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Richard Schiff Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth, and Much More

Richard Schiff was born 27th May, 1955, ([calculate_years datestring=”5/27/1955″] Years old as of 2022) in Maryland, US is an actor and director. His notable works include Toby Ziegler on the West King for which he was awarded the Emmy award, Dr. Aaron Glassman in The Good Doctor among many others. He had also directed one of the episodes in the series The West King which was his directorial debut and he has also worked in Ballers as a recurring character.

Richard Schiff Wiki, Biography, Networth, Family, Wife and Much More

Richard Schiff Wiki, Biography, Networth, Family, Wife and Much More

Richard Schiff Individual Life

Richard Schiff was born in Bethesda, Maryland and was raised in New York City. Before entering the entertainment industry he worked as a Taxi driver and a bus cleaner. He is the second of three sons to mother Charlotte, a television and publishing executive, and father Edward Schiff, real estate lawyer..His family is Jewish and his grandpa allegedly had ties to the New York Jewish Mafia.

Real NameRichard Schiff
Nick NameRichard
ProfessionActor, Television Producer, Film Actor, Television Director, Comedian
Famous RoleThe West Wing
BirthPlaceBethesda, Maryland, United States
HometownBethesda, Maryland, United States
Current CityBethesda, Maryland, United States
Date of Birth27 May 1955
Age (as in 2021)[calculate_years datestring=”5/27/1955″] Years old (As of 2022)
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityAmerican
ReligionJewish
Sexual OrientationStraight
DebutToby Ziegler on The West Wing
LanguageEnglish

Richard Schiff‘s Physical Appearance

Richard Schiff's Physical Appearance
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165.347 lbs
Body MeasurementsChest size –
Waist Size –
Biceps Size –
Body TypeAverage
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourBald

Richard Schiff Education

His alma mater includes the City College of New York and He also studied acting at the William Esper Studio in New York.

Richard Schiff Family

Richard Schiff Family
WifeSheila Kelley
SonGus Schiff
DaughterRuby Kelley Schiff

Richard Schiff Relationships

Schiff was married actress Sheila Kelley in the year 1996, they have a son named Gus in the year 1994 and Daughter named Ruby in the year 2000.

Richard Schiff Career/Journey

Richard Schiff Career

Schiff began his career as a director. He directed several off-Broadway productions, including Antigone in 1983, starring Angela Bassett, who had just graduated from high school. Schiff gave a shot to acting in the mid-1980s and landed several television roles.

Steven Spielberg saw him in an episode of the TV drama High Incident, and he was cast in The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), which led to him being cast in more films. Eventually he was cast as Toby Ziegler, director of White House Communications in the show The West King after which he continued as an actor in several series and films.

Schiff played a lawyer in Se7en in 1995. In 1996, he appeared as a guest star on the TV show ER (Season 2, Episode 17), and the following year, he appeared in NYPD Blue. Along with Al Pacino and John Cusack, he played a corrupt probation officer in City Hall in 1996. In the 1998 Dr. Dolittle remake, Schiff co-starred with Eddie Murphy as a doctor.

He also played Col./Brig. Gen. Robert Laurel Smith in the 1998 movie, The Pentagon Wars. Schiff made a cameo appearance as himself in the series Entourage’s second-season finale. where Schiff is having lunch with his agent Ari Gold in the scene, and he expresses a desire to act in action films. In Entourage, he reprised his role as a fictionalised version of himself (2015).

He played George Aaronow in a Broadway revival of Glengarry Glen Ross in late 2012 and early 2013. He played Erie Smith in a revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C.

