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Lance R. Guest (born July 21, 1960) is an American actor. He developed a serious interest in acting in the 9th grade, and he majored in theater while attending UCLA.
Guest has starred in many theatrical films including his role as Jimmy alongside actress Jamie Lee Curtis in the film Halloween II and also starred in I Ought to Be in Pictures. His most notable role is in the 1984 science fiction film The Last Starfighter as Alex Rogan, and as Beta, a robot sent to replace Alex while he was in space. In 1987, Lance starred in Jaws: The Revenge as Michael Brody. In 2000, he played Cosmo Cola in Stepsister from Planet Weird. In 2001, he played Hugo Archibald in The Jennie Project.
His starring TV roles included Lou Grant from 1981–1982 and Knots Landing in 1991. He has guest starred on St. Elsewhere, The Wonder Years, Party of Five, JAG, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, Becker, Life Goes On, House, and Jericho.
Lance has starred on Broadway as Johnny Cash in the musical Million Dollar Quartet, a fictionalized depiction of a unique moment in music history: the one and only time Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley ever met and recorded music as a group.
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