Richard Hell

Actor-musician Richard Hell made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Hell's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the drama "Smithereens" (1982) with Susan Berman, "Geek Maggot ... Read more »
Born: 10/02/1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB 2008 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Blind Light 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rock & Roll 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Punk 1994 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

What About Me 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

No Picnic 1990 (Movie)

Irate Tenant (Actor)

Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 (Movie)

Bruce Meeker (Actor)

Geek Maggot Bingo 1982 (Movie)

Rawhide Kid (Actor)

Smithereens 1982 (Movie)

Eric (Actor)
Music (3)

Airheads 1994 (Movie)

("Baby Huey (Do You Wanna Dance)") (Song)

No Picnic 1990 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Smithereens 1982 (Movie)

("Another World" "The Kid With the Replaceable Head") (Song)

Biography

Actor-musician Richard Hell made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Hell's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the drama "Smithereens" (1982) with Susan Berman, "Geek Maggot Bingo" (1983) with Robert Andrews and the comedy "Desperately Seeking Susan" (1985) with Rosanna Arquette. He also appeared in "No Picnic" (1990). His film career continued throughout the nineties in productions like "What About Me" (1992) with Rachel Amodeo. Hell also created music for the comedy "Airheads" (1994) with Brendan Fraser. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Elvis Costello documentary "Punk" (1995) and the Edie Falco documentary "Blind Light" (1998). Hell's music was most recently used in the Alan Rickman dramatic musical "CBGB" (2013). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Rock & Roll" (PBS, 1995-96).

Milestones

Known for such albums as "Spurts: The Richard Hell Story"

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