Richard Schiff

TV Actor

Birthday May 27, 1955

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Bethesda, MD

Age 68 years old

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Actor who came onto the spotlight as Toby Zielger in the TV drama, The West Wing, which earned him an Emmy Award. He went on to earn notable roles in HBO's Ballers and ABC's The Good Doctor.

Before Fame

He studied acting at CCNY and was in their theater program. He had a brief role in the film, The Lost World: Jurassic Park.


He made his directorial debut with The West Wing episode called "Taking Points."

Family Life

He married Sheila Kelley in 1996 and the couple had two children together.

Associated With

He played the stubborn Mr. Turner in the dramatic film, I Am Sam alongside Sean Penn.