Richard Kind
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Richard Bruce Kind (born November 22, 1956) is an American actor (stage, screen, and voice) and comedian. He is best known for his roles as Captain Stan Yenko on CBS's East New York (2022-23), Dr. Mark Devanow on Mad About You (1992–1999, 2019), and Paul Lassiter on Spin City (1996–2002). He's also well known for his other roles as Peter in The History of the World Part II (2023), Mitch on Netflix's The Watcher, Formica Michael Mikowitz on The Goldbergs, Walter Bloom in tick, tick... Boom! (2021), Cousin Andy on Curb Your Enthusiasm (2002–2021), Rudy Giuliani in Bombshell (2019), John Sears in Suburbicon (2017), Gus Barton on IFC's Brockmire, Marty in All We Had (2016), Mayor Aubrey James on FOX's Gotham, Sam Meyers on the Amazon Prime series Red Oaks, Max Klein in Argo (2012), Joey Rathburn on HBO's Luck starring Dustin Hoffman, Uncle Arthur Gopnik in the Coen Brothers film A Serious Man (2009), Abner Kravitz in the film Bewitched (2005), Louis Tiboni in The Station Agent (2003), He began his acting career in Chicago, where he performed in numerous stage productions. He made his Broadway debut in 1984 in the play "The Pirates of Penzance." He has starred in the smash hit Broadway musical The Producers, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Candide, and Bounce, among others. He is a Drama Desk Award winner and Tony nominee for the Broadway hit The Big Knife. He has appeared in over 50 films, including Clifford (1994), Stargate (1994), For Your Consideration (2006), Hereafter (2010), and Beau Is Afraid (2023). In addition to his acting career, he is also a vocal advocate for social justice causes. He is a member of the board of directors of the Creative Coalition, an organization that advocates for the arts in public policy. He is also a supporter of the Human Rights Campaign and the Anti-Defamation League. He is also an alumnus of The Second City in Chicago.
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Richard Bruce Kind (born November 22, 1956) is an American actor (stage, screen, and voice) and comedian. He is best known for his roles as Captain Stan Yenko on CBS's East New York (2022-23), Dr. Mark Devanow on Mad About You (1992–1999, 2019), and Paul Lassiter on Spin City (1996–2002). He's also well known for his other roles as Peter in The History of the World Part II (2023), Mitch on Netflix's The Watcher, Formica Michael Mikowitz on The Goldbergs, Walter Bloom in tick, tick... Boom! (2021), Cousin Andy on Curb Your Enthusiasm (2002–2021), Rudy Giuliani in Bombshell (2019), John Sears in Suburbicon (2017), Gus Barton on IFC's Brockmire, Marty in All We Had (2016), Mayor Aubrey James on FOX's Gotham, Sam Meyers on the Amazon Prime series Red Oaks, Max Klein in Argo (2012), Joey Rathburn on HBO's Luck starring Dustin Hoffman, Uncle Arthur Gopnik in the Coen Brothers film A Serious Man (2009), Abner Kravitz in the film Bewitched (2005), Louis Tiboni in The Station Agent (2003), He began his acting career in Chicago, where he performed in numerous stage productions. He made his Broadway debut in 1984 in the play "The Pirates of Penzance." He has starred in the smash hit Broadway musical The Producers, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Candide, and Bounce, among others. He is a Drama Desk Award winner and Tony nominee for the Broadway hit The Big Knife. He has appeared in over 50 films, including Clifford (1994), Stargate (1994), For Your Consideration (2006), Hereafter (2010), and Beau Is Afraid (2023). In addition to his acting career, he is also a vocal advocate for social justice causes. He is a member of the board of directors of the Creative Coalition, an organization that advocates for the arts in public policy. He is also a supporter of the Human Rights Campaign and the Anti-Defamation League. He is also an alumnus of The Second City in Chicago.
Known For
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Family Guy
American Dad!
Elementary
21 Jump Street
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Simpsons
E! True Hollywood Story
Late Night with Seth Meyers
Bob's Burgers
Life in Pieces
The Good Fight
The Middle
Man Seeking Woman
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Just Shoot Me!
The Librarians
Gotham
Kim Possible
Glee
Big Mouth
Girls5eva
Burn Notice
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Empty Nest
Two and a Half Men
Girlfriends
Psych
The $100,000 Pyramid
Phineas and Ferb
Hollywood Squares
The Nanny
Night Court
Young Sheldon
Mad About You
Star Trek: Lower Decks
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Miss Match
The Michael J. Fox Show
History of the World: Part II
Thank God You're Here
Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head
Transparent
E-Ring
Strangers with Candy
Clone High
The Other Two
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
Stargate Atlantis
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
A Million Little Things
Scrubs
Father of the Pride
Unscripted
Summer Camp Island
The Penguins of Madagascar
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
Bad Teacher
Would I Lie to You?
Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure
Golden Boy
Cars 2
Cars
Toy Story 3
Bombshell
tick, tick... BOOM!
Suburbicon
Argo
Stargate
Bewitched
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief
Transparent: Musicale Finale
Mr. Monk's Last Case: A Monk Movie
Fired!
Extinct
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story
Inventions That Changed History
Beau Is Afraid
Run & Gun
Red Oaks
Jimmy Hollywood
The Carol Burnett Show
Santa Buddies
The Watcher
The Last Laugh
Sharknado 2: The Second One
The Search for Santa Paws
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
Inside Out
The Out-Laws
A Bug's Life
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch
Luck
Big Stan
All-American Murder
Clifford
The Wild
East New York
Carol & Company
The Neighbor
Mind Candy
Reba
Eagleheart
John Mulaney Presents: Everybody's in L.A.
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