RICHARD MARSHALL. Richard grew up in Texas and got his B.A. at the University of Colorado. He’s had a long theatre career including starring off-Broadway in the original productions of Romulus Linney’s “Holy Ghosts” and Al Carmine’s “A Look At the 50’s”. He also appeared off-Broadway in the musicals “Little Mary Sunshine”, and “Leave it to Jane”, and on Broadway in “The Student Gypsy”. He appeared for several seasons with the NY Shakespeare Festival in Central Park (Joe Papp), and also with the 1010 Shakespeare Company. He was in the first National Company of “Equus”, and played leading roles on tour or in regional theatre of all the major American musicals (“South Pacific”. “Annie Get Your Gun”, “Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum”, “The Sound of Music”, “High Button Shoes”, “Most Happy Fella”, etc., etc.). In regional theatre, he’s performed in everything from O’Neill’s “Desire Under the Elms”, to “The Miracle Worker”, “Burning Bright” (John Steinbeck), George Bernard Shaw, and Neil Simon, to name but a few.
He’s worked in experimental theatre with companies like Circle X in L.A., and the Vital Theatre Company in NYC. And with Tony Tanner for the West Hollywood Parks System performing in Shakespeare and Moliere.
His TV credits include “Law and Order”, “Arrest and Trial”, and “Til Death Do Us Part” with Jon Waters. He recently starred in the indie pilot “Divided We Stand” playing a small town big shot. His indie film credits include “Unseen”, a thriller by Peter Tedone (playing the owner of a creepy bed and breakfast). In the short “La Boîte Noir” he plays a famous TV food critic dishing a failing NY restaurant. In the award winning short film “They Say It’s Wonderful”, he’s a charming lounge-lizard who gives dance lessons to rich older babes, and in another award-winning short film “An Honest Arrangement”, he plays the fiancee of a beautiful but disabled young internet bride.
He lives in Greenwich Village with his wife, actress Alix Elias. They met as children, and married after a long separation. He can be seen in her short films “Nobody’s Perfect” and “Shakespeare in Lust” on You Tube, and they perform together in the trio “The Food of Love” in NYC cabaret locations. He’s studied acting with Uta Hagen, Ken McMillan, and Sondra Lee, and is a member of the L.A. Classical Lab.