Richard Lawson Net Worth

Richard Lawson Net Worth is
$1 Million

Richard Lawson Biography

Richard was created on 7 March 1947 beneath the zodiac indication of Taurus. He was created in California in United states. There is absolutely no information obtainable about his parents and about his education. It really is known that his childhood was spend in California and there is normally information regarding his sibling aswell. Richard didn’t begin as an actor in starting of his profession rather he began his profession in Army. He proved helpful as tour of duty in the well-well-known Vietnam War. His initial function was as a homosexual in the 1971 film Dirty Harry. Afterwards, he was selected for another Television show called “THE TIMES and Nights of Molly Dodd”, where he got the component of Detective Nathaniel Hawthorne. Richard’s part in the film was related to being truly a gay guy. The movie premiered in 1971 and in 1973, he got an opportunity to function in Scream Blacula Scream. In 1979, he got a big part in Roads of Fire. Richard also worked well in Hotel Tale but unfortunately, the display was by no means broadcasted. In 2011 he starred as Shwayne Sr. Also, from 1992 till 1994 Richard Lawson was appearing in the popular soap opera known as “All My Kids”, where he made an appearance as Lucas Barnes. Richard Lawson net value in 2014-2015 is $1,000,000 while like others Richard Lawson also receives a commission by advertisements, sponsorships, endorsement, etc and featuring. He was going in USAir Air travel 405 from LaGuardia Airport terminal in NY to Ohio. Bianca was created after Richard’s first relationship in fact it is known that she also functions as an celebrity. There for 51 people on plane including 4 crew people. In the crash nearly 50 percent of the individuals were killed and several additional were wounded but Richard was a lucky passenger as he escaped with small injuries that have been healed later on but that did price him a while from his function. He grew up in middle income family. The very first time he got wedded was in 1978 and the name of his wife was Denise Gordy. The few later on divorced in in 1989 plus they under no circumstances revealed the reason behind the divorce. In 2015, 26 years after his divorce, Richard made a decision to tie a knot with Tina Knowles and at the moment he lives with Tina in really is known that Richard have been internet dating Tina since a long time before he made a decision to get married to her. However, prior to the first bout of the display aired, it had been canceled. The name of 1 of her daughter is definitely Solange Knowles and the additional one is celebrated Beyonce. Richard also offers a child and the name of his child is definitely Bianca Lawson. The plane didn’t get appropriate lift which led to a crash. in it series Angry Males. Richard does not have any other kids aside from Bianca. Richard’s annual income isn’t known and information regarding his net worth can be unavailable on public domain. He’s quite energetic on twitter, he’s often spotted posting improvements on the micro-running a blog site and he’s known to be an excellent writer. He also offers a huge follower bottom on twitter. It’s been stated that the entire sum of Richard Lawson net worthy of gets to an estimate of just one 1 million dollars, by right now. The function was an uncredited one. He has made an appearance in lots of TV productions in addition to various films. Probably he’s mostly recognized to an market for his functions in genre films. Hence, most of these appearances produced his name a lot more known and added up to the entire size of Richard Lawson net worthy of. There, he got the function of Ryan. In 1983 he was showing up in the mini series on NBC known as “V”, where he got the function of Dr. Ben Taylor. Thus, these appearances also have added up to the entire estimate of Richard Lawson net worthy of. He belongs to Afro- American descent. From 1988 to 1991 he starred as Det. Richard was formerly wedded to celebrity Denise Gordy and includes a daughter celebrity Bianca Lawson. He is becoming famous due to his profession as an actor, which involvement in addition has played a vital function in increasing the full total size of Richard Lawson net worthy of. In 1973 he made an appearance in another film known as “Scream Blacula Scream”, where he got the function of Willis. In 1979 he made an appearance in a single more movie called “THE PRIMARY Event”, and in 1984 he made an appearance in a drama film known as “Streets of Fire”, where he made an appearance as Officer Ed Cost. In 1975, he made an appearance in The Roads of San Crossfire, Francisco and INFIRMARY. The 1st time he got a job on Television was in 1977 when he appeared within an Australian drama known as “Hotel Tale”. His present wife may be the mom of two well-known American Singers. In the 1980s, he got a starring function in another TV creation called “Chicago Tale”. In the time of 1986-1987, he was appearing in it present known as “Dynasty”, where he was showing up as Nick Kimball. The first film that he proved helpful in was Dirty Harry. The majority of his function received a good examine from critics. In 1982 he became known when he made an appearance in the strike film known as “Poltergeist”. A global known Actor Richard Lawson born on Fri, March 07, 1947

