Richard Schiff

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Richard Schiff

Born

5/27/1959, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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As the middle child of the three sons of Edward and Charlotte Schiff. Richard Schiff was born and raised on the East Coast. The Emmy Award winner began his career as a theater director in New York and later founded and served as the artistic director of the…more

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    • Richard Schiff: (On The West Wing cast) We come from theatre, but a whole bunch of people come from broadway and still don't know how to act their way out of shoes.

    • Richard Schiff: (On The West Wing cast) This ensemble is so talented, and we understand what 'ensemble' means.

    • Richard Schiff: (On his character Toby) Who is somewhat conscience-driven and dynamic in his opinions. There is pressure to relieve him of his voice.

    • Richard Schiff: (On bombings in Tel Aviv mirroring an episode of The West Wing) It was mind blowing. Hopefully this is the last time our nonfiction reflects the fiction.

    • Richard Schiff: (On his character Toby) There are very few personal treasures that you put in your knapsack to carry with you for the rest of your life, and he's one of those.

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