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Richard Belzer

A social misfit, was kicked out of every school he ever attended, due to his uncontrollable wit. His mother (Frances) died of breast cancer when Richard was 18. His father (Charles) committed suicide when he was 22. A dedication is written to him in Richard Belzer's "UFO's, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have To Be Crazy To Believe" (... See full bio »
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 1999-2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
John Munch
- Internal Affairs (2013) ... John Munch (credit only)
- Imprisoned Lives (2013) ... John Munch (credit only)
 2013 Tom Green Live (TV Series)
 2013 Santorini Blue
 2010 Polish Bar
 2008 The Wire (TV Series)
John Munch
- Took (2008) ... John Munch
 2007 BelzerVizion (Short)
Richard Belzer
 2006 Copy That (Short)
 2006 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Detective Munch / Richard Belzer
- S.O.B.s (2006) ... Richard Belzer (uncredited)
 2005 Minding the Store (TV Series)
Roast Comic
- Roast Series Special (2005) ... Roast Comic
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
John Munch
- Skeleton (2005) ... John Munch
 2003 Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection (Video)
Artie (segment "Le Bel Age") (uncredited)
 2000 South Park (TV Series)
- The Tooth Fairy's Tats 2000 (2000) ... Loogie (voice)
 1996-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
John Munch
- Sideshow (1999) ... John Munch
- Baby, It's You (1997) ... John Munch
- Charm City (1996) ... John Munch
 1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Detective Sharp
- Stealing Burt's Car (1999) ... Detective Sharp
 1999 Jump
 1998 The Bar Channel (Short)
 1998 Species II
U. S. President
 1996 Get on the Bus
 1996 A Very Brady Sequel
LAPD Detective
 1996 Girl 6
Caller #4 - Beach
 1996 Deadly Pursuits (TV Movie)
 1995 The Invaders (TV Movie)
Randy Stein
 1995 Prince for a Day (TV Movie)
Bernie Silver
 1994 The Puppet Masters
 1994 North
 1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie)
Det. Frank Giordano
 1994 Bandit: Bandit Bandit (TV Movie)
Big Bob
 1994 Nurses (TV Series)
Jesse Wilner
- Fly the Friendly Skies (1994) ... Jesse Wilner
 1993 Dangerous Game
Cameo appearance
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory
M.C. / Comic
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
- Pilot (1992) ... Greene
 1991 Off and Running
Milt Zoloth
 1991 Good Sports (TV Series)
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
Buzz Hunkle
- Werewolf of Hollywood (1991) ... Buzz Hunkle
 1991 Missing Pieces
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Television Producer
 1990 What a Dummy (TV Series)
 1989 Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look (Video)
Log Cabin Father (video 'Taken In')
 1989 Fletch Lives
 1989 The Big Picture
Video Show Host
 1989 Tattingers (TV Series)
- Ex-Appeal (1989)
 1988 Freeway
Dr. David Lazarus
 1987 Flicks
Stoner (segment 'New Adventures of the Great Galaxy')
 1986 Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection (Video)
Artie the Comic (segment "Le Bel Age")
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Captain Hook
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
- Twas the Episode Before Christmas (1985) ... Leonard
 1984 Pat Benatar: Hit Videos (Video short)
Arty / Funny Man (song "Le Bel Age")
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 3 (TV Series)
 1983 Scarface
M.C. at Babylon Club
 1982 Café Flesh
Loudmouthed Audience Member (uncredited)
 1982 Night Shift
 1982 Author! Author!
Seth Shapiro
 1981 Likely Stories, Vol. 1 (TV Movie)
 1975-1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Museum Visitor / Chevy Chase / Juror
- Buck Henry/Andrew Gold/Andrae Crouch & Voices of Unity (1980) ... Museum Visitor (uncredited)
- George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1980 Fame
 1978 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Man in Row Boat #1
- Episode #10.1 (1978) ... Man in Row Boat #1
 1974 The Groove Tube
Rodriguez / Leo Batfish / The President / ...
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[on his reduced screen time in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)]: It's mystifying to me. And I have to admit my feelings are slightly hurt. But I do feel flattered my fans miss me! See more »


Has appeared on the October 2, 1976 episode of Saturday Night Live (1975) with Eric Idle as the host and musical guests George Harrison, Joe Cocker and Stuff. See more »


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