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Richard Edson is a Actor American born on 1 january 1954 at New Rochelle (USA)

Richard Edson

Richard Edson
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Nationality USA
Birth 1 january 1954 (66 years) at New Rochelle (USA)

Richard Edson (born January 1, 1954) is an American actor and musician.


Edson was born in New Rochelle, New York. He has one brother, Steven, who makes olive loaves in a roadside shack and resides in the Boston area, and two sisters, Andrea, who resides in Newton, Massachusetts and Jennifer, who resides in New York City. His father, Arnold, was one of the first Marine officers to land at Guadalcanal in August 1942. His mother, Marian, a retired school teacher, resides with his father in New Rochelle.

Best films

Do the Right Thing (1989)

Usually with

Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
(3 films)
John Sayles
John Sayles
(2 films)
John Lurie
John Lurie
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Richard Edson (51 films)

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3 from Hell, 2h5
Directed by Rob Zombie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, Sid Haig, Austin Stoker, Dee Wallace, Jeff Daniel Phillips
Roles Carlos Perro
Rating55% 2.7548552.7548552.7548552.7548552.754855
La suite de La Maison des mille morts et The Devil's Rejects sortis respectivement en 2003 et 2005.
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, 1h25
Directed by Roman Coppola
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Charlie Sheen, Katheryn Winnick, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Patricia Arquette, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Roles Sanchez
Rating48% 2.400682.400682.400682.400682.40068
In the 1970s, successful graphic designer and ladies' man Charles Swan III (Sheen) is dumped by his girlfriend Ivana (Winnick), and it throws his life into a tailspin. He does not know whether he loves her or hates her or wants her back or never wants to see her again. Along with his best friend, Kirby (Schwartzman) and his manager, Saul (Murray), Charles starts to suffer from nightmares, fever dreams of past relationships and hits rock bottom as he tries to recover from the recent breakup and tries to turn his life around.
Black Dynamite, 1h24
Directed by Scott Sanders
Origin USA
Genres Martial arts, Biography, Comedy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, Martial arts films, Political films, Kung fu films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Michael Jai White, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Arsenio Hall, Kevin Chapman, Obba Babatundé, Tommy Davidson
Roles Dino
Rating73% 3.6989253.6989253.6989253.6989253.698925
In the 1970s, Black Dynamite, a Vietnam War veteran and former CIA officer, vows to clean up the streets of drug dealers and gangsters after his younger brother Jimmy is killed by a shady organization. O'Leary, Black Dynamite's former army and CIA partner, reinstates him into the agency because they do not want him seeking vengeance by himself. While trying to get to the bottom of Jimmy's murder, he finds out that his brother was actually working undercover for the CIA. Black Dynamite also discovers the shady organization is filling the black orphanages with heroin. He declares war on local drug dealers and successfully cleans up the streets, earning him the affection of Gloria, a black power activist who works at the local orphanage.
The Smell of Success, 1h34
Directed by Polish brothers
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Billy Bob Thornton, Téa Leoni, Ed Helms, Kyle MacLachlan, Polish brothers, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Rating52% 2.6080252.6080252.6080252.6080252.608025
It all begins when a tragic fan accident ends the life of Mr. Roses, the scientific genius behind Roses Manure Company, forcing his cosmetics salesgirl daughter Rosemary (Téa Leoni) to take control of the company. Rosemary isn’t sure if she has a nose for the family business, but when she discovers the company is about to go under, she is determined to find a way to keep the company successful. She’s going to need the help of her father’s best salesmen led by Patrick Fitzpatrick (Billy Bob Thornton).
Vicious Circle, 1h30
Directed by Paul Boyd
Origin USA
