Richard Belzer Net Worth: Richard Belzer is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has a net worth of $16 million. Richard Belzer was born August 4, 1944 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He is best known for his role as John Munch, whom he has portrayed as a regular cast member on the NBC police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1993 to 2014). Belzer was also the audience warm-up comedian for Saturday Night Live (SNL) in its premiere season and made three guest appearances on the show in the '70s. He also opened for musician Warren Zevon in support of his own album Excitable Boy. In the late '70s and early '80s, Belzer became an occasional film actor, noted for small roles in Fame, Café Flesh, Night Shift and Scarface. He appeared in the music videos for the Mike + The Mechanics song Taken In and for the Pat Benatar song Le Bel Age, as well as the Kansas video Can't Cry Anymore. He also appeared in A Very Brady Sequel as an LAPD detective. In addition to his film career, Belzer was a featured player on the National Lampoon Radio Hour with co-stars John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, and Harold Ramis; a half-hour comedy program aired on 600 plus U.S. stations (1973-75). During the '80s and '90s, Belzer appeared in many other television shows as well, some of which were the X-Files, The Beat, Arrested Development and 30 Rock. Belzer survived testicular cancer in 1983 and went on to poke fun at his own plight in his HBO special and comedy CD Another Lone Nut. Belzer's older brother, Len Belzer (age 73) reportedly committed suicide in the early morning hours of July 30, 2014 by jumping from the 16th floor of his New York City luxury apartment building.
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Date of Birth
Aug 4, 1944
Comedian, Talk show host, Actor, Stand-up comedian, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Author, Journalist, Radio personality, Presenter
United States of America
6 ft (1.85 m)
Richard Jay Belzer, The Belz
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