Lander and Mc Kean also appeared together in the 1979 Steven Spielberg comedy 1941, and the 1980 Kurt Russell film Used Cars.
Lander and Mc Kean lent their vocal talents to the animated TV series Oswald, which ran from 2001-2004.
E., Tom and Jerry: The Movie and the animated TV series Galaxy High as the six-armed Milo de Venus.
He is best known for his portrayal of Squiggy on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley. He is best known for his role of Andrew "Squiggy" Squiggman on the situation comedy Laverne & Shirley from 1976 to 1982 along with sitcom sidekick Lenny, played by Michael Mc Kean.
He also played "Tanning Intruder" in "Christmas with the Kranks." Lander's partnership with Mc Kean began during their acting classes at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh where they developed the characters of Lenny and Squiggy.
David Leonard Lander (born June 22, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout.
He has also worked as the Goodwill Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Lander and Mc Kean voiced the characters of the penguin cousins Henry and Louie, respectively.
Lander has also appeared in numerous other TV shows and movies including The Bob Newhart Show, Barney Miller, Happy Days, Viva Valdez, Married...
After Pittsburgh they teamed up in the Los Angeles-based comedy ensemble The Credibility Gap.
The duo released an album as Lenny and the Squigtones in 1979 featuring Christopher Guest on guitar, credited as Nigel Tufnel, a name Guest would later reuse in the spoof rock band Spinal Tap.
Lander created the starring role of the demented fast food franchise clown Bruce Burger in the cult film Funland directed by Michael A. Lander also has experience as a voice actor, with a resume dating back to 1969 where he "dramatically reproduced" Elvis Presley quotations for the Pop Chronicles music documentary and 1970 when he was the voice of Jerry Lewis in the Filmation series Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down.
Later voice roles included The Big Bang, A Bug's Life, The Garfield Show, Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills, Oswald, Titan A.