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Richard Belzer Biography

Birth Place:
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Actor, comedian, author

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
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