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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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There's Something About Mary Detective Krevoy
Battlefield Earth
Battlefield Earth Robert the Fox
Kindergarten Cop
Black Hawk Down


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 2018 Asarum (filming)
Jack Davis
 2018 Chasing Providence (pre-production)
Officer Smith
 2018 Geoslash (pre-production)
Jeremiah Slasher
 2018 Charlie's Christmas Wish (filming)
John David Hall
 2018 Rusty Tulloch (filming)
 2018 Redneck Getaway (TV Series) (filming)
 2017 Artificial Loyalty (post-production)
Mr. Stone
 2017 Rabid Christmas (post-production)
Colonel Stone
 2017 You're All Gonna Die (post-production)
The Monster
  Between the Veils (TV Series) (pre-production)
Dr. Wilkinson
  Demented (post-production)
Detective Alex Lockhart
  Niemand (post-production)
Dr. Smith
  Tom Hennessy (TV Movie) (post-production)
William Callaghan
 2017 The Room Actors: Where Are They Now? (TV Series)
Kyle's Dad
- Hot Room Actors (2017) ... Kyle's Dad
 2016 The Obsidian Curse
 2016 Boonville Redemption
 2016 The Perfect Weapon
 2016 The Sector
 2016 Dark Memories (TV Series short)
- Death at Sunrise (2016) ... Thomas
 2016 Amazing Ape
Dr. Sinclaire
 2016 Playing with Dolls: Bloodlust
The Watcher / Scopophilio
 2016 My Panda (Short)
 2015 Kill Em All LA (TV Series)
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
 2015 Our Apartment
Chuck (as Chuck)
 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 Under the Bridge
 2011 You! (Short)
Charles Martin
 2011 Love's Christmas Journey (TV Movie)
 2011 Red Princess Blues: Genesis (Short)
Rimo (voice)
 2011/I Harvest (Short)
 2011 Double Tap
Captain Spears
 2011 Naked Run
Lancer Higgins
 2010 Creative Differences
 2010 Red Princess Blues (Short)
 2010 Magic Man
Detective Rogers
 2010 Once Fallen
 2009 Inner City Snow (Video)
Capt. Hankie
 2009 Bigfoot
David Caldwell
 2009 The Closer (TV Series)
- Strike Three (2009) ... Ted
 2009 The Fear Chamber
 2009 Dark Room Theater
Officer Carlson
 2009 The Moonlighters (Short)
 2008 No Bad Days
 2008 Jake's Corner
Johnny Dunn
 2008 3 Days Gone (Video)
Agent Markowitz
 2007 Becoming (Short)
 2007 Stripper Academy (Video)
 2007 Richard III
Duke of Clarence
 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
 2004 Last Flight Out
 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 Black Hawk Down
 2001 Firetrap
Paul Brody
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene
Gun Shop Owner
 2000 Battlefield Earth
Robert the Fox
 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 Liar's Poker
 1999 Monsoon
Gaspar Dias / Kenneth Blake
 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
 1996 Kingpin
Owner Of Stiffy's
 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
- Women in Love (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- The Real Wisconsin (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- Videosity (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- The White Zone (1994) ... Dwayne Serlin (as Richard M. Tyson)
- Townies (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 The Babe
Guy Bush
 1992 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
- Talk to Me Baby (1992) ... Bud
 1990 Kindergarten Cop
 1989-1990 Hardball (TV Series)
Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski
- The Hunt for Honus Wagner (1990) ... Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski
- Every Dog Has His Day (1990) ... Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski
- Prescription for Murder (1990) ... Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski
- Wedding Bell Blues (1990) ... Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski
- Sex, Cops, and Videotape (1990) ... Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski
 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
 1988 Two Moon Junction
Perry Tyson
 1987 Three O'Clock High
Buddy Revell
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
- The Man Who Cried Wife (1986) ... Daniel
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Radio Commercial for Fonseca Cigars with Ryan Stiles and Elya Baskin (2006). See more »

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Chuck | Richard Tayson | Richard M. Tyson


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A Freemason and a "Noble" (member) of Abba Shriners of Mobile, Alabama, he starred in and narrated a 16-minute Shriners membership information video in 2008. See more »



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