Richard Poe Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Education, NYC

Richard Poe Biography

Richard Poe is an American actor. He has worked in movies, television and on Broadway. Poe was born in Portola, California. He graduated from Pittsburg Senior High School in 1964 then from the University of San Francisco in 1967. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War era.

Richard Poe Age

He was born on 25 January 1946 in Portola, California, United States. He is currently 73 years old.

Richard Poe Wife / Married

He married Claudia Howard

Richard Poe
Richard Poe

Richard Poe Education

He was born in Portola California and graduated from Pittsburg Senior High School in 1964. He then from the University of San Francisco in 1967. He besides served in the US Army during the Vietnam War era. Along with Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Mark Lenard, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Armin Shimerman and John de Lancie he is one of only a few actors to play the same character on three different Star Trek series.

He played Gul Evek in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Star Trek: Voyager (1995). He recently appeared in A Christmas Carol at Ford’s Theatre, 2006, as Ebenezer Scrooge, and was in the San Diego cast of the new Broadway-bound musical, Cry-Baby. He provided narration for the audiobook version of the Cormac McCarthy’s novels Blood Meridian and The Crossing.

Richard Poe Net Worth

His estimated net worth has significantly grown as confirmed from the online information. He has not displayed his actual amount of earning, to be updated soon.

Richard Poe Nyc

Richard Poe has been a professional actor since 1970 when he left the army and was soon drafted into the chorus of William Ball’s production of Oedipus Rex at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later that year he was cast as Rosencrantz in a production of Hamlet starring the 73-year-old Dame Judith Anderson, touring all the major theaters in America, including Carnegie Hall.

It was a head start for a recently discharged 1st Lieutenant. He then played a variety of roles in many regional theaters, including The Alley Theater in Houston and the Oregon Shakespearean Festival, before coming to New York in 1985. He has since appeared in thirteen Broadway shows, including the 1988 Best Play Tony Award-winning M. Butterfly, 1992 Best Play Nominee Our Country’s Good, 2006 Best Musical Revival Winner The Pajama Game, and the 2007 Best Play Revival Winner Journey’s End.

He created the roles of Father Dan (among others) in Paul Rudnick’s groundbreaking comedy Jeffrey, and Leonard in Christopher Durang’s Why Torture Is Wrong…And The People Who Love Them. Recently he returned to The American Conservatory Theater, where it all started, and created the role of Edgar Halcyon in the new musical, Tales Of The City, receiving a nomination for Best Actor in a Musical from the Bay Area Critics Association.

And in 2012 he received a Barrymore Award as Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Gunner Concannon in Bruce Graham’s The Outgoing Tide at the Philadelphia Theater CompanyRichard has had featured roles in several films, including Born on the Fourth of July, Presumed Innocent, Transamerica, Speechless, Burn After Reading, and Delivery Man.

For his performance as Roy in Teresa is a Mother he was named Best Actor in the 2012 New York City Independent Film Festival. On TV he’s had recurring roles on several series, including Chopper Dave on Frasier, Joe Ippolito on A Whole New Ballgame, Roy Buchanan on The Five Mrs. Buchanans, and Gul Evek, the Cardassian officer, in several episodes of each of the modern Star Trek series.

Richard is a prolific narrator of audiobooks, with over one hundred titles to his credit. His recording of Danielle Steel’s Special Delivery was the second-highest selling audiobook in its year, as was Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons. He was nominated for an “Audie” Award for his recordings of Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian and Dave Wroblewski’s The Story of Edgar Sawtelle. He won the award in 2004 for his narration of John Steinbeck’s East Of Eden.

Richard Poe Filmography

  • Theresa Is a Mother (release 2015) … as Roy McDermott
  • Delivery Man (2013) … as Loan Officer
  • Transamerica (2005) … as John
  • The Warrior Class (2004) … as Magistrate
  • episode Home Is Where the Ducks Are (2000)
    Now and Again
  • episode There Are No Words (2000) as Admiral
  • The Peacemaker (1997) …. as DOE Haz-mat Tech #2
    Law & Order
  • episode Working Mom (1997) … as Mac Barnum
  • episode Happily Ever After (1990) … as Forensic Scientist
  • The Prosecutors (1996) … as Roy Marcello
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest
  • episode Ezekiel Rage (1996) (voice) … as Dr. Smallwood
    Pride & Joy
  • episode Terror at 30,000 Feet (1995) … as Herb
    The 5 Mrs. Buchanans
  • episode Viv’acious (1995) … as Ed Buchanan
  • episode Becoming a Buchanan (1995) … as Ed Buchanan
  • episode The Heart of the Matter (1995) … as Ed Buchanan
  • episode Clyde and Vivian and Ed and Malice (1994) … as Ed Buchanan
    Star Trek: Voyager
  • episode Caretaker: Part 1 (1995) … as Gul Evek
  • Speechless (1994) … as Tom
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • episode Tribunal (1994) … as Gul Evek
  • episode The Maquis: Part 1 (1994) … as Gul Evek
  • episode Playing God (1994) … as Gul Evek
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • episode Preemptive Strike (1994) … as Gul Evek
  • episode Journeys End (1994) … Gul Evek
  • episode Miracle on Third or Fourth Street (1993) … as Chopper Dave
  • episode Oops (1993) … as Chopper Dave
  • The Night We Never Met (1993) … as Bartender
  • Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992) … as Bishop
  • A Promise to Keep (1990)
  • episode Pilot (1990) … as Tyrone
  • Born on the Fourth of July (1989) … as Frankie – VA Hospital
  • Mystery Mansion (1984) … as Adam Drake