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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="" |TITLE
 
! style="" |TITLE
 
! style="" |ROLE
 
! style="" |ROLE
 
! style="" |NOTES
 
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|-
  +
| 2019
  +
| ''Clemency''
  +
| Marty Lumetta
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 2014
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216491 Kill The Messenger]''
  +
| Richard Zuckerman
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 2010
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1371155 Made In Dagenham]''
  +
| Robert Tooley
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 2010
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1294213 Solitary Man]''
  +
| Steve Heller
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 2004
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0350258 Ray]''
  +
| Jerry Wexler
  +
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1997
 
| 1997
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119567 The Lost World: Jurassic Park]''
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119567 The Lost World: Jurassic Park]''
 
| Eddie Carr
 
| Eddie Carr
|
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|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1995
 
| 1995
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114369 Se7en]''
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114369 Se7en]''
 
| Mark Swarr
 
| Mark Swarr
|
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|
  +
|-
  +
| 1994
  +
| ''Speed''
  +
| Train Driver
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| 1992
  +
| ''Malcolm X''
  +
| JFK Reporter
  +
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 1988
 
| 1988
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097857 Medium Straight]''
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097857 Medium Straight]''
 
| Pat Harding
 
| Pat Harding
|
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|
 
|}
 
|}
   
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! style="" |ROLE
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! style="text-align: center" |TITLE
! style="" |NOTES
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|-
 
|-
 
| 2017—present
 
| 2017—present
 
| ''[[w:c:the-good-doctor|The Good Doctor]]''
 
| ''[[w:c:the-good-doctor|The Good Doctor]]''
 
| [[w:c:the-good-doctor:Aaron Glassman|Aaron Glassman]]
 
| [[w:c:the-good-doctor:Aaron Glassman|Aaron Glassman]]
|
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|
  +
|-
  +
| 2015—2019
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2699110 The Affair]''
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| Jon Gottlief
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| Recurring role
  +
|-
  +
| 2015—2019
  +
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2891574 Ballers]''
  +
| [[w:c:ballers:Brett Anderson|Brett Anderson]]
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| Recurring role
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 2018—2019
 
| 2018—2019
 
| ''[[w:c:counterpartstarz|Counterpart]]''
 
| ''[[w:c:counterpartstarz|Counterpart]]''
 
| [[w:c:counterpartstarz:Roland Fancher|Roland Fancher]]
 
| [[w:c:counterpartstarz:Roland Fancher|Roland Fancher]]
|
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| Recurring role
  +
|-
  +
| 2017
  +
| ''When We Rise''
  +
| Judge Vaughn Walker
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|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 2016
 
| 2016
 
| ''[[w:c:dirkgently|Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency]]''
 
| ''[[w:c:dirkgently|Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency]]''
 
| Zimmerfield
 
| Zimmerfield
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|
 
|-
 
|-
|
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| 2016
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096708/ Tales from the Crypt]''
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481322 The Grinder]''
| Lester Middleton
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| Gordon Stutz
|
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| <small>2 episodes</small>
|-
 
|
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103512 Picket Fences]''
 
| Joey Fero
 
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
| 1998
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| 2014
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118254 Ally McBeal]''
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| ''Murder In The First''
| Bernie Gilson
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| David Hertzberg
|
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|
 
|-
 
|-
| 1998
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| 2008
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118437 The Practice]''
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312172 Monk]''
| Bob Show
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| Dr. Lawrence Climan
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|-
 
| 1996—1997
 
| 1996—1997
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112086 Murder One]''
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112086 Murder One]''
 
| Stanley Fletcher
 
| Stanley Fletcher
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|
 
|-
 
|-
| 1994
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| 1990
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094514 Murphy Brown]''
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| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096708/ Tales from the Crypt]''
| Mel Woodworthy
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| Lester Middleton
|
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|
|-
 
| 1993
 
| ''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096569 Doogie Howser, M.D.]'' 
 
| Billy Tishler
 
|
 
 
|}
 
|}
 
 
*Jerry Green in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0219952 Lucky Numbers]'''
 
*Walter Greenbaum in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0161083 What's the Worst That Could Happen?]''' 
 
*Elliot Sharansky in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274711 People I Know]''' 
 
*Jerry Wexler in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0350258 Ray]''' 
 
*Tom Hilary in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0446298 Civic Duty]''' 
 
*Phillip Cowan in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0810788 Burn Notice]''' 
 
*David Green in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0892535 Eli Stone]''' 
 
*Lawrence Climan in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312172 Monk]''' 
 
*Charles Fischer in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0851851 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles]''' 
 
*Samuel Garfinkel in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0935095 In Plain Sight]''' 
 
*Carl Simons in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0780567 Imagine That]''' 
 
*Steve Heller in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1294213 Solitary Man]''' 
 
*Lenny Goldberg in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1424003 The Infidel]''' 
 
*Malachi Talmadge in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1396401 Past Life]''' 
 
*Robert Tooley in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1371155 Made in Dagenham]''' 
 
*Patrick Portman in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1593823 The Cape]''' 
 
*Andrew Stanzler in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1358522 White Collar]''' 
 
*Jack Fickler in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1703874 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior]''' 
 
*Titus Fisher in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1634122 Johnny English Reborn]'''
 
*Harrison Galweather in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1797404 House of Lies]'''
 
*Emil Hamilton in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0770828 Man of Steel]''' 
 
*Leon Watters in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460627 Bones]''' 
 
*Henry Midwood in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2298304 Beach Pillows]'''
 
*Bruce Warham in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3060492 Before I Disappear]'''
 
*Richard Zuckerman in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216491 Kill the Messenger]''' 
 
*Ronald Green in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3122842 The Automatic Hate]'''
 
*[https://ballers.wikia.com/wiki/Brett_Anderson Brett Anderson]  in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2891574 Ballers]''' 
 
*Jon Gottlief in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2699110 The Affair]''' 
 
*Gordon Stutz in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481322 The Grinder]'''
 
*Vaughn Walker in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5292622 When We Rise]''' 
 
*Miles Driskoll in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5453522 Alien Code]''' 
 
*Frank Linden in '''[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5640060 Chicago Justice]'''
 
   
 
== 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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