Richard Lewis is one of American actors and stand-up comedians. His most popular rols was in series Anything but Love from 1989 to 1992 and in comedy TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm which is aired first time in 2000 and it is on air today.
Richard was born on June 29, 1947 in Brooklyin, New York. His full name is Richard Philip Lewis. Richard‘s mother was an actress and his father was caterer.
He was raised as Jewish. He spent his childhood in Englewood, New Jersey. Richard graduated at The Ohio State University. While he was at college he was member of Eta chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.
Richard started with his career of stand-up comedian in 1970s. He worked by day in ad agency named Contemporary Graphics as a copywriter, and by night he has his stand-up performance. His popularity raised in 1980s when he had several appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and he had TV specials on HBO.
From 1989 to 1992, Richard and Jamie Lee Curtis acted in American sitcom Anything But Love. In 1993, he appeared in Daddy Dearest with Don Rickles. This TV sitcom have 11 episodes from which is one unaired. It was aired on Fox from September 5 to December 5.
He also appeared in Rude Awakening, Tales from the Crypt and 7th Heaven. Beside acting he also wrote comic articles for magazines. He had short appearances in Everybody Hates Chris and in Two and a Half Men.
Richard also had success in movies. He appeared in Robin Hood: Men in Tights as Prince John, in Wagons East! as frontier doctor, in Once Upone A Crime as unemployed actor and in The Wrong Guys as himself. Rich had main roles in Drunks and in Game Day. He also had his roles in Leaving Las Vegas, The Maze and Hugo Pool.
In 2001, to be exact on January 9, Richard promoted his book on The Howard Stern Show. Title of the book is The Other Great Depression. Subject of the book is recovery from alcoholism. Rich is sober from 1994.
He have frequent repetitive role in Curb Your Enthusiasm from 2000.
Richard dated with Joyce Lapinsky long time. He give her nickname Gina Lolamatzobrei. Richard married her in 2005. Before their marriage, he take her to his therapist to get opinion of her because he did not have confidence in his ability to recognize a mate. They are still in marriage.
He is sober from 1994.
Full name: Richard Philip Lewis
Nick name: Rich
Date of birth: June 29, 1947
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Occupation: Stand-up comedian, actor
Education: The Ohio State University
Personal Life and Family
Father name: Unknown
Mother name: Blanche Lewis
Sibling name: Unknown
Marital status: Married
Partner name: Joyce Lapinsky
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Children: 2 (Skylar and Omere Harris)
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 5 ft 7 in (175 cm)
Weight: 156 lbs (71 kg)
Body measurements: Unknown
Chest size: Unknown
Hair Color: Grey
Eye color: Blue
Waist size: Unknown
Hip size: Unknown
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $7 millions
In this days social networks are very popular and people have accounts at the most popular sites which connects people. This 70 years old comedian have profile only on Twitter.
He have account on Twitter since 2010. On this profile he have 166K followers and many tweets. Link of this profile is: https://twitter.com/TheRichardLewis?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor.
He also have his own web site where he offer his books. Link of his site is: http://www.richardlewisonline.com/.
Interesting Facts about Richard Lewis
Richard is great comedian. Some part of his life he was addicted to alcohol. After two interventions he is sober from 1994.
Richard was born on June 29, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York. He was raised as Jewish in Englewood, New Jersey by mother who was actress and father caterer. He studied at The Ohio State University and in that time he was member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.
Richard started with stand-up comedy performance in 1970s. At beginning he worked at ad agency as copywriter though the day and at night he was stand-up comedian in New Jersey. In the 1980s he had numerous appearances in talk show Late Night with David Letterman. In 1989 he and Jamie Lee Curtis acted in Anything but Love. In 1993, Richard and Don Rickles acted in Daddy Dearest.
He had appearances in Rude Awakening, 7th Heaven, Tales from the Crypt. He also had cameo appearances in George Lopez, Everybody Hates Chris and in Two and a Half Man.
He also appeared in films such as Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Wagons East!, Once Upon A Crime and in The Wrong Guys.
In 2001 he promoted his book The Other Great Depression, which is about his recovery from alcoholism. He is sober from 1994.
In 2005, he married his soulmate Joyce Lapinsky after long-term dating.