Richard Belzer



  • Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/04/1944, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; author
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Richard Belzer Fast Facts:
  • Worked as the original warm-up comedian for Saturday Night Live in 1975, and appeared in several early episodes.
  • Appears briefly in the 1980 film Fame.
  • Had roles in two Spike Lee movies, Get on the Bus and Girl 6.
  • An avid conspiracy theorist, authored 1999's UFOs, JFK and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have to Be Crazy to Believe.
  • His best-known character, Det. John Munch, has made an appearance on more than six different series, including Homicide: Life on the Street, three Law & Order franchises, The X-Files and UPN's short-lived The Beat.
  • Resides in France when not working in the U.S.
  • Richard Belzer Relationships:
  • Frances Belzer - Mother
  • Bree Benton - Stepdaughter
  • Len Belzer - Brother
  • Charles Belzer - Father
  • Gail Susan Ross - Ex-wife
  • Dalia Danoch - Ex-wife
  • Harlee McBride - Wife
  • College:
  • Attended Dean Junior College, Franklin, MA


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