Richard Riehle

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Richard Riehle
Born (1948-05-12) May 12, 1948 (age 66)
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1977–present

Richard Riehle (born May 12, 1948) is an American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Riehle was born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, the son of Mary Margaret (née Walsh), a nurse, and Herbert John Riehle (1921–61), an assistant postmaster.[1] He attended the University of Notre Dame.

His television credits include Quantum Leap, Roseanne, Murder, She Wrote, L.A. Law, Ally McBeal, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Chicago Hope, Diagnosis: Murder, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Grounded for Life, The West Wing, ER, Married to the Kellys, Boston Legal and The Young and the Restless. Riehle has also guest-starred on three of the five Star Trek television series.


Year Film Role Notes
1989 Glory Kendric the quartermaster
1991 Fried Green Tomatoes Reverend Scroggins
1992 Prelude to a Kiss Jerry Blier
1992 Of Mice and Men Carlson
1993 Free Willy Wade
1993 The Fugitive Old Guard
1994 Iron Will Burton
1995 Casino Charlie Clark
1995 Jury Duty Principal Beasley
1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder Warden Quince
1996 Executive Decision Airline Marshal George Edwards
1996 Ghosts of Mississippi Tommy Mayfield
1998 The Odd Couple II Sheriff
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Dune Buggy Driver
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Coast Guard Officer
1998 Mercury Rising Edgar Halstrom
1998 Mighty Joe Young Commander Gorman
1999 Au Pair Sam Morgan
1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Bob Bigalow
1999 Office Space Tom Smykowski
2000 Extreme Limits Alan Douglas
2001 Joe Dirt Car Dealer
2002 Ken Park Murph
2002 Time Changer Dr. Wise Man
2003 The Hebrew Hammer Santa Claus
2004 Mysterious Skin Charlie
2004 Home on the Range Sheriff Sam Brown (voice)
2005 Neo Ned Officer Pendleton
2005 The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green Hat Sister
2005 Wedding Crashers Funeral Guest (uncredited)
2006 Hatchet Mr Permatteo
2006 National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2 Captain Bunkley
2007 Smiley Face Mr. Spencer
2007 The Man from Earth Dr. Will Gruber
2007 The Memory Thief Judaica store clerk
2008 Hindsight Peter
2008 Your Name Here literary agent Lipschitz
2008 Red Sam Berry
2009 Halloween II Buddy the night watchman
2009 The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu Mr. Snodgrass
2009 Messengers 2: The Scarecrow Jude Weatherby
2010 Growth Larkin Holberman
2010 The Search for Santa Paws Santa Claus
2010 Wasting Away Also known as Aaah! Zombies!! The general
2011 Bridesmaids Bill Cozbi
2011 Chillerama Cecil Kaufman
2011 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Santa Claus
2012 The Movie[2]
2012 Treasure Buddies Thomas Howard
2012 BearCity 2: The Proposal Gabe
2012 Dead Man's Burden Three Penny Hank
2012 Extracted Father Riley
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D Farnsworth
2013 The Legend of Korra Bumi (voice)
2013 Modern Family Norman Episode: "The Future Dunphys"
2013 The Secret Village[3] Paul
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Landlord
2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! Umpire Episode: "Nick Offerman Wears a Green Flannel Shirt & Brown Boots"


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