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Richard Belzer Bio, Married, Relationship, Wife, Net Worth, Age

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Richard Belzer: Biography in Details

Who is Richard Belzer?

Richard Belzer is an American stand-up comedian, author, and actor.

He is best known for his role as John Munch, whom he has characterized as a regular cast member on the NBC police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Richard Belzer: Bio, Birth Facts, Family Background, Nationality, Ethnicity

Richard Belzer was born on August 4, 1944, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

He was the son of Frances(mother) and Charles Belzer(father) a tobacco and candy retailer. He grew up in a Jewish family.

Richard has described his mother as usually physically abusive and proclaimed that his comedy career began when trying to make his mother laugh to distract her from abusing him and his brother.

Education History

After graduating from Fairfield Warde High School, Belzer worked as a reporter for the Bridgeport Post.

Belzer attended Dean College which was then known as Dean Junior College, in Franklin, Massachusetts but was expelled for leading demonstrations for truly stupid causes.

Richard Belzer: Professional Life, Career

Before becoming a famous stand-up comedian, Richard Belzer had many jobs including teacher, census-taker, jewelry salesman, and dockworker.

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In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Belzer became an occasional film actor.

Richard Belzer is noted for small roles in Fame, Café Flesh, Night Shift, and Scarface. He also appeared in music videos and songs.

Belzer was a featured player on the National Lampoon Radio Hour with co-stars John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, and Harold Ramis, a half-hour comedy program Raider on 600 plus U.S. stations from 1973 to 1975.

In 1987 he hosted a morning drive program on WJFK-FM in Washington, DC.

Richard Belzer was a regular on The Flash as a news anchor and reporter.

He followed that with starring roles in the Baltimore- based Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999) and New York-based Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999-2013), showing police Detective John Much in both series.

Belzer’s appearance on Trial by Jury, which aired on April 15, 2005, made him the third actor ever to play the same character in six different prime-time TV series.

Richard Belzer believes there was a conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy and has written four books discussing conspiracy theories.

Salary and Net Worth

Richard Belzer estimated net worth is $16 million as of 2023, and his salary is $1,882,353.

Richard Belzer: Rumors, Controversy

Equivalent to rumors, Richard, and his partner have broken up and he has cancer too.

Richard Belzer has exchanged vows in an intimate morning ceremony at a secret location.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Richard Belzer has a height of 6 feet 1 inch.

His body weight is not known. He has salt-pepper hair and dark brown eyes.

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Social Media Profile

Richard Belzer  is currently active on Twitter with 205k followers.

He is inactive on Facebook and Instagram.

Richard Belzer’s Birthday Dates

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2024 April Monday
2025 April Tuesday
2026 April Wednesday
2027 April Thursday
2028 April Saturday

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