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Richard Riehle

Richard Riehle was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, to Mary Margaret (Walsh), a nurse, and Herbert John Riehle, an assistant postmaster. He is of German and Irish descent. Richard attended the University of Notre Dame, where he became heavily involved with the University Theatre. Appearing in such productions as "Luther", "Antigone", "... See full bio »
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 2016 Fear, Inc. (completed)
Bill Peterson
 2016 Last Man Club (completed)
 2016 Madame X (post-production)
Ian Stone
 2016 Pitching Tents (post-production)
 2016 The Don't We Boys: Sketch Corp. (TV Movie) (completed)
Detective McFadden
 2016 Citrus Springs (completed)
 2016 Trail's End (pre-production)
Howard Shaw
 2015 Breaking Legs (completed)
Principal Bater
 2015 Golden Vanity (post-production)
Radio Announcer (voice)
 2015 Jimmy's Jungle (post-production)
Grandpa Bell
 2015 All I Want for Christmas (TV Movie) (post-production)
 2015 Dementia (completed)
 2015 Heels (post-production)
Calvin Lackey
 2015 Medal of Victory (post-production)
Ted Crump
 2014 The Turtle's Head (Short) (completed)
Detective Bing Shooster
 2012 A Tiny Portal (Short) (completed)
John Turner
  Poor Paul (announced)
Father San Filippo
  West of Hell (post-production)
Mr. Braxton
 2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Walt Osorio
- 16 Years (2015) ... Walt Osorio
 2015 Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves
Sheriff Ryan
 2015 Sex, Death and Bowling
Father Joe
 2015/I Daddy
Al Rubin
 2015 Small Town Famous (TV Series)
Jim O'Connor
- The Debate (2015) ... Jim O'Connor
- A New Group (2015) ... Jim O'Connor
- The Challenger (2015) ... Jim O'Connor
 2015 Contracted: Phase II
Deuge Gelman
 2015 Boredom (Short)
 2015 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Science Corp Scientist / Secret President Larry / Tutukaka Male
- Baboons Rising (2015) ... Science Corp Scientist / Secret President Larry (voice)
- The Ultimate Mate (2015) ... Tutukaka Male (voice)
 2015 Wacko Smacko (TV Series)
Tony Miller
- Sombrero Time (2015) ... Tony Miller
 2015 Roommate Wanted (Video)
Dr. Hoffman
 2015 The Soul Man (TV Series)
- Tell It Like It Isn't (2015) ... Larry
 2015 Welcome to Forever (Short)
Mr. Cooper
 2015 Black-ish (TV Series)
- Big Night, Big Fight (2015) ... Solomon
 2015/I Primrose Lane
Officer Braggs
 2015 Well Spent ... The Making of Primrose Lane (Short)
Officer Braggs / Himself
 2014 Amnesiac
 2014 Blake Chandler: Psychic Investigator (Short)
George 'G' Hammett
 2014 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
 2013-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Bumi / Additional Voices
- Reunion (2014) ... Bumi (voice)
- Venom of the Red Lotus (2014) ... Bumi (voice)
- The Ultimatum (2014) ... Bumi (voice)
- Original Airbenders (2014) ... Bumi (voice)
- In Harm's Way (2014) ... Bumi (voice)
 2014 Mom (TV Series)
 2014 Pilot Error
Roy Grimm
 2014 The Three Dogateers
 2014 One Week Vacation (Short)
Kevin Winters
 2014 Beggin Space: The TV Series (Short)
President of Beggin Strips
 2014 Mystery Girls (TV Series)
- Haunted House Party (2014) ... Walt
 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction
Theater Landlord
 2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Umpire Bill Kessel
 2014 Spooked (TV Series)
- Mixed Signals (2014) ... Baw-Paw
 2014 Gridlocked (TV Series)
Officer Fuller
 2014 Maron (TV Series)
David Anthony, Sr.
