Jul. 30th, 1958
Montclair, New Jersey, USA
6' 1 1/2
Richard Burgi's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Burgi was born in the suburbs of Montclair, New Jersey. His family was involved in community theatre. His brother Chuck Burgi is a well-known rock drummer who has most recently toured with Billy Joel. After high school, Burgi travelled through the US and Europe, taking odd jobs. Burgi married Lori Kahn on November 25, 1995. They have two sons, Jack and Samuel, and live in Laguna Beach, California. Jack was born December 8, 1996, and Samuel (Sam) was born August 15, 2000.
- Became an actor at age 28
- Son Jack was born in Vancouver, Canada, while Richard was starring on The Sentinel.
- Was the original choice for the title role of CBS's "The Flash".
- His older brother, Chuck, is a rock drummer, who plays with Billy Joel (also Hall and Oates, Blue Oyster Cult, Meatloaf, Brand X and Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow among others).
- Has 2 sons, Jack and Samuel