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Richard Elfman


Richard grew up in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles (Boyz n the Hood (1991)), was a semi-professional boxer, food and wine critic and successful stage director. He is also a noted Afro-Latin percussionist and the founder of the original Mystic Knights of the Oingo-Boingo. Richard's first novel, "The Schlemazl of Sebriem" will be published ... See full bio »

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 2009 30 Days to Vegas (Documentary) (as Mahatma Kane Sumatra)
 2003 Date or Disaster (Short)
 1998 Modern Vampires (TV Movie)
 1996 Bone Chillers (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Mummy Dearest (1996)
- Teacher Creature (1996)
 1994 Streets of Rage (as Aristide Sumatra)
 1989 Oingo Boingo: Skeletons in the Closet (Video short) (video "Private Life")
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Alternate Names:

Rick Elfman | Richard Helfman | Aristide Sumatra | Mahatma Kane Sumatra

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Brother-in-law of actress Bridget Fonda. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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