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Richard Lewis is best known as a comedian. The comedy icon, considered by many to be the quintessential Jewish comedian. He is known to wear an all-black outfit and converse shoes, and the Yale Book of Quotes has attributed the expression “The from hell” to him. He was born on June 29, 1947 in Brooklyn , NY. He makes occasional appearances with Chris Rock on Everyone Hates Chris. He met Larry David at a summer camp in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, when he was thirteen. Later, he kept a job as a copywriter for an ad agency while doing a night stand up routine. He makes frequent appearances on the HBO comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm alongside Larry David.

Richard Lewis Biography
Short Bio
First NameRichard
Last NameLewis
Age72 years old
Birthday & Zodiac
Birth SignCancer
Birth DateJune 29, 1947
BirthdayJune 29
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, NY


  • Comedian

Richard Lewis Education

  • Richard Lewis was born in Brooklyn , New York, and raised in Englewood, New Jersey, where he graduated in 1965 from Dwight Morrow High School. Lewis attended Ohio State University, where he was a member of the Eta chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi.

Before Fame

  • He met Larry David at a summer camp in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, when he was thirteen. Later, he kept a job as a copywriter for an ad agency while doing a night stand up routine.

Richard Lewis Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Richard Lewis is 72 years old, he is 5′ 7″ (1.74 m) tall. His body measurements are still not confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Height & Weight
Height (Approx.)5 Ft 7 In
Weight (Approx.)74 Kg
Body MeasurementsUnknown
Physical Stats
Eye ColorUnknown
Hair ColorUnknown
Dress SizeUnknown
Shoe SizeUnknown
Richard Lewis Height, Weight & Body Measurements


  • He makes frequent performances on the HBO comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm alongside Larry David.

Richard Lewis Filmography

1988The Wrong GuysHimself
1989That's AdequatePimples Lapedes
1992Once Upon a CrimeJulian Peters
1993Robin Hood: Men in TightsPrince John
1994Wagons EastPhil Taylor
Leaving Las VegasPeter
1996The ElevatorPhil Milowski
1997Hugo PoolChick Chicalini
The MazeMarkov
1999Game DaySteve Adler
2005Sledge: The Untold StoryHimselfMockumentary
2012VampsDanny Horowitz
2014She's Funny That WayAl Patterson
2018The Great BusterHimselfDocumentary

Richard Lewis Television Work

Diary of a Young ComicBilly GoldsteinTelevision movie
House CallsDr. Leon PrometheusEpisode: “The Phantom of Kensington”
Temporary InsanityPerformerTelevision movie
RiptideAndrew Fitzsimmons Carlton IIIEpisode: “The Wedding Bell Blues”
HarryRichard Breskin7 episodes
CBS Summer PlayhouseJoeyEpisode: “King of the Building”
TattingersLongoEpisode : “Death and Taxis”
Anything But LoveMarty Gold56 episodes
The Danger of LoveEdward SandersTelevision movie
The Tonight Show with Johnny CarsonHimself – Guest22 episodes
Late Night with David LettermanHimself – Guest44 episodes
Daddy DearestSteven Mitchell13 episodes
TriBeCaJosephEpisode: “Stepping Back”
The Larry Sanders ShowHimselfEpisode: “Life Behind Larry”
Tales from the CryptVernEpisode: “Whirlpool”)
A.J.'s Time TravelersEdgar Allan PoeEpisode: “Edgar Allan Poe”)
A Weekend in the CountryBobby SteinTelevision movie
Nichols and May: Take TwoHimselfDocumentary Special, PBS
Dr. Katz, Professional TherapistRichardEpisode: “Undercover”
Hiller and DillerNeil Diller13 episodes
Rude AwakeningHarve Schwartz6 episodes
HerculesNeurosisEpisode: “Hercules and the Tiff on Olympus”
V.I.P.Ronald ZaneEpisode: “Big Top Val”
Larry David: Curb Your EnthusiasmHimselfTelevision movie – Pilot
Presidio MedFrancis WeinodEpisode: “Once Upon a Family”
AliasMitchell YaegerEpisode: “A Dark Turn”
7th HeavenRabbi Richard Glass9 episodes
Two and a Half MenStanEpisode: “I Can't Afford Hyenas”
The Dead ZoneJack JerichoEpisode: “The Cold Hard Truth”
Las VegasStanEpisode: “Fake the Money and Run”
George LopezPhillip NicklesonEpisode: “George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial”
The SimpsonsGolemEpisode: “Treehouse of Horror XVII”
Everybody Hates ChrisKrisEpisode: “Everybody Hates Kris”
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles ProjectHimselfDocumentary, PBS
Late Show with David LettermanHimself – Guest9 episodes
Late Night with Conan O'BrienHimself – Guest12 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitSportsman LarryEpisode: “Closet”
The CleanerHenryEpisode: “Trick Candles”
Funny or Die PresentsShadesEpisode: #1.10
'Til DeathMiles Tunnicliff3 episodes
Lewis on Film: The Oscar EditionPerformerShort
Pound PuppiesBuddyEpisode: “Rebel Without a Collar”
Mel Brooks: Make Some NoiseHimselfDocumentary Special, PBS
The Daily Show with Jon StewartHimself16 episodes
Blunt TalkDr. Weiss6 episodes
Curb Your EnthusiasmHimself39 episodes

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
1989CableACE AwardWriting a Comedy SpecialThe I'm Exhausted ConcertNominated
1991Viewers for Quality TelevisionBest Actor – Quality Comedy SeriesAnything but LoveNominated
2006Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesCurb Your EnthusiasmNominated

Richard Lewis Martial Status

  • He is married to Joyce Lapinsky.

Family & Relatives

WifeJoyce Lapinsky


  • He makes sporadic performances with Chris Rock on Everybody Hates Chris.

Richard Lewis Net Worth

Richard Lewis is a well-known and popular Comedian. The main and primary source of his income comes from Comedy. Let’s check how rich Richard Lewis is in 2020?

Net Worth (2020)$1.5 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Comedian(profession).
Richard Lewis Net Worth