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Lane Garrison

Teaching Prisoners

A Lesson

5/16/2012 12:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lane Garrison
is putting on a real show in jail -- TMZ has learned, the former "Prison Break" star is teaching acting classes ... to his fellow prisoners.

Sources tell TMZ, the L.A. County Sheriff has Lane mentoring about 20 prisoners as part of the "Merit" program -- designed to teach marketable real-world skills to inmates.

In addition to acting, we're told Lane is also giving a crash course in screenwriting as part of the program.

And get this -- Lane's so moved by the experience, we're told he's promised the Sheriff to continue to mentor the prisoners even after he's been released ... whenever that is.

Lane's currently in custody after a domestic violence arrest last month. He's stuck in L.A. County Jail on a parole hold, stemming from his 2007 vehicular manslaughter conviction.

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DON'T FALL FOR IT. This whole "mentoring" bullchit is Sheriff Baca's slick way of giving Lane preferential treatment... Baca is an IDIOT!!! and in the back pocket of Hollywood... or should I say, front zipper.

852 days ago


Bunch of crap. They all see the light and want to "help" after they are in the clinker. What about BEFORE???????????

852 days ago


Acting (commonly called lying). What a difficult profession. Just ask the Kardashian family, ask the cast of Jersey Shore, ask the umpteen reality show members., etc. Ask any of them how much formal training they have had in "acting". Ummm...Mr Garrison's teaching credentials are.... right. Acting classes...indeed.

852 days ago

buzz kill    

He is teaching them how to take it down on all fours.

852 days ago


He's going to keep mentoring to the prisoners when he gets out….GMAB.

He also said he would never drink again after he killed that kid.

852 days ago

Jay W.     

What a great guy !

852 days ago


Roflmao!!!....He must have enjoyed lots of different sausages there.

852 days ago
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