Bill Richmond

Writer · Actor · Producer
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William E. Richmond was an American film and television comedy writer and producer, as well as a musician, actor and composer. He co-wrote the screenplays to numerous popular films that starred Jerry Lewis. These films included The Nutty Professor, The Errand Boy and The Ladies Man. He also made cameo appearances in some of Lewis' films as well, such as a piano player in The Patsy. read more

William E. Richmond was an American film and television comedy writer and producer, as well as a musician, actor and composer. He co-wrote the screenplays to numerous popular films that starred Jerry Lewis. These films included The Nutty Professor, The Errand Boy and The Ladies Man. He also made cameo appearances in some of Lewis' films as well, such as a piano player in The Patsy. Later in his career, he wrote and/or produced for numerous television shows, including Laugh-in, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The Carol Burnett Show, I Dream of Jeannie, Welcome Back Kotter, Three's Company, The John Larroquette Show, Wizards and Warriors, All in the Family, Blossom and Kate & Allie.

Born

Monday, 19 December 1921

Died

Saturday, 04 June 2016

Actor Filmography

Action Frank Wedlock, Jr. 1999
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Cracking Up 1983
Hook, Line and Sinker Col. Durham 1969
The Jerry Lewis Show Man on elevator 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Himself 1967
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1963
The Errand Boy Bespectacled Man in Elevator 1961
The Bellboy Stan Laurel 1960
Dragnet 1951
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Action Frank Wedlock, Jr. 1999
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Cracking Up 1983
Hook, Line and Sinker Col. Durham 1969
The Jerry Lewis Show Man on elevator 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Himself 1967
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1963
The Errand Boy Bespectacled Man in Elevator 1961
The Bellboy Stan Laurel 1960
Dragnet 1951

Producer Filmography

1978 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Won
1978 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
1975 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Won
1974 Emmy Best Writing in Variety or Music Won
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