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Richard Gant


Richard Gant was born on March 10, 1944 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Big Lebowski (1998), Rocky V (1990) and Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000). See full bio »

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 2012-2014 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Melville Fuller
- Crimes & Misdemeanors & Ex-BFs (2014) ... Melville Fuller
- Two to One (2012) ... Melville Fuller
 2014 Bleach (TV Movie)
Harvey
 2013-2014 The Game (TV Series)
Walter Mack
- Intervention, My Ass (2014) ... Walter Mack
- The Hospital Episode (2013) ... Walter Mack
- Extra Butter... Extra Salt... (2013) ... Walter Mack
 2013 Back in the Game (TV Series)
Earl
- I'll Slide Home for Christmas (2013) ... Earl
 2013 Island Song (Short)
Duke
 2012 Bunheads (TV Series)
Michael
- A Nutcracker in Paradise (2012) ... Michael
- Blank Up, It's Time (2012) ... Michael
 2012 Family Time (TV Series)
Darius
- The Oops Baby ... Darius
- Cut It Out ... Darius
- The Will ... Darius
 2012 The Middle (TV Series)
Pastor Watkins
- Get Your Business Done (2012) ... Pastor Watkins
 2007-2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
Fireman #2 / Fireman
- Fart-Break Hotel (2011) ... (voice)
- 100 A.D. (2010) ... (voice)
- Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold (2008) ... Fireman #2 (voice)
- Joint Custody (2007) ... Fireman (voice)
 2010 Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story
Paps 'Pure Plastic' Patterson
 2010/III Ashes
Thomas Muller
 2010 Waiting for Forever
Albert
 2010 The Deep End (TV Series)
Judge Byron Cole
- Pilot (2010) ... Judge Byron Cole
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
George Watson '09
- Libertyville (2009) ... George Watson '09
 2008 Bones (TV Series)
Arthur Lang
- The Man in the Outhouse (2008) ... Arthur Lang
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Judge Vincent Kimball
- Tabloid Nation (2008) ... Judge Vincent Kimball
 2007 Cover
Robert Mass
 2007 The Bill Engvall Show (TV Series)
Martin
- Have You Seen My Muffins, Man? (2007) ... Martin
 2007 Young Cesar
 2007 Fist of the Warrior
Chief Matthews
 2007 Norbit
Preacher
 2007/I Ezra
Mac Mondale
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Judge
- Atlantic City (2006) ... Judge
 2006 Vanished (TV Series)
Police Chief
- Pilot (2006) ... Police Chief
 2004-2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
Hostetler
- A Two-Headed Beast (2006) ... Hostetler
- Full Faith and Credit (2006) ... Hostetler
- Advances, None Miraculous (2005) ... Hostetler
- Amalgamation and Capital (2005) ... Hostetler
- Something Very Expensive (2005) ... Hostetler
 2006 Hood of Horror
Jackson
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Judge Walker
- Confessions (2006) ... Judge Walker
 2005 Layla's Girl
JB
 2005 Sex, Love & Secrets (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- Abandonment (2005) ... Mr. Jackson
 2004 Dragnet (TV Series)
Chemist
- Riddance (2004) ... Chemist
 2004 JAG (TV Series)
RAdm. Novak
- Whole New Ball Game (2004) ... RAdm. Novak
 2004 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Officer
- Who Done It? (2004) ... Officer
 2003 The Partners (TV Movie)
Deputy Chief
 2003 Charmed (TV Series)
Head Witch Doctor
- House Call (2003) ... Head Witch Doctor
 2002 Smallville (TV Series)
Principal Terrence Reynolds
- Redux (2002) ... Principal Terrence Reynolds
 2002 Titus (TV Series)
FBI Agent
- Insanity Genetic: Part 2 (2002) ... FBI Agent
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Holland Isaacs
- The Killing Point (2002) ... Holland Isaacs
 2002 Providence (TV Series)
Judge William Fulshaw
- The Whole Truth (2002) ... Judge William Fulshaw
 2001 The Job (TV Series)
Lieutenant
- Pilot (2001) ... Lieutenant
 2001 Moesha (TV Series)
Reverend Lovechild
- Saving Private Rita (2001) ... Reverend Lovechild
 2001 Kingdom Come
Clyde Kincade
 2000 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Reverend Holloway
- Drew Can't Carey a Tune (2000) ... Reverend Holloway
 1998-2000 For Your Love (TV Series)
Mr. Talbot
- Things I Do for Love (2000) ... Mr. Talbot
- The Couple's Court (1999) ... Mr. Talbot
- The Big Sleep (1998) ... Mr. Talbot
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Denise's Father
 2000 Any Day Now (TV Series)
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
Judge John Wyles
- A Mother's Son (2000) ... Judge John Wyles
 1998 Johnny B Good (as Richard E. Gant)
 1998 ER (TV Series)
Mr. Lipson
- Vanishing Act (1998) ... Mr. Lipson
 1998 Divorcing Jack
Charles Parker
 1998 Damon (TV Series)
Judge Miller
- A Bury Special Episode (1998) ... Judge Miller
 1998/I Godzilla
Admiral Phelps (as Richard E. Gant)
 1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Clarence Hightower
- Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (1998) ... Clarence Hightower
 1997 Built to Last (TV Series)
Wilson
- Pilot (1997) ... Wilson
 1997 The Good News (TV Series)
 1997 Alright Already (TV Series)
Judge George Goodwin
- Jury Duty, Again (1997) ... Judge George Goodwin
