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Richard Tyson was born in Mobile, Alabama but eventually pursued his love of acting and moved to Hollywood, California. Landing one of his first roles on the hit TV show, 'Moonlighting' (with Bruce Willis and Cybil Shepherd), Richard's career took off from there and hasn't shown any sign of slowing down since. Best known for his roles as Buddy ... See full bio »
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 2017 Blood Runs Red (announced) (rumored)
 2016 Niemand (post-production)
Dr. Smith
 2016 Asarum (filming)
Jack Davis
 2016 The Perfect Weapon (post-production)
 2016 Playing with Dolls: Bloodlust (completed)
The Watcher / Scopophilio
 2015 Night Walk (post-production)
 2015 Soul Lake (post-production)
Pete (rumored)
 2015 The Room Actors: Where Are They Now? (TV Series) (post-production)
Kyle's Dad
- Out of the Room: Pilot ... Kyle's Dad
 2015 The Sector (completed)
 2015 Tom Hennessy (TV Movie) (completed)
William Callaghan
 2015 Kill Em All LA (TV Series) (pre-production)
Quinn Flannigan
- All Bet's Are Off (2015) ... Quinn Flannigan
- Speak of the Devil (2015) ... Quinn Flannigan
- Delivered from Evil (2015) ... Quinn Flannigan
- Nothing Like Home (2015) ... Quinn Flannigan
  Between the Veils (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Eric Masters (rumored)
  Demented (post-production)
Detective Alex Lockhart
  Eternal (pre-production)
Captain Joshua Burke (rumored)
  When the Storm God Rides (pre-production)
Fred Scott (rumored)
 2015 Our Apartment
 2015 Despair Sessions
Antonio Rugada
 2015 Rush Hour 4: Face/Off 2 (TV Movie)
 2015 Hayride 2
 2015 Playing with Dolls
The Watcher / Scopophilio
 2015 A Turn in the Sun
Sergeant Wade
 2015 Bound to Vengeance
 2014 Sunken City
 2014/I Glory Days
Bob Anderson
 2013 Bad Bar Behavior (Short)
Mr. Needy
 2013 Kill Em All (TV Series)
Quinn Flanagan
 2013/I Travelers (Short)
 2012 Company M: A Mob of Soldiers
Thomas Baird
 2012 Hayride
 2011/I Under the Bridge
 2011 You! (Short)
Charles Martin
 2011 Love's Christmas Journey (TV Movie)
 2011 Red Princess Blues: Genesis
Rimo (voice)
 2011/I Harvest (Short)
 2011 Double Tap
Captain Spears
 2011 Naked Run
Lancer Higgins
 2011 Simon Says
Dr. Sinclaire
 2010 Creative Differences
 2010 Red Princess Blues (Short)
 2010 Once Fallen
 2009 Inner City Snow (Video)
Capt. Hankie
 2009 The Closer (TV Series)
- Strike Three (2009) ... Ted
 2009 The Fear Chamber
 2009 Dark Room Theater
Officer Carlson
 2009 The Moonlighters (Short)
 2008 Jake's Corner
Johnny Dunn
 2008 3 Days Gone (Video)
Agent Markowitz
 2007 Becoming (Short)
 2007 Stripper Academy (Video)
 2007 The Dukes
 2007 Flight of the Living Dead
Paul Judd
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Frank Russo
- And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) ... Frank Russo
 2006 Big Bad Wolf
Mitchell Toblat / Beast
 2006 When I Find the Ocean
 2006 The Visitation
Sheriff Brett Henchle
 2005 Crusader (TV Movie)
 2005 Lonesome Matador (Short)
 2005 Yesterday's Dreams
 2004 Moscow Heat
Nikolay Klimov (as Richard Tayson)
 2004 The Trail to Hope Rose (TV Movie)
Gerald Ruthledge
 2003 Boomtown (TV Series)
Frank Needham
- Wannabe (2003) ... Frank Needham
 2003 Black Sash (TV Series)
Arnold Brady
- Jump Start (2003) ... Arnold Brady
- Pilot (2003) ... Arnold Brady
 2002 Psychic Murders (Video)
 2002 Cottonmouth
Thomas Carruth
 2001 Monsoon
Gaspar Dias / Kenneth Blake
 2001 Firetrap
Paul Brody
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene
Gun Shop Owner
 2000 Martial Law (TV Series)
Sergeant Cletus
- Honor Among Strangers (2000) ... Sergeant Cletus
 2000 Operation Sandman (TV Movie)
Gunnery Sergeant Riggins
 1999 Desert Thunder
Ralph Streets
 1999 Implicated
 1998 Buddy Faro (TV Series)
Art London
- Ain't That a Kick in the Head (1998) ... Art London
 1998 There's Something About Mary
Detective Krevoy (as Richard M. Tyson)
 1998 The Pandora Project
Captain William Stenwick
 1997 Time Under Fire
 1997 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Frank Rafferty
- Poachers (1997) ... Frank Rafferty
 1996 The Glass Cage
Paul Yaeger
 1995 Pharaoh's Army
 1994 Christy (TV Series)
Billy Long
- The Sweetest Gift (1994) ... Billy Long
 1994 Dead at 21 (TV Series)
- Hotel California (1994) ... Cali
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
Dwayne Serlin
- Virtual Reality (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- Women in Love (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- Real Wisconsin The (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- Videosity (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- White Zone The (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
 1994 Dark Tide
 1993 Red Shoe Diaries 3: Another Woman's Lipstick (Video)
Bud (segment "Talk To Me Baby")
 1992 Lakota Moon (TV Movie)
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
- Talk to Me Baby (1992) ... Bud
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Cpl. Whitlow
- Promised Land (1989) ... Cpl. Whitlow
 1988 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Lute Newhouser
- Davy Crockett: Rainbow in the Thunder (1988) ... Lute Newhouser
 1987 Three O'Clock High
Buddy Revell
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
- The Man Who Cried Wife (1986) ... Daniel
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Alternate Names:

Richard Tayson | Richard M. Tyson


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His brother, John Tyson Jr. is currently district attorney for the city of Mobile, Alabama, and is the 2006 Democratic candidate for Alabama Attorney General, running against incumbent AG Troy King. See more »



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