- The Mom Situation (2014) ... David Anthony, Sr.
 2014 The Cabining
 2014 Friended to Death
 2014/I Lovesick
 2014 In Your Eyes
Mr. Padgham
 2014 Gone Doggy Gone
Stan Janson
 2014 Fireside Chat with Esther (TV Series)
Producer / Festival Director / Sam
- April's Fools (2014) ... Producer
- Berlinale (2014) ... Festival Director
- He Loves Me Not? (2014) ... Sam
 2014 Always Woodstock
Mr. Harmon
 2014/I The Scribbler
Officer O'Reilly
 2013 Friend Request
 2013 The Newest Testament (Short)
 2013 Mob City (TV Series)
Sergeant Kuzyk
- Red Light (2013) ... Sergeant Kuzyk
 2013 Sketchy (TV Series)
- Santa Gets Fired (2013) ... Santa
 2013 Mischief Night
 2013 Coffee, Kill Boss
Vincent Brutsi
 2013 The Secret Village
 2013 Munchausen (Short)
 2013 Drunk History (TV Series)
James Roche
- Detroit (2013) ... James Roche
 2013 Lionhead
Lawyer Bronowitz
 2013 Girl Meets Boy
 2013 Beat This Summer (Video short)
Old Man
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
- The Future Dunphys (2013) ... Norman
 2013/I Lonely Boy
Mr. Fitz
 2013 Blue Dream
Ted Sellers
 2013 The Neighbors (TV Series)
Janitor Raymond
- Cold War (2013) ... Janitor Raymond
 2012 Jack's Not Sick Anymore (Short)
 2012 The League (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- A Krampus Carol (2012) ... Santa Claus
 2012/I Breathless
 2012 Men at Work (TV Series)
- Wake and Bake (2012) ... Gus
 2012 Dead Man's Burden
Three Penny Hank
 2012 The Client List (TV Series)
Jim Richardson
- Games People Play (2012) ... Jim Richardson
 2012 3 Days of Normal
Chief Dale Nickens
 2012 Lake Effects (TV Movie)
Chairman McCarren
 2012 The Watermen
Belvin Lee Smith
 2012/I Last Call
 2012 FDR: American Badass!
Senator Bronson
 2012 Waterwalk
Jim T
 2012 Extracted
Father Riley
 2011 Blue Highway (Short)
 2011 Finding Hope (Short)
Sheriff Avery
 2011 Kickin' It (TV Series)
Mr. Coburn
- The Great Escape (2011) ... Mr. Coburn
 2011 The Ex-Box (TV Series)
Lionel Reed
 2010-2011 Pretend Time (TV Series)
Ellen's Grandfather / Mayor
- PETA Not on Set (2011) ... Ellen's Grandfather
- Blah Blah Blah Main Street (2010) ... Mayor
 2011 Chillerama
Cecil Kaufman (segment "Zom-B-Movie")
 2011 A Series of Unfortunate People (TV Series)
- Family Secret (2011) ... Dad
 2011 The Back-up Bride
Sonny Spur
 2011 A Bad Thing (Short)
Frank Harrison
 2011 Black Velvet
 2010 BoyBand
Principal Collins
 2010 Darnell Dawkins: Mouth Guitar Legend
Howlin' Hal Halsby
 2010/I Lights Out
 2010 Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story
Umpire Joe Francia
 2010 Miss Nobody
Leonard Ormsby
 2010 Spork
 2010 5 Star Day
Jim the Plumber
 2010 Gay Baby (Short)
Dr. Feldman
 2010 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Jerry / Mayor
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Jerry / Mayor
 2010 Growth
 2010 Killer by Nature
Warden Upton
 2009 The Quitter Show (TV Series)
Toy Doctor
- Smacker (2009) ... Toy Doctor
 2009 Play Dead (Video)
Truck Driver
 2009 Project Solitude
Frederick Sterling
 2009 Nowhere to Hide
 2009 My Summer Friend (Short)
 2009 Better Off Ted (TV Series)
- Get Happy (2009) ... Bob
 2009/I The Sacrifice (Short)
Sherrif Avery
 2009 Stellina Blue
Dr. Helfenstein
 2009 Dinner with Raphael (Short)
Mr. Siegfried
 2009 Rehab for Rejects (TV Movie)
Greg Bishop
 2008 Necessary Evil
Capt. Parsons
 2008 Small Town News (TV Movie)
Don Malone
 2008 Our First Christmas (TV Movie)
 2008 The Editor: A Man I Despise (Short)
