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}}'''Richard Schiff''' is an American actor and comedian. Schiff portrays [[Toby Ziegler]] on ''[[The West Wing]]''.
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}}'''Richard Schiff''' is an [[Emmy]] Award-winning<ref>[https://www.emmys.com/news/me-and-my-emmy/me-and-my-emmy-richard-schiff Me and My Emmy: Richard Schiff] (September 2018)</ref> American actor, comedian and director. Schiff portrays [[Toby Ziegler]] on ''[[The West Wing]]''.
   
 
== Career ==
 
== Career ==
Schiff won an Emmy for the role in [[2000]] and was nominated again in [[2001]] and [[2002]]. Schiff has starred in movies including ''Ray'', ''The Lost World: Jurassic Park'', ''The Martian Child'', ''Deep Impact'', ''I Am Sam'', ''Last Chance Harvey'', ''Man of Steel'' and ''What's the Worst That Could Happen?''. He has also made memorable guest appearances on ''Burn Notice'', ''Entourage'' and ''Bones''.
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Schiff has consistently taken part in acclaimed works over the decades, enriching narratives with notable presences. In [[2000]], Schiff won an Emmy Award for the role of [[Toby Ziegler]], for which he was nominated again in [[2001]] and [[2002]]. Schiff has starred in movies including ''Ray'', ''The Lost World: Jurassic Park'', ''The Martian Child'', ''Deep Impact'', ''I Am Sam'', ''Last Chance Harvey'', ''Man of Steel'' and ''What's the Worst That Could Happen?''. He has also made memorable guest appearances on ''Burn Notice'', ''Entourage'' and ''Bones''.
   
 
Richard directed two episodes of ''The West Wing'': [[Talking Points]] and [[A Good Day]].
 
Richard directed two episodes of ''The West Wing'': [[Talking Points]] and [[A Good Day]].
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He also guest-starred on "NCIS", playing businessman/terrorist Harper Dearing which saw him often appearing in scenes alongside Mark Harmon who plays NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs and who had previously played Secret Service agent Simon Donovan on "The West Wing".
   
 
==Filmography==
 
==Filmography==
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! style="" |YEAR
 
! style="" |TITLE
 
! style="" |TITLE
 
! style="" |ROLE
 
! style="" |ROLE
 
! style="" |NOTES
 
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|-
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| 2019
  +
| ''Clemency''
  +
| Marty Lumetta
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 2014
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216491 Kill The Messenger]''
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| Richard Zuckerman
  +
|
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|-
  +
| 2010
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1371155 Made In Dagenham]''
  +
| Robert Tooley
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 2010
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1294213 Solitary Man]''
  +
| Steve Heller
  +
|
  +
|-
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| 2004
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0350258 Ray]''
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| Jerry Wexler
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|
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|-
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| 1997
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119567 The Lost World: Jurassic Park]''
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| Eddie Carr
  +
|
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|-
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| 1995
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114369 Se7en]''
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| Mark Swarr
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|
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|-
  +
| 1994
  +
| ''Speed''
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| Train Driver
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|
  +
|-
  +
| 1992
  +
| ''Malcolm X''
  +
| JFK Reporter
  +
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1988
 
| 1988
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097857/ Medium Straight]''
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097857 Medium Straight]''
 
| Pat Harding
 
| Pat Harding
|
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|
|-
 
|
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096708/ Tales from the Crypt]''
 
