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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 7 August 1944St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

David Rasche was born on August 7, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Burn After Reading (2008), Men in Black 3 (2012) and Sledge Hammer! (1986). He has been married to Heather Lupton since 1980. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Heather Lupton (1980 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (10)

His wife Heather Lupton has a guest role in "Sledgehammer" (1986), as ex-Mrs. Hammer (ep. 'Here's to You, Mrs. Hammer').
A member of Chicago's Second City in the 70s, he replaced John Belushi when Belushi took off to do SNL.
Blond, handsome actor best known for his Clint Eastwood 'Dirty Harry' take-off on TV's "Sledge Hammer!" in the late 1980s.
Born in St. Louis but raised in Illinois.
Graduated from Elmhurst College and the University of Chicago.
His close association with David Mamet led to him becoming a major interpreter of the playwright's works -- including "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," "Speed-the-Plow" and "Edmond."
Has played the President in the show "DAG" (2000) and the film Sentinel, The (2006)
Was on the original artistic board--nicknamed the Eight Great Tomatoes--of Chicago's Victory Gardens Theatre along with Warren Casey, Cecil O'Neal, Mac McGuinnes, Cordis Heard (then Cordis Fejer), Stuart Gordon, Roberta Maguire and June Pyskacek. Each chipped in $1,000 or the equivalent toward the new venture, circa 1973.
He played Admiral Piett in the NPR radio dramatization of "The Empire Strikes Back" (1983).
His name is pronounced "RAH-shee".

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