Richard Gant in the Big Lebowski | 1998
Clip Name: The Dude with the Policemen
About this actor
Richard E. Gant (born March 10, 1944) is an American film and television actor. His credits include the films Rocky V (as the Don King-esque George Washington Duke Deadwood, Babylon 5, Special Unit 2, NYPD Blue, Living Single, Posse and Charmed. He also had a recurring role as the high school principal in Smallville. Gant was also in the 2007 comedy film, Daddy Day Camp, as Col. Buck Hinton On February 6, 2007, Gant joined the ABC daytime drama General Hospital in the role of Dr. Russell Ford. Since 2009 he has been starring in Men of a Certain Age. He should not be confused with British actor, Richard E. Grant. Gant was formerly the campaign manager for federal elections in the country of Nigeria. He has been honored for his achievements by being presented the Keys to the City of Oakland, California by Mayor Jerry Brown.