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Richard M. Daley

Richard M. Daley was born on April 24, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Richard Michael Daley. He was previously married to Margaret C. Daley. See full bio »
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 2009 Public Enemies (the producers wish to express their gratitude and thank the following for their support and cooperation in the making of this film: The City of Chicago - as Mayor Richard M. Daley)
 2009 It Ain't Over: Delmark Celebrates 55 Years of Blues (Video) (special thanks)
 2009 The Providence Effect (Documentary) (special thanks)
 2008 The Dark Knight (the producers would like to thank - as Mayor Richard M. Daley)
 2005 Proof (thanks: City of Chicago - as Mayor Richard M. Daley)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (special thanks: Mayor of City of Chicago - as The Honorable Richard M. Daley)
 1992 The Public Eye (special thanks)
 1991 Backdraft (grateful appreciation - as Mayor Richard M. Daley)
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 2013 Overheard (TV Series)
Himself - interviewee
- Richard M. Daley (2013) ... Himself - interviewee
 2009 Hot Cities (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mayor of Chicago
- Climate Bites (2009) ... Himself - Mayor of Chicago
 2009 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 September 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 2009 We Believe (Documentary)
 2008 LEED by Example (Video documentary short)
 2005 The Early Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 November 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Mayor Richard M. Daley)
 1998 Chicago Filmmakers on the Chicago River (Documentary)
 1989 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 May 1989 (1989) ... Himself
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 2011 The Interrupters (Documentary)
 2006 Death of a President
Himself (uncredited)
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
Himself - Mayor of Chicago (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Mayor Richard M. Daley | The Honorable Richard M. Daley

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Personal Quote:

I'm the one who gets called up about a problem. I'm the one who gets called up about the street lighting and the abandoned car. I'm the one who gets blamed if the police don't arrive. I'm the one they blame if a city truck is broken down.


Elected Mayor of Chicago in April 1989 to complete the remaining 2 years of Harold Washington's second term. Washington died on November 25, 1987. Daley was re-elected in 1991,1995,1999 and 2003. See more »

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