Richard Masur

Richard Masur

Age
66
Birthday
Nov. 20th, 1948
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
6' 1"

Richard Masur's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
One Day at a Time TV Show
One Day at a Time
Family Law TV Show
Family Law
Hot L Baltimore TV Show
Hot L Baltimore
Empire (1984) TV Show
Empire (1984)
Significant Others (1998) TV Show
Significant Others (1998)
Time Express TV Show
Time Express
 

Main Movie Roles

2007 - Lovely by Surprise
1997 - Fire Down Below
1996 - Multiplicity
1995 - Forget Paris
1994 - My Girl 2
1993 - Six Degrees of Separation
1993 - The Man Without a Face
1993 - Bound by Honor
1992 - Encino Man
1991 - My Girl
1989 - Far From Home
1988 - License To Drive
1988 - Shoot to Kill
1987 - The Believers
1986 - Heartburn
1985 - The Falcon and the Snowman
1985 - The Mean Season
1985 - My Science Project
1983 - Under Fire
1983 - Risky Business
1983 - Nightmares
1982 - The Thing
1982 - Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann
1980 - Heaven's Gate
1979 - Scavenger Hunt
1979 - Hanover Street
1978 - Who'll Stop the Rain
1977 - Semi-Tough

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Nick Lobo
7
Ed Lawson
6
Jay Ellison
4
Ira Ames
3
Carleton Davis
2
Attorney David O'Malley
2
Dr. Auerbach
2
Rich Glatter
2
Dr. Daniel Taylor
2
Trent Tinker
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Mazur has also been active in the theatre with increasing frequency. His Broadway debut was in The Changing Room by David Storey (1973). More recently, Masur returned to Broadway in Michael Frayn's Democracy (2004-05), and, among his many off-Broadway and regional theatre appearances, are recent major roles in A Feminine Ending by Sarah Treem (Playwrights Horizons - 2007)and Mike Leigh's Two Thousand Years (The New Group - 2008).


TRIVIA:
  • "Served two 2-year terms as president of Screen Actors Guild, 1995-1999."
  • Moved from being a familiar face for over 20 years in film and television to directing. His first project _Love Struck (1986)_ (qv), a 23-minute film which he both wrote and directed, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. His ex-wife 'Fredda Weiss' (qv) produced the short.
  • Versatile character actor whose quality TV movie roles over the years have ranged from playing a Senate investigator in _Adam (1983) (TV)_ (qv), to a child molester in the acclaimed _Fallen Angel (1981) (TV)_ (qv), to a gay cop in _When the Bough Breaks (1986) (TV)_ (qv). He also received an Emmy nomination for his performance, opposite 'Farrah Fawcett' (qv) (also nominated) as an abused wife and mother in _The Burning Bed (1984) (TV)_ (qv).
  • (1995-1999) President of Screen Actors Guild (SAG).
  • Sits on the Boards of The Hollywood Policy Center and The Creative Coalition, and has been deeply involved, for over six years, in the campaign for a U.S. National Health Program.
  • Present wife Eileen Henry is a SAG New York branch President.
  • A graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
  • Remembered as 'Bonnie Franklin' (qv)'s lumpish, even-natured boyfriend in the earlier seasons of _"One Day at a Time" (1975)_ (qv).


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