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Council, Richard 1947–(Richard E. Council)

COUNCIL, Richard 1947
(Richard E. Council)


Born October 1, 1947, in Tampa, FL; married Chris Weatherhead (an actress), June 2, 1971 (divorced July 15, 1982); married Melissa Hurts, November 19, 1986; children: (second marriage) one.

Career: Actor.


Film Appearances:

John in Nova, Streetwalkin' (also known as City Streets and Cookie ), Concorde Pictures, 1984.

Government (University Lab), The Manhattan Project (also known as Deadly Game ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1987.

Robert, Just Like in the Movies, 1989.

Diamond room man, Carlito's Way, Universal, 1993.

(Uncredited) Reporter #1, Quiz Show, Buena Vista, 1994.

Otto, Die Hard: With a Vengeance (also known as Die Hard 3 ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1995.

Russian President Vladimir Krushkin, Canadian Bacon, Gramercy, 1995.

Cop, Killer: A Journal of Murder (also known as The Killer ), Republic Pictures Corp., 1996.

Butcher, I'm Not Rappaport, Gramercy, 1996.

First FBI agent, A Further Gesture (also known as The Break ), Castle Hill, 1996.

Older Paul, Camp Stories, Artistic License, 1997.

(As Richard E. Council) Noel, Unbreakable, Buena Vista, 2000.

(As Richard E. Council) Del Strickland, Thirteen Conversations about One Thing (also known as 13 Conversations ), Sony Pictures Classics, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Michael Blake, Love of Life, CBS, 19761978.

Dr. Guardia, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City ), NBC, 1997.

(As Richard E. Council) Dr. Babcock, One Life to Live, ABC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Louie Di Bono, Witness to the Mob, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ray Morris, Good Old Boy (also known as Good Ole Boy: A Delta Boyhood and The River Pirates ), The Disney Channel, 1988.

Doorman, Fatal Flaw, ABC, 1989.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jerry, "Kate and the Cab Driver," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1987.

Alex Iliescu, "Securitate," Law & Order, NBC, 1993.

"Home, Street, Home," The Cosby Mysteries, NBC, 1994.

John Law, "Baby, It's You: Part 1," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Claude Hays, "Panic," Law & Order, NBC, 2000.

(As Richard E. Council) Bartender, "True Love," Third Watch, NBC, 2001.

"Just Lie Back," Deadline, 2001.

(As Richard E. Council) Matthew Crain, "Goodbye Sadie," Ed, NBC, 2001.

Also appeared as Ivan Karkov, New York Undercover, Fox; Thimble Man, Cosby, CBS.

Stage Appearances:

Ensemble member, The Merchant of Venice, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1973.

"Lightfoot" McTague and ensemble member, Sherlock Holmes, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 19741976.

Tony Cavendish, Fanny's son, The Royal Family, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 19751976.

Raymond Duncan, Oscar Beregi, Paris Singer, and chorus member, Isadora Duncan Sleeps with the Russian Navy, 1977.

Sparrow, The Winter Dancers, 1979.

George Kittredge, The Philadelphia Story, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 19801981.

Simon Blumberg, Paul Stuart, and Vladimir, Isn't It Romantic, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Cowboy and Danforth, I'm Not Rappaport, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Frank, The Good Coach, WPA Theatre, 1989.

Blue and Scalso, Conversations with My Father, Royale Theatre, New York City, 19921993.

Worker, Astrov, and Serebryakov, Uncle Vanya, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Deputy Commissioner O'Brien, Pal Joey, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Uncle Garo, Nine Armenians, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 19961997.

William Marshall, The Little Foxes, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1997.

Also appeared in Mr. Gogol and Mr. Preen, Lincoln Center Theater; The Merchant of Venice, Vivian Beaumont Theatre; Subfertile, Playwrights Horizons, New York City; Sleeping Dogs, INTAR; Kid Twist, Soho Rep; Winter Dancers, Phoenix/Marymount.

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