A native New Yorker, Richard is continually active in stage, film, television and commercial projects. He is a screenwriter and produced playwright, as well as a feature film producer and web series executive producer. He began acting in the 1970s on stage in classics such as The Alchemist by Ben Jonson and Tom Jones at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
Most recently, Richard finished the feature film lead role of Owen Grey in the latest Kevin Kangas film, Garden Of Hedon. He is currently appearing in the lead role of Dr. Daniel Milgram in the new original TV series Milgram And The Fastwalkers (www.fastwalkerseries.com), a noir soap opera about UFOs, which he also wrote and executive produces.
Richard has worked repeatedly on All My Children, and appeared in the Disney feature, National Treasure 2, with Nicolas Cage. His lead roles include Owen Grey in Garden Of Hedon, Ian Gallagher (The Church), Jake Martin (JuJu: The Witchdoctor Chronicles), The Man (Origin), Ethan (The Color Of Rain Is Red), and Reggie Pope in the Baltimore Playwrights Festival, world premiere of $40 Million, If You Want It. He has also appeared on The Wire, The FBI Files (Discovery Channel) multiple projects for The History Channel and on Psychic Witness (Discovery Channel).
Richard’s feature films include The Weather's Warm When The Sun Is Hot, as Thompson, and in the Westerns, Day Of The Gun as Joshua Carter, and in Come Hell Or High Water (One-Eyed Horse) as baddie Creed Logan. In The Sins of the Fathers, he played psychiatrist Dr. Ben Nichols.
He has a B.A. in Acting/Theatre Studies, and is an Acting Program Graduate of the National Theater Institute, Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. Meisner Technique trained (Farwell Studio, NYC), he has coached with Terry Schreiber Studios, NYC, and at various acting studios in New York. He also has a Masters in International Economics.
Milgram And The Fastwalkers Drama ⋄ Film-noir ⋄ Sci-fi Fire In The Sky meets General Hospital meets In Treatment. Tagline: "What if they're real...What then ?"