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Richard Romanus

Richard Romanus was born on February 8, 1943 in Barre, Vermont, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Mean Streets (1973), Heavy Metal (1981) and Point of No Return (1993). He has been married to Anthea Sylbert since August 11, 1985. He was previously married to Tina Romanus. See full bio »

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 2003 The Young Black Stallion
Ben Ishak
 2001 Nailed
Uncle Robert
 2001 Providence (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Gavins
- Parenthood (2001) ... Dr. Paul Gavins
 1999 Carlo's Wake
D'Angelo, Carmine
 1999 If You Believe (TV Movie)
 1998 Giving Up the Ghost (TV Movie)
 1998 Urban Relics
Charlie Shivers
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Carmine Del Marco
- A Tushful of Dollars (1996) ... Carmine Del Marco
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. Ed Quiller
- Misdiagnosis Murder (1996) ... Dr. Ed Quiller
 1995 Charlie Grace (TV Series)
Rudy Novak
- One Simple Little Favor (1995) ... Rudy Novak
 1995 The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise (TV Movie)
Vincent Penguinetti
 1995 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Lowell Grippo
- Little Italy (1995) ... Lowell Grippo
 1994 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Anthony Travelli
- With the Greatest of Ease (1994) ... Anthony Travelli
 1993 Johnny Bago (TV Series)
Vincint / Vinnie
- Johnny's Manly Act (1993) ... Vincint
 1992 To Protect and Serve
Captain Malouf
 1992 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Donovan Black
- Silence (1992) ... Donovan Black
 1991 The Entertainers
 1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Harry Rendel
- Street of Dreams (1991) ... Harry Rendel
 1991 Oscar
 1990 Final Stage
the Producer
 1990 Hollywood Heartbreak
Niles Gregory
 1989 Married to the Mob (TV Movie)
Tony Russo
 1989 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Arthur Six
- The Fixer (1989) ... Arthur Six
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Maurice Maxwell
- Trash Radio (1989) ... Maurice Maxwell
 1988 The Couch Trip
Harvey Michaels
 1983-1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Det. Sal Caprio / Hassan bin Moqtadi
- Secrets (1987) ... Det. Sal Caprio
- Let Them Eat Pretzels (1983) ... Hassan bin Moqtadi
 1987 Ghost of a Chance (TV Movie)
Julio Mendez
 1983-1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Tommy Tedesco / Jackie Martell
- Alive at Five (1986) ... Tommy Tedesco
- The Rabbit Who Ate Las Vegas (1983) ... Jackie Martell
 1985-1986 MacGyver (TV Series)
James Crowe / Joey Bennett
- Twice Stung (1986) ... James Crowe
- The Prodigal (1985) ... Joey Bennett
 1986 Murphy's Law
Frank Vincenzo
 1985 Shadow Chasers (TV Series)
Bailey / Eli Buck
- Spirit of St. Louis (1985) ... Bailey / Eli Buck
 1985 Stir Crazy (TV Series)
Victor Anacard
- The Ping Pong Caper (1985) ... Victor Anacard
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Frank Bigalow
- Bigalow's Last Smoke (1985) ... Frank Bigalow
 1985 Fame (TV Series)
Joe Garver
- Tomorrow's Children (1985) ... Joe Garver
 1984 Crackups (TV Movie)
 1984 Protocol
 1984 Hunter (TV Series)
Nathan 'Nate' Demarest
- High Bleacher Man (1984) ... Nathan 'Nate' Demarest
 1984 Second Sight: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Ross Harkin
 1984 More Than Murder (TV Movie)
Bedrick Bordante
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Frankie Kane
- The Boxer (1983) ... Frankie Kane
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Prince Fahad Ibn Hasim
- The Kidnapping (1982) ... Prince Fahad Ibn Hasim
 1982 Hey Good Lookin'
Vinnie (voice)
 1982 Pandemonium
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Robert Luria
- Perfect Husband, The/Volcano (1981) ... Robert Luria
 1980 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Marty Benton
- This Lady Is Murder (1980) ... Marty Benton
 1980 Sitting Ducks
Moose Joe Mastaki
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
Tommy Tedesco / Tedesco / Crazy Tommy Tedesco
- Pilot: Part 2 (1980) ... Tedesco
- Pilot: Part 1 (1980) ... Crazy Tommy Tedesco
 1979 Gold of the Amazon Women (TV Movie)
Luis Escobar
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Sean Innes
 1978 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Johnny Noah
- Small Potatoes (1978) ... Johnny Noah
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Sonny Watson
- Huggy Bear and the Turkey (1977) ... Sonny Watson
 1977 Night Drive (TV Movie)
The Killer
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Roy David
- The Big Tap-Out (1977) ... Roy David
 1977 Wizards
Weehawk (voice)
 1975 Russian Roulette
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Det. Sam Calucci
- The Betrayal (1974) ... Det. Sam Calucci
 1974 Rhoda (TV Series)
Luis Alvarez
- 9-E Is Available (1974) ... Luis Alvarez
 1974 The Gravy Train
 1970-1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Aurelio / Paco Montoya
- The Sentinals (1971) ... Aurelio (as Richard Romanos)
- Is There Anyone Left in Santa Paula? (1970) ... Paco Montoya (as Richard Romanos)
 1970 Night Chase (TV Movie)
Young Fisherman (as Richard Romanos)
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
- Gitano (1970) ... Guard (as Richard Romanos)
 1968 The Ghastly Ones
Don (as Richard Romanos)
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