Richard Elfman


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Richard grew up in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles (Boyz n the Hood), was a semi-professional boxer, food and wine critic and successful stage director. He is also a noted Afro-Latin percussionist and with his brother, Danny Elfman, founded the band Oingo-Boingo. Richard's theatrical career began in Europe, having worked with directors Jérôme ... See full bio »

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Known For

George of the Jungle Bongo Drummer at Dance Studio
(1997)
Modern Vampires Director
(1998)
Forbidden Zone Director
(1980)
Streets of Rage Director
(1993)

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Other Works:

New Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Rick Elfman | Richard Helfman | Aristide Sumatra | Mahatma Kane Sumatra

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Anastasia Elfman | See more »

Children:

Bodhi Elfman

Parents:

Clare Elfman

Relatives:

Danny Elfman (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

My passion is above all to entertain-AND offer my audience a wild, original vision they won't soon forget! See more »

Trivia:

Uncle of Mali Elfman. See more »

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