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Christopher Rich (I)

Most familiar to television viewers as the dim-witted anchorman Miller Redfield on Murphy Brown (1988), Christopher Rich has enjoyed a successful career in television, film and theater. Born in Dallas, Texas, Rich began performing in plays while attending high school in the Rio Grande Valley, urged by a teacher to channel his rowdy tendencies into... See full bio »

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Reba Brock Hart
The Charmings
The Charmings Eric Charming
The George Carlin Show
The George Carlin Show Dr. Neil Beck


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 2016/VII Perception (post-production)
Doctor Williams
 2016 Cassidy Way
 2016 Light on Sunshine (Short)
 2014 Rawdon's Roof (Short)
Joe Bradley
 2014 Swallow Your Bliss (TV Series)
- Pilot (2014) ... Martin
 2013 Holiday Road Trip (TV Movie)
 2012 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Detective Rich Gibson
- Virtual Love (2012) ... Detective Rich Gibson
 2012 Animal Practice (TV Series)
Jack Jackson
- Turkey Jerky (2012) ... Jack Jackson
 2012 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
- The Reunion (2012) ... Frank
 2011 My Freakin' Family (TV Movie)
 2011 Shake It Up! (TV Series)
Mayor Bartlett
- Shake It Up, Up & Away (2011) ... Mayor Bartlett
 2009-2010 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
- Crime Doesn't Pay (2009) ... Bruce
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Coach Jimmy Miller
- Bloodsport (2009) ... Coach Jimmy Miller
 2007 The Wedding Bells (TV Series)
Johnny Kad
- Fools in Love (2007) ... Johnny Kad
 2004 Fatherhood (TV Series)
Mr. Tremblay
- Balancing the Books (2004) ... Mr. Tremblay (voice, as Chris Rich)
 2003 Seventh Veil
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series)
- Three Men and a Smoking Diaper (2001) ... Jefferson
 2000 Going Home (TV Movie)
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Ron Perth
- Be Patient (2000) ... Ron Perth
 1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
 1999 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
 1998 The Tony Danza Show (TV Series)
Kyle Wentworth
- Sue You (1998) ... Kyle Wentworth
 1997 Life... and Stuff (TV Series)
Chuck Metcalf
- Life... and Fisticuffs (1997) ... Chuck Metcalf
 1996 The Louie Show (TV Series)
- A Brush with Bob (1996) ... Bob
 1996 Hope & Gloria (TV Series)
Dr. Ben Shipley
- Tainted Love (1996) ... Dr. Ben Shipley
 1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Mr. Jones
- The Impossible Mission Episode (1996) ... Mr. Jones
 1996 Renegade (TV Series)
Ted Fisher
- No Place Like Home (1996) ... Ted Fisher
 1995 The Client (TV Series)
Dan Goodwin
- The Way Things Never Were (1995) ... Dan Goodwin
 1995 The Nanny (TV Series)
Kurt Jacobs
- A Fine Friendship (1995) ... Kurt Jacobs
 1994 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Crew Member
- Born to the Purple (1994) ... Crew Member (uncredited)
 1993 Dream On (TV Series)
- A Midsummer Night's Dream On (1993) ... Mark
 1993 Almost Home (TV Series)
Jim Morgan
- Winner Take Millicent (1993) ... Jim Morgan
 1992 Sibs (TV Series)
 1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV Movie)
Lute Cantrell
 1991 In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (TV Movie)
Scott Faul
 1991 Babes (TV Series)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
Lt. Morgan 'Morg' McPherson
 1990 Married People (TV Series)
 1990 In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing (TV Movie)
IA Officer #3
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- Testing Dirty (1990)
 1990 Empty Nest (TV Series)
- Complainin' in the Rain (1990) ... John
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series)
Derrick Benton
- The Drowning Pool (1989) ... Derrick Benton
 1989 Hound Town (TV Movie)
Napoleon (voice)
 1989 Prisoners of Inertia
 1987-1988 The Charmings (TV Series)
Eric Charming
- The Woman of His Dreams (1988) ... Eric Charming
- Lillian's Protege (1988) ... Eric Charming
- The Man Who Came to Dinner (1988) ... Eric Charming
- Birth of a Salesman (1988) ... Eric Charming
- The Charmings Get Robbed (1988) ... Eric Charming
 1988 Smart Guys (TV Series)
 1987 Sweet Surrender (TV Series)
Vaughn Parker
- Where There's a Will... (1987) ... Vaughn Parker
 1985 The Recovery Room (TV Movie)
Dr. Russell Sears
 1983 The First Time
Stud with Sports Car
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Portrayed the Greek god "Dionysus" in "The Bacchae" in 1980, directed by Michael Cacoyannis. Saturday Review critic Stanley Kauffman said of his performance, "He is immediately vivid, golden, graceful, clear, commanding." See more »

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Performed the wedding ceremony of his former Reba co-star JoAnna Garcia Swisher to New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher. See more »

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