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David Thornton stars in WE's reality docu-soap, "Cyndi," alongside his wife, Cyndi Lauper.

A New York actor's actor, David Thornton has worked with the following famed indie filmmakers in the following films: John Turturro for "Illuminata" and "Romance & Cigarettes"; Lisas Cholendenko for "High Art"; Nick Cassavetes for "Unhook the Stars" and "She's So Lovely"; Whit Stillman for "Last Days of Disco"; Paul Auster for "Lulu on the Bridge"; Cindy Sheman for "Office Killer" and David Salle for "Search and Destroy." Thorton has also been seen as the lead or co-starring in films including "XX/XY"; Nick Cassavetes' "John Q," "The Notebook," "Alpha Dog" and "My Sister's Keeper"; Guy Ritchie's remake of "Swept Away"; and the indie projects "Private Property," "Garmento" and "100 Mile Rule."

A graduate of Yale School of Drama and Hamilton College, his other roles include working with Steven Zaillian for a memorable virtuoso performance in his film "A Civil Action" and with Tim Disney in the feature "Blessed Art Thou." On television, Thorton played the recurring role of Lionel Granger in NBC's long-running procedural, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

Thornton also has performed off-Broadway and in several major regional theaters. He won a Los Angeles Dramalogue Award for the Los Angeles production of "Johnstowne Vindicator" and also starred off-Broadway in "Big Al" for the ArcLight Theatre Company.

Thornton has been working steadily over the past few years, appearing


How old is David Thornton? Find out here.

Age: 63 years old
Birthday: June 12, 1953
Birthplace: Cheraw, SC
Wife: Cyndi Lauper (11/24/1991, 1 child)

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