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Richard Schiff

 
Bio:
Richard Schiff began his acting career doing experimental works in New York's downtown theater district and independent films. He has since appeared in over fifty films, including Ray, The Lost World, I Am Sam, Deep Impact, City Hall, Seven, Dr. Doolittle, Malcolm X, Forces of Nature, Crazy in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard Schiff began his acting career doing experimental works in New York's downtown theater district and independent films. He has since appeared in over fifty films, including Ray, The Lost World, I Am Sam, Deep Impact, City Hall, Seven, Dr. Doolittle, Malcolm X, Forces of Nature, Crazy in ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Production, 2014
Bobby Gould
  [Broadway]
2012
George Aaronow
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

Richard Schiff Biography

Richard Schiff began his acting career doing experimental works in New York's downtown theater district and independent films. He has since appeared in over fifty films, including Ray, The Lost World, I Am Sam, Deep Impact, City Hall, Seven, Dr. Doolittle, Malcolm X, Forces of Nature, Crazy in Alabama and Hoffa. Recent film credits include Infidel, a religious comedy from the U.K., Another Harvest Moon and Solitary Man. Schiff's upcoming films include Fire with Fire, opposite Bruce Willis, the independent features: Knife Fight with Rob Lowe and Decoding Annie Parker with Helen Hunt and Samantha Morton, and Man of Steel, Warner Bros. highly anticipated new Superman film, directed by Zach Snyder. Schiff's television roles include "The West Wing" in a celebrated portrayal of Communications Director Toby Ziegler that earned him an Emmy√Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ√ā¬ģ Award and three nominations, and two SAG√Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ√ā¬ģ Awards and four nominations. He has starred or guest-starred in dozens of TV series and TV movies, and his most recent credits include the TNT film Innocent and recurring roles on hit shows "Once Upon A Time," "NCIS" and Showtime's "House of Lies." He has recently revisited his theater roots playing the highly acclaimed one-man show Underneath the Lintel in London's West End and starring in Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning Talley's Folley at the McCarter Theatre. Schiff also recently starred in a production of Smash at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London. Schiff has an Ovation Theater Award and a Dramalogue Award.





Richard Schiff News

ABC Orders THE GOOD LAWYER Series With Embedded Pilot in THE GOOD DOCTOR Episode Photo ABC Orders THE GOOD LAWYER Series With Embedded Pilot in THE GOOD DOCTOR Episode
by Michael Major - Jan 11, 2023

ABC has ordered an embedded pilot episode of ‚ÄúThe Good Doctor‚ÄĚ called ‚ÄúThe Good Lawyer,‚ÄĚ from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Signature. Kennedy McMann (‚ÄúNancy Drew‚ÄĚ) is set to guest star as Joni DeGroot. Emmy¬ģ Award-winning Felicity Huffman (‚ÄúAmerican Crime‚ÄĚ) is set to guest star as Janet Stewart.

Photos: SOME LIKE IT HOT Hosts Star-Studded Special Preview Performance Photo Photos: SOME LIKE IT HOT Hosts Star-Studded Special Preview Performance
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 19, 2022

On Friday, November 18th, Broadway’s SOME LIKE IT HOT hosted a special preview performance. Guests were treated to a pre-show cocktail, with Marc Shaiman indulged the crowd with an impromptu rendition of the title number at the piano before heading over to the Shubert Theatre for the evening performance. Check out the photos here.

THE GOOD DOCTOR Celebrates 100th Episode Milestone Photo THE GOOD DOCTOR Celebrates 100th Episode Milestone
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2022

The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park, Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo, Bria Samoné Henderson as Dr. Jordan Allen and Noah Galvin as Dr. Asher Wolke.

Industry Reading Of Tennyson Bardwell's New Play GLASS HOUSES Announced Photo Industry Reading Of Tennyson Bardwell's New Play GLASS HOUSES Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

A stage reading of Tennyson Bardwell's new play Glass Houses will be held at The Players Theatre on June 21st on 115 MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village at 7pm.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season, Featuring Work by David Cale, Lucas Hnat Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season, Featuring Work by David Cale, Lucas Hnath and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

The Vineyard has just announced its new season, which will include productions of Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Tina Satter; and the Center Theatre Group, Goodman Theatre and Vineyard Theatre production of Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters. Both shows will come to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street, New York, NY), playing on a rotating schedule.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 19- with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 19- with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2021

Today (March 19) in live streaming: a Little House on the Prarie reunion on Stars in the House, Jackie Hoffman visits Backstage Live, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a THE WEST WING Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a THE WEST WING Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2021

The cast of West Wing Reunites in 2021 on Stars in the House - sharing stories & more.

