Richard Moll was a towering and talented actor who starred in Night Court and voiced many animated characters. He died on October 27, 2023, at the age of 80. In this post, you will learn more about his life story, his career achievements and his net worth. You will also find out the latest news about his family, his funeral and the tributes from his fans and colleagues.
Richard Moll Biography Profile
|Date of Birth||January 13, 1943|
|Birth Place||Pasadena, California, U.S.|
|Age (as of 2023)||80|
|Home Town/State||Big Bear Lake, California|
|College||University of California, Berkeley|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts in History and Psychology|
|Net Worth||$7 million (estimated)|
Early Life and Education
Richard Moll was born in Pasadena, California, the son of Violet Anita (née Grill), a nurse, and Harry Findley Moll, a lawyer. He was tall early in his life, reaching 6 ft (1.8 m) by age 12. He kept growing until about 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m). He attended the University of California, Berkeley, and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity.1 He graduated in 1964 with a degree in history and psychology.
Richard Moll Family Details
|Father Name||Harry Frederick Moll|
|Mother Name||Alice Mary (née Franklin)|
|Sister(s)||Nancy and Barbara|
|Wife||Laura Class (m. 1989; div.1992) Susan Brown (m. 1993; div.2005)|
|Children||Chloe and Mason Moll|
Richard Moll Career Highlight:
Richard Moll started his acting career in 1967 with a small role in the film The Monitors.1 He appeared in various movies and TV shows, often portraying hulking or imposing characters due to his height and deep voice. In 1977, he played Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, in the film Brigham. In 1981, he co-starred with Jan-Michael Vincent and Kim Basinger in the film Hard Country. In 1982, he played the sorcerer Xusia in The Sword and the Sorcerer. In 1983, he shaved his head for the role of Hurok in the science fiction B movie Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn.
He became famous for his role as Aristotle Nostradamus “Bull” Shannon, a bailiff on the NBC sitcom Night Court from 1984 to 1992. His character formed a close friendship with the court’s other bailiff, Roz Russell, played by Marsha Warfield. Bull was known for his shaved head, catchphrase, “Ohh-kay,” and a dim but sweet world view.
After Night Court ended, Moll contributed his trademark gravelly voice to various video games and comic book projects like Batman: The Animated Series as Harvey Dent/Two-Face and appeared in horror films like Ghost Shark (2013) and Slay Belles (2018). He voiced Scorpion on the 1990s’ Spider-Man: The Animated Series and had small parts in 1994’s The Flintstones, the Arnold Schwarzenegger comedy Jingle All the Way and Scary Movie 2. He appeared in the 1999 satire But I’m a Cheerleader with Natasha Lyonne, and starred in Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage opposite Peter O’Toole, Marcia Gay Harden and Ed Asner.
Physical Stats and More:
|Height (Aprox.)||in centimeters- 203 cm|
|Weight (Aprox.)||in Kilograms- N/A|
|Body Type||Tall and muscular|
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|Facebook Page||Richard Moll|