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Rick Ducommun (1952–2015)


Once an overweight comic from Canada, Rick Ducommun slimmed down in the late 1980s and went on to tackle solid co-starring roles in feature films and TV, as well as headline several HBO and other pay-cable specials. Ducommun grew up on a farm, the son of an entrepreneur father with whom he did not get along. Running away from home at age 14, he ... See full bio »

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Known For

Groundhog Day
(1993)
Die Hard
Die Hard Walt, City Worker
(1988)
Scary Movie
Scary Movie Cindy's Dad
(2000)
The 'Burbs
The 'Burbs Art Weingartner
(1989)

Filmography

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 2003 Lucky (TV Series)
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Mitch Rosenberg
 2002 Like Mike
Dad Outside Arena
 2001 Harvard Man
Police Officer Martino (uncredited)
 2001 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Sgt. McKay
- Bear Trap (2001) ... Sgt. McKay
 2000 Normal, Ohio (TV Series)
Viper
- Caught on Tape (2000) ... Viper
 2000 Ready to Run (TV Movie)
Cyclone (voice)
 2000 Shasta McNasty (TV Series)
Cliff
- The Shortest Yard (2000) ... Cliff
 1999 Final Voyage
Jasper
 1999 Dogmatic
 1998-1999 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Bernie
- Everybody Loves Shawn (1999) ... Bernie
- Six Degrees of Marlon (1998) ... Bernie
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Errol Lichter - dead lawyer
- Executioner (1998) ... Errol Lichter - dead lawyer
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
The Butcher
 1997 Ink (TV Series)
 1996 Don't Quit Your Day Job (Video Game)
Stand-Up Performances #4 (as Rick Ducommon)
 1995 Jury Duty
The Real Frank (uncredited)
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Walter Krasky
- The Final Adjustment (1994) ... Walter Krasky
 1994 The Shaggy Dog (TV Movie)
Officer Kelly
 1993 Ghost in the Machine
Phil Stewart
 1993 Last Action Hero
Ripper's Agent
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1
D.A. (as Ric Ducommun)
 1992 Class Act
Parole Officer Reichert
 1991 The Last Boy Scout
Pool Owner
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Guard
 1990 The Hunt for Red October
Navigator C-2A
 1989 The Experts
Sparks
 1988 Die Hard
Walt, City Worker
 1987 On Location: The Roseanne Barr Show (TV Movie)
Mr. Phelps
 1987 Max Headroom (TV Series)
Mahler
- Body Banks (1987) ... Mahler
- Blipverts (1987) ... Mahler
 1987 227 (TV Series)
Leonard
- The Audit (1987) ... Leonard
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Friend #2
- Big Man on Mulberry Street (1986) ... Friend #2
 1986 A Fine Mess
Wardell
 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series)
Officer 'Raid' Raider / Raid
- Three Ring Circus (1986) ... Officer 'Raid' Raider
- Toehold (1986) ... Officer 'Raid' Raider
- Ghost of a Chance (1986) ... Officer 'Raid' Raider
- Never Cross a Vampire (1986) ... Officer 'Raid' Raider
- I Want My Mummy (1986) ... Officer 'Raid' Raider
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Larry
- Guilt Trip (1985) ... Larry
 1985 Slickers (TV Movie)
Fat Boy
 1985 Brothers (TV Series)
Chuckie Pappola
- Life's Too Short to Be Delicate (1985) ... Chuckie Pappola
 1984 Rock-N-America
Host (as Rick Dukeman)
 1980 Zig Zag (TV Series)
Bart
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Rick Ducommon | Ric Ducommun | Rick Dukeman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Also starred along with Bill Reiter in the Canadian kids show ZigZag produced by BCTV during the 1980s. The two were known as "Biff and Bart" (earlier in the series as Mr. Cool and Mr. Nerdo) and both had their own sidekick puppets named appropriately, Little Biff and Little Bart. While the show ZigZag primarily featured informative segments for kids hosted by "special guest star" Terry David ... See more »

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