Richard Belzer is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author famed across the globe for portraying the character John Munch in a number of famous prime-time television series, most notably Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Before his 1985 marriage to actress Harlee McBride, he was married and divorced twice. None of these marriages produced children.
When he was 18, his mother died of breast cancer. Four years after his mother's death, his father committed suicide. Several decades later, in 2014, his older brother Len also committed suicide.
He was diagnosed with testicular cancer in the early 1980s but survived it.
He is a popular conspiracy theorist, who has written a number of books on conspiracy theories.
He sued wrestler Hulk Hogan for $5 million after the wrestler “accidentally” knocked him unconscious while demonstrating a wrestling move on the talk showHot Properties in 1985.
is a famous American actor and comedian,
who was born on
August 4, 1944. As a person born on this date, Richard Belzer is listed in our database as the 22nd
most popular celebrity for the day (August 4) and the 73rd most popular for the year (1944).
People born on August 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Richard Belzer is the 660th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Richard Belzer's birthday, Richard Belzer is the 4280th most famous American and ranks 5th in famous people born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
In general, Richard Belzer ranks as the 7785th
most popular famous person, and the 1409th most popular actor of all time.
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