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Lance Kerwin

Popular and highly appealing child/juvenile actor in the 70s, Lance Kerwin is best known for his coming-of-age role in the TV series ‘James at 15’ and other folksy, down-home shows such as The Family Holvak

Where are they now?

June 2000 – Lives on the LA drug and alcohol ranch called U-Turn For Christ with his 6 year old daughter, Savanah, and recently embarked on a missionary trip to Indonesia and The Phillipines.

Kerwin says he started smoking pot before age 10 and did crack in his 20s. He only became clean & sober in the 90s through his new-found religious beliefs.

May 2004 – Is an indoctrined new Priest/Minister.

11 responses to “Lance Kerwin”

  1. GWEN1 says:

    Lance is doing very well! I am so glad that I was able to meet him and hear his testimony of how God delivered him from the hands of Satan. Thank you Lance for sharing your story so that others know that there is hope in JESUS!!

  2. Maynard yates says:

    I’m glad he’s a Christian.Hollywood is a user of kids.ruins a lot of young kids lives.hope lance kerwins is well.

  3. Maura1 says:

    Where ever he is now, blessings and hope to him and his family. Lance was an important part of many kids’ growing up watching his tv series. Nothing but the best.

  4. Jon t says:

    I was at u turn with him in California. Seemed like an ok guy. There are easier places to get sober. I have mixed feelings about the program. I learned a lot about the bible and myself but making people dig holes at midnight for smoking or swearing was a bit much.

  5. Sighting says:

    He is selling Diamond timeshares on Kauai…he showed one to me yesterday!

  6. Jeff says:

    David Soul and Kerwin were both in Salem’s Lot. That is where the photo must be from

  7. dan meyers says:

    thats NOT lance kerwin….that pic is DAVID SOUL. what a worthless piece of journalism that now, cannot be trusted.

  8. ebee says:

    The supposed pic of Lance is actually actor David Soul and who played Hutch in Starsky and Hutch back in the 70’s

  9. unknown says:

    Former “James at 15” TV star sentenced on Kauai
    By Associated Press

    POSTED: 11:35 a.m. HST, Jul 27, 2010

    LIHUE >> Former child TV star Lance Kerwin has been placed on five years probation, given credit for 90 days served and ordered to perform 300 hours of community service.

    Kerwin, who played the title role in “James at 15” on NBC in the 1977-78 season, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to second-degree theft.

    Kauai County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Lauren McDowell says Kerwin, 49, was caught falsifying documents to obtain state medical assistance and food stamps.

    Defense attorney Craig De Costa says when Kerwin applied for the benefits, he omitted in the application that he owned three properties in the mainland.

    Kerwin says he has already paid $21,822 in restitution.

  10. missy says:

    Kerwin and wife plead guilty to second degree theft as he works as pastor at U-turn for Christ of Calgary Church, Kauai. (Incidentally, Kerwin’s wife was 16 years old when the two Christians were married; she is 21 years younger than he is).

  11. DMZvet says:

    Lance has started a U turn for Christ Ranch on the island of Kauai.

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