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From Avon, Connecticut to Hollywood: Richard Lublin the actor

Acting Career

Doctor, Lawyer, Fire Chief, Judge and more. Going from trial lawyer to actor may seem like a huge leap, but Avon, Connecticut, resident Richard Lublin is a man of many talents. Following his retirement from a successful law career, friends in the entertainment industry offered him numerous roles in television and film. Since then, he's appeared on:


  • Rescue Me as a New York fire chief

  • Frasier as a restaurant customer

  • Ally McBeal as an attorney

  • Chicago Hope as a cardiologist, trauma surgeon & ER doctor

  • Unhappily Ever After

  • Married With Children

  • HBO's Luck 

Richard also appeared on Law & Order as a judge and The Practice as an attorney — where he was able to bring a realistic element to his roles by drawing on his three decades in the legal profession!


Richard’s first movie role was in the highly acclaimed Sidney Lumet film: Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead. You can see Richard in dialog scenes with noted actors Albert Finney, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke. 

In 2017, Richard performs in a new feature film: The Land of Steady Habits, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. The film is set in Connecticut and focuses on the journey of Anders Hill, played by Ben Mendelsohn, who has just retired. Richard Lublin plays Hill's friendly neighbor, and has dialogue with the leading actor in several scenes. 


Richard is member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).

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