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Richard Burgi

Born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, Richard Burgi is a talented and compelling actor with an extensive and varied filmography in television and film.

Burgi has been working steadily in the industry since the latter half of the 1980s, when he landed his first full-time role on NBC's Another World, playing Chad Rollo. Since then he has appeared on countless television shows, including 24, Point Pleasant, CSI, The District, Judging Amy, The Sentinel, Just Shoot Me and Seinfeld.

His multiple film roles include Curtis Hanson's In Her Shoes, opposite Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette, Fun with Dick and Jane, opposite Jim Carrey, Cellular, opposite Kim Basinger, and Shanghai Red, opposite Vivian Wu.

Burgi returns for the second season of ABC's Desperate Housewives, once again playing Karl Mayer, Susan (Teri Hatcher) Mayer's cad of an ex-husband.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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Richard Burgi Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJuly 30, 1958 (59)
SignLeo
BirthplaceMontclair, New Jersey, USA

Selected Filmography

In Her Shoes (2005)
Point Pleasant (2005) tv
Cellular (2004)
Starship Troopers 2 (2004) as Capt. Dax
The Sentinel (1999) tv user recommendation as Det. Jim Ellison
I Married a monster. (1998) tv-movie as Nick Farrell
The Sentinel (1998) tv user recommendation as Det. Jim Ellison
The Sentinel (1996) tv user recommendation as Det. Jim Ellison
One West Waikiki (1994) tv as Det. Lt. Mac Wolf
Decoys as Det. Kirk
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