Richard Christy

Drummer / Comedian / Composer / Radio Personality | * 04/01/1974 (45) | Fort Scott, Kansas, USA
Thomas Richard Christy Jr. (born April 1, 1974) is an American drummer, radio personality and actor, best known for being the former drummer for several heavy metal bands since the early 1990s, most notably Death, and his tenure on The Howard Stern Show. Born and raised in Kansas, Christy took an interest in rock and heavy metal music in his youth, and started playing the drums at age ten. He played in several bands while at school. Christy's music career began in 1992 when he joined the Springfield, Missouri group Public Assassin, and also worked as an electrician. In 1996, Christy formed Burning Inside and relocated to Orlando, Florida, where he joined and toured with several popular heavy metal bands until 2004, including Acheron, Death, Control Denied, Iced Earth, and Leash Law. In 2004, Christy took a break from music and relocated to New York City to join The Howard Stern Show. He has written, directed, and acted in several home made independent films and has performed as a stand-up comedian. He returned to music in 2009 when he formed his own metal band, Charred Walls of the Damned. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Horror | Adventure

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Movies with Richard Christy as Actor(9)

as "Down There!"2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
as Richard2017 Body Farm
as himself2016 DEATH by MetaL
as Junior2014 Jersey Shore Massacre
as Skinhead Leader2011 Adventures of Serial Buddies
as Himself - Death2010 Why You Do This
as Caleb2009 Albino Farm
as Rusty Peters2006 Supertwink

Movies with Richard Christy as Crew(6)

Writing/Writer2006 Supertwink
Directing/Director2006 Supertwink
Production/Producer2006 Supertwink
Editing/Editor2006 Supertwink
Crew/Special Effects2006 Supertwink
Camera/Camera Operator2006 Supertwink

Additional Information

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Full Name: Richard Christy
Born: Monday, 04/01 1974 (April) in Fort Scott (current age: 45 years + 327 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Member of: Death, Iced Earth, Control Denied, Burning Inside, Charred Walls of the Damned
Richard Christy frequently works together with these people:
Sal Governale (5x, Cast)
James Gunn (3x, Crew)
Paul Tarnopol (3x, Crew)
Artie Lange (2x, Actor)
David Acord (2x, Crew)
Nick LaMantia (2x, Cast)
Gregg Karmel (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:73366, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 02/10/2020