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Richard Schiff is a Actor American born on 27 may 1955 at Bethesda (USA)

Richard Schiff

Richard Schiff
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Nationality USA
Birth 27 may 1955 (63 years) at Bethesda (USA)

Richard Schiff (born May 27, 1955) is an American actor and comedian. He played Toby Ziegler on The West Wing, a role for which he received an Emmy Award. Schiff made his directorial debut with The West Wing, directing an episode entitled "Talking Points."

Biography

Schiff met his wife Sheila Kelley during auditions for Antigone in 1993, and they married in 1996. They have a son, Gus, and a daughter, Ruby.

Schiff is a member of the Democratic Party; he supported Barack Obama in the 2008 US Presidential Election. Previously, he had endorsed Senator Joe Biden, before Biden dropped out.

His brother is film producer Paul Schiff.

Best films

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
(Actor)
Dr. Dolittle (1998)
(Actor)
Ted 2 (2015)
(Actor)
I Am Sam (2001)
(Actor)
Major League II (1994)
(Actor)

Usually with

Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
(5 films)
David Koepp
David Koepp
(2 films)
Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron
(2 films)
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Richard Schiff (64 films)

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Actor

Geostorm
Geostorm (2017)
, 1h49
Directed by Dean Devlin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornish, Katheryn Winnick, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina
Roles Virginia Senator Thomas Cross
Rating53% 2.657042.657042.657042.657042.65704
As a man heads into space to prevent climate-controlling satellites from creating a storm of epic proportions, his brother discovers a plot to assassinate the president.
Entourage
Entourage (2015)
, 1h44
Directed by Doug Ellin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about films
Actors Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Billy Bob Thornton
Rating65% 3.2981953.2981953.2981953.2981953.298195
Vincent "Vince" Chase, who separated from his wife after nine days of marriage, wants to do something new in his career. He calls his former agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold, who offers Vince a leading role in his first studio production. Vince says he will only star in it if he directs. Eight months later, Hyde, the directorial debut by Vince, is in the middle of post-production and is over budget by $15 million. Needing more money, Vince asks Ari if they can get an additional $10 million to complete the movie. Reluctant, but wanting to please him, Ari flies to Texas to meet the co-financiers of the movie; Larsen McCredle and his son Travis to give them the money. Hesitant, Larsen sends Travis with Ari back to Los Angeles to see a cut of the film at Vince's private screening.
Ted 2
Ted 2 (2015)
, 1h55
Directed by Seth MacFarlane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Jeu, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Mise en scène d'un ours, Films about toys, Buddy films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Seth MacFarlane, Patrick Warburton, Tara Strong, Jessica Barth
Roles Steve
Rating62% 3.1475353.1475353.1475353.1475353.147535
John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) has been divorced from Lori Collins for six months due to her not accepting Ted (Seth MacFarlane) again despite her wish in bringing Ted back to life. Meanwhile, Ted marries his girlfriend, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth). One year later, their marriage is beginning to break down so they decide to have a child. As Ted cannot have children, John agrees to help Ted find a sperm donor. They ask Sam J. Jones, but he refuses due to a low sperm count. Then they try unsuccessfully to break into Tom Brady's house and steal his sperm. Ultimately, John offers to donate his sperm (something that Ted wanted to ask him but hesitated due to John's divorce).
Decoding Annie Parker, 1h31
Directed by Steven Bernstein
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton, Aaron Paul, Richard Schiff, Rashida Jones, Bradley Whitford
Roles Mr. Allen
Rating62% 3.1476553.1476553.1476553.1476553.147655
11-year-old Annie Parker is living the perfect young life, loved by all, and especially by her mother, father, and older sister. But none of them knows that something horrible is stalking their perfect family. On a fall afternoon in 1976, young Annie hears a noise from upstairs. Her mother has collapsed and died, and an agonizing downward spiral begins.
Before I Disappear, 1h33
Directed by Shawn Christensen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children
Actors Fátima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Shawn Christensen, Richard Schiff, Ron Perlman, Paul Wesley
Roles Bruce
Rating71% 3.597123.597123.597123.597123.59712
In New York City, Richie (Shawn Christensen), a downtrodden young man whose girlfriend, Vista (Isabelle McNally), recently disappeared, discovers the corpse of a girl who died from a heroin overdose while he is cleaning bathroom stalls at a nightclub. The club owner, Bill (Ron Perlman), arranges for her body to be removed without notifying the authorities.
Kill the Messenger, 1h52
Directed by Michael Cuesta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Spy films, Films about journalists, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Jeremy Lee Renner, Barry Pepper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, Paz Vega
Roles Richard Zuckerman
Rating69% 3.497463.497463.497463.497463.49746
Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb, the film takes place in the mid-1990s. Webb uncovered the CIA's alleged role in importing crack cocaine into the U.S. to secretly fund the Nicaraguan contra rebels. Despite enormous pressure to stay away, Webb chose to pursue the story and went public with his evidence, publishing the series called "Dark Alliance". He then experienced a vicious smear campaign fueled by the CIA, during which he found himself defending his integrity, his family and his life.
The Gambler, 1h51
Directed by Rupert Wyatt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Michael K.Williams, Emory Cohen
Roles Jeweler
Rating59% 2.998782.998782.998782.998782.99878
Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a Los Angeles literature professor with a severe gambling addiction caused by his view of the world as either having it all or having nothing. He ends up owing $240,000 to Lee (Alvin Ing), the proprietor of an underground gambling ring, and another $50,000 to Neville Baraka (Michael K. Williams), a loan shark. Lee gives Bennett seven days to pay off his debts or be murdered.
Man of Steel, 2h23
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about writers, Films about education, Films about children, Films about journalists, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Films about school violence, Disaster films
Actors Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Michael Shannon, Laurence Fishburne
Roles Dr. Emil Hamilton
Rating70% 3.545583.545583.545583.545583.54558
The planet Krypton faces imminent destruction due to its unstable core; the result of depleting Krypton's natural resources. The ruling council is deposed by the planet's military commander, General Zod, and his followers during a coup d'état. Knowing that artificial population control and isolationism have ruined their civilization, scientist Jor-El and his wife Lara launch their newborn son, Kal-El, the first naturally born Kryptonian child in centuries, on a spacecraft to Earth after infusing his cells with a genetic codex of the entire Kryptonian race. After Zod kills Jor-El, he and his followers are captured and exiled to the Phantom Zone. However, they are indirectly freed after Krypton explodes, rendering the Kryptonian race extinct apart from Zod and his forces.
Knife Fight, 1h40
Directed by Bill Guttentag
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Political films
Actors Rob Lowe, Jennifer Morrison, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jamie Chung, Richard Schiff, Julie Bowen
Roles Dimitris
Rating51% 2.55642.55642.55642.55642.5564
Un manager des crises politiques qui joue au base-ball avec ses clients, son assistante qui sait créer des polémiques, une ambitieuse journaliste TV qui couche avec lui pour obtenir des scoops...
Fire with Fire, 1h37
Directed by David Barrett
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about the labor movement, Disaster films
Actors Josh Duhamel, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Vincent d’Onofrio, 50 Cent, Julian McMahon
Roles Harold Gethers
Rating56% 2.800262.800262.800262.800262.80026
Following a grueling day of work, firefighter Jeremy Thomas Coleman and his co-workers contemplate ending the day with a case of 35-year-old Scotch. When Jeremy enters a convenience store to buy snacks, he witnesses the clerk and his son being brutally murdered at the hands of Hagan, an Aryan Brotherhood crime boss. After Jeremy narrowly escapes with his life, police detective Mike Cella, whose old partner was murdered by Hagan while they pursued him in a different case, sees an opportunity to bring justice. Hagan is arrested and Jeremy identifies him in a line up; however, Hagan demonstrates that he knows full well that Jeremy is behind the two-way mirror by reciting Jeremy's full name, address and social security number.
Innocent
Innocent (2011)

Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Alfred Molina, Bill Pullman, Marcia Gay Harden, Tahmoh Penikett, Mariana Klaveno, Richard Schiff
Roles Tommy Molto
Rating54% 2.715312.715312.715312.715312.71531
Bill Pullman plays Sabich, now a judge and once again romantically involved with a colleague and on trial for murder: This time he is accused of killing his wife, Barbara (Marcia Gay Harden). His accuser is his old nemesis Tommy Molto (Richard Schiff), while his longtime friend and lawyer, Sandy Stern (Alfred Molina), is in charge of the defense.
Johnny English Reborn, 1h42
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Gillian Anderson, Dominic West, Daniel Kaluuya, Richard Schiff
Roles Titus Fisher
Rating62% 3.1484253.1484253.1484253.1484253.148425
Five years after the events of the first film, former Sir Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson) is learning martial arts in Tibet as penance for a botched mission in Mozambique which resulted in him being stripped of his Knighthood. However, he is contacted by MI7, who arrange for him to be flown back to London and call him back to service.
Another Harvest Moon, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Ernest Borgnine, Piper Laurie, Anne Meara, Doris Roberts, Richard Schiff, Cybill Shepherd
Roles Jeffrey
Rating62% 3.14693.14693.14693.14693.1469
Four elderly patients at a nursing home have made friends and play cards most days when they are feeling up to it. Unfortunately Frank is slowing down and is on a lot of medication such as insulin and suffers from strokes. June has dementia and is sometimes barely able to recognise who she is talking to or holding a conversation that's inline with what is being discussed. Ella is upset from breaking her hip from merely sitting in a chair due to her old age. Alice is still bubbly and hanging on her hopes of winning the lottery.
The Infidel, 1h45
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Richard Schiff, Omid Djalili, Archie Panjabi, Yigal Naor, Matt Lucas, Ricky Sekhon
Roles Lenny Goldberg
Rating63% 3.198143.198143.198143.198143.19814
Mahmud Nasir (Omid Djalili) is a loving husband, doting father and a "relaxed" British Muslim who frequently listens to rock music, particularly the long deceased pop star Gary Page (James Floyd), and occasionally drinks alcohol. His son, Rashid, wishes to get married to Uzma, but he and Uzma need the blessing of her devout Muslim cleric stepfather, Arshad Al-Masri (Yigal Naor), whose actions and beliefs have earned him the contempt of many British Muslims. Mahmud reluctantly agrees to put on the act of devout Muslim for the occasion.
Made in Dagenham, 1h53
Directed by Nigel Cole
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Films about the labor movement, Political films
Actors Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough
Roles Robert Tooley
Rating71% 3.5961453.5961453.5961453.5961453.596145
Rita O'Grady (a fictional character) leads the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, where female workers walk out in protest against sexual discrimination, demanding equal pay. The strike is successful and leads to the Equal Pay Act 1970.