Richard Burgi

as Major Hammer in the movie Message from Nam

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Real name is Richard William Burgi
Was born at 30 July 1958 (now is 59 years old) in Montclair, New Jersey, USA

Richard Burgi was born on July 30, 1958, in Montclair, New Jersey (atown roughly 15 miles west of New York City), to a musical family: Hisfather was a drummer, his mother was a singer, and one of his threesiblings became a drummer. Burgi started participating in communitytheater during his youth; after graduating from Montclair High School,he traveled throughout Europe for a while. Burgi began his acting career in the mid-1980s, and from 1986 through1989 he had recurring roles on two daytime staples, "Another World" (1964) and "As the World Turns" (1956) ;he also appeared in one episode of "One Life to Live" (1968) . Throughout the 1990s, Burgi continued working steadily in televisionseries, along them "Days of Our Lives" (1965) and the crimedrama "The Sentinel" (1996) , where he was one of the leads, Det.

James Ellison. He also had roles (some one-time, some recurring) on "24" (2001) , "Judging Amy" (1999) , "Point Pleasant" (2005) , "Las Vegas" (2003) , "Chuck" (2007) , "One Tree Hill" (2003) and "Desperate Housewives" (2004) . Burgi's film work includes the sci-fi "alien bugs vs. humans" sequel Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004) (V) , Cellular (2004) , the 'Jim Carrey' comedy Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) , the 'Cameron Diaz' comedy In Her Shoes (2005) , Hostel: Part II (2007) , and Friday the 13th (2009) . In 2013, he landed a recurring role asD.

A. Dan Russell on the series "Body of Proof" (2011) . Burgi is married to Liliana Lopez and is the father of two sons, Jack(b. 1996) and Sam (b. 2000).

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There is some small facts about Richard Burgi:
  • Became an actor at age 28
  • Has 2 sons, Jack and Samuel
  • Was the original choice for the title role of CBS's "The Flash" (1990) .
  • His older brother, 'Chuck Burgi' , is a rock drummer, who plays with 'Billy Joel' (also 'Hall & Oates' , 'Blue Oyster Cult', 'Meat Loaf' , Brand X and 'Ritchie Blackmore' 's 'Rainbow (I)' , among others).
  • Son Jack was born in Vancouver, Canada, while Richard was starring on "The Sentinel" (1996) .
  • (August 2005) Will return to "Desperate Housewives" (2004) as a series regular this fall.
  • His paternal grandparents were both from Swiss immigrant families (of Swiss-German descent). The surname "Burgi" is common in Switzerland.
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There is the list of movies, where Richard Burgi was taked part:
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1 Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone movie Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone 2006 as Richard Danville
2 One Life to Live movie One Life to Live 1968 as Randy Stone #1 (1988)
3 One West Waikiki movie One West Waikiki 1994 as Detective Mack Wolfe
4 13 Sins movie 13 Sins 2014 as Kopeckny - Elliot's boss
5 All*Star Cup 2006 movie All*Star Cup 2006 2006 as Himself - Team USA
6 Baileys Mistake movie Baileys Mistake 2001 as Paul Donovan
7 Cellular movie Cellular 2004 as Craig Martin
8 Chameleons movie Chameleons 1989 as Philip
9 Christmas Cottage movie Christmas Cottage 2008 as Bill Kinkade
10 Christmas Twister movie Christmas Twister 2012 as Logan
11 Committed movie Committed 2011 as Desmond Moore
12 Crystal Skulls movie Crystal Skulls 2014 as John Winston
13 Darklight movie Darklight 2004 as William Shaw
14 Decommissioned movie Decommissioned 2016 as President Ford
15 Decoys movie Decoys 2004 as Detective Francis Kirk
16 Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details movie Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details 2006 as Karl Mayer
17 Desperate Housewives Special: Secrets and Lies movie Desperate Housewives Special: Secrets and Lies 2007 as Karl Mayer
18 Desperate Housewives Special: The Juiciest Bites movie Desperate Housewives Special: The Juiciest Bites 2007 as Karl Mayer
19 Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets movie Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets 2006 as Karl Mayer
20 Fatal Instinct movie Fatal Instinct 2014 as Michael Decker
21 Flash III: Deadly Nightshade movie Flash III: Deadly Nightshade 1992 as Curtis Bohannan/Deadly Nightshade
22 Friday the 13th movie Friday the 13th 2009 as Officer Bracke
23 From the Woods movie From the Woods 2013 as Landlord/Sheriff
24 Fun with Dick and Jane movie Fun with Dick and Jane 2005 as Joe Cleeman
25 Hostel: Part II movie Hostel: Part II 2007 as Todd
26 How They Smiled movie How They Smiled 2011 as Henry Jenkins
27 I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 100 movie I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 100 2009 as Himself
28 I Married a Monster movie I Married a Monster 1998 as Nicholas 'Nick' David Farrell
29 In Gods Country movie In Gods Country 2007 as Josiah Leavitt
30 In Her Shoes movie In Her Shoes 2005 as Jim Danvers
31 Inside the Federation movie Inside the Federation 2004 as Himself
32 Its Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview movie Its Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview 1996 as Himself
33 Message from Nam movie Message from Nam 1993 as Major Hammer
34 Midnight Masquerade movie Midnight Masquerade 2014 as Howard Samford
35 No Letting Go movie No Letting Go 2015 as Henry
36 Patient Killer movie Patient Killer 2015 as Doctor Sylvan
37 Payback movie Payback 1995 as Al Keegan
38 Reaver movie Reaver 2013 as John
39 Shanghai Blue movie Shanghai Blue 2010 as Michael Johnson
40 Shanghai Red movie Shanghai Red 2006 as Michael Johnson
There is the list of interview of Richard Burgi:
  • "Sci-Fi TV" (USA), April 1999, Iss. 4, by: Kim Howard Johnson, "Master of Perception"
  • "TV Zone" (USA/UK), February 1999, Iss. 111, pg. 38-41, by: Steven Eramo, "Urban Sentry"
There is the list of some articles of Richard Burgi:
  • "TV Guide" (USA), 24 October 2005, Vol. 53, Iss. 43, pg. 26, by: Ileane Rudolph, "He's Everywhere"
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