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Richard Selzer (I) (1922–2008)

Richard Selzer was born on August 29, 1922 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, USA as Richard Sylvan Selzer. He is known for his work on Port Charles (1997), Mr. Blackwell Presents (1968) and Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible (2000). He died on October 19, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Port Charles
Port Charles Himself (1999)
Mr. Blackwell Presents
Mr. Blackwell Presents Costume Designer
Truck Turner


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 1999 Foreign Correspondents
Second Landlord (as Mr. Blackwell)
 1991 Blossom (TV Series)
Richard Selzer
- Blossom - A Rockumentary (1991) ... Richard Selzer (as Mr. Blackwell)
 1991 The Flash (TV Series)
Art Buyer
- Done with Mirrors (1991) ... Art Buyer (as Richard Blackwell)
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Art Dealer
- The Secret: Part 2 (1990) ... Art Dealer (as Mr. Blackwell)
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Valentine St. Clair
- Deadly Fashion (1982) ... Valentine St. Clair (as Mr. Blackwell)
 1974 Truck Turner
Wino (as Richard Blackwell)
 1938 Juvenile Court
Ears (as Dick Selzer)
 1938 Little Tough Guy
Bud (uncredited)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (21 credits)

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Other Works:

The play, "A Question of Mercy," was based on his essay was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut before transferred to London, England. Doug Hughes was director. Neil Patel was set designer. Jess Goldstein was costume designer. Michael Chybowski was lighting designer. David Van Tieghem was ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Blackwell | Richard Blackwell | Dick Selzer

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Personal Quote:

On Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie (1982): He's better as a woman. If I were him, I'd *never* get out of drag.


Most famous role as Mr. Blackwell, annually giving his list of 10 best dressed and 10 worst dressed women. See more »


Mr. Blackwell

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