J. August Richards Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography

J. August Richards Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography
J. August Richards Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth August 28, 1973
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

J. August Richards is an American actor, producer, and director who is best known for playing Michael Peterson/Deathlok in the ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Charles Gunn in The WB fantasy action drama series Angel. His other television roles include appearing as Deputy Secretary of State Nathan Mitchell in the Lifetime post-apocalyptic drama series The Lottery, Deputy Nathan Purcell in the high-concept angelic-themed fantasy comedy-drama series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, Dr. Oliver Post in the NBC drama series Council of Dads, Bradley Gregorian in the ABC crime and legal drama series Notorious, Ford in the comedy-drama series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Victor Dashkov in the fantasy horror series Vampire Academy, Joe in the dramedy series Generation, Marcus McGrath in the legal drama series Raising the Bar, A.D.A. Billy Desmond in the NBC legal drama series Conviction, and Bryce in the MTV anthology series Undressed.

Born Name

Jaime Augusto Richards III

Other Names

J. August Richards, Jay

J. August Richards as seen at DragonCon in August 2012
J. August Richards as seen at DragonCon in August 2012 (Karo McQueen/FanGeek.com / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

J. August Richards enrolled at Suitland High School in Suitland, Maryland, and attended the school’s Visual and Performing Arts program. He graduated in 1991. Then, Richards attended the USC School of Dramatic Arts on a scholarship.

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Occupation

Actor, Producer, Director

Manager

J. August Richards has been signed with Jay D. Schwartz & Associates, Talent Management Company, Burbank, California, United States.

Build

Slim

J. August Richards and Amy Acker at a 2004 John Kerry fundraiser
J. August Richards and Amy Acker at a 2004 John Kerry fundraiser (Raven Underwood / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse

J. August Richards has dated –

  1. Tangi Miller (2002-2003) – In the year 2002, he started going out with actor, model, and dancer Tangi Miller. However, their romance was short-lived and they parted ways the following year in January.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

J. August Richards has Afro-Panamanian roots.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

He publicly came out as gay in April 2020.

Distinctive Features

Tall height

Brand Endorsements

J. August Richards has been cast in TV commercials for –

  • Hallmark Cards (1995)
  • AMC Channel (1995)
J. August Richards as seen at the 2004 Tampa SlayerCon
J. August Richards as seen at the 2004 Tampa SlayerCon (Raven Underwood / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

J. August Richards Favorite Things

  • TV Shows – Three’s Company

Source – IMDb

J. August Richards Facts

  1. He was raised in Bladensburg, Maryland.
  2. His mother did not want him to become an actor. She instead wanted him to become a lawyer or a priest.
  3. J. August Richards made his first theatrical film appearance as Partygoer in the 1995 drama film Higher Learning, starring Jennifer Connelly, Ice Cube, Omar Epps, Michael Rapaport, Kristy Swanson, and Laurence Fishburne. However, Richards’ role went uncredited.
  4. In 1997, he played Griffin (one of Kurt’s henchmen) in the comedy film Good Burger.
  5. J. August Richards brought to life the character of Sherman in the 1998 romantic drama film Why Do Fools Fall in Love. It is a biographical film based on R&B/Rock and roll singer Frankie Lymon.
  6. He was seen as Richard Street in the miniseries The Temptations in 1998.
  7. As a director, J. August Richards has worked on projects like The HypnotistGiants, and Privacy Policy.
  8. From 2014 to 2016, he was cast in the recurring role of Ford (husband to Abby’s brother) in the comedy-drama series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.
  9. In 2022, Richards started playing Victor Dashkov in the supernatural fantasy horror television series Vampire Academy. He co-starred in the show alongside Sisi Stringer, Daniela Nieves, Kieron Moore, André Dae Kim, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Jonetta Kaiser, Andrew Liner, and Rhian Blundell.
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