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Richard Lawson Net Worth

Richard Lawson Net Worth is
$1 Million

Richard Lawson Bio/Wiki 2017

It is often said the total amount of Richard Lawson net worth reaches an approximation of $1 million dollars, as of right now. He’s become well-known due to his career as an actor, which participation has additionally played an important part in raising the absolute size of Richard Lawson net worth. He’s appeared in several TV productions along with various pictures. Likely he’s generally known to an audience for his characters in genre films. In 1982 he became understood when he appeared in the hit movie called “Poltergeist”. There, he got the part of Ryan. Therefore, these appearances have added up to the total approximation of Richard Lawson net worth.

Richard Lawson Net Worth $1 Million

The performer was created in 1947 in Loma Linda, California. Before he began his profession as an actor, Richard Lawson was serving in the military and was in the Vietnam War. In 1971 he got his first part in a movie called “Dirty Harry”, where he was selected to get a part of a homosexual who’d to be killed. The character was an uncredited one. In 1973 he appeared in a different movie called “Scream Blacula Scream”, where he got the part of Willis. In 1979 he appeared in yet another picture called “The Main Event”, as well as in 1984 he appeared in a drama film called “Streets of Fire”, where he appeared as Policeman Ed Price. Therefore, these pictures also have added up to the total sum of Richard Lawson net worth. The very first time he got a part on TV was in 1977 when he appeared within an Australian play called “Hotel Story”. Yet, before the initial episode of the show aired, it had been canceled. So, all of the appearances made his name even more understood and added up to the total size of Richard Lawson net worth.

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Quick Facts

Full NameRichard Lawson
Date Of BirthMarch 7, 1947
Height1.85 m
ProfessionActor
NationalityAmerican
SpouseTina Knowles, Denise Gordy
ChildrenBianca Lawson
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MoviesPoltergeist, For Colored Girls, Scream Blacula Scream, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Streets of Fire, Blue Hill Avenue, Sugar Hill, The Jericho Mile, Wag the Dog, Black Fist, I'm Through with White Girls, Christmas at Water's Edge, The Main Event, From Zero to I Love You, Black Listed, Stick, Backlash, Buffalo Soldiers
TV ShowsThe Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, V, Chicago Story


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Stepfather of Beyoncé Knowles and Solange Knowles.
2Served in the Vietnam War as a combat medic and was awarded the Purple Heart.
3He graduated from Hayward High School in 1965 and went to Riverside City College for a year and a half before he dropped out and was drafted into the Army three months later.
4He played the father of his real life daughter Bianca Lawson in Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993).
5Lawson has won two L.A. Drama Critics Awards: one for the play "Streamers" (1977), and another for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" (1987). In addition, he won a NAACP Image Award for his role on the TV soap opera All My Children (1970) in 1992.
6After serving a year's duty in Vietnam, he went to Chabot Junior College in Hayward, California and joined the debate team with the intention of pursuing law. His voice was so strong, resonant and authoritative that he decided to become an actor instead.
7Father, with Denise Gordy, of actress Bianca Lawson.
8Survived the crash of USAir flight 405 on March 22, 1992. The plane, which took off from New York's LaGuardia Airport crashed into the waters of the Long Island Sound shortly after take-off.
9He has been a master scene study teacher and director at The Beverly Hills Playhouse with Milton Katselas for over 30 years. In addition, he owns and operates the Richard Lawson Studios (RLS). RLS offers several classes and professional development workshops, including: scene study, on-camera class, audition techniques, filmmaking, and business administration.


Quotes

#Quote
1I'm an actor. It's no struggle for me any more than it would be for a marathon champion to train by running 5 to 10 miles a day. I've accepted the process of what it takes to be an artist. Sure, I've been out of work, I've been without money, but it's not a struggle. It's what I do.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Genre AwardNew York International Independent Film & Video FestivalBest Short Film - SuspenseSex and Sensuality (2007)Lee Nestor

