Early Life, Parents, and Education Born Richard Olen Sommer II on 2 February 1978 under the Aquarius zodiac sign, in Toledo, Ohio USA, to Richard Olen Sommer Sr. And his wife Kathleen. He has a brother named Ryan, and that they spent their youth in Stillwater, Minnesota.


Of German, Irish, and English ancestry, Rich attended Oakland Junior High School and later Stillwater Area High School. Following matriculation, Rich enrolled at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, wherein he completed a first-rate in theater, and changed into a member of the Concordia Choir.

He continued his research at the Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis, and might also release and head the improv organization, the Slush Puppies. He obtained a Master of Fine Arts diploma in acting from Case Western Reserve University in 2004, and could then train icebreakers to law students in 2006. Two years later, he shaped an improv workshop with undergraduate theatre college students.

Career Beginnings Following his university commencement, Rich targeted on a profession in improv comedy, and similarly to the improv workshop, changed into a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade improv troupe. To help his performing career, Rich held numerous ordinary jobs, before making his on-screen debut in the movie “Death four Told” in 2004.

Two years later, he secured his first predominant function as Doug, a chum of the lead character within the romantic comedy-drama movie “The Devil Wears Prada”, which become portrayed by using Ann Hathaway.

Rise to Prominence  In 2007, Rich secured one of the maximum prominent roles in his profession, as Harry Crane within the TV drama series “Mad Men”.

By the give up of the series in 2015, Rich had seemed in all 92 episodes of the a couple of Primetime Emmy Award-triumphing collection, with he himself triumphing a couple of awards for his paintings; more importantly, he has become a star way to the success of the series.

While at the set of “Mad Men”, Rich labored on some of other projects – in 2009 he become Jack Hoffman within the TV mini-series “The Storm”, in 2010 guest-starred within the TV series “Burn Notice”, the subsequent year he appeared within the TV collection “Nikita”, and in 2012 portrayed Brian inside the film “The Giant Mechanical Man”. Furthermore, he co-starred within the comedy-drama film “Fairhaven”, along Chris Messina and Tom O’Brien.

Three years later, he changed into Robert within the award-triumphing romantic comedy-drama movie “Hello, My Name Is Doris”, starring Sally Field, Max Greenfield, and Tyne Daly, and inside the equal 12 months he gained the function of Graham within the TV collection “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” which he reprised in 2017 inside the TV mini-collection “Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later”.

From 2016 to 2017, he became Dustin within the TV collection “Love”, and in 2017 starred as Michael Vaughn inside the film “A Crooked Somebody”. Moreover, Rich was chosen for the part of Mark Eagan in the Primetime Emmy Award-triumphing comedy-drama collection “GLOW”, with Alison Brie, Marc Maron and Betty Gilpin as co-stars.

Recent Projects His next famous role became as Wayne Mackey within the horror drama movie “Summer of 84”, starring Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, and Caleb Emery, and the same 12 months portrayed Harry Crane inside the film “A Futile and Stupid Gesture”.

In 2019 he become selected for the a part of Dean Riley inside the TV comedy crime-drama collection “In the Dark” (2019-2020), then starred inside the short-lived romantic comedy-thriller collection “Run”, along Merritt Wever and Dmhnall Gleeson.

Most currently, he began running at the TV drama collection “The White House Plumbers”, a biopic about Nixon and his political compatriots, starring Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux and Nelson Ascencio, amongst other stars. The series is currently filming, and continues to be expecting its launch date.

Voice Acting In addition, Rich has been credited for lending his voice to some of characters from diverse animated shows. As a voice actor, he made his debut in 2015 as a voice of the Young Man inside the extraordinarily popular TV collection “The Simpsons”. He also voiced Daniel Turner in nine episodes of the animated series “Elena of Avalor” from 2016 to 2019, among several different characters.

Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children Rich Sommer is a married guy, assembly his future wife whilst both were graduate students. In 2004 they moved to New York, and married in 2005, seeing that when the couple has welcomed daughter Beatrice in 2007 and son Patrick Ryan in 2010.

Net Worth As of mid- 2021, Rich Sommer’s internet really worth has been predicted to be over $4 million, earned via his a hit profession as an actor, at some point of which he has seemed in extra than 70 film and TV titles.

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Appearance and Vital Statistics This popular actor has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 1in (1.85m), whilst he weighs approximately 200lbs (95kgs). His biceps size is 14, while there’s no information approximately his other crucial facts.

Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia In addition to acting, Rich has several different hobbies. Rich is a big board recreation lover, and is an avid collector, some that also aren’t to be had in the US, which includes the German “Würfel Bohnanza”. Furthermore, he has a complete bookshelf of WWII board games. He even launched a podcast named “Cardboard”, in which he talks about card video games.

Moreover, Rich has often visitor-starred in Jimmy Pardo’s “Never Not Funny” podcast, in which he has talked about several topics, which include his love for card video games, but additionally about satisfying his early life dream of turning into an actor.