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GOOD genes are on display at Feinstein's, where Lorenzo Lamas is making his New York nightclub debut with his show, "Lorenzo Sings About Love."

This son of screen stars Fernando Lamas and Arlene Dahl is so ridiculously handsome that he makes even the most confident male tap into his inner Charlie Brown.

Lamas is best known for his nine-year stint on TV's "Falcon Crest," numerous action movies, and his current gig as Hector Ramirez on the soap "The Bold and the Beautiful." But he's more than a pretty face, and in his show he displays a decent baritone voice enhanced by his self-deprecating and charming demeanor.

Saying "This has been one of the scariest things I've ever done," Lamas the other night delivered a well-chosen set, apparently inspired by club owner Michael Feinstein.

Accompanied by an expert four-piece band, he sang several numbers in Spanish, as well as such familiar but fun warhorses as "Perfidia" and "Kiss of Fire."

There were also nice versions of "Surrey With the Fringe on Top" - which Lamas called the "quintessential vehicle seduction song" - and Jane Siberry's "Calling All Angels," dedicated to the troops fighting in Iraq.

He paid tribute to his father with a rendition of "Mutual Admiration Society," which the elder Lamas had performed with Ethel Merman in the show "Happy Hunting."

Less felicitous was the segment devoted to his mother, who was sitting close to the stage and beaming with pride.

After describing her as "a whirlwind of red hair, lipstick and perfume," he proceeded to act out a scene from "Casablanca" opposite her voice on an old recording, in a moment of dizzying Oedipal ramifications.

LORENZO LAMASFeinstein's at the Regency, 540 Park Ave.; (212) 339-4095. Through Saturday.

Copyright 2006 NYP Holdings, Inc. All rights reserved.

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