David Rappaport Biography (1951-1990)
Born November 23, 1951, in London, England; found dead near Los Angeles, CA,May 2, 1990, after committing suicide. Actor. Rappaport, a dwarf who held a degree in psychology from Bristol University in England, worked extensively intheatre, film, and television. He was perhaps best known for his recurring role on the NBC television series L.A. Law, in which he played a talented lawyer known as "Mighty Mouth." He also starred in the series The Wizard, which was broadcast on CBS from 1986 to 1987, and appeared on episodes of other series, including Hardcastle and McCormick, Amazing Stories, and Mr. Belvedere. His numerous British television credits include File on Harry Jordan, The Young Ones, and Beauty and the Beast. Among the films he appeared in were the 1981 comedy Time Bandits, Cuba, Black Jack, Sword of the Valiant, and The Bride.Rappaport also appeared in several British stage productions, including Volpone, Dr. Faustus, and Exit the King.
- Birth Details
- November 23, 1951
- London, England
- Death Details
- May 2, 1990
- Los Angeles, California, United States
- Los Angeles Times, May 4, 1990.
- Variety, May 9, 1990.