Richard Dysart is most famed for his role Leland McKenzie on successful NBC drama series, L.A. Law. He has also starred in many movies, such as Hard Rain, Panther, Back to the Future III, Wall Street, Pale Rider, Mask, The Thing, The Falcon and the Snowman etc. Dysart…more
While starring in LA Law, Richard appeared in 3 of NBC's The More You Know public service announcements. His topics were teacher appreciation, teacher recruitment, and parental involvement.
The scene where Leland and Rosalind in L.A. Law were discovered in bed, was ranked as the 38th greatest moment in television in an issue of EGG Magazine.
Diana Muldaur, who played his enemy/lover Rosalind on the show, described Dysart as "wonderful" in an interview on the Roy Leonard Show.