Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer

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Age
70
Birthday
Aug. 4th, 1944
Born in
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Height
6' 1"

Richard Belzer's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit TV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
The Flash TV Show
The Flash
Homicide: Life on the Street TV Show
Homicide: Life on the Street
Celebrity Blackjack TV Show
Celebrity Blackjack
Later with Bob Costas TV Show
Later with Bob Costas
Lords of the Revolution TV Show
Lords of the Revolution
Minding The Store TV Show
Minding The Store
The Beat TV Show
The Beat
 

Main Movie Roles

1999 - Man on the Moon
1998 - Species II
1996 - A Very Brady Sequel
1994 - The Puppet Masters
1994 - North
1993 - Mad Dog and Glory
1990 - The Bonfire of the Vanities
1989 - Fletch Lives
1988 - The Wrong Guys
1983 - Scarface
1982 - Night Shift
1982 - Author! Author!
1980 - Fame
1974 - The Groove Tube

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Det. John Munch
4
Richard Belzer
3
Richard Belzer
2
Buzz Hunkle
1
Det. John Munch
1
Leonard
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

A social misfit, was kicked out of every school he ever attended, due to his uncontrollable wit. His mother (Frances) died of breast cancer when Richard was 18. His father (Charles) committed suicide when he was 22. A dedication is written to him in Richard Belzer's "UFO's, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have To Be Crazy To Believe" (Ballantine Books, 1999).


TRIVIA:
  • Wrestler 'Hulk Hogan' (qv) hurt him while demonstrating a wrestling move on a 1986 TV show called _"Hot Properties" (1985)_ (qv). He was knocked unconscious and required stitches on his head. He sued Hogan for $5 million, but later settled out of court.
  • Appeared on the 2 October 1976 episode of _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) with 'Eric Idle' (qv) as the host and musical guests 'George Harrison (I)' (qv), 'Joe Cocker' (qv), and 'Stuff' (qv).
  • Cousin of 'Henry Winkler' (qv).
  • 'Robert De Niro' (qv) studied Belzer for his role in _The King of Comedy (1982)_ (qv).
  • His aunt and uncle ('Henry Winkler' (qv)'s parents) were survivors of the Holocaust.
  • Was friend of 'George Carlin' (qv).
  • Was born on the same day that 'Anne Frank (I)' (qv) and her family were arrested by the Gestapo.
  • Was the audience warm-up comedian for "Saturday Night Live" in its premiere season and made three guest appearances on the show in 1976 and 1978.


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