Biography

Dick Richards is an award-winning film director, producer, writer and photographer with over 10 movie titles to his credit. His illustrious film career includes classics like Farewell My Lovely, March or Die, Culpepper Cattle Company and Tootsie for which he earned an Academy Award Nomination and Golden Globe. Richards is known as a storyteller and as an “actor’s director,” having worked with Robert Mitchum, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman, Martin Sheen, Blythe Danner, Catherine Deneuve, Alan Arkin, Max von Sydow and Harry Dean Stanton. Richards is also a world-renowned photographer and television commercial director. He rose to prominence during the sixties for his campaigns for clients like Coca-Cola, Volkswagen, Polaroid, General Motors, Hertz, Pepsi, etc. His celebrated work has won every major industry award including several Clio’s, Gold Medal Awards and Cannes Lions (the equivalent of the Academy Award in advertising). Richards is currently in pre-production on “Lost and Found in Las Vegas”, has a novel being published titled “Loose Ends” and is previewing his stage play “Turnaround”.