The Editor
 2008 Bait Shop (Video)
 2008 Audie & the Wolf
Michael Ludlow
 2008 The Clean-Up Crew (Video short)
 2008/I Your Name Here
 2008 Green Flash (Video)
 2008 The Only Girl (Short)
Headmaster Selt
 2008/I Hindsight
 2008 Red
 2008/I The Last Word
Man at Gorge
 2007 Resurrection Mary
Detective Mahoney
 2007 A Plumm Summer
Art Bublin
 2007 My Father
John Parker
 2007 Spinning Into Butter
Paul Meyers
 2007 American Body Shop (TV Series)
Bishop Thomas K. O'Banyon
- The Bishop and the Pawn (2007) ... Bishop Thomas K. O'Banyon
 2007 Choose Connor
Grant Miller
 2007 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Crossroads mayor
- Inked (2007) ... Crossroads mayor
 2007 The Memory Thief
Judaica Clerk
 2007 Smiley Face
Mr. Spencer
 2007 Desperate Escape
Croaker Norge
 2006 Community Service (TV Movie)
 2006 Domestic Import
Sam the Mailman
 2006 Price to Pay
 2006 Little Big Top
 2006 All of Us (TV Series)
Sergeant Nelson
- Police... Open Up (2006) ... Sergeant Nelson
 2006 Dorm Daze 2 (Video)
Captain Bunkley
 2006 Down the P.C.H.
 2006 FBI Guys (TV Short)
SAC Blithers
 2006 Z-Squad (TV Series)
King Oolaf
- Pilot (2006) ... King Oolaf (voice)
 2006 The Utopian (Short)
 2006 The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell
Narrator / Paranormal Historian
 2006 Hatchet
Jim Permatteo
 2006 George Lopez (TV Series)
Eddie Carter
- It's a Cliffhanger, by George (2006) ... Eddie Carter
 2006 Dark Mind
Detective Rees
 2006/II The Lost
Bill Richmond
 2006 Fierce Friend
Phone Tech
 2006 Midnight Clear
 2006 The Darkroom
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Dr. Barry Glouberman
- The Ass Fat Jungle (2005) ... Dr. Barry Glouberman
 2005 The 12 Dogs of Christmas
Mayor Nobel Doyle
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Funeral Guest (uncredited)
 2005 Jane Doe: The Wrong Face (TV Movie)
Renton Skyler
 2005 Neo Ned
Officer Roy Pendleton
 2005 Detective (TV Movie)
Father Uxbridge
 2005 Darcy's Off-White Wedding (Short)
 2004 Mysterious Skin
 2004 Palindromes
Dr. Dan
 2004 NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (TV Movie)
Ernie Wilson
 2004 Home on the Range
Sheriff Sam Brown
 2004 Death and Texas
Prison Warden
 2003 Beethoven's 5th (Video)
Vaughn Carter
 2003 Monster Makers (TV Movie)
Det. Brennan
 2003 Tremors (TV Series)
Helmut Krause
- The Key (2003) ... Helmut Krause
 2003 Fillmore! (TV Series)
Leo Grant
- Masterstroke of Malevolence (2003) ... Leo Grant (voice)
 2002 Another Pretty Face (TV Movie)
Hilton March
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Mandrake Patient
- A Hopeless Wound (2002) ... Mandrake Patient
 2002 Time Changer
Dr. Wiseman
 2002 Ken Park
 2001 The Gristle
 2001 The Socratic Method
Professor Myers
 2001 Bandits
Lawrence Fife
 2001 The Parlor (Short)
 2001 Joe Dirt
Car Dealer
 2001 Crash Point Zero
Alan Douglas
 2001 Say It Isn't So
Sheriff Merle Hobbs
 2001 The Fluffer
Sam Martins
 2000 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- The Wild, Wild Witch (2000) ... Jedediah
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Simon, Inspector
- The Storm (2000) ... Simon, Inspector
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Dr. Whitney
- Ax and You Shall Receive (2000) ... Dr. Whitney
 1996-1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff Harmon Tolliver / Dustin Woods
- Santa Claude (1999) ... Deputy Sheriff Harmon Tolliver (uncredited)
