Richard Schiff Biography

(Actor , Director)

More about the relationship

Richard Schiff is happily married to an actress, Sheila Kelley.

The couple got married on 1st September 1996 after dating several years. On the occasion of their 24th anniversary, he shared a picture on Instagram with the caption stating that they have been together for 31 years.

Together, he and his wife are blessed with two children including a son, Gus (b. 1994), and a daughter, Ruby (b. August 2000).

Relationship Facts of Richard Schiff

  • Richard Schiff is married to Sheila Kelley {Compare Couple}.
  • Richard Schiff married on September 01, 1996.
  • đź’‘ Anniversary in 62 days đź’‘
  • He is father of Two (Ruby Christine Schiff, Gus Schiff).
  • Richard Schiff is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Richard Schiff?

American Richard Schiff is 2X Screen Actor Guild Award-winning actor and director. Richard Schiff is renowned as Dr. Emily Hamilton of Man of Steel, Toby Ziegler of The West Wing, and Mark Swarr of Seven.

Last, in 2020, he made his appearance in the 4th season of the TV series, The Good Doctor as Dr. Aaron Glassman. Next, he will make his appearance in the short, American Morning as Dale Mathis.

Fight Against COVID-19

Schiff tweeted that he and his wife, Sheila has been diagnosed with the COVID-19. He has been hospitalized for being treated for COVID-19 whereas his wife, Shelia is at the home.

Through the tweets, he updated that he is receiving Remdesivir, O2, and steroids for the treatment. Also, he mentioned that he is showing improvement every day.

Richard Schiff- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Schiff was born on 27th May 1955 in Bethesda, Maryland to Charlotte and Edward Schiff. He is of Jewish-Germanic ethnicity.

His father is is a real estate lawyer whereas his mother is a TV and Publishing executive. He has two brothers including the film producer, Paul Schiff. His parents got separated at the age of 12.

Moving towards his academics, he dropped out of High School and later obtained an equivalency diploma. After that, he joined the City College of New York (CCNY) to study acting and direction.

Richard Schiff- Professional Career

In the early ’80s, he started his career as a director through off-Broadway plays like Antigone starring Angela Bassett. Before that, he used to work as a taxi driver in New York and cleaning buses. Also, he used to be teamster in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

In the mid-’80s, he stepped into the entertainment industry as an actor in the short movie, Arena Brains as Bell Clerk. The following year, he made his movie debut with the movie, Medium Straight as Pat Harding.

Following the movie, he made his appearance in several movies including Malcolm X, The Bodyguard, Hoffa, and Seven in some character roles. Such character roles made him a popular face in the industry.

Apart from movies, he appeared in several TV series. Some of them along with the year and the character name is-

YearTV Series Character Roles 
2012-2016House of lies Harrison ‘Skip’ Galweather
2015-2017Rogue Marty Stein
2015-2019Ballers Mr. Anderson / Brett Anderson

Since 2017, he has been associated with the TV series, The Good Doctor. In the medical drama, he has been portraying the character of the President of San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital, Dr. Aaron Glassman. Currently, the series has completed its 4th season.

Richard Schiff- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His earnings as an actor are in the range of $21k to $215. Besides that, as a director, he makes in the range of $31k – $219k.

Body Measurements- Height & Weight

Richard Schiff has brown eyes with light hair. He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and has a decent weight.

Controversy & Rumors

To date, he has not been part of any type of controversy and scandals that created headlines in the media.

There were rumors that his grandfather has connections to the Jewish Mafia in New York. However, such rumors were never confirmed.

Social Media

This actor has over 189.1k followers on Twitter, 972 on Facebook, and 49.2k on Instagram.

On Instagram, he is following the personalities like Tyler Wade, Mary McCormack, and Jeff Garlin.

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