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Richard Hughes (IV)

Richard M. Hughes (a.k.a., Dick Hughes) was born in Pittsburgh, PA and attended Carnegie Mellon Univ. Drama [BFA] and Boston University Theatre [MFA] and in addition to his acting is also know for his Viet Nam humanitarian work [1968-Present] which has been profiled in the NYT, Life Magazine, PEOPLE, etc. and on The Today Show, all three network ... See full bio »

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 2014 The Humbling
 2013 Hostages (TV Series)
Man, Kate's Husband
- Burden of Truth (2013) ... Man, Kate's Husband
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)
Peter Dreyfuss (voice)
 2011 Suits (TV Series)
SIlver Fox
- Pilot (2011) ... SIlver Fox (as Richard M. Hughes)
 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
- A History of Violins (2011) ... Poindexter
 2008 Choke
Blind CEO (uncredited)
 2007 Story Time Santa (Video)
Santa Claus
 2006 The Departed
Uncle Edward
 2004 Third Watch (TV Series)
Suited Man
- Alone Again, Naturally (2004) ... Suited Man
 1996-2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Franklin Praeger / Chief / Mickey Mason / ...
- Oxymoron (2002) ... Franklin Praeger (as Richard Michael Hughes)
- Amends (2000) ... Chief (as Richard Michael Hughes)
- Juvenile (1999) ... Mickey Mason (as Richard M. Hughes)
- Expert (1998) ... Dr. Gillick
- Legacy (1997) ... Patrick Dean (as Richard Michael Hughes)
 2000 The $treet (TV Series)
CEO Board Member
- Hostile Makeover (2000) ... CEO Board Member
 1994 Iron Will
Conductor Brawley
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
Maine Fisherman
- The Space Eaters (1991) ... Maine Fisherman (as Richard M. Hughes)
 1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Board Member #1
- Starfire (1989) ... Board Member #1 (as Richard Michael Hughes)
 1986 The Manhattan Project
D.O.D. Man (uncredited)
 1985 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- Sour Grapes (1985)
 1979 The Amityville Horror
2nd New York State Trooper
 1979 Sanctuary of Fear (TV Movie)
Deptuy Sheriff (uncredited)
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 2000 Finding Forrester (stunts)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Rage Against the Machine's "Sleep Now in the Fire" music video - Played "Regis Philbin". See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard M. Hughes | Richard Michael Hughes


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Left South Vietnam in August 1976 after an eight-year stint there as social worker [Shoeshine Boys Project, 1968-76] and also as a journalist [a founder of Dispatch News Agency, 1969, which broke the My Lai massacre story].


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