fatale (1988) ... Thalberg
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Werewolf
- The Circus (1986) ... Werewolf (as David Thorton)
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Lile
- Rites of Passage (1985) ... Lile
 1983 Sessions (TV Movie)
Marc
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

David Thorton

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Cyndi Lauper  (1 child)

Children:

Thornton Lauper, Declyn Wallace

Parents:

Thornton, Robert Donald
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Born 10 days before his wife, Cyndi Lauper. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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