Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer  American Actor


Richard Jay Belzer (born August 4, 1944) is an American stand-up comedian, author, and actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as John Munch, whom he has portrayed as a regular cast member on the NBC police drama series Homicide: Life on the Str...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship7 yrs
Shortest Relationship3 yrs
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 6 mths
First Name Richard
Middle Name Jay
Last Name Belzer
Full Name at Birth Richard Jay Belzer
Alternative Name The Belz
Age 71 years
Birthday 4th August, 1944
Birthplace Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Comic
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame influential stand-up comic whos portrayed his character Det. John Munch on 10 different shows
Music Genre (Text) Political satire, Observational Comedy, observational comedy, deadpan, Observational comedy, Deadpan
Year(s) Active 1975–present, 1972–present
Father Charles Belzer
Mother Frances Belzer
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt2015John MunchTV Show
Santorini Blue2013RichardMovie
Tom Green Live2013TV Show
Polish Bar2010HershelMovie
BelzerVizion2007Richard BelzerShort Film
Copy That2006RichardShort Film
30 Rock2006Richard BelzerTV Show
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005John MunchTV Show
Minding the Store2005Roast ComicTV Show
Arrested Development2003Detective MunchTV Show
The Wire2002John MunchTV Show
Homicide: The Movie2000Det. John Munch (NYPD)TV Movie
The Beat2000Det. John MunchTV Show
Man on the Moon1999Richard BelzerMovie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999John MunchTV Show
Species II1998U. S. PresidentMovie
Bar Channel, The1998Movie
South Park1997LoogieTV Show
A Very Brady Sequel1996LAPD DetectiveMovie
Get on the Bus1996RickMovie
Girl 61996Caller #4 - BeachMovie
Deadly Pursuits1996MarianoTV Movie
3rd Rock from the Sun1996Richard BelzerTV Show
Not of This Earth1995Jeremy PallinMovie
Prince for a Day1995Bernie SilverTV Movie
The Invaders1995Randy SteinTV Movie
The Puppet Masters1994JarvisMovie
Bandit: Bandit Bandit1994Big BobTV Movie
Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart1994Det. Frank GiordanoTV Movie
Dangerous Game1993Cameo appearanceMovie
Mad Dog and Glory1993M.C., ComicMovie
Homicide: Life on the Street1993John MunchTV Show
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993Inspector HendersonTV Show
The X-Files1993Det. John MunchTV Show
Missing Pieces1992BaldesariMovie
Human Target1992GreeneTV Show
Mad About You1992Detective SharpTV Show
The Larry Sanders Show1992Richard BelzerTV Show
Off and Running1991Milt ZolothMovie
Good Sports1991TV Show
Nurses1991Jesse WilnerTV Show
The Bonfire of the Vanities1990Television ProducerMovie
Law & Order1990John MunchTV Show
The Flash1990Joe KlineTV Show
What a Dummy1990TV Show
Fletch Lives1989PhilMovie
The Big Picture1989Video Show HostMovie
Freeway1988Dr. David LazarusMovie
The Wrong Guys1988BelzMovie
Monsters1988Buzz HunkleTV Show
Tattingers1988TV Show
Flicks1987Stoner (segment 'New Adventures of the Great Galaxy')Movie
America1986Gypsy BeamMovie
Moonlighting1985LeonardTV Show
Miami Vice1984Captain HookTV Show
Scarface1983M.C. at Babylon ClubMovie
Likely Stories, Vol. 31983RichardTV Show
Author! Author!1982Seth ShapiroMovie
Café Flesh1982Loudmouthed Audience Member (uncredited)Movie
Night Shift1982PigMovie
Likely Stories, Vol. 11981TV Movie
Saturday Night Live1975Chevy ChaseTV Show
The Groove Tube1974Rodriguez, Leo Batfish, The PresidentMovie
Sesame Street1969Man in Row Boat #1TV Show
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    PATYZIZIFeb 10, 2008

    Grew up in Connecticut, briefly attended college and after a stint in the Army moved to NYC to begin a career in comedy. His successful stand-up comedy carreer led to more and more acting roles. Began playing Det. John Munch in 1993 on Homicide: Life in the Streets, when Homicide was cancelled he began playing the same character on Law

    PATYZIZIFeb 10, 2008


    paty cebadaFeb 10, 2008

    i`m a fan to richard belzer. Me encantas,eres muy atractivo y un gran actor. En verdad me gustas mucho. I love you

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