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Perry Lang

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Miami Vice Character
Born
December 24, 1959, Palo Alto, California
Active
1977-present
Spouse/Children
Sage Parker (1996-present), 2 children


Perry Lang (born December 24, 1959) is an American actor and director, who appeared in the show Miami Vice as Skip Mueller, leader of the "pirates" who shoot up ships, kill the drug runners, and steal their contraband; and brother of Lani Mueller (played by Nicole Fosse), in the episode "Trust Fund Pirates".

Career

Lang was born in Palo Alto, California. He began his acting career in a 1977 ABC Afterschool Special, followed by appearances in How The West Was Won, Police Story, M*A*S*H, the short-lived Bay City Blues (with Mykelti Williamson), The Equalizer (with Ed O'Neill), China Beach, NYPD Blue (with Jimmy Smits, also directed episode), 2002's Glory Days (also directed), Dawson's Creek, Alias, Everwood, and his most recent TV appearance, 2012's Weeds (which he directed).

His movie debut was in 1979's Big Wednesday (with Patti D'Arbanville and Reb Brown), 1941, TAG: The Assassination Game(with Xander Berkeley), Eight Men Out (with David Strathairn), Little Vegas (his writing & directing debut, with Michael Talbott & Bruce McGill), Jennifer Eight (with Kevin Conway & Lenny Von Dohlen), and his most recent movie appearance, 2002's Sunshine State (with Miguel Ferrer).

Directing Career

Lang began directing in 1990's Little Vegas, his other directorial credits include Men of War and the TV series ER (episode with John Diehl), Millennium (with Terry O'Quinn), Cracker (with Robert Pastorelli & R. Lee Ermey), Arli$$, Nash Bridges (with Don Johnson), Fantasy Island, Charmed, Gilmore Girls, Dawson's Creek, Alias, Las Vegas, One Tree Hill, Medium, Army Wives, Greek, Weeds, NCIS: Los Angeles, and the 2018 movie An Interview with God (with David Strathairn)

Personal Life

Lang married actress Sage Parker (The Legend of Billie Jean, RoboCop) in 1996, they have two children.

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