John W. Lawson

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John W. Lawson is an actor and producer, known for American Horror Story (2011), Super (2010) and Pursuing Happiness (2015). See full bio »

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Known For

Super Thug Missing Arms
Awkward. Jerry


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  Live (post-production)
Aiden's Grandfather
  Measure (post-production)
Jimmy Shaunnesey
 2020 The Stand-In (post-production)
 2018 Daruma (Short) (completed)
 2018 The Strivers (TV Movie)
Walter St. John Smythe
 2018 You Did What? (TV Series)
Jim Stilwell Sr. / Jim Stillwell Sr.
- Raison d'être (2018) ... Jim Stilwell Sr.
- All Guilt Less Filling (2018) ... Jim Stilwell Sr.
- Foot in a Mouthful of Puree (2018) ... Jim Stillwell Sr.
- Quid Pro Quo (2018) ... Jim Stilwell Sr.
- Chuck Norris (2018) ... Jim Stilwell Sr.
 2018 Boomers (TV Series)
Tom Crowder
- Episode #2.6 ... Tom Crowder
- Episode #2.2 ... Tom Crowder
- Episode #2.1 ... Tom Crowder
 2018/V Hide (Short)
 2017 Shooter (TV Series)
Amputee Veteran
- The Hunting Party (2017) ... Amputee Veteran (uncredited)
 2016 Westworld (TV Series)
Handless Solider
- Contrapasso (2016) ... Handless Solider (uncredited)
 2015 Chain of Command
 2015 Union Furnace
Papa Bear
 2014 American Horror Story (TV Series)
- Orphans (2014) ... Handless (uncredited)
 2014 D.U.I (Short)
 2014 Hands Down (Short)
 2012 Rent-a-Gimp (Short)
Happy Hooker Parker
 2011 Awkward. (TV Series)
- My Super Bittersweet Sixteen (2011) ... Jerry
 2011 The Pledge
 2010/I Super
Thug Missing Arms
 2010 Meet Monica Velour
Fireworks Salesman
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Passenger #2
- Disabled (2010) ... Passenger #2
 2009/II Joy
Old Man
 2009/I Finale
Father Dominick
 2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Navy Vet
- Crimebusters (2009) ... Navy Vet (uncredited)
 2009 Immortally Yours
Detective Samuel Michaels
 2007 The Kill Point (TV Series)
Old Vet
- The Great Ape Escape (2007) ... Old Vet (as John Lawson)
 2007 The Courier
Hooks Harrigan
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

J. Whitney Lawson | John Lawson


6' (1.83 m)

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He started playing piano at age three, started lessons at age four and studied piano for 17 years. He lost both hands and part of his arms in an electrical accident in 1987. See more »

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