Wake Up With BWW 3/19: IN THE HEIGHTS Moves Up Release Date, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/19: IN THE HEIGHTS Moves Up Release Date, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021

Today's top stories: behind the scenes of Hamilton in Australia, In the Heights moves up its release date, and more!

STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Show Brings Fundraising Total To Over $750,000 In Supp Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Show Brings Fundraising Total To Over $750,000 In Support of The Actors Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

The anniversary episode broke the single-show fundraising record, raising over $28,300 (including a $10,000 matching grant from the Frances Lear Foundation).¬†¬†Now, after over 375 episodes, ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ has raised over $751,842 for The Actors Fund & $200,000 for other charity organizations who have needed support throughout the pandemic.¬†¬†¬†

Annette Bening, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara & More Join STARS IN T Photo Annette Bening, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara & More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

On March 16, 2020,¬†Seth Rudetsky¬†and¬†James Wesley¬†launched ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ in response to what they knew would be an immediate need for funds in light of the Broadway shutdown.¬†¬†Now, one year and over 375 episodes later, ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ has raised over $715,000 for The Actors Fund & an additional $200,000 for other charity organizations.

Richard Schiff Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of THE WEST WING Talk About Their Favorite Episodes on THE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of THE WEST WING Talk About Their Favorite Episodes on THE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2020

Stephen asks the cast of 'The West Wing' to name their favorite episodes of the series and talk about what qualities they most wanted to bring to their characters. Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford join the show's creator Aaron Sorkin in 'A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote' premieres October 15th on HBO Max.

VIDEO: The Cast of THE WEST WING Reunites for HBO Stage Special Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of THE WEST WING Reunites for HBO Stage Special

by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2020

With less than a month remaining until the general election, HBO Max has revealed the trailer for A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote, which will premiere on the platform on October 15.

VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Upcoming Woody Harrelson & James Marsden-Led SHOCK Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Upcoming Woody Harrelson & James Marsden-Led SHOCK AND AWE

by Macon Prickett - May 18, 2018

Shock And Awe¬†is based on the¬†true¬†events of¬†Knight Ridder¬†journalists who¬†were the only¬†ones¬†who ‚Äúgot it right‚ÄĚ in the lead-up to the¬†2003Iraq¬†War¬†when¬†they¬†questioned the true¬†nature¬†of the¬†Bush¬†White¬†House's justification for the¬†conflict.

VIDEO: Steven Pasquale, Michael Urie & More Urge Electors to 'Unite for America'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2016

Martin Sheen, Debra Messing, James Cromwell, Bob Odenkirk, J. Smith Cameron, Michael Uriee, Steven Pasquale & more appear in special message to Electors.

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE WEST WING Reunites to Help White House Celebrate Big Block of Cheese Day
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2015

Cast members from THE WEST WING, including Bradley Whitford, Dule Hill, Richard Schiff, Joshua Malina, Allison Janney, Dule Hill and Mary McCormack, have partnered with The White House for a 'daylong engagement event on social media - inspired by President Andrew Jackson's 1837 open house featuring a 1,400 pound block of cheese.' Today, the Obama administration released a promo video for the event - check it out below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 4 of Comedy Central's KEY & PEELE
by - Sep 29, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a fourth season of the hit five-time Emmy¬ģ-nominated series "Key & Peele."

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 4 of Comedy Central's KEY & PEELE Debuts Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a fourth season of the hit five-time Emmy¬ģ-nominated series 'Key & Peele.'

VIDEO: Promo for New Season of Comedy Central's KEY & PEELE, Premiering 9/24
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 10, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a fourth season of the hit five-time Emmy¬ģ-nominated series "Key & Peele."

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 4 of Comedy Central's KEY & PEELE
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 8, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a fourth season of the hit five-time Emmy¬ģ-nominated series "Key & Peele."

VIDEO: Watch All-New Trailer for MAN OF STEEL
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2013

Nokia has released an all-new trailer for MAN OF STEEL, opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX theaters on June 14th. Get a first look below!


Richard Schiff Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Schiff been in?
Richard Schiff has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard Schiff been in?
Richard Schiff has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Richard Schiff's first West End show?
Richard Schiff's first West End show was Speed-the-Plow which opened in 2014


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