Richard Schiff Filmography

YearTitleRole
1987Arena BrainsDeli Clerk
1992Malcolm XJFK Reporter
1992Rapid FireArt Teacher
1992The BodyguardSkip Thomas
1992HoffaGovernment Attorney
1993SkinnerEddie
1994The Hudsucker ProxyMailroom Screamer
1994SpeedTrain Driver
1994Major League IICommercial Director
1995Tank GirlTrooper In Trench
1995Rough MagicMarvin Wiggins
1995Se7enMark Swarr
1996City HallLarry Schwartz
1996The ArrivalCalvin
1996The Trigger EffectGun Shop Clerk
1996MichaelItalian Waiter
1997TouchJerry
1997VolcanoHaskins
1997The Lost World: Jurassic ParkEddie Carr
1998Dr. DolittleGene Reiss
1998Living Out LoudPhil ‘Philly’ Francato
1998Deep ImpactDon Beiderman
1998The Pentagon WarsColonel Smith
1999Forces of NatureJoe
1999Crazy in AlabamaNorman
2000Gun ShyElliot
2000Whatever It TakesP.E. Teacher
2001I Am SamMr. Turner
2001What’s the Worst That Could Happen?Walter Greenbaum
2002People I KnowElliot Sharansky
2004RayJerry Wexler
2004With ItVirgil LaRocca
2006Civic DutyTom Hilary
2007WaitingJohn
2007Martian ChildMr. Lefkowitz
2009Imagine ThatCarl Simons
2009Solitary ManSteve Heller
2009Another Harvest MoonJeffery
2010The InfidelLenny Goldberg
2010Made in DagenhamRobert Tooley
2011Johnny English RebornTitus Fisher
2012Knife FightDimitris Vargas
2013Decoding Annie ParkerMr. Allen
2013The Frozen GroundRoy Hazelwood
2013Man of SteelEmil Hamilton
2014Kill the MessengerRichard Zuckerman / Walter Pincus
2014The GamblerJeweler
2014Before I DisappearBruce Warham
2015The Automatic HateRonald Green
2015EntourageHimself
2015Take Me to the RiverDon
2016American FableJonathan
2017Alien CodeMiles Driskoll
2017Shock and AweThe Usual
2017GeostormSenator Thomas Cross
2019ClemencyMarty Lumetta
2019After ClassJeff Cohen

Richard Schiff Television

YearTitleRole
1988CheersTourist
1990Tales from the CryptLester Middleton
1992Picket FencesJoey Fero
1992L.A. LawDog Pound Operator
1993South of SunsetBobby Bruck
1993Doogie Howser, M. D.Billy Tishler
1994The John Larroquette ShowWilson
1994Murphy BrownMel Woodworthy
1994Thunder AlleyPat Perkins
1994Love & WarLester Michaels
1995Maybe This TimePearlman
1995NYPD BlueVartan Illiescu
1995Murder OneProf. Stanley Fletche
1996ERMr. Bartoli
1996Chicago HopeMark Sarison
1996Special Report: Journey to MarsEric Altman
1996–1997RelativityBarry Roth
1997NYPD BlueSteve Cameron
1998The PracticeBob Show
1998Brooklyn SouthChris McIntrick
1998Ally McBealBernie Gilson
1998The Pentagon WarsLt. Colonel/Brigadier General Robert Laurel Smith
1998The Taking of Pelham One Two ThreeMr. Green
1999–2006The West WingToby Ziegler
1999BeckerBarry
1999RoswellAgent Stevens
2005EntourageRichard Schiff
2007Burn NoticePhillip Cowan
2008Eli StoneDavid Green
2008MonkDr. Lawrence Climan
2008Terminator: The Sarah Connor ChroniclesCharles Fischer
2009In Plain SightSamuel Garfinkel
2010Past LifeDr. Malachi Talmadge
2010SvetlanaDr. Lawrence
2010Any Human HeartDr. Byrne
2011The CapePatrick Portman
2011White CollarAndrew Stanzler
2011Criminal Minds: Suspect BehaviorJack Fickler
2011Up All NightDr. Dean Chafin
2012–2016House of LiesHarrison ‘Skip’ Galweather
2012Once Upon a TimeKing Leopold
2012The Mindy ProjectDoctor
2012NCISHarper Dearing
2013BonesProfessor Leon Watters
2014Murder in the FirstDavid Hertzberg
2014–2015ManhattanOccam
2014Key and PeeleAmbassador
2015–2016RogueMarty Abrams / Marty Stein
2015–2016BallersMr. Anderson
2015Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of CampDean Fairchild
2015The AffairJon Gottlief
2016The GrinderGordon Stutz
2016MomRobert
2016Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective AgencyZimmerfield
2017When We RiseJudge Vaughn Walker
2017Chicago JusticeFrank Linden
2017Jean-Claude Van JohnsonAlan Morris
2017–PresentThe Good DoctorDr. Aaron Glassman
2018Castle RockWarden Porter’s Superior (voice)
2018–2019CounterpartRoland Fancher
2020Psych 2: Lassie Come HomeDr. Hirsch

Richard Schiff Net worth

There is not much known about the actor’s net worth but as of 2021 it is estimated to be around 5 million dollars.

Facts About Richard Schiff

  1. Schiff dropped out of high school.
  2. Schiff almost turned down the role in the show The West King.
  3. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 61 kilograms.
  4. He was born in May which makes him a Gemini.

Richard Schiff Social Media Presence

Twitter@richard_schiff
Instagram@therichardschiff
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