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameRichard Lawson
Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 7, 1947
Height1.85 m
SpouseTina Knowles, Denise Gordy
ChildrenBianca Lawson
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

1 Stepfather of Beyoncé Knowles and Solange Knowles.
2 Served in the Vietnam War as a combat medic and was awarded the Purple Heart.
3 He 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.
4 He played the father of his real life daughter Bianca Lawson in Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993).
5 Lawson 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.
6 After 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.
7 Father, with Denise Gordy, of actress Bianca Lawson.
8 Survived 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.
9 He 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.


1 I'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.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Genre Award New York International Independent Film & Video Festival Best Short Film - Suspense Sex and Sensuality (2007) Lee Nestor

Del Matthew Bigtree

Peggy Nestor

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1979 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Fake Accent: Male The Main Event (1979)



From Zero to I Love You filming Ron Logsdon
Real Husbands of Hollywood 2013-2016 TV Series Detective Smith
Saints & Sinners 2016 TV Series Pastor Evan Johnson
Royal Family Christmas 2015 TV Movie
A Royal Family Holiday 2015 TV Movie
Being Mary Jane 2015 TV Series Charles
BFF Ent Variety Comedy 2013 TV Movie
Video Breakups 2011 Video short
Angry Boys 2011 TV Series Shwayne Snr Shwayne Sr
Massacre 2010/I Rich Cannon
For Colored Girls 2010 Frank
The Business of Show 2009 Short Special Thanks
Love for Sale 2008 Uncle Mac
Numb3rs 2008 TV Series Clay Porter, Sr.
I'm Through with White Girls (The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks) 2007 James Evans
All of Us 2006 TV Series Luther Brody
The Last Stand 2006 Winston
E-Ring 2005 TV Series
Guess Who 2005 Marcus
Christmas at Water's Edge 2004 TV Movie Mr. Turner
NYPD Blue 2004 TV Series Agent Wycoff
Dead Like Me 2004 TV Series William Garrett
The Division 2004 TV Series LaBon
Half & Half 2003 TV Series Ben
Maniac Magee 2003 TV Movie Mr. Beale
Black Listed 2003 Video Agent Gordon
Out of the Rain 2003 Donald
For the People 2002 TV Series Clay Portman
The District 2002 TV Series Commander Richard Gray
The Bernie Mac Show 2001 TV Series Bishop
Strong Medicine 2001 TV Series Alton Clayborne
Soul Food 2001 TV Series Rev. Bobby Baxter
Blue Hill Avenue 2001 Uncle Rob
Touched by an Angel 2001 TV Series Nick
JAG 2001 TV Series Sgt. Dan Craig
Mars and Beyond 2000 Short Mission Flight Director Maynard Nixon
Family Law 2000 TV Series Chuck
Judging Amy 1999 TV Series Thomas Horne
Jackie's Back! 1999 TV Movie Milkman Summers (Jackie's Ex-Husband #1)
Sister, Sister 1999 TV Series Victor Sims / Victor
Justice 1999/I TV Movie Gus
L.A. Doctors 1998 TV Series Gary Miller
How Stella Got Her Groove Back 1998 Jack
The Parent 'Hood 1998 TV Series T.K. Sr.
Wag the Dog 1997 CIA Agent
Moesha 1997 TV Series Marlon James
The Good News 1997 TV Series Percy Shepperd
Pandora's Clock 1996 TV Mini-Series Capt. Daniel Robb
Picket Fences 1995 TV Series Dale 'Sky' Betts
Saved by the Bell: The New Class 1993 TV Series Judge Thurston Jones
All My Children 1992-1993 TV Series Lucas Barnes
MacGyver 1989-1991 TV Series Jesse Colton
The Cosby Show 1991 TV Series Mr. Bostic
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd 1988-1991 TV Series Det. Nathaniel Hawthorne
Father Dowling Mysteries 1991 TV Series Brad Whitfield
Double Your Pleasure 1989 TV Movie Dash
The Forgotten 1989 TV Movie Sergeant Frank 'Doc' McDermott
1st & Ten: The Championship 1989 TV Series Coleman King
227 1988 TV Series Raymond Blake
Wiseguy 1988 TV Series Thurman McGill
CBS Summer Playhouse 1988 TV Series Nick Scott
Amen 1987 TV Series Dr. Jonathan Wallace
Dynasty 1986-1987 TV Series Nick Kimball
Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI 1986 TV Movie Adam Prentice
Under the Influence 1986 TV Movie Dr. Duran
Comedy Factory 1986 TV Series Dr. Julius Pepper
Remington Steele 1985 TV Series Monroe Henderson
Stick 1985 Cornell
St. Elsewhere 1985 TV Series
Magnum, P.I. 1984 TV Series Gerald Calvin
Streets of Fire 1984 Officer Ed Price
Hardcastle and McCormick 1983 TV Series Kid Calico
V 1983 TV Mini-Series Dr. Ben Taylor
Chicago Story 1982 TV Series Det. O.Z. Tate
Poltergeist 1982 Ryan
T.J. Hooker 1982 TV Series Officer David McNeil
The White Shadow 1981 TV Series David Mackey
The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story 1980 TV Movie Gene Davis
The Main Event 1979 Hector Mantilla
Buffalo Soldiers 1979 TV Movie Caleb Holiday
The Jericho Mile 1979 TV Movie R.C. Stiles
Charleston 1979 TV Movie James Harris
What Really Happened to the Class of '65? 1978 TV Series Lt. Sawyer
Having Babies 1978 TV Series Bert Rollins
Coming Home 1978 Pat
Good Times 1978 TV Series Raymond
Audrey Rose 1977 Policeman #1
The Fantastic Journey 1977 TV Series Barker
All in the Family 1977 TV Series Angry Black Man
Hotel Story 1977 TV Series
Most Wanted 1976 TV Series
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar 1976 TV Series
Crossfire 1975 TV Movie
Medical Center 1975 TV Series Andy Willis
The Streets of San Francisco 1975 TV Series Eddie Hill
Get Christie Love! 1974 TV Series
Sugar Hill 1974 Valentine
Bogard 1974 Leroy Fisk
Kojak 1973 TV Series 1st Suspect
Shaft 1973 TV Series Don Lewis
Fox Style 1973 Little Henry
Scream Blacula Scream 1973 Willis Daniels
Dirty Harry 1971 Homosexual (uncredited)


