Ed Lauter
Born: October 30, 1938
Long Beach, Long Island, New York, U.S.
Died: October 16, 2013 (aged 74)
Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 1972-2013
Spouse (s): Marnie Lauter (1985–?; 2 children)
Marchell Williams (2005–death)

Edward Matthew "Ed" Lauter II (October 30, 1938 - October 16, 2013) was an American actor. He appeared in numerous movies and was a stand-up comic before getting into acting. He portrayed Ed Dykstra on the USA Network hit series Psych in "Extradition: British Columbia" and "Extradition II: The Actual Extradition Part".