Richard often works with his friend, producer Bill Lawrence.
Richard and his wife, Dana, have three children.
George Clooney, Richard's good friend, was best man at Richard's Central Park wedding on November 13, 1999, to Dana Stanely.
Richard is Barbra Streisand's cousin.
TV Guide did an article about Richard in May 2000, titled Cool To Be Kind.
In 2003, Richard won a Joseph Jefferson Award for his performance in a musical play Bounce.
In 2001, Richard appeared in The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, a TV special, where he crossed over as his character from Spin City, Paul Lassiter. However, he wasn't credited.
Richard was one of the many celebrities that appeared in the season 5 finale The End of HBO's comedy show Curb Your Enthusiasm, and he wasn't credited for his appearance.
Richard joined the cast of Mad About You in early 1993, but left the show after only 10 episodes by his choice. However, he later became a recurring character on the show.
In 1986, Richard had a small role in a movie titled Nothing in Common, but he wasn't credited for his appearance.
Richard's first appearance on TV was a guest-starring role on an action show Hooperman, in 1987.
In 1985, he landed his first movie role in a TV movie Two Fathers' Justice.
Richard appeared in three Broadway plays, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, The Producers and Sly Fox.
As of 2006, Richard lives with his wife Dana in Los Angeles.
Richard moved to Chicago to work with the Practical Theatre Company.
In 2000, he starred as a guest panelist on the revival of a TV game show To Tell the Truth.
In 2004, Richard did a commercial for On-Cor.
Richard did a few radio commercials for Alaska Airlines.
Richard was a member of Second City's L.A. troupe.
Richard enjoys playing golf.
He returned to the Stargate universe playing Lucius Lavin in the Stargate Atlantis episode Irresistible. He was in the original Stargate movie as one of the scientists trying to translate the hieroglyphics.
Richard: I don't want people to know my name. I just want people to love me.
Richard: (about his childhood fantasy of Broadway) I'd catch a train from Trenton, New Jersey into the city and I'd see a matinee. Then I would go and have two Nathan's hot dogs and french fries, go to Sam Goody's and a drama bookstore, and then I would go to a play at night. It was my dream to be on Broadway.