The Show 2013/III Short associate producer
Living an Uldouz Life 2011 TV Series consulting producer
Sex and Sensuality 2007 Short producer


Thunderstruck 2012/I acting instructor
The Kid & I 2005 acting coach

Music Department

Dangerous: The Short Films 1993 Video musician: drums

Sound Department

The Sand Angels 1996 Video sound


Wish Me Luck 2015 Short very special thanks completed
Bartender's Lament 2014 Short very special thanks completed
Mike Case in: The Big Kiss Off 2013 special thanks
Method Acting 2010 special thanks
Noticed 2009 Short very special thanks
Behind Blue Eyes 2008 Short special thanks
They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists 2007 Video documentary short special thanks
Habanero 2007 Short special thanks


Beyoncé: Lemonade 2016 TV Special
Blacula / Scream Blacula Scream: Interview with the Vampire's Assistant 2015 Video short Himself
Betye Saar: The Alpha & Omega 2014 Documentary
They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Larry King Live 2005 TV Series Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1988-1992 TV Series Himself
Quiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly Dodd 1990 TV Movie documentary Det. Nathaniel Hawthorne / Himself
The 10th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1989 TV Special Himself
Getting in Shape for the Main Event 1979 TV Short documentary Himself - Actor
The Paul Ryan Show 1977 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself

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