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Richard Grieco

Richard John Grieco, Jr. (born March 23, 1965) is an American actor and former fashion model. Richard Grieco was born in Watertown, New York, the son of Carolyn (née O'Reilly) and Richard Grieco. He is of Italian and Irish descent. Grieco played football for Central Connecticut State University. Grieco worked as a model for Armani, Calvin Klein and Chanel. He later studied acting. He played Rick Gardner on One Life to Live from 1985 to 1987. In 1988, Grieco began appearing as Detective Dennis Booker on the shows 21 Jump Street and its spinoff Booker. He also appeared in the TV series Marker in 1995. Grieco's feature film debut was as Michael Corben in If Looks Could Kill (1991) and has appeared in numerous films since then, almost all B movies. He played himself in the 1998 film A Night at the Roxbury. Grieco dated another One Life to Live star, Yasmine Bleeth, in 2001. Richard and Yasmine also co-starred in the 1999 movie Heaven or Vegas and the 1999 made-for-TV movie Ultimate Deception. He began a singing career in 1994 with the Dunmore Band. He signed to a German label and released a CD, Waiting for the Sky to Fall, in 1995. Later on he teamed up with music manager Cheryl Bogart

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Richard Grieco -- I'll Be in the SECOND '21 Jump Street' Movie

Richard Grieco
I'll Be in the SECOND '21 Jump Street' Movie

He was DISSED by producers in the first "21 Jump Street" movie, but Richard Grieco (who starred in the classic TV series) tells TMZ ... he WILL be involved in the sequel -- REDEMPTION!!!!!!Grieco… READ MORE >

Richard Grieco -- GUNNING for Charlie Sheen's Old Job

Richard Grieco -- GUNNING for Charlie Sheen's Old Job

Richard Grieco believes he is the PERFECT person to replace Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men" ... and TMZ has learned he's already approached studio execs in an effort to land the role. A rep… READ MORE >

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Richard Grieco: 'Memba Him?!

Richard Grieco
'Memba Him?!

In the late '80s, Richard Grieco -- and his waxed eyebrows -- played Officer Dennis Booker on "21 Jump Street" and its spinoff, "Booker." Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

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