Robert Ri’chard (Chocolate City) Interview | AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On

AFTERBUZZ TV – AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On edition, is a long form interview series featuring actors and TV personalities discussing their roles and shows as well as their thoughts, passions and journeys. In this episode hosts Tiona Hobson and DJ Jesse Janedy interview actor Robert Ri’chard

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Robert Ri’chard began acting professionally at the age of 13 with a guest appearance on the TV sitcom Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. He went on to make appearances on shows such as Touched by an Angel and Nash Bridges before landing a starring role in the Hallmark/Showtime TV movie In His Father’s Shoes (1997). His work in the telefilm movie won him a Daytime Emmy.

Since then, he’s gone on to play Bobby in the Nickelodeon sitcom Cousin Skeeter, appeared in several more TV movies and made guest appearances on The Jamie Foxx Show, Once and Again, Boston Public, My Wife and Kids and Touched by an Angel. Ri’chard’s feature film debut was in Light It Up (1999) starring alongside Forest Whitakerand Rosario Dawson, and he returned to the big screen six years later in Coach Carter(2005), starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Ri’chard followed that up with a role in House of Wax(2005), also starring Chad Michael Murray and Paris Hilton. An avid athlete, Ri’chard enjoys playing basketball, football and baseball in his spare time.

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