Actors Emily Rios, Trevor Wright, Richard Edson, Idalis DeLeón, Perrey Reeves, Cody McMains
Roles John
Rating66% 3.3134853.3134853.3134853.3134853.313485
Set on the streets of modern day Venice Beach, Vicious Circle is a tragic punk rock Latino love story; a raw, edgy, teenage Romeo and Juliet with a murder mystery twist. We first see 18-year-old RJ (skateboard star, Paul Rodriguez Jr.) running through the streets of LA with a blood stained shirt and a gun in his backpack, leaving us to wonder, "What happened?" An artist and skater with a heart of gold, R.J. dreams of moving to New York City to pursue his dream of creating comic books. His hand-made sketchbook demonstrates his unique talent and acts as a portal between fantasy and reality. A strong influence of the game of chess from RJ's incarcerated father permeates his art and life; RJ lives by the rules of the game and knows the repercussions of one bad move. Soon, RJ meets Angel (Emily Rios), a rebellious singer in a local teenage punk band. Their unexpected story of true love causes the tides to turn in both lives, and RJ reveals a secret that could cost the life of his new love.
Columbus Day, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Val Kilmer, Marg Helgenberger, Wilmer Valderrama, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Ashley Johnson, Michael Muhney
Roles Manny
Rating53% 2.6516352.6516352.6516352.6516352.651635
A thief has just one morning to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career, all while attempting to repair his relationship with his ex-wife.
The Astronaut Farmer, 1h44
Directed by Polish brothers
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure
Actors Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, Jon Gries, Max Thieriot, Bruce Willis
Roles Chopper Miller
Rating62% 3.149483.149483.149483.149483.14948
Charles Farmer is a former astronaut-in-training who was discharged from the military before he could fulfill his dream of becoming a vital part of NASA. Having missed the opportunity to travel into space, he decides to build a working replica of the historic Mercury-Atlas in the barn on his secluded ranch in the fictional town of Story, Texas, using all his assets and facing foreclosure as a result. But he has done so with the ongoing support of his wife Audrey, his teenage son Shepard, and young daughters Stanley and Sunshine. When he begins making inquiries about purchasing rocket fuel, the FBI and FAA step in to investigate, and the ensuing publicity thrusts Farmer into the spotlight and makes him a media darling.
The Kid & I, 1h33
Directed by Penelope Spheeris
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Eric Gores, Linda Hamilton, Henry Winkler, Richard Edson, Brenda Strong, Arielle Kebbel
Roles Guy Prince
Rating53% 2.654122.654122.654122.654122.65412
Former actor Bill Williams (Tom Arnold) is about to commit suicide over his ruined career. He throws out all his stuff and gives his clothes to a poor alcoholic. The man drinks Bill's vodka and takes half of his pills messing up his suicide plan and takes off. Bill drinks his alcohol and then takes the pills not knowing he won't die. He then lies down in the bathtub and closes his eyes. Three days later a demented film agent named Johnny Bernstein (Henry Winkler) shows up at the apartment with a business offer for him. He says a billionaire, Davis Roman (Joe Mantegna) will hire Bill to write and co-star in a movie exactly like True Lies so that his son, Aaron Roman (Eric Gores), whose favorite film is True Lies, can live out his dream of being an actor and star of an action movie. Not knowing much about the boy or the billionaire, Bill agrees to do the project since he would make thousands by the end of the movie.
Starsky & Hutch, 1h41
Directed by Todd Phillips
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films
Actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Juliette Lewis, Snoop Dogg, Fred Williamson
Roles Monix
Rating60% 3.048323.048323.048323.048323.04832
