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Richard Romanus is a Actor and Writer American born on 8 february 1943 at Barre (USA)

Richard Romanus

Richard Romanus
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Birth name Richard Joseph Romanos
Nationality USA
Birth 8 february 1943 (76 years) at Barre (USA)

Richard Romanus (born Richard Joseph Romanos; February 28, 1945) is an American actor. Among other roles, he has appeared in Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and provided voices for Ralph Bakshi's animated films Wizards and Hey Good Lookin'. He played Richard La Penna, Lorraine Bracco's ex-husband, later husband again, in four episodes of The Sopranos from 1999–2002. In 1999 he co-wrote the Christmas film If You Believe along with his wife Anthea Sylbert, which was nominated for a Best Original Screenplay award by the Writers Guild of America.


Romanus was born in Barre, Vermont, the son of Eileen (née Maloof) and Dr. Raymond Romanos. He lived in West Hartford, Connecticut, and in 1964 graduated from Xavier University with a bachelor's in philosophy, before studying acting with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio in New York. His younger brother Robert is also an actor. They both appeared in some episodes of MacGyver in the 1980s. He is of Lebanese descent.

In 2004 Romanus moved to the Greek island of Skiathos with his wife Anthea and since then he has focused his creative talent on writing prose. In 2011 he published his memoirs, Act III (Aiora Press, Athens, and Armida Publications, Nicosia), and first novel, Chrysalis (Armida Publications). In 2012 Act III was short-listed for the International Rubery Book Award.

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Ralph Bakshi
Ralph Bakshi
(2 films)
Henry Jaglom
Henry Jaglom
(1 films)
David Proval
David Proval
(3 films)
Andy Milligan
Andy Milligan
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Richard Romanus (19 films)

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The Young Black Stallion, 48minutes
Directed by Simon Wincer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about horses, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Richard Romanus, Gérard Rudolf
Roles Ben Ishak
Rating57% 2.8597552.8597552.8597552.8597552.859755
The film follows the adventures of Shetan, a young black Arabian colt. After a band of robbers separates a young Arabian girl named Neera (Biana Tamini) from her father, she finds herself alone in the desert. Before too long, a mysterious black colt comes to her rescue. The two quickly form a special bond, and the horse returns Neera to her grandfather. Once Neera is back home, the stallion disappears.
Cops & Robbersons, 1h33
Directed by Michael Ritchie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Chevy Chase, Jack Palance, Dianne Wiest, Robert Davi, Jason James Richter, Fay Masterson
Roles Fred Lutz
Rating50% 2.5023452.5023452.5023452.5023452.502345
When police discover that a mob hitman