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Richard Burgi

Full / Real Name: Richard William Burgi
Born: 30 July 1958 (65 years old)
Gender: Male

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Richard Burgi is an American actor best known for his recurring role as Susan Mayer's ex-husband Carl on the comedy-drama television Desperate Housewives, from 2004-2012.

Burgi has been working steadily in the industry since the latter half of the 1980s, when he landed his first full-time role on NBC's Another World, playing Chad Rollo.

Since then he has appeared on many television shows, including As The World Turns (playing Glenn Harrington from December 1988 to April 1989), 24, Firefly, Point Pleasant, CSI, The District, Matlock, Providence, Judging Amy, The Sentinel (in the lead role), Las Vegas, Just Shoot Me! and Seinfeld.

His multiple film roles include Curtis Hanson's In Her Shoes, opposite Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette, Fun with Dick and Jane, opposite Jim Carrey, Cellular, opposite Kim Basinger, and Shanghai Red, opposite Vivian Wu.

Burgi was a regular throughout the second season of ABC's Desperate Housewives and is now in a recurring role, playing Karl Mayer, Susan Mayer's cad of an ex-husband. He played a major role in the film Hostel: Part II.

Burgi was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey. He is married to Lori Kahn and has two children.


Television Roles

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Alan York/Kevin Carroll

Glenn Harrington

Gavin Carter

Councilman Tommy Mancini

D.A. Dan Russell

Andre

Morris

Charlie Turner

Clyde Decker

Clyde Decker

Rick Weston

Phillip Collier #2

Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Henri

Lieutenant Womack

Thomas Wellington

Agent Novak

Timothy

Michael Cassidy

Michael Cassidy

Robert Galatin

Tony Cameron

Jack Hurst

Vince Peterson

Vince Peterson

Richard Morgan

Governor Charles Brooks

Randall Hammond

Dr. Logan Taper

Ted Davis

Dr. Ben Pfeffer

Dr. Neil Fuller

Captain Vincent Hunter

Dr. William Grant

Detective Jim Ellison

Lane Cassidy


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