Richard Bekins

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Richard Bekins
Born (1954-07-17) July 17, 1954 (age 68)
Occupation(s)Film and television actor

Richard Bekins (born July 17, 1954) is an American actor in theater, film, and television.

One of his earliest roles was as Jamie Frame in the daytime soap opera Another World (1979–1983).

He has made numerous guest appearances on television series such as on CBS's Bull, Person of Interest, Elementary, Madam Secretary and The Good Wife. On NBC, he has appeared Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Blacklist. Other television appearances include Mad Men, Daredevil, Madoff, The Path, Designated Survivor, Boardwalk Empire, Mr. Robot, and Younger. On ABC, he appeared as the President in the pilot episode of the television series Designated Survivor in September 2016.

On film, he has been seen in Brother to Brother (2004), The Only Living Boy in New York, Young Adult, Limitless, Julie & Julia, and United 93.[1]

Bekins has appeared on Broadway in Love! Valour! Compassion, Tartuffe : Born Again, and Happy New Year.[2]

Off Broadway he has been seen in productions such as Somewhere Fun, Too Much Sun, The Chaos Theories, The Normal Heart, Birdy, and Patient A.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2022 Armageddon Time Headmaster Fitzroy
2020 Vampires vs. the Bronx Markus
2018 Unintended Ron
2017 The Only Living Boy in New York Prominent New Yorker
2015 This Summer Feeling Peter French-German drama film
2014 How We Got Away with It Walter
2012 Nor'easter Richard Green
2011 Young Adult David Gary
The Bleeding House Matt
Arthur Chancellor Remake of the 1981 film
Limitless Hank Atwood
2009 Julie & Julia Houghton Mifflin Executive
The Northern Kingdom David
Split Ends Bernie Depper
2008 Favorite Son Coach William Huston
2006 Spectropia William
United 93 William Joseph Cashman biographical drama-thriller film
2005 The Feast of the Goat Manuel Alfonso Film adaption of a book
2004 Messengers Dr. Robert Chapel
Brother to Brother Carl
1991 Billy Bathgate Carter - Drew's Racetrack Friend
1986 George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation Alexander Hamilton (TV Movie),sequel to the 1984 miniseries George Washington[4]
1982 Model Behavior Richie
1978 Killer's Delight 1st Deputy


Year Title Role Notes
TBA The Girls on the Bus Recurring role, upcoming series
2019 When They See Us Judge Galligan 1 Episode
2018 The Sinner Dr. Poole 2 Episodes,
2017 Bull Robert Harney 1 Episode
2015-2017 Madam Secretary Senator Raymond Caruthers 2 Episodes,
2016 Designated Survivor President Robert Richmond 1 Episode, Pilot
The Path Tom Kemp 1 Episode
Limitless Jean-Pierre Morneau 1 Episode
Younger Ethan 1 Episode
Madoff Jeremy Billings 4 Episodes
2015 Mr. Robot James Plouffe 1 Episode
Daredevil Parish Landman 2 Episodes
2014 Boardwalk Empire Theodore Rollins 2 Episodes
2013 The Blacklist Gold Club Member 1 Episode
Mad Men William 1 Episode
Zero Hour Gaunt Man 1 Episode
Elementary Harold Dresden 1 Episode
2012 Person of Interest Hanna's Father 1 Episode
Blue Bloods Scott Gibson 1 Episode
The Good Wife Dr. Rubich 1 Episode
2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Mr. Gaffney 1 Episode
White Collar Felix 1 Episode
2010 Rescue Me (TV Series) Dr. Praskin 2 Episodes
1995-2010 Law & Order (TV Series) Roger Weil (2010)/ Basketball Commissioner (2005)/ Mr. Landon (2002)/ Councilman Richard Durban (1995) 4 Episodes
2009 Fringe Isaac Winters 1 Episode
Damages Donal Betancourt 1 Episode
2008 Army Wives Alfred 1 Episode
Canterbury's Law Alden Mullen 1 Episode
2004 One Life to Live Dr. William Long 1 Episode
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Earl Briggs 1 Episode
1993 As the World Turns Michael Alcott 1 Episode
1979-1983 Another World Jamie Frame Series regular
1978 One Day at a Time Carl 1 Episode
1977 Maude Jerry Carlisle 1 Episode


  1. ^ "Richard Bekins". IMDb. Retrieved January 1, 2018.
  2. ^ League, The Broadway. "Richard Bekins – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". Retrieved January 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Richard Bekins - Lortel Archives". Retrieved January 1, 2018.
  4. ^ Boardman, Madeline (January 11, 2017). "11 Stars Who Played Alexander Hamilton". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on August 4, 2017.

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