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Richard Blake grew up in small town Salem, Wisconsin, just fifty miles north of Chicago, IL. At a very young age he was fascinated with animated films. He was told that he should draw everything he could and someday he could be an animator for the movies. At age 8 Richard wrote a letter to and received a personal response from Michael Eisner, then President of Walt Disney Pictures. However, soon after age 8, Richard discovered "live action" movies and in turn, acting. Richard began writing stories, directing and acting in films and plays all the way through the 12th grade. During high school he managed and ran the local television station, constantly airing his films and ideas out to his loyal fans in Wisconsin and Chicago. He attended Columbia College Chicago after high school as well as acting in prestigious theatre productions in Chicago (Steppenwolf). During this time he also appeared in several national commercials. After two years of working in Chicago, Richard headed west to Los Angeles to further his pursuit of filmmaking and storytelling. Upon arrival in LA, he booked numerous guest stars and recurring roles on TV shows (Everwood, The OC, Hot Properties, Side Order of Life) and Soap Operas (Days of our Lives, Passions, All my Children). In 2007, he sold a screenplay, "Blame" to the production company Imagination, Magic, & Storytelling (IMS). After landing bit parts in films like "Accepted" and "The House Bunny", he landed a larger role in 2009's live action adaptation of the popular animation series Dragonball Z titled, "Dragonball: Evolution" where he acted opposite Justin Chatwin, Emmy Rossom, and Chow Yun Fat. In 2011 he Co-Wrote and Directed, Produced, and Starred in the suspense thriller short film "Mayhem." The film toured at over 41 film festivals nationwide garnering first place wins in Seattle, Chicago, Florida, Kansas City and Los Angeles. Soon after he continued working as an actor landing larger guest starring roles on CBS's "Cold Case" and "NCIS: Los Angeles", Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva" as well as being one of the few considered for Captain America, Thor, and Superman. In 2013 he portrayed "Robbie" on an episode of "CSI" alongside Ted Danson, Elizabeth Shue, and George Eads. He can be seen in his first lead in a feature film portraying real life drag racing legend "Tom The Mongoose McEwen" in the upcoming indie film "Snake & Mongoose".
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