- Murder by the Busload (1996) ... Dustin Woods
 1999 Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (TV Movie)
Capt. Rich Waters
 1999 Blink of an Eye
Main Prison Guard
 1999 Au Pair (TV Movie)
Sam Morgan
 1999 Balloon Farm (TV Movie)
 1999 Hard Time: The Premonition (TV Movie)
Capt. Waters
 1999 Kill the Man
Mr. Ellias
 1999 The Arrangement
Det. Bert Hershak
 1999 The New Adventures of A.R.K. (TV Series)
 1998 Mighty Joe Young
Commander Gorman
 1998 Route 9 (TV Movie)
Agent Wallace
 1998 Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (Video)
Sgt. Mooney
 1998 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Detective Roberts
- Bewitched (1998) ... Detective Roberts
 1998 Maggie (TV Series)
The Frog
- The Greatest Story Ever Toad (1998) ... The Frog (voice)
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Milo Schwarz
- Sarindipity (1998) ... Milo Schwarz
 1998 Mr. Murder (TV Movie)
John Wexel
 1998 The Lesser Evil
Detective Smitts
 1998 The Ransom of Red Chief (TV Movie)
Narrator / Sheriff 'T-Bone' Yankum
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4
INS Agent
 1998 Perfect Prey (TV Movie)
Detective Bevlan
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
- Becoming: Part 1 (1998) ... Merrick
 1998 The Odd Couple II
Chief of Police
 1998 The Pentagon Wars (TV Movie)
General Vice
 1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
Graham Hawkes
- Indy Show (1998) ... Graham Hawkes
 1998 Desperate Measures
Ed Fayne
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Donald Jarman
- Tears on My Willow (1998) ... Donald Jarman
 1997 Dilemma
Captain Ross
 1997 River Made to Drown In
Heavyset Man
 1997 Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (TV Movie)
Jack Ogden
 1997 One of Our Own
Burt Herchak
 1997 The Practice (TV Series)
Mr. Holt
- Sex, Lies and Monkeys (1997) ... Mr. Holt
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series)
Principal Shinagel
- Fear of Flying (1997) ... Principal Shinagel
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Jack Billings
- The Kiss (1997) ... Jack Billings
- Pilot (1997) ... Jack Billings
 1997 One Eight Seven
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
- People's Choice (1997) ... Gorn
 1997 Trading Favors
Highway Patrolman
 1997 High Incident (TV Series)
- Knock, Knock (1997) ... Roy
 1997 Men Behaving Badly (TV Series)
- The Odds Couple (1997) ... Stranger
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
Tommy Mayfield
 1996 Last Resort
Phil Billingsley
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Mr. Van Wagner
- Best Man (1996) ... Mr. Van Wagner
 1996 Driven
 1996 The Fan
 1996 Too Fast Too Young
 1996 Murder One (TV Series)
Pat Ferguson
- Chapter Twenty-Three (1996) ... Pat Ferguson
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Pete Harmon
 1996 Terminal (TV Movie)
Security Chief
 1996 Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (Video Game)
Chief Technician Robert 'Pliers' Sykes
 1996 The Client (TV Series)
Sergeant Phil Rucker
- Motherless Child (1996) ... Sergeant Phil Rucker
 1995 Lone Justice 2
 1995 New York Daze (TV Series)
 1995 Trial by Fire (TV Movie)
Fred Cobb
 1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder
Warden Quince
 1995 Dominion
 1995 Jury Duty
Principal Beasely
 1995 A Stranger in Town (TV Movie)
 1995 Get Smart (TV Series)
Mr. Winters
- Pilot (1995) ... Mr. Winters
