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Richard Short

RICHARD SHORT is currently appearing on US TV in the role of Des Bennett, a surgeon assisting those that choose to die in the second season of “Mary Kills People,” for which he has been nominated for his work on Season One by the Canadian Television Academy (‘Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series’). Other notable TV roles have been in “Vinyl” (HBO) as Billy McVicar and “666 Park Avenue” (ABC) as series villain Harlan Moore. Also appeared in shows such as “American Horror Story” (FX), “Agent Carter” (ABC) (as Marvels first ever gay character), “Time After Time” (ABC), “Training Day” (CBS), “Blue Bloods” (CBS), “White Collar” (USA), “Fringe” (FOX), “Bored to Death” (HBO), “Vera” (ITV), and a recurring role on “Covert Affairs” (USA). Since the second season of “Mary Kills People” wrapped, he’s also finished the UK horror feature film The Dare as well as an intriguing upcoming role on “Code Black” (CBS). A busy schedule has meant that independent films Cockroaches, Not Welcome, and Crazy Famous are all to be released in 2018/2019. Two indelible roles of his are as Walter Todd in The Exhibitionists alongside Laverne Cox and as The Painter in A New York Love Story. Introduced onscreen by director Tom DiCillo in Delirious in 2006, he went on to such films as The Guitar for Amy Redford, Public Enemies for Michael Mann, Choose for Rob Legato, The Butterflies of Bill Baker, Café, and more. Broadway: Jerusalem. Off-Broadway: King of Shadows, A Night with Simon Gray (Lincoln Center), Mary Rose (Vineyard), Bay Street: The Night Season (dir. Lonny Price). UK debut: Grease (London) 1996 and lots in-between. Can also be seen in 2018 in the short film Abe (Amazon). A proud union man, member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, Television Academy (US) and the Canadian Television Academy.