In the entertainment industry, there are many people who share the same last names and on a few occasions, these people have blood ties been proven between them. So, does this apply to Lori Singer and Marc Singer? The two both bear the same surname and there have been rising questions to whether they are related or not.
The former, Lori Singer is a multi-talented American woman; an actress, a dancer, and a cellist rolled into one. She is majorly known for two roles which are: the role of Ariel Moore in the musical comedy-drama titled Footloose that was released in 1984 and that of Julie Miller in the series, Fame, shown on NBC TV. She comes from a family that is filled with several successful and popular musicians. A successful cellist, she has performed at several concerts both as part of an orchestra and on her own as a soloist.
On the other hand, Marc Singer is also an actor best known for his part in the film series titled Beastmaster. Marc is also quite popular for playing the role of Mike Donovan in the initial TV series titled V as well as for playing the role of Matt Cantrell in Dallas. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Follow us as we unravel the relationship mystery behind Lori Singer and Marc Singer.
How Old Is Lori Singer?
Born into a musical family on the 6th of November, 1957, Lori Singer had her formative years in her place of birth Corpus Christi, Texas. Her dad, Jacques Singer worked as a conductor and lead of Leopold Stokowski while her mother’s skills with the piano got her to appear in many concerts and shows.
How Much Is She Worth?
Lori Singer is believed to have a net worth somewhere around $500,000 the bulk of which have of course come from her career in entertainment.
Lori Singer’s first solo performance occurred when she was 13 years old and it happened with the Oregon Symphony. She was educated at Juilliard where she was a student of the famous Leslie Rose. She studied acting there and also learned how to play the cello. Her career as a cellist can be considered successful as she has performed in several places around the world including on stages like the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Carnegie Hall in New York City. She has also played the cello in several films including Short Cuts, Fame and Sarabande.
She made her first appearance in the television series Fame (aired from 1982-1983) and became Ariel Moore in the movie Footloose (1984). The actress subsequently appeared in other movies including The Falcon and the Snowman (1985), The Man with One Red Shoe (1985), Trouble in Mind (1985) amongst others.
Lori Singer had a guest-starring role in the television series, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. She has also executively produced a documentary, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, with Sheila Nevins, Jessica Kingdon, and HBO. The documentary won three Emmy awards among others.
Are Lori Singer and Marc Singer Related?
Yes, Lori and Marc Singer are siblings. Marc, who is her older was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on January 29, 1948. They are distinct for their height with Marc standing at 6 feet 2 inches and Lori towering at 5 feet 11 inches. Asides from the two of them, their parents also gave birth to two other boys including Claude and Gregory. Gregory and Lori are twins.
Like Lori, Gregory attended Juilliard. His career path is similar to that which is popular in their family. He is a violinist and a conductor as well as the founder and music director of the Manhattan Symphonie. Lori has a cousin, Bryan Singer who is known as a director, writer, and producer.
Marc Singer has had a distinguished career as an actor. He had a role in the 1977 miniseries titled Roots which went on to win nine Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe award and a Peabody award. He then went on to achieve further fame and success in other movies including the movie series, The Beastmaster, in which he played the main character; the miniseries, V and its sequel, in which he also played the main character.
He has had voice acting roles; he voiced Man-Bat in Batman: The Animated Series, and has also acted on stage. His characters on stage include; Petruchio in Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew and Christian in Cyrano de Bergerac. He is believed to be worth around $5 million.