 1994 Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (TV Movie)
Frank Dimaio
 1994 Stalker: Shadow of Obsession (TV Movie)
 1994 Holy Matrimony
 1994 Lightning Jack
 1994 Iron Will
 1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (TV Movie)
Mort Aberdine
 1993 A Dangerous Woman
 1993 Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times (TV Series)
Judge Longley
- The Smink Brothers (1993) ... Judge Longley
 1993 The Fugitive
Old Guard
 1993 Free Willy
 1993 Sirens (TV Series)
Irving Chattle
- Keeping the Peace (1993) ... Irving Chattle
 1993 Shaky Ground (TV Series)
Henry McCallister
- Love Thy Neighbor (1993) ... Henry McCallister
 1993 For Their Own Good (TV Movie)
Dave Butler
 1993 Body of Evidence
Detective Griffin
 1989-1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Roger Beekman / Edmund Clancy
- Spanky and the Art Gang (1993) ... Roger Beekman
- Helter Shelter (1992) ... Roger Beekman
- When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1989) ... Edmund Clancy
 1992 C.C.P.D. (TV Movie)
 1989-1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sergeant Devon O'Malley / Aaron
- The Wind Around the Tower (1992) ... Sergeant Devon O'Malley
- Dead Letter (1989) ... Aaron
 1992/I Hero
 1992 The Public Eye
Officer O'Brien
 1992 Prelude to a Kiss
Jerry Blier
 1992 On the Air (TV Series)
Dr. Winky
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Dr. Winky
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Dr. Winky (uncredited)
 1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
- The Inner Light (1992) ... Batai
 1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
Mr. Evans
- Lies (1992) ... Mr. Evans
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Richard Sturdevan
- Whippet 'Til It Breaks (1992) ... Richard Sturdevan
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
Reverend Scroggins
 1991 Keeper of the City (TV Movie)
Captain Walder
 1991 Shadows and Fog
 1991 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Det. Parres
 1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
L.A. Detective
- The Malibu Mystery (1991) ... L.A. Detective
 1990 Broken Badges (TV Series)
- Pilot (1990)
 1990 A Killer Among Us (TV Movie)
Oscar Wendt
 1990 People Like Us (TV Movie)
Anthony Feliciano
 1990 His & Hers (TV Series)
Mr. Mueller
- Dueling Therapists (1990) ... Mr. Mueller
 1989-1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Clifford Vargas / Lt. Lannon
- Leaping in Without a Net - November 18, 1958 (1990) ... Clifford Vargas
- Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 (1989) ... Lt. Lannon
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
- The Good, the Bad, and the Nasty (1990) ... Gardner
 1990 So Proudly We Hail (TV Movie)
 1989 Glory
 1989 Dragnet (TV Series)
Oliver Brady
- Nouveau Gypsies (1989) ... Oliver Brady
 1989 Cast the First Stone (TV Movie)
 1989 Cross of Fire (TV Movie)
 1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
George Beeker
- Payback (1989) ... George Beeker
 1989 Black Rain
 1987 Rachel River
 1978 The Other Side of Hell (TV Movie)
Tattooed Man
 1977 Joyride
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(His advice to actors) It's such a matter of luck - There's so many people as skilled as you, so many unknowns in every choice - that you shouldn't take rejection personally, but be thankful for every opportunity. See more »


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