During the summer of 1976, Richard Riehle and Anthony Heald, then known as Phil Heald, worked together in Grand Ledge, Michigan, at the Boarshead Theater, a professional theater located in a huge old barn that had been run as a summer theater since the early 1950s when stars like Zsa Zsu Pitts toured the summer stock boards...
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He apprenticed at the Meadowbrook Theater in Michigan right out of school and earned his Equity Card there in 1974. The next year he broadened his professional status earning his A.F.T.R.A. membership doing Commercial and Local TV work in Michigan and joined the Screen Actors Guild while shooting Joy ride in Washington State in 1976.