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Richard Simmons was born on July 12, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Milton Teagle Simmons. He is an actor and producer, known for General Hospital (1963), Sweatin' to the Oldies (1988) and Sweatin' to the Oldies 3 (1991). See full bio »

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Known For

General Hospital
General Hospital Himself / Richard / Richard Simmons
Sweatin' to the Oldies
Sweatin' to the Oldies 3
Sweatin' to the Oldies 2


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 1980-2013 General Hospital (TV Series)
Richard / Richard Simmons
- Episode #1.12781 (2013) ... Richard
- Episode dated 16 May 1980 (1980) ... Richard Simmons (uncredited)
 2010-2012 Fish Hooks (TV Series)
Coach Salmons
- Principal Bea (2012) ... Coach Salmons (voice)
- Little Fish Sunshine (2012) ... Coach Salmons (voice)
- Rock Yeti Lobster (2012) ... Coach Salmons (voice)
- Fish School Musical (2011) ... Coach Salmons (voice)
- We've Got Fish Spirit (2011) ... Coach Salmons (voice)
 2004 Johnny Bravo (TV Series)
Richard Simmons
- Get Shovelized/T Is for Trouble (2004) ... Richard Simmons (voice)
 1999 DreamMaker (TV Series)
 1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero (Video)
Physedipus (voice)
 1993 Rocko's Modern Life (TV Series)
Aerobics Instructor
- No Pain, No Gain/Who Gives a Buck? (1993) ... Aerobics Instructor (voice)
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Richard Simmons Dinosaur
- Nature Calls (1992) ... Richard Simmons Dinosaur (voice)
 1985 From Here to Maternity (TV Short)
Birthing Coach
 1969 Fellini Satyricon
Nymphomaniac's Slave (unconfirmed, uncredited)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (108 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Co-host, with Kinga Philipps, of an infomercial for his "Project Hope" (Health, Optimism, Passion, Energy) progressive workout system. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Personal Quote:

I'm such a huge fan, and I've done classes of all Lady Gaga music. And she's just someone who evokes freedom and love for her fans and passion in what she does. Lady Gaga, I'll take you out for a salad anytime. See more »


Has not appeared on the The Howard Stern Show (1990) since November 1992, though he was once a regular guest. During his last appearance on the show, he ran out of the studio in tears after Howard told him "Your belly hangs like your nuts." See more »


His afro and glittery leotards



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