STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 195 this week

Richard Edson


The great character actor Richard Edson's first feature film role came in Jim Jarmusch's 1983 cult hit, Stranger Than Paradise (1984), where he played "Eddie", one of the main characters. Edson then had small, but memorable, roles in other big hits such as Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Oliver Stone... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Richard Edson? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

Watch Now on Amazon Instant Video

Watch these latest full-length features on Amazon now!


Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1313 people
created 19 Sep 2011
 
a list of 108 people
created 15 Mar 2012
 
a list of 894 people
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 934 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 558 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Richard Edson.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (100 credits)
 2014 Dutch Book (post-production)
Billy Santiago
 2014 Dark Hearts
Ravetti
 2013 Space Cadet (Short)
Nick Agnello
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Arthur Speziali
- Pilot (2012) ... Arthur Speziali
 2012 Perception (TV Series)
Keith Trevoy
- 86'd (2012) ... Keith Trevoy
 2012 Happy Endings (TV Series)
Valet Guy
- The Kerkovich Way (2012) ... Valet Guy
 2011 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Bruce Conti
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (2011) ... Bruce Conti
 2010 Hands & Eyes (Short)
The Artist
 2010 Happiness Runs
Pete
 2010 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Nick Rowland
- Growin' Up (2010) ... Nick Rowland
 2009 The Greims (Short)
Larry
 2009 Vicious Circle
John
 2009 The Smell of Success
Nelly the Nose
 2009 Black Dynamite
Dino
 2008 Momma's Man
Tom
 2008 Japan
Gus
 2007 Under There (Short)
Roman
 2006 Cut Off
Mikey
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer
Chopper Miller
 2006 Hard Scrambled
Joe
 2005 The Kid & I
Guy Prince
 2005 Welcome to California
Husband / Sylvio
 2005 The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series)
Mr. Beverly the Janitor
- Valentine's Day Massacre (2005) ... Mr. Beverly the Janitor
 2004 Goodnight, Joseph Parker
Frankie
 2004 Frankenfish (TV Movie)
Roland
 2004 Land of Plenty
Jimmy
 2003 Highway to Oblivion (TV Movie)
Leslie
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Quentin Haid
- Tinder Box (2003) ... Quentin Haid
 2002 Apartment #5C
Harold
 2001 P.O.V. - Point of View
Fool on Hill
 2001 I Am Josh Polonski's Brother
Abe Polonski
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Eddie Santucci
- Life Sentences (2001) ... Eddie Santucci
 2000 Jack of Hearts
Henry
 2000 Desperate But Not Serious
Screenwriter
 2000 A Man Is Mostly Water
Bud Guy
 2000 Cement
Robbo
 2000 Timecode
Lester Moore
 1999 The Shade
Simon
 1999 Thick as Thieves
Danny
 1999 Purgatory (TV Movie)
Euripides
 1998 Lulu on the Bridge
Dave Reilly
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Vinnie La Fontaine
- Ground Zero (1997) ... Vinnie La Fontaine
 1997 Double Tap
Fischer
 1996 Intimate Betrayal (TV Movie)
Charlie Dunn
 1996 An Occasional Hell
Rodney Gillen
 1996 Wedding Bell Blues
Tom
 1996 Scorpion Spring
Lem Wells
 1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
 1996 The Winner
Frankie
 1995 American Gothic (TV Series)
Lowell Stokes
- Strong Arm of the Law (1995) ... Lowell Stokes
 1995 Jury Duty
Skeets
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Anthony Tedesco
- Small Sacrifices (1995) ... Anthony Tedesco
 1994 Motorcycle Gang (TV Movie)
Volker
 1994 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Carver Bowles
- The Age of Insolence (1994) ... Carver Bowles
 1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (TV Movie)
Tony
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Billy Quayle
 1993 What About Me
Nick
 1993 Posse
Deputy Tom
 1993 Joey Breaker
Joey Breaker
 1993 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Eric
- Split Ends (1993) ... Eric
 1992 Crossing the Bridge
Mitchell
 1992 Love Is Like That
Bubba-Lilly
 1991 Eyes of an Angel
Goon
 1990-1991 Shannon's Deal (TV Series)
Wilmer Slade
- Trouble (1991) ... Wilmer Slade
- Matrimony (1991) ... Wilmer Slade
- Greed (1991) ... Wilmer Slade
- The Bad Beat (1991) ... Wilmer Slade
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Jack Bateman
- Jar (1989) ... Jack Bateman
 1989 China Lake
Connie Veesk
 1989 Let It Ride
Johnny Casino
 1989 Shannon's Deal (TV Movie)
Wilmer Slade
 1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway
Johnny Crackow
 1988 The Chair
Riot leader
 1988 Tougher Than Leather
Bernie Carteez
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam
Pvt. Abersold
 1987 Walker
Turley
 1986 Platoon
Sal
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Jake Rennick
- For Love or Money (1986) ... Jake Rennick
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan
Man with Newspapers
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Wavey Davey
- Smuggler's Blues (1985) ... Wavey Davey
 1984 Stranger Than Paradise
Eddie
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Former drummer of Sonic Youth. See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Richard Edson was the original drummer for the New York City post-punk rock band, Sonic Youth.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I think he could make himself look like.... Garfunkul
In a Credit Card commercial now acbunch-1
Relax...I'm a Professional rtfedell
sonic youth dextermurphy
knows LongHairYuppySCUM
Someone give this guy a decent role! MiracleBoy
Discuss Richard Edson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page