Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer

137 Fans
Aug. 4th, 1944
Born in
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
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 (1990) TV Show
The Flash (1990)
Homicide: Life on the Street TV Show
Homicide: Life on the Street
Later with Bob Costas TV Show
Later with Bob Costas
Celebrity Blackjack TV Show
Celebrity Blackjack
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

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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).

  • Was born on the same day that 'Anne Frank (I)' (qv) and her family were arrested by the Gestapo.
  • Was considered for the role of Clark Griswold in _Vacation (1983)_ (qv).
  • Is a frequent guest on _"The Howard Stern Radio Show" (1998)_ (qv).
  • Appears on the cover of 'Billy Joel' (qv)'s "Turnstiles" album (1976).
  • Survived testicular cancer in 1984.
  • Has appeared in episodes of three different television series with 'Jesse L. Martin' (qv): _"Law & Order" (1990)_ (qv), _"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999)_ (qv) and _"Law & Order: Trial by Jury" (2005)_ (qv).
  • Testified on behalf of a low-level criminal who ran onto the set of _"Homicide: Life on the Street" (1993)_ (qv) while fleeing actual Baltimore police and surrendered to the actors; Belzer said the look on the guy's face was sufficient punishment
  • Was going to appear in 'Chevy Chase' (qv)'s movie, _Modern Problems (1981)_ (qv), but scheduling conflicts could not be worked out. The date for the shooting of his scene was postponed twice and the day his scene was supposed to be shot, Belzer had a lucrative club date in New York, which was postponed at the last minute.

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