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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 »
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 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
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CD: Read poem "America's New Trinity Of Love: Dean, Brando, Presley: on "Jack Kerouac" (Rykodisc). See more »

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[re Jonathan Winters ] I talked to Jonathan almost daily on the phone when he was feeling well. In the past eight or nine years he must have left me hundreds and hundreds of insanely funny messages in my voicemail, each a different character and all gold. If I failed to mention the premise of his call I was always touched when he asked me if I dug the bit. Imagine!? My childhood idol was asking ... See more »


Has petitioned Bartlett's Familiar Quotations to attribute the phrase "the nk] from Hell" (i.e. "the date from Hell", "the roommate from Hell", etc.) to him. They have rejected his claims, stating that the phrase was in use as early as World War I when kilted Scottish soldiers were given the nickname "The Ladies from Hell". However, the Yale Book of Quotations does attribute the phrase to Lewis. ... See more »


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