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Richard Belzer


A social misfit, was kicked out of every school he ever attended, due to his uncontrollable wit. His mother (Frances) died of breast cancer when Richard was 18. His father (Charles) committed suicide when he was 22. A dedication is written to him in Richard Belzer's "UFO's, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies You Don't Have To Be Crazy To Believe" (... See full bio »

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Known For

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
(1999-2016)
Scarface
Scarface M.C. at Babylon Club
(1983)
Homicide: Life on the Street
(1993-1999)
Man on the Moon
Man on the Moon Richard Belzer
(1999)

Filmography

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 2016 The Comedian
Richard Belzer
 1999-2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
John Munch
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
John Munch
 2013 Santorini Blue
Richard
 2011-2013 30 Rock (TV Series)
Richard Belzer / Sergeant John Munch
 2010 Polish Bar
Hershel
 2008 The Wire (TV Series)
John Munch
 2007 BelzerVizion (Short)
Richard Belzer
 2006 Copy That (Short)
Richard
 2006 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Detective Munch / Richard Belzer
 2005 Minding the Store (TV Series)
Roast Comic
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
John Munch
 2003 Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection (Video)
Artie (segment "Le Bel Age") (uncredited)
 2000 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Richard Belzer
 2000 South Park (TV Series)
Loogie
 2000 The Beat (TV Series)
Det. John Munch
 1996-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
John Munch
 2000 Homicide: The Movie (TV Movie)
Det. John Munch (NYPD)
 1999 Man on the Moon
Richard Belzer
 1993-1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
John Munch
 1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Detective Sharp
 1999 Jump
Jerry
 1998 The Bar Channel (Short)
 1998 Species II
U. S. President
 1997 The X-Files (TV Series)
John Munch
 1996 Get on the Bus
Rick
 1996 A Very Brady Sequel
LAPD Detective
 1996 Girl 6
Caller #4 - Beach
 1996 Deadly Pursuits (TV Movie)
Mariano
 1995 The Invaders (TV Series)
Randy Stein
 1995 Prince for a Day (TV Movie)
Bernie Silver
 1995 Not of This Earth
Jeremy Pallin
 1994 The Puppet Masters
Jarvis
 1994 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Richard Belzer
 1994 North
Barker
 1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Inspector Henderson
 1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie)
Det. Frank Giordano
 1994 Bandit: Bandit Bandit (TV Movie)
Big Bob
 1994 Nurses (TV Series)
Jesse Wilner
 1993 Dangerous Game
Cameo appearance
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory
M.C. / Comic
 1992 Human Target (TV Series)
Greene
 1991 Missing Pieces
Baldesari
 1991 Off and Running
Milt Zoloth
 1991 Good Sports (TV Series)
 1990-1991 The Flash (TV Series)
Joe Kline
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
Buzz Hunkle
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Television Producer
 1990 What a Dummy (TV Series)
 1989 Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look (Video)
Log Cabin Father (video 'Taken In')
 1989 Tattinger's (TV Series)
 1989 Fletch Lives
Phil
 1989 The Big Picture
Video Show Host
 1988 Freeway
Dr. David Lazarus
 1988 The Wrong Guys
Belz
 1986 Charlie Barnett's Terms of Enrollment (Video)
Man Reading Paper
 1986 Mike + the Mechanics: Taken In (Video short)
Log Cabin Father
 1986 Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection (Video)
Artie the Comic (segment "Le Bel Age")
 1986 America
Gypsy Beam
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Captain Hook
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Leonard
 1984 Pat Benatar: Hit Videos (Video short)
Arty / Funny Man (song "Le Bel Age")
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 3 (TV Series)
Richard
 1983 Scarface
M.C. at Babylon Club
 1983 Flicks
Stoner (segment 'New Adventures of the Great Galaxy')
 1982 Café Flesh
Loudmouthed Audience Member (uncredited)
 1982 Night Shift
Pig
 1982 Author! Author!
Seth Shapiro
 1981 Likely Stories, Vol. 1 (TV Movie)
 1975-1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Museum Visitor / Chevy Chase / Juror
 1980 Fame
M.C.
 1978 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Man in Row Boat #1
 1974 The Groove Tube
Rodriguez / Leo Batfish / The President / ...
 1971 Evening News (Short)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (131 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Public service announcement for We Are Ellis Island (2007). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you tell a lie that's big enough, and you tell it often enough, people will believe you're telling the truth, even if what you're saying is total crap. See more »

Trivia:

Is a supporter of the North Shore Animal League. However his poodle fox terrier, Bebe, was adopted in France when he followed Belz home one day. Bebe is his near-constant companion, especially at public events. See more »

Nickname:

The Belz

Star Sign:

Leo

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