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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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 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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With June Shellene co-wrote a hit play about Chicago commodities traders, "Dealing," premiered early in 1987 and given a second run months later at Northlight Theatre in Evanston, IL., and directed by Michael Maggio, with Kevin Dunn, Gary Houston, Ron Dean, B.J. Jones, Tim Halligan, Holly Fulger and Barbara E. Robertson. 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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