 1997 Bean
Lt. Brutus
 1997 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Reverend Simms
- Baby, It's You and You and You (1997) ... Reverend Simms
 1997 Friends (TV Series)
Dr. Rhodes
- The One with Ross's Thing (1997) ... Dr. Rhodes
 1993-1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Det. Jim Michaels / Deputy Chief Clark Nichols
- Hard-Boiled Murder (1997) ... Deputy Chief Clark Nichols
- Vanishing Act: Part Two (1993) ... Det. Jim Michaels
- Vanishing Act: Part One (1993) ... Det. Jim Michaels
 1997 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Mr. Veasey
- Home Loan (1997) ... Mr. Veasey
 1996 Raven (Video)
Russ Carlson
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Det. Darryl Harding
- Higher Powers (1996) ... Det. Darryl Harding
 1996 The Glimmer Man
Det. Roden
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Johnson
- Sins of the Father (1996) ... Johnson
 1996 The Client (TV Series)
Tom
- The High Ground (1996) ... Tom
 1996 Ed
Umpire, Sharks game
 1996 City Hall
Deputy Commissioner Samuels
 1995 Trial by Fire (TV Movie)
Judge
 1995 Bonnie (TV Series)
Joe Briggs
- Another Day at the Office (1995) ... Joe Briggs
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Glenfield
- The Ballad of Lucas Burke (1995) ... Glenfield
 1994 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Lawyer
- The Bus Stops Here (1994) ... Lawyer
 1994 Living Single (TV Series)
Al Evans
- Working Nine to Nine-Fifteen (1994) ... Al Evans
- What's Next? (1994) ... Al Evans
 1994 Martin (TV Series)
Rev. Barnes
- Arms Are for Hugging (1994) ... Rev. Barnes
 1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Judge
- The Ides of Metropolis (1994) ... Judge
 1994 Thea (TV Series)
Henry Bolton
- Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow (1994) ... Henry Bolton
 1993 Wings (TV Series)
Jack
- Joe Blows: Part 2 (1993) ... Jack
 1993 Renegade (TV Series)
Michael Prince
- The Champ (1993) ... Michael Prince
 1993 Trade Winds (TV Mini-Series)
Judge
 1993 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Fred
- The Pilot (1993) ... Fred
 1993 Posse
Doubletree
 1993 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Sgt. Fletcher
- The All-American Boy - Not! (1993) ... Sgt. Fletcher
 1993 Men Don't Tell (TV Movie)
Pope
 1993 CB4
Baa Baa Ack
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Mr. Holmes
- Parent Trap (1993) ... Mr. Holmes
- Bare Witness (1993) ... Mr. Holmes
 1993 The Tower (TV Movie)
Wilson
 1992 Condition: Critical (TV Movie)
Sgt. Lidner
 1992 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Judge
 1991-1992 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Alvin Pinkston
- Change of Plans (1992) ... Alvin Pinkston
- Fish out of Water (1992) ... Alvin Pinkston
- The Discomfort Zone (1992) ... Alvin Pinkston
- One Woman's Word (1991) ... Alvin Pinkston
- Aftermath (1991) ... Alvin Pinkston
 1992 Roc (TV Series)
Black Officer
- Roc Works for Joey (1992) ... Black Officer
 1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
The Inspector
- Meeting Mr. Pony (1992) ... The Inspector
 1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Mr. Nelson
- Come Closer to Me (1992) ... Mr. Nelson
 1991 Last Breeze of Summer (Short)
Will Davis
 1991 Revenge of the Nerds (TV Movie)
P.T, Turner
 1991 False Arrest (TV Movie)
Det. John Volland
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Asst. D.A. Johnny Denmark
- The Coltons (1991) ... Asst. D.A. Johnny Denmark
 1991 Stone Cold
Cunningham
 1990 The Freshman
Lloyd Simpson
 1990 Love or Money
Zoo
 1989 Collision Course
Jarryd Guard #2
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Battlin' Barry Gay
- The Cell Within (1989) ... Battlin' Barry Gay
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Moving Man
- Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten (1989) ... Moving Man
 1988 Internal Affairs (TV Movie)
Police Commissioner
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
George
- Heart of the Matter (1987) ... George
 1985 Krush Groove
Jay B (as Richard E. Gant)
 1981 Death of a Prophet (TV Movie)
 1980 Night of the Juggler
Hospital Cop
 1980 Attica (TV Movie)
Eddie Lewis
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Other Works:

"The Talented Tenth," written by Richard Wesley; directed by Neema Barnette; with Graham Brown (portraying Father/Sam Griggs); Rony Clanton (portraying Ron); Richard Gant (portraying Marvin); Elain R. Graham (portraying Irene); Richard Lawson (portraying Bernard); LaTanya Richardson (portraying Rowena); Marie Thomas (portraying... See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard E. Gant

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Trivia:

Along with Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Patrick Cassidy, Michael McKean, George Murdock and Rob LaBelle, he is one of seven actors to appear in both Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and Smallville (2001).

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Frequently plays gruff, imposing law enforcement and military-types

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