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Richard Brestoff

Highest Rated: 89% Car Wash (1976)

Lowest Rated: 62% The Entity (1982)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Richard Brestoff was widely known for his acting on the big screen. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "The New Operation Petticoat" (NBC, 1978-79). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Pottsville" (CBS, 1979-1980) and "The Brady Girls Get Married" (NBC, 1980-81). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Operation Petticoat" (ABC, 1977-78) and "Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case" (CBS, 1980-81). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in "My Favorite Year" (1982), the Barbara Hershey horror movie "The Entity" (1982) and the comedy "The Man With Two Brains" (1983) with Steve Martin. He also appeared in "Return to Horror High" (1987). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Murder, She Wrote" (CBS, 1984-1996). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Jack Lemmon drama "Dad" (1989), "Loverboy" (1989) with Patrick Dempsey and the Ken Wahl action picture "The Taking of Beverly Hills" (1991). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Medicine Ball" (Fox, 1994-95). Most recently, Brestoff acted on "The Fugitive" (CBS, 2000-01).

Highest rated movies

Car Wash
The Man With Two Brains
The Entity




No Score Yet 18% Return to Horror High Arthur Lyman Kastleman (Character) - 1987
77% 64% The Man With Two Brains Dr. Pasteur (Character) - 1983
62% 61% The Entity Gene Kraft (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 59% Fast Break Howard (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Operation Petticoat Yeoman Hunkle (Character) - 1977
89% 60% Car Wash Irwin (Character) - 1976


No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Unknown (Guest Star) 2000-2001
No Score Yet 0% Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
83% No Score Yet thirtysomething Father Tierney (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tour of Duty Maj. Darling (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank's Place Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet 100% The Facts of Life Armand (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Associates Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Operation Petticoat Yeoman Hunkle (Character) 1977-1979