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Richard Tyson is an American actor.
Richard Martin Tyson
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
|Education||United States Naval Academy|
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (BA)
Cornell University (MFA)
|Spouse(s)||Tracy Kristofferson (?–2017)|
Tyson was born in Mobile, Alabama. He is a member of Shriners. His brother, John, is the former District Attorney of Mobile County, and was the Democratic Party nominee for Attorney General of Alabama, in June 2006.
Tyson starred in Three O'Clock High, Kindergarten Cop, and three films directed by Farrelly brothers. He starred in the television series, Hardball. His roles in the 2000s include The Fear Chamber, Richard III, Flight of the Living Dead, No Bad Days, and the western Shoot First and Pray You Live. He starred in the horror film Big Bad Wolf, as a stepfather, accused by his stepson, of being a cruel and vicious werewolf.
He played an ex football star, owning the eponymous town, in Jake's Corner. He guest starred in each television series, including CSI: NY, Boomtown and Martial Law. Other films he starred in include The Visitation, Liar's Poker and Black Hawk Down. He also played Genghis Khan, in the unfinished film of the same name, which was originally scheduled for release in 1992.
He was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and harassment, on 19 June 2019. He was arrested again, less than two weeks later, soon after his warranty expired, on 1 July 2019, this time for burglary. He was then expected to be arraigned on all charges on July 17, 2019.
|1987||Three O'Clock High||Buddy Revell||Film debut|
|1988||Two Moon Junction||Perry Tyson|
|1990||Kindergarten Cop||Cullen Crisp Sr.|
|1992||Lakota Moon||Smoke||Television film|
|1992||The Babe||Guy Bush|
|1992||Genghis Khan||Genghis Khan||Unfinished|
|1996||Time Under Fire||Koda|
|1996||Kingpin||Strip Club Bouncer|
|1996||The Glass Cage||Paul Yaeger|
|1998||There's Something About Mary||Detective Krevoy|
|1998||The Pandora Project||Captain William Stenwick|
|1999||Desert Thunder||Ralph Streets|
|2000||Operation Sandman||Gunnery Sergeant Riggins||Television film|
|2000||Battlefield Earth||Robert the Fox|
|2000||Me, Myself & Irene||Gun shop owner|
|2001||Dying on the Edge|
|2001||Black Hawk Down||Busch|
|2004||The Trail to Hope Rose||Gerald Ruthledge|
|2004||Moscow Heat||Nikolay Klimov|
|2005||Billy Graham Presents - Last Flight Out||Dan|
|2006||Naked Run||Lancer Higgins|
|2006||The Visitation||Sheriff Brett Henchle|
|2006||When I Find the Ocean||Dean|
|2006||Big Bad Wolf||Mitchell Toblat|
|2007||Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane||Paul Judd|
|2007||Stripper Academy||Mr. VIP|
|2008||Richard III||Duke of Clarence|
|2008||Jake's Corner||Johhny Dunn|
|2008||3 Days Gone||Agent Markowitz|
|2008||No Bad Days||Robert|
|2008||Shoot First and Pray You Live (Because Luck Has Nothing to Do with It)||Black Gandil Morgan|
|2009||The Fear Chamber||Teddy|
|2009||The Black Waters of Echo's Pond||Nicholas|
|2009||Magic Man||Detective Rogers|
|2009||Dark Room Theater||Officer Carlson|
|2009||Inner City Snow||Captain Hankie|
|2010||Double Tap||Captain Spears|
|2011||The Story of Bonnie and Clyde|
|2011||Not Another Not Another Movie|
|2015||Bound to Vengeance||Phil|
|2015||Another Turn in the Sun||Sergeant Wade|
|2015||Hayride 2 ||Morgan|
|2016||The Perfect Weapon||Controller|
|1989||China Beach||Cpl. Whitlow||1 episode|
|1989–1990||Hardball||Joe 'Kaz' Kaczierowski||18 episodes|
|1992||Red Shoe Diaries||Bud||1 episode|
|1994||Winnetka Road||Dwayne Serlin||5 episodes|
|1994||Dead at 21||Cali||1 episode|
|1994||Christy||Billy Long||1 episode|
|1997||The Sentinel||Frank Rafferty||1 episode|
|1998||Buddy Faro||1 episode|
|2003||Black Sash||Arnold Brady|
|2003||Boomtown||Frank Needham||1 episode|
|2006||CSI: NY||Frank Russo||1 episode|
|2009||The Closer||Ted||1 episode|
- "Mobile native actor Richard Tyson says he'd like to make more movies in Alabama". AL.com. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- "Be a Shriner Now" [Famous Shriners]. Tampa, Florida,USA: Shriners International. Retrieved 2011-01-30.
- "Why Tyson lost black votes to KKK sympathizer". legacy.decaturdaily.com. 1 October 2006. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- "'Kindergarten Cop' Villain Is Unrecognizable In Mugshot After Public Intoxication Arrest". www.fox10tv.com. 1 July 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- "Mobile Hollywood star Richard Tyson arrested again". www.al.com. 1 July 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
- "Hayride 2 - Exclusive First Clip - Dread Central". Dread Central. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- "Exclusive clip: Hospital horror in "HAYRIDE 2"". FANGORIA®. Retrieved 6 September 2015.