Age 10, 1964: Richard is on Regis Philbin Show debating against three teachers.
Age 16, 1970: Richard is exiled to Newfoundland to star in a movie and perform with Dogmeat Blues Band on lead guitar and slide guitar.
Age 24, 1978: Richard moves to Los Angeles and records punk rock album: THE RICH - Live in Venice performing bass and lead vocals.
Age 26, 1980: Richard enrolls in Shaolin Kung Fu and Praying Mantis.
Age 30, 1984: Richard launches Shaolin Records and Shaolin Pictures in Hollywood.
Age 31, 1985: Richard graduates Tai Mantis Federation.
Age 33, 1987: Richard graduates from UCLA Film School with screenplay: Coyote In A Graveyard. Soundtrack album includes college radio hit, "It's Your Shadow."
Age 37, 1991: Richard is teaching Shaolin Kung Fu and running Shaolin Records from his North Hollywood condominium. He decides to start a family with an intern. Unfortunately, RDC moves to Utah... trapped with Mormons until 1999. While in Utah, RDC publishes poetry book, AUTUMN FLAVOURS and UTAH PHASE 1.
RDC has been called, "The Coyote" since 1984 when he began working for newspapers and record companies as a photographer. He also performed solo and with his band from 1986 to 1991, COYOTE GRAVEYARD rock band on lead vocals and lead guitar.
American Zen completed its 8-LEVEL spiritual journey in 2014 with ten albums telling the story of a
LEVEL 1: Peace Of Mind -- family started--
LEVEL 2: Christ Killer -- fighting religion--
LEVEL 3: I Want You To Love Me -- loving everyone--
LEVEL 4: Kung Fu Cowboy -- helping everyone
LEVEL 5: Pipe Carrier -- Joining the Lakota Sioux in North Dakota
LEVEL 6: Vision Quest -- Hanblechia at Rosebud Reservation
LEVEL 7: End of the Line -- Post family life
LEVEL 8: Memorial Day Album -- War stories
These albums need to be released with music videos, documentary footage...
Age 66, 2020: Trapped in Lancaster Covid-19 lockdown Richard can no longer teach Shaolin Kung Fu classes for money. Shaolin Chi Mantis was founded by RDC in 1992. Richard became Buddha Zhen Shen-Lang "Spirit Wolf of Truth" in 1992 and is certified by Grandmaster Wong Jack Man of the San Francisco Jing Mo school. (He's the guy that fought Bruce Lee in 1967.)
Richard is videotaping every class required to learn Traditional Northern Shaolin Kung Fu that isn't even taught at the Shaolin Temple in China because it is too difficult. Each dance takes 6-months to learn. (He never taught it to anyone over 50.)
Shaolin Pictures is going to sell these videos at
Yeah, I was writing in the third person. This isn't a Press Release? hee-hee
I have a dozen screenplays to produce. I have purchased a thousand bucks of LED lights. I'm an old studio lighting gaffer guy. I am ready to shoot. I've been making some music videos on my iPhone 11 Pro Max and I've just acquired Adobe Premiere. I've drawn out the sets can all be built in one...
Let's make a zombie movie.
I have a screenplay ready: Kung Fu Cowboy: Zombie Killer
I wrote it to be cheaper and easier, but still a first class Hollywood movie in 4K. 8K?
I'm ready. I'm 66 but I can kick a zombie's ass for sure!
Oh yeah, I'm the Kung Fu Cowboy.