Known best for his decade-long run as Mark Dalton on the popular ABC soap opera All My Children, Lamura also appeared in a 1990 episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Before beginning his acting career, he studied at St. Joseph's College in Indiana.
His professional stage credits include roles in The Odd Couple and The Rise of Dorothy Hale.
He was born and raised in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. His marriage to actress Elizabeth Maclellan resulted in one daughter.
He appeared with Kate Hudson in the 2011 film Something Borrowed.