Richard Burgi

Born Jul 30, 1958

Richard William Burgi is an American film and television actor. He's known for the roles of Det. Jim Ellison on The Sentinel and as Karl Mayer on Desperate Housewives.

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1958 Birth Born on July 30, 1958.


1989 30 Years Old He later received a role on Viper after a string of guest appearances on television shows, including a television film debut in Chameleons in 1989.
1994 35 Years Old His first lead role was in the 1994 television series One West Waikiki. … Read More
1995 36 Years Old Burgi married Lori Kahn on November 25, 1995. … Read More
1998 39 Years Old In the 1998 made-for-TV remake of the movie I Married a Monster, Burgi starred as Nick Farrell (the monster). … Read More


2004 45 Years Old He also starred in the big-screen thriller Cellular in 2004 as well as a remake of Fun with Dick and Jane and chick flick In Her Shoes as Toni Colette's love interest in 2005.
2007 48 Years Old In 2007, Burgi was cast in the horror film Hostel: Part II.


2009 50 Years Old In 2009, he played the police officer in Friday the 13th and a stylish doctor in Nip/Tuck. … Read More
2010 51 Years Old In 2010, Burgi guest-starred in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
In 2011, Burgi guest-starred on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland.
2012 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, he starred in cult classic "Christmas Twister" as TV Reporter 1, in which his character was killed trying to parry away a low flying shipping container.
2013 54 Years Old In 2013, Burgi guest-starred on Lifetime's Devious Maids as a brother, uncle, and love interest, Henri.
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