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Dick Latessa was born on September 15, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Richard Robert Latessa. He is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), Stigmata (1999) and Alfie (2004). See full bio »
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 2015 Odd Mom Out (TV Series)
- Dying to Get In (2015)
 2012 Emily Owens M.D. (TV Series)
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Judge Marcus Ridiger
- Gray (2010) ... Judge Marcus Ridiger
 2010 A Buddy Story
 2009 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Horace Dunn
- Unorthodox (2009) ... Judge Horace Dunn
 2008 Close Relations (Short)
Uncle Jacob
 2007 Brotherhood (TV Series)
- Call Letter Blues 1:2-6 (2007) ... Walter
 2007 The Last New Yorker
 2007 Six Degrees (TV Series)
- Sedgewick's (2007) ... Tom
 2005 The Great New Wonderful
Jerry Binder (segment "Judy's Story")
 2004 Alfie
 1990-2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Bishop Durning / Attorney Mitchell Klein / Admiral Miles Coty / ...
- Under God (2003) ... Bishop Durning
- The Collar (2002) ... Bishop Durning
- D-Girl (1997) ... Attorney Mitchell Klein
- Conduct Unbecoming (1993) ... Admiral Miles Coty
- Everybody's Favorite Bagman (1990) ... Conti
 2003 The Event
Uncle Leo
 2001 Ed (TV Series)
Jerry Waldrop
- Closure (2001) ... Jerry Waldrop
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Father L'Oiseau
- Army of One (2001) ... Father L'Oiseau
 1999 Stigmata
Father Gianni Delmonico
 1998 Thicker Than Blood (TV Movie)
 1998 Soul Man (TV Series)
Mr. Dunn
- Raising Heck (1998) ... Mr. Dunn
 1997 Better Than Ever
Mr. Mayhew
 1996 The Substance of Fire
Mr. McCormack sr
 1993 Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story (TV Movie)
Jack Karney
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
- Princeton, February 1916 (1993) ... Willie
 1991 The Will Rogers Follies (TV Movie)
Clem Rogers
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Coach Schneider
- Over the Limit (1990) ... Coach Schneider
 1990 Working It Out (TV Series)
Mr. Giamelli
- Surprise! I Hate Your Friend! (1990) ... Mr. Giamelli
- What Next, My Love? (1990) ... Mr. Giamelli
 1984-1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Hirsch / Creech
- The Trial of Bernhard Goetz (1988) ... Hirsch
- Pudd'nhead Wilson (1984) ... Creech
 1985-1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
George Kendrick / Camaris
- Personal Demons (1987) ... George Kendrick
- Resurrection (1985) ... Camaris
 1986 Rockabye (TV Movie)
Malcolm Sterling
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
'Boss' Tom Messenger
 1985 Izzy & Moe (TV Movie)
Lt. Murphy
 1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer (TV Movie)
 1982 A Question of Honor (TV Movie)
 1982 The Neighborhood (TV Movie)
Mort Manoff
 1982 Nurse (TV Series)
Inspector Condon
- Where's Mary? (1982) ... Inspector Condon
 1982 One of the Boys (TV Series)
- Double Trouble (1982) ... Marone
 1981 And They All Lived Happily After (TV Movie)
Paul Wescott
 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie)
 1976 Philemon (TV Movie)
 1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
- Crisis (1969) ... Adams (as Richard Latessa)
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Harry Kane
- Programmed for Danger (1969) ... Harry Kane
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
General Tamaar
- Nitro (1969) ... General Tamaar
 1968 Get Smart (TV Series)
- One Nation Invisible (1968) ... Woodman
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Neil Hayes (1997)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Noel Douglas #2 (1975-1976)
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Other Works:

: Plays Wilbur Turnblad in "Hairspray" musical by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan (5th Avenue Theater, Seattle, Washington, USA). See more »

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Richard Latessa

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Won Broadway's 2003 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Play - Musical) for "Hairspray."

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