Saturday, January 9, 2016

RIP Richard Libertini

LIBERTINI--Richard Joseph,

New York Times
January 10, 2016

actor, died January 7, after a two year battle against cancer. He was born nearly 83 years ago in Cambridge, MA to Esther and Rocco Libertini. He graduated from Emerson College and was partner with MacIntyre Dixon and Linda Segal in the uproarious act they named, "Stewed Prunes" which played in coffee houses in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. His first Broadway play was in Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water." His last was in Allen's "Relatively Speaking" in 2011-12. Richard worked in a number of television series, and movies, most notably as the Guru in the film, "All of Me," and the crazy General in "The In-laws." He is survived by his son Richard, a musician, sister Alice Langone, brother Albert, brother-in-law Mike Langone, sister-in-law Catherine Dillon, cousin Mario Libertini of Abruzzi, Italy, beloved nieces and nephews, former wife, and friend Melinda Dillon, and many true and great friends. A memorial service will be held in the future.

Born: 5/21/1933, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: 1/2/2016 New York City, New York, U.S.A.

Richard Libertini’s westerns – actor:
Days of Heaven – 1978 (Vaudeville Leader)
Brett Maverick (TV) – 1982 (Fingers Wachefsky)

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