Richard Lewis (comedian)

Richard Philip Lewis (born June 29, 1947)[1] is an American stand-up comedian and actor.

Richard Lewis
Lewis in 2013
Birth nameRichard Philip Lewis
Born (1947-06-29) June 29, 1947 (age 75)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
MediumStand-up, television, film
Years active1972–present
GenresDark comedy, surreal humor
Subject(s)Self-deprecation, neuroticism, psychotherapy, hypochondria, paranoia, depression, human sexuality, Jewish culture, pop culture, family, eating disorders, annoying
SpouseJoyce Lapinsky (m. 2005)
Notable works and rolesMarty Gold in Anything but Love
Himself in Curb Your Enthusiasm
Websitewww.richardlewisonline.com

He came to prominence as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s and became known for his dark, neurotic and self-deprecating humor.

As an actor he is known for co-starring with Jamie Lee Curtis in the sitcom Anything but Love, for playing the role of Prince John in the film Robin Hood: Men in Tights and for his recurring role as a semi-fictionalized version of himself in HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm.


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