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Erland van Lidth (1953–1987)


Born in the Netherlands, he came to the United States as a child in the late 1950s. Erland grew up in Orange, New Jersey; Ridgefield, Connecticut; and Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he distinguished himself as a member of the wrestling team and in student theatre productions while also ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1987)
Stir Crazy Grossberger
(1980)
The Wanderers Terror
(1979)
Alone in the Dark Ronald 'Fatty' Elster
(1982)

Filmography

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 1987 The Running Man
Dynamo (as Erland Van Lidth)
 1982 Alone in the Dark
Ronald 'Fatty' Elster
 1980 Stir Crazy
Grossberger (as Erland Van Lidth De Jeude)
 1979 The Wanderers
Terror (as Erland Van Lidth De Jeude)
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 1987 The Running Man (performer: "Vedro Mentr'io Sospiro (The Count's Aria)")
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 1981 All-Star Family Feud Special (TV Series)
Self - Celebrity Contestant
- Beasts vs Beauties (1981) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Erland Van Lidth De Jeude | Erland Van Lidth

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)

Spouse:

Annette Friend  (his death)  (1 child)

Relatives:

Philip van Lidth de Jeude (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

In Stir Crazy (1980), a camera close-up clearly shows Erland's MIT class ring during the prison kitchen scene. See more »

Trademark:

Unabashedly bald; never wore a toupee. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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