Biography

Lanky American leading man Lawrence Pressman spent several seasons as one of the regulars on the CBS soaper Days of Our Lives. In the prime-time hours, Pressman was top-billed as Mike Mulligan on the weekly 1977 series Mulligan's Stew and as Alan Thackeray on the 1980 sitcom Ladies' Man. He also showed up in several made-for-TV movies, most notably as H. R. Haldeman in the 1977 multi-parter Blind Ambition. TV fans of the 1990s knew Lawrence Pressman best as chief of staff Dr. Canfield in Doogie Howser MD (1989-93). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi