Richard Jay Belzer (born August 4, 1944) is an American stand-up comedian, conspiracy author, and actor. He is best known for his role as John Munch, whom he has portrayed as a regular cast member on the NBC police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Belzer at the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2009
|Birth name||Richard Jay Belzer|
|Born||August 4, 1944|
Gail Susan Ross
(m. 1966; div. 1972)
(m. 1976; div. 1978)
Harlee McBride (m. 1985)
|Notable works and roles||John Munch on Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit|
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