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  • Is the great-great-grandson of the founder of Sarah Lawrence College.
  • Has appeared as an extra in a number of episodes of Scrubs, which he created.
  • Wife, Christa Miller, has appeared in his series Scrubs and Cougar Town.
  • Daughter's voice can be heard saying "bye, bye" over the closing credits of Scrubs.
  • Was once planning to shoot Fletch Won, an entry in the Fletch crime series by Gregory Mcdonald, but couldn't find a star and the option expired.


  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee


  • Christa Miller — Wife
  • Charlotte Sarah Lawrence — Daughter
  • William Stoddard Lawrence — Son
  • Henry Van Duzer Lawrence — Son


  • College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (1990)


  • Birth Name: William Van Duzer Lawrence IV
  • Birth Place: Ridgefield, CT
  • Profession: Writer, Producer, Director

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