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Mr. de Lancie’s film credits include

The Hand that Rocks the Cradle | The Fisher King | Bad Influence | TheOnion Field | Taking Care of Business | Fearless | Multiplicity | Women on Top | Nicholas | Good Advise | Patient 14 | The Big Time | Reign on Me | Pathology Games | Teenius | Crank2 | The Marriage Counselor

Mr. de Lancie’s TV credits include

Star Trek | My Little Pony – Friendship is Magic | Breaking Bad | Days of Our Lives | The West Wing | Torchwood | The Unit | Hill Street Blues | Legend | Shark | Without a Trace | Sports Night | Judging Amy | The Closer | LA Law | Picket Fences | Civil Wars | The Practice | Touched by an Angel

Mr. de Lancie’s theater credits include

He has been a member of The American Shakespeare Festival, The Seattle Repertory Company, The South Coast Repertory, The Mark Taper Forum and the Old Globe where he recently performed Arthur Miller’s “Resurrection Blues”. His favorite performances include: “Man and Superman," “The Common Pursuit,” “Childe Byron,” “Art,” and the world premiere of Richard Greenburg’s “The Naked Lady on the Appian Way” and the world premiere of Alan Alda’s "Radiance."

Mr. de Lancie has performed with

Kurt Masur, Sir Colin Davis and the New York Philharmonic; Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Cleveland Orchestra and National Orchestra; Esa Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic; Charles Dutoit and the Philadelphia Orchestra and The Montreal Symphony. His repertoire includes: "Peer Gynt," "King David," "The Bourgeois Gentleman," "The Lincoln Portrait," "St. Joan," "Midsummer Night's Dream," "Oedipus Rex," "Young People's Guide to the Orchestra," “The Nightingale,” “Egmont” and, of course, "Peter and the Wolf." Currently, he narrated the world premier of Dr. Seuss’s, “The Sneetches.”

Mr. de lancie's symphony productions

Mr. de Lancie was the host of the LA Philharmonic "Symphonies for Youth" for four years. In addition, he’s written and directed ten Symphonic Plays: these ninety-minute programs are fully staged productions with orchestra; titles include “Romeo and Juliet,” “Midsummer Night’s Dream (Korngold score)," “Bourgeois Gentleman,” “The Abduction from the Seraglio,” and a vaudeville – “Carnival of the Animals.” They were produced with the Milwaukee, St. Paul Chamber, Ravinia, LA, and Pasadena Orchestras.

Mr. de Lancie was also the writer/director/host of "First Nights," an adult concert series at Disney Hall with the LA Philharmonic that explored the life and music of Stravinsky, Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, and Prokofiev. These were fully integrated, fully staged productions with orchestra.

Mr. de lancie's theater productions

Mr. de Lancie has performed or directed numerous plays for LA Theater Works, the producing arm of KCRW, KPCC and National Public Radio where the series, "The Play's the Thing," originates. He recently returned from a national tour of the “Scopes Monkey Trial” with Ed Asner where he played Clarence Darrow, as well as an adaption of “The Lost World” – which he wrote and directed – which toured the country.


Mr. de Lancie was co-owner, with Leonard Nimoy, of Alien Voices; a production company devoted to the dramatization of classic science fiction.  Mr. de Lancie produced, co-wrote and directed dramatizations of: “The Time Machine,” “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” “The Lost World,” “The Invisible Man,” and "First Men in the Moon;” as well as three television specials for the Sci-Fi Channel.

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Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony

In early 2012, John de Lancie discovered that he had been flooded with hundreds of emails almost overnight for his portrayal of the mischievious villain Discord in Friendship is Magic. Oddly enough, all of the mail seemed to be coming from adults! This was when he discovered Bronies for the first time, and the concept of such a unique demographic forming around a TV show fascinated him to no end. As the fandom grew, so did his curiosity. Seeking to learn more about this phenomenon, he joined forces with producer Michael Brockhoff to create a documentary, and in the process answer essential questions about the Bronies: who they were, where they came from, and what they aimed to do.

With show creator Lauren Faust and voice actor Tara Strong onboard, they raised support on crowdfunding site Kickstarter and became the second most funded documentary project in the site's history.

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