Up 37 this week

Richard Lewis (II)

Richard Philip Lewis was born on June 29, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York City and raised in Englewood, New Jersey. He went to Dwight Morrow High School (where John Travolta went a few years later). He graduated from Ohio State University in 1969 with a degree in marketing and communications. He wrote an ad copy in New Jersey while also writing jokes ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Richard Lewis? Add or change photos

And the Independent Spirit Award Nominees Are ...

Nominations for the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced Tuesday, with Carol leading the pack with six nominations. Visit our Awards Central section for the full list of nominations.

See all the nominees

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 100 people
created 05 Feb 2012
a list of 28 people
created 02 Mar 2012
a list of 100 people
created 28 Oct 2013
a list of 31 people
created 5 months ago
a list of 2079 people
created 2 weeks ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Richard Lewis's work have you seen?

User Polls

3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (55 credits)
 2014 She's Funny That Way
Al Finkelstein
 2012 Vamps
 2011 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
- Rebel Without a Collar (2011) ... Buddy (voice)
 2009-2010 'Til Death (TV Series)
Miles Tunnicliff
- The Baby (2010) ... Miles Tunnicliff
 2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2010) ... Shades (voice)
 2009 The Cleaner (TV Series)
- Trick Candles (2009) ... Henry
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sportsman Larry
- Closet (2008) ... Sportsman Larry (voice)
 2007 BelzerVizion (Short)
Richard Lewis
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
- Everybody Hates Kris (2006) ... Kris
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) ... Golem (voice)
 2005 George Lopez (TV Series)
Phillip Nickleson
- George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial (2005) ... Phillip Nickleson
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series)
- Fake the Money and Run (2005) ... Stan
 2004 The Dead Zone (TV Series)
Jack Jericho
- The Cold Hard Truth (2004) ... Jack Jericho
 2004 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
- I Can't Afford Hyenas (2004) ... Stan
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
Mitchell Yaeger
- A Dark Turn (2003) ... Mitchell Yaeger
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
Francis Weinod
- Once Upon a Family (2002) ... Francis Weinod
 1999 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Ronald Zane
- Big Top Val (1999) ... Ronald Zane
 1999 Game Day
Steve Adler
 1999 Hercules (TV Series)
- Hercules and the Tiff on Olympus (1999) ... Neurosis
 1997 The Maze
 1997 Hugo Pool
Chick Chicalini
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Undercover (1997) ... Richard (voice)
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Old Beggar
- The Golden Goose (1997) ... Old Beggar (voice)
 1996 The Elevator
Phil Milowski
 1996 A Weekend in the Country (TV Movie)
Bobby Stein
 1995 Drunks
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Whirlpool (1994) ... Vern
 1994 Wagons East
Phil Taylor
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Richard Lewis
- Life Behind Larry (1993) ... Richard Lewis (uncredited)
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
- Stepping Back (1993) ... Joseph
 1992 The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story (TV Movie)
Edward Sanders
 1992 Once Upon a Crime...
Julian Peters
 1989 That's Adequate
Pimples Lapedes
 1988 Tattingers (TV Series)
- Death and Taxis (1988) ... Longo
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- King of the Building (1987) ... Joey
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
Andrew Fitzsimmons Carlton III
- The Wedding Bell Blues (1986) ... Andrew Fitzsimmons Carlton III
 1985 Temporary Insanity (TV Movie)
 1980 House Calls (TV Series)
Dr. Prometheus / Leon
- The Phantom of Kensington (1980) ... Dr. Prometheus / Leon
 1979 The 416th (TV Movie)
Private Rick Michaels
 1977 Diary of a Young Comic (TV Movie)
Billy Goldstein / Gondola
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (103 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Snickers candy bar. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


5' 9" (1.75 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'll speak for me, though it's hard for me to speak for myself because I don't know who I am. See more »


Gentleman's Quarterly named him one of the 20th century's influential humorists. See more »


Always wears black See more »


The Prince of Pain

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
any fans out there? MaryJeanB
I have to say this? hirted
Gene Wilder kotukutuku
I could have sworn Jon Stewart played... nikwithanafro
Don't see him in concert RonnyK737
settle a bet yrnotamanda
Discuss Richard Lewis on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page