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

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

    Richard Schiff was born 27th May, 1955, (66 Years old as of 2021) 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)66 Years old (As of 2021)
    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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