After his death, Dobkin was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea.
Along with Andrew Robinson, Dobkin is one of only two non-regulars to both act in and direct an episode of the Star Trek franchise. He directed an episode of the original series entitled Charlie X and acted in an episode of Star Trek: the Next Generation entitled The Mind's Eye.
Directed and acted in episodes of 77 Sunset Strip.
Began acting as a child on the New York stage.
Besides appearing in the classic 1970 movie Patton, Dobkin also played General Patton in the 1988 mini-series War and Rememberance.
He directed two episodes of Dallas: KIdnapped and Black Market Baby.
He directed two episodes of Gilligan's Island: Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy and Plant You Now, Dig You Later.
He directed two episodes of the Andy Griffith Show: Opie's Job and Aunt Bee, the Swinger.
He provided one of the voices for the video game Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear.
Wrote the script for the movie, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, which was later developed into a TV series starring Dan Haggerty and Denver Pyle.
Played Col. Gaston Bell in the Academy Award winning 1970 film Patton.
Graduated from Yale University where he earned an M.A. in drama.
Played a deranged former horror movie actor named Gregory Praxas in the pilot for the series Streets of San Francisco. Dobkin would later direct two episodes of that series.
Sometimes billed as Larry Dobkin.
Lawrence Dobkin's first wife was actress Joanna Barnes.
Had a recurring role as a judge on both L.A. Law and Melrose Place.
Appeared as notorious mobster Dutch Schultz three times on The Untouchables and would later direct Untouchables star Robert Stack in an episode of Name of the Game.
Played the newspaper reporter traveling with the posse pursuing escaped convicts Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis in The Defiant Ones.
Wife's name was Anne. They had four children: Deborah, Kristy, Kaela, and Laird.
Was the narrator of the classic 1958-63 police drama The Naked City.
Lawrence Dobkin was once the radio voice of famed detective Ellery Queen.