The movie takes place in 1975. The story centers around two cops who eagerly work for the Bay City Police Department. Detective David Starsky (Ben Stiller) is a loud, macho acting cop who loves his Ford Gran Torino, and recklessly pursues people for minor offenses, and Detective Ken 'Hutch' Hutchinson (Owen Wilson), is a cool easy-going cop, who sometimes actually works alongside criminals, claiming to be undercover, to investigate their activity. The two cops are made partners, almost as punishment for their recent shenanigans. While the two are wary of each other from the beginning, Jewish-American drug kingpin, Reese Feldman (Vince Vaughn), and his partner-in-crime, Kevin (Jason Bateman), are planning to bring in a shipment of drugs worth millions of dollars. They have developed a new type of cocaine which is untraceable in scent and taste. When Feldman finds out that one of his drug pushers failed a drug transport operation, he kills him and leaves the body in the ocean.
Land of Plenty, 2h3
Directed by Wim Wenders
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Films about terrorism, Transport films, Road movies
Actors Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Shaun Toub, Burt Young, Wendell Pierce, Richard Edson
Roles Jimmy
Rating63% 3.1987453.1987453.1987453.1987453.198745
The movie presents a view of post-9/11 United States as seen through the eyes of Lana (Williams), an American girl who has lived in Africa and the Middle East for years with her missionary parents. She is returning from a long trip to the West Bank. In Los Angeles, she works at a homeless mission and looks up her only living relative in the US, her late mother's brother, Paul (Diehl). He is a paranoid Vietnam veteran who drives around filming and spying on Arabs and people with Arab features. Lana, in contrast, leans toward anti-war convictions and has been changed by her experiences abroad, so feels outside American culture.
Frankenfish, 1h24
Directed by Mark Dippé
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Tory Kittles, K. D. Aubert, China Chow, Matthew Rauch, Tomas Arana, Mark Boone Junior
Roles Roland
Rating47% 2.363812.363812.363812.363812.36381
Medical examiner Sam Rivers and biologist Mary Callahan travel into the bayou to investigate the mysterious death of a fisherman. Having grown up in the area, Sam is comfortable in his surroundings while Mary is not. They find Elmer noodling for catfish in the swamp canals. With Elmer, Sam and Mary travel up river to the fishing community. They meet Gloria, the wife of the deceased fisherman. Gloria's daughter Eliza and her semi-boyfriend Dan also live in the house. Gloria explains that a boat washed up river a few months ago and strange things have happened since.
Apartment 5C, 1h28
Directed by Raphaël Nadjari
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Richard Edson
Roles Harold
Rating62% 3.1469453.1469453.1469453.1469453.146945
Nicky (Tinkerbell) est une jeune Israélienne à cheveux longs et bottes à talon, débarquée clandestinement à Manhattan. Avec Uri (Ori Pfeffer), lui aussi israélien, ils vagabondent d'hôtel en hôtel et vivent de braquages et d'expédients. Après un hold-up manqué, ils se déplacent vers Brooklyn dans un petit appartement d'un modeste immeuble administré par Max (Jeff Ware), un cynique paralytique. L'immeuble est entretenu par son beau-frère Harold (Richard Edson) un homme timide et simple.
Sunshine State, 2h21
Directed by John Sayles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Angela Bassett, Edie Falco, Alan King, Cullen Douglas, Clifton James, James McDaniel
Roles Steve Tregaskis
Rating66% 3.348563.348563.348563.348563.34856
As the primarily white town of Delrona Beach, Florida is preparing for its annual festival, one of the parade floats is set afire. A young black boy named Terrell is found guilty of the deed, and he is sentenced to community service with a local community theater. An orphan, Terrell is in the care of an elderly relative, Eunice Stokes, who lives in the neighboring, primarily black community of Lincoln Beach.
I am Josh Polonski's Brother, 1h20
Directed by Raphaël Nadjari
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Richard Edson
Roles Abe Polonski
Rating65% 3.281933.281933.281933.281933.28193
The Polonski brothers, Abe, Ben and Josh, work together in their family's fabric store on the lower east side of Manhattan. Like any other Jewish family they go to their mother's to spend the Sabbath together. But one day, Josh is shot to death in the middle of the street in front of Abe's eyes.. For Ben the tragic situation has an explanation - the nightlife of Josh - but Abe wants to understand what happened. Following the path of his brother, he walks in the same foosteps, finding more and more of himself.