Richard Bright Biography (1937-)

Born June 11, 1937, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Ernest (a shipbuilder) and Matilda (Scott) Bright; married Rutanya Alda (an actress), June 11, 1977; children:Diane. Addresses: Office: c/o Ambrosio Mortimer, 165 West 46th St., Suite 1214, New York, NY 10036.

Bright once told CTFT "My favorite roles include Al Niri in Godfather I, Godfather II, and Godfather III; Hank in Panic inNeedle Park; Billy the Kid in The Beard; and Abe Reles in Kid Twist."

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June 11, 1937
Brooklyn, New York, United States

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February 18, 2006: Bright died on February 18, 2006, when he was struck by a bus in New York City. He was 68. Source:,, February 24, 2006.

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