| Lester Middleton
 
|
 
 
|}
 
|}
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! style="" |YEAR
 
! style="" |TITLE
 
! style="" |ROLE
 
! style="" |NOTES
 
 
|-
 
|-
|
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! style="text-align: center" |YEAR
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103512 Picket Fences]''
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! style="text-align: center" |TITLE
| Joey Fero
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! style="text-align: center" |NOTES
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2017—present
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096569 Doogie Howser, M.D.]'' 
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| ''[[w:c:the-good-doctor|The Good Doctor]]''
| Billy Tishler
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| [[w:c:the-good-doctor:Aaron Glassman|Aaron Glassman]]
|
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2015—2019
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107630 My Life]'' 
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2699110 The Affair]''
| Bill Ivanovich
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| Jon Gottlief
|
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| Recurring role
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2015—2019
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094514 Murphy Brown]''
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2891574 Ballers]''
| Mel Woodworthy
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| [[w:c:ballers:Brett Anderson|Brett Anderson]]
|
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| Recurring role
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2018—2019
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103481 Love & War]''
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| ''[[w:c:counterpartstarz|Counterpart]]''
| Lester Michaels
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| [[w:c:counterpartstarz:Roland Fancher|Roland Fancher]]
|
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| Recurring role
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2017
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114303/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_115 Rough Magic]'' 
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| ''When We Rise''
| Marvin Wiggins
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| Judge Vaughn Walker
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2016
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114369 Se7en]''
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| ''[[w:c:dirkgently|Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency]]''
| Mark Swarr
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| Zimmerfield
|
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2016
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112086 Murder One]''
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481322 The Grinder]''
| Stanley Fletcher
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| Gordon Stutz
|
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| <small>2 episodes</small>
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2014
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115907/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_110 City Hall]''
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| ''Murder In The First''
| Larry Schwartz
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| David Hertzberg
|
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2008
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312172 Monk]''
  +
| Dr. Lawrence Climan
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|
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|-
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| 1996—1997
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115332 Relativity]''
  +
| Barry Roth
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| Main role
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|-
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| 1996—1997
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115202 High Incident]''
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115202 High Incident]''
 
| Ed Ossip
 
| Ed Ossip
|
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| <small>[https://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/high-incident/201984/ TV Guide entry]</small>
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 1995—1997
|
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112086 Murder One]''
|
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| Stanley Fletcher
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 1990
|
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096708/ Tales from the Crypt]''
|
+
| Lester Middleton
|
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|
 
|}
 
|}
 
 
*Eric Altman in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116719/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_107 Special Report: Journey to Mars]'''
 
*Barry Roth in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115332/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_99 Relativity]''' 
 
*Steve Waters in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119581/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_97 Loved]''' 
 
*Eddie Carr in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119567/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_95 The Lost World: Jurassic Park]''' 
 
*Bob Show in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118437/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_90 The Practice]''' 
 
*Chris McIntrick in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118275/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_89 Brooklyn South]'''
 
*Bernie Gilson in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118254/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_87 Ally McBeal]'''
 
*Gene Reiss in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118998/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_86 Doctor Dolittle]''' 
 
*Phil Francato in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120722/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_84 Living Out Loud]''' 
 
*Barry Becker in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0174378/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_82 Becker]''' 
 
*Jerome Ellsworth in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0196723/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_77 Forever Lulu]''' 
 
*Jerry Green in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0219952/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_76 Lucky Numbers]'''
 
*Walter Greenbaum in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0161083/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_75 What's the Worst That Could Happen?]''' 
 
*Elliot Sharansky in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274711/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_73 People I Know]''' 
 
*Jerry Wexler in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0350258/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_71 Ray]''' 
 
*Tom Hilary in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0446298/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_69 Civic Duty]''' 
 
*Phillip Cowan in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0810788/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_67 Burn Notice]''' 
 
*David Green in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0892535/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_64 Eli Stone]''' 
 
*Lawrence Climan in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312172/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_63 Monk]''' 
 
*Charles Fischer in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0851851/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_61 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles]''' 
 
*Samuel Garfinkel in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0935095/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_59 In Plain Sight]''' 
 
*Carl Simons in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0780567/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_58 Imagine That]''' 
 
*Steve Heller in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1294213/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_57 Solitary Man]''' 
 
*Lenny Goldberg in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1424003/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_56 The Infidel]''' 
 
*Malachi Talmadge in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1396401/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_55 Past Life]''' 
 
*Robert Tooley in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1371155/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_53 Made in Dagenham]''' 
 
*Patrick Portman in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1593823/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_50 The Cape]''' 
 
*Andrew Stanzler in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1358522/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_49 White Collar]''' 
 
*Jack Fickler in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1703874/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_48 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior]''' 
 
*Titus Fisher in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1634122/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_47 Johnny English Reborn]''' 
 
*Dean Chafin in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1843323/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_46 Up All Night]''' 
 
*Dimitris Vargas in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1931466/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_43 Knife Fight]''' 
 
*Harper Dearing in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0364845/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_40 NCIS]''' 
 
