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Richard Fire (1945–2015)

Richard Fire was born on November 12, 1945 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), The Borrower (1991) and E/R (1984). He died on July 8, 2015. See full bio »


(age 69)

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Known For

The Borrower
The Borrower Writer
E/R Writer
Bleacher Bums
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 2001 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 The Borrower (screenplay)
 1984-1985 E/R (TV Series) (play - 22 episodes)
- A Change in Policy (1985) ... (play)
- All Tied Up (1985) ... (play)
- Merry Wives of Sheinfeld: Part 2 (1985) ... (play)
- Merry Wives of Sheinfeld: Part 1 (1985) ... (play)
- I Raise You (1985) ... (play)
 1979 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie)
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 2001 The Quickie
Catering Assistant
 1986 Lady Blue (TV Series)
- Scorpio's Sting (1986) ... Scooter
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
Dr. Klimaszewski
- All's Well That Ends (1984) ... Dr. Klimaszewski
 1979 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie)
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 1986 Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (acting coach)
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 2005 Portrait: The Making of 'Henry' (Video documentary)

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Other Works:

He acted in the play, "Switch Bitch," at the Organic Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois with Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Cordis Fejer, Dennis Franz, William J. Norris, directed by Stuart Gordon. See more »

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He was nominated for a 1976 Joseph Jefferon Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Switch Bitch" at the Organic Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois.

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