Richard Belzer was an American actor, stand-up comedian, and author. He was born on August 4, 1944, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Belzer began his career in entertainment as a stand-up comedian in the 1970s and became known for his deadpan delivery and sardonic humor.
Belzer is perhaps best known for his role as Detective John Munch, which he portrayed on various television series, including “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “The X-Files.”
Belzer died on February 19, 2023, at the age of 78, at his home in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, of complications from unspecified circulatory and respiratory conditions.
Richard Belzer Wife: Meet Harlee McBride
Richard Belzer has been married twice in his life. His first wife was Gail Susan Ross, whom he married in 1966. They were married for 15 years before divorcing in 1981.
Belzer’s second wife was actress and model Harlee McBride, whom he married in 1985. They remained married for over 30 years until they divorced in 2017.
Belzer and McBride had no children together, but Belzer has a daughter named Jessica with his first wife, Gail Susan Ross.