*Harrison Galweather in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1797404/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_17 House of Lies]'''
 
*Harold Gethers in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1925431/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_39 Fire with Fire]''' 
 
*Charlie Kowles in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2361913/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_38 Chasing the Hill]'''
 
*Emil Hamilton in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0770828/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_36 Man of Steel]''' 
 
*Leon Watters in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460627/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_35 Bones]''' 
 
*Henry Midwood in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2298304/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_34 Beach Pillows]'''
 
*Bruce Warham in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3060492/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_33 Before I Disappear]''' 
 
*David Hertzberg in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2402061/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_32 Murder in the First]''' 
 
*Richard Zuckerman in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216491/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_31 Kill the Messenger]''' 
 
*Ronald Green in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3122842/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_27 The Automatic Hate]''' 
 
*Dean Fairchild in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4341500/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_24 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp]'''
 
*[https://ballers.wikia.com/wiki/Brett_Anderson Brett Anderson]  in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2891574/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_6 Ballers]''' 
 
*Jon Gottlief in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2699110/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_21 The Affair]''' 
 
*Gordon Stutz in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481322/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_20 The Grinder]'''
 
*Vaughn Walker in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5292622/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_15 When We Rise]''' 
 
*Miles Driskoll in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5453522/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_14 Alien Code]''' 
 
*Frank Linden in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5640060/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_12 Chicago Justice]'''
 
*Thomas Cross in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1981128/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_9 Geostorm]''' 
 
*[https://the-good-doctor.wikia.com/wiki/Aaron_Glassman Aaron Glassman] in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6470478/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_4 The Good Doctor]'''
 
*[https://counterpartstarz.wikia.com/wiki/Roland_Fancher Roland Fancher] in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4643084/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_5 Counterpart]'''
 
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==

Latest revision as of 02:34, May 4, 2020

Richard Schiff is an Emmy Award-winning[1] American actor, comedian and director. Schiff portrays Toby Ziegler on The West Wing.

Career Edit

Schiff has consistently taken part in acclaimed works over the decades, enriching narratives with notable presences. In 2000, Schiff won an Emmy Award for the role of Toby Ziegler, for which he was nominated again in 2001 and 2002. Schiff has starred in movies including Ray, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Martian Child, Deep Impact, I Am Sam, Last Chance Harvey, Man of Steel and What's the Worst That Could Happen?. He has also made memorable guest appearances on Burn Notice, Entourage and Bones.

Richard directed two episodes of The West Wing: Talking Points and A Good Day.

He also guest-starred on "NCIS", playing businessman/terrorist Harper Dearing which saw him often appearing in scenes alongside Mark Harmon who plays NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs and who had previously played Secret Service agent Simon Donovan on "The West Wing".

FilmographyEdit

FILM
YEAR TITLE ROLE NOTES
2019 Clemency Marty Lumetta
2014 Kill The Messenger Richard Zuckerman
2010 Made In Dagenham Robert Tooley
2010 Solitary Man Steve Heller
2004 Ray Jerry Wexler
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Eddie Carr
1995 Se7en Mark Swarr
1994 Speed Train Driver
1992 Malcolm X JFK Reporter
1988 Medium Straight Pat Harding
TELEVISION
YEAR TITLE ROLE NOTES
2017—present The Good Doctor Aaron Glassman
2015—2019 The Affair Jon Gottlief Recurring role
2015—2019 Ballers Brett Anderson Recurring role
2018—2019 Counterpart Roland Fancher Recurring role
2017 When We Rise Judge Vaughn Walker
2016 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Zimmerfield
2016 The Grinder Gordon Stutz 2 episodes
2014 Murder In The First David Hertzberg
2008 Monk Dr. Lawrence Climan
1996—1997 Relativity Barry Roth Main role
1996—1997 High Incident Ed Ossip TV Guide entry
1995—1997 Murder One Stanley Fletcher
1990 Tales from the Crypt Lester Middleton

Trivia Edit

  • Schiff's favourite character he's ever played is Barry Roth on the Jason Katims series Relativity[2]

Notes and references Edit

  1. Me and My Emmy: Richard Schiff (September 2018)
  2. The West Wing Weekly — 1.10: In Excelsis Deo (with Richard Schiff (May 2016)
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