Del Matthew Bigtree

Peggy Nestor

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1979Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Fake Accent: MaleThe Main Event (1979)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
From Zero to I Love YoufilmingRon Logsdon
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013-2016TV SeriesDetective Smith
Saints & Sinners2016TV SeriesPastor Evan Johnson
Royal Family Christmas2015TV Movie
A Royal Family Holiday2015TV Movie
Being Mary Jane2015TV SeriesCharles
BFF Ent Variety Comedy2013TV Movie
Video Breakups2011Video short
Angry Boys2011TV SeriesShwayne Snr Shwayne Sr
Massacre2010/IRich Cannon
For Colored Girls2010Frank
The Business of Show2009ShortSpecial Thanks
Love for Sale2008Uncle Mac
Numb3rs2008TV SeriesClay Porter, Sr.
I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks)2007James Evans
All of Us2006TV SeriesLuther Brody
The Last Stand2006Winston
E-Ring2005TV Series
Guess Who2005Marcus
Christmas at Water's Edge2004TV MovieMr. Turner
NYPD Blue2004TV SeriesAgent Wycoff
Dead Like Me2004TV SeriesWilliam Garrett
The Division2004TV SeriesLaBon
Half & Half2003TV SeriesBen
Maniac Magee2003TV MovieMr. Beale
Black Listed2003VideoAgent Gordon
Out of the Rain2003Donald
For the People2002TV SeriesClay Portman
The District2002TV SeriesCommander Richard Gray
The Bernie Mac Show2001TV SeriesBishop
Strong Medicine2001TV SeriesAlton Clayborne
Soul Food2001TV SeriesRev. Bobby Baxter
Blue Hill Avenue2001Uncle Rob
Touched by an Angel2001TV SeriesNick
JAG2001TV SeriesSgt. Dan Craig
Mars and Beyond2000ShortMission Flight Director Maynard Nixon
Family Law2000TV SeriesChuck
Judging Amy1999TV SeriesThomas Horne
Jackie's Back!1999TV MovieMilkman Summers (Jackie's Ex-Husband #1)
Sister, Sister1999TV SeriesVictor Sims / Victor
Justice1999/ITV MovieGus
L.A. Doctors1998TV SeriesGary Miller
How Stella Got Her Groove Back1998Jack
The Parent 'Hood1998TV SeriesT.K. Sr.
Wag the Dog1997CIA Agent
Moesha1997TV SeriesMarlon James
The Good News1997TV SeriesPercy Shepperd
Pandora's Clock1996TV Mini-SeriesCapt. Daniel Robb
Picket Fences1995TV SeriesDale 'Sky' Betts
Saved by the Bell: The New Class1993TV SeriesJudge Thurston Jones
All My Children1992-1993TV SeriesLucas Barnes
MacGyver1989-1991TV SeriesJesse Colton
The Cosby Show1991TV SeriesMr. Bostic
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd1988-1991TV SeriesDet. Nathaniel Hawthorne
Father Dowling Mysteries1991TV SeriesBrad Whitfield
Double Your Pleasure1989TV MovieDash
The Forgotten1989TV MovieSergeant Frank 'Doc' McDermott
1st & Ten: The Championship1989TV SeriesColeman King
2271988TV SeriesRaymond Blake
Wiseguy1988TV SeriesThurman McGill
CBS Summer Playhouse1988TV SeriesNick Scott
Amen1987TV SeriesDr. Jonathan Wallace
Dynasty1986-1987TV SeriesNick Kimball
Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI1986TV MovieAdam Prentice
Under the Influence1986TV MovieDr. Duran
Comedy Factory1986TV SeriesDr. Julius Pepper
Remington Steele1985TV SeriesMonroe Henderson
Stick1985Cornell
St. Elsewhere1985TV Series
Magnum, P.I.1984TV SeriesGerald Calvin
Streets of Fire1984Officer Ed Price
Hardcastle and McCormick1983TV SeriesKid Calico
V1983TV Mini-SeriesDr. Ben Taylor
Chicago Story1982TV SeriesDet. O.Z. Tate
Poltergeist1982Ryan
T.J. Hooker1982TV SeriesOfficer David McNeil
The White Shadow1981TV SeriesDavid Mackey
The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story1980TV MovieGene Davis
The Main Event1979Hector Mantilla
Buffalo Soldiers1979TV MovieCaleb Holiday
The Jericho Mile1979TV MovieR.C. Stiles
Charleston1979TV MovieJames Harris
What Really Happened to the Class of '65?1978TV SeriesLt. Sawyer
Having Babies1978TV SeriesBert Rollins
Coming Home1978Pat
Good Times1978TV SeriesRaymond
Audrey Rose1977Policeman #1
The Fantastic Journey1977TV SeriesBarker
All in the Family1977TV SeriesAngry Black Man
Hotel Story1977TV Series
Most Wanted1976TV Series
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar1976TV Series
Crossfire1975TV Movie
Medical Center1975TV SeriesAndy Willis
The Streets of San Francisco1975TV SeriesEddie Hill
Get Christie Love!1974TV Series
Sugar Hill1974Valentine
Bogard1974Leroy Fisk
Kojak1973TV Series1st Suspect
Shaft1973TV SeriesDon Lewis
Fox Style1973Little Henry
Scream Blacula Scream1973Willis Daniels
Dirty Harry1971Homosexual (uncredited)

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Show2013/IIIShort associate producer
Living an Uldouz Life2011TV Series consulting producer
Sex and Sensuality2007Short producer

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Thunderstruck2012/Iacting instructor
The Kid & I2005acting coach

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dangerous: The Short Films1993Video musician: drums

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Sand Angels1996Video sound

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wish Me Luck2015Short very special thanks completed
Bartender's Lament2014Short very special thanks completed
Mike Case in: The Big Kiss Off2013special thanks
Method Acting2010special thanks
Noticed2009Short very special thanks
Behind Blue Eyes2008Short special thanks
They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists2007Video documentary short special thanks
Habanero2007Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyoncé: Lemonade2016TV Special
Blacula / Scream Blacula Scream: Interview with the Vampire's Assistant2015Video shortHimself
Betye Saar: The Alpha & Omega2014Documentary
They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists2007Video documentary shortHimself
Larry King Live2005TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1992TV SeriesHimself
Quiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly Dodd1990TV Movie documentaryDet. Nathaniel Hawthorne / Himself
The 10th Annual Black Achievement Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
Getting in Shape for the Main Event1979TV Short documentaryHimself - Actor
The Paul Ryan Show1977TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
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