Richard Schaal (Valerie Harper’s Ex-Husband) Bio, Age, Family, Facts

Richard Schaal

Richard Schaal (born May 5, 1928 – died November 4, 2014) was an American Writer, Television and Film Actor from Chicago, United States. Additionally, he did the films such as The Virgin President, The Cube, The Hollywood Knights and Once Bitten.

Richard Schaal American Writer & Actor

Schaal acted in the television programs That Girl, Just Our Luck and Almost Grown. Though, Richard passed away on November 4, 2014, in Woodland, Los Angeles. The cause of his death was not available.

His dead body buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles. He was the ex-husband of Valerie Harper (Actress). His second wife died on August 30, 2019, in Suffern, New York.

Valerie has best remembered for her movies Stolen: One Husband, Drop-Out Mother, Strange Voices, and An Invasion of Privacy. Still, she battled from cancer from 2016.


Early Life, Parents & Profile

Richard Schaal Bio

Biography: Richard “Dick” Schaal took birth on the 5th of May 1928 in Chicago (Illinois, USA). As of 2014, his age was 86 years old.

Richard’s father was Victor Cornelius Schaal who was a machinist. His mother whose name was Margaret Schaal worked as a former telephone operator.


Spouse, Relationship Status & Daughter

Richard Schaal Ex-wife Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper Ex-Husband Richard Schaal.

He faced some complex relationships in his life. Moreover, he married three times. The name of his first spouse i.e. Lois Treacy. In 1964, he tied the knot with his better half named Valerie Harper.

Richard Schaal Daughter Wendy Schaal
His daughter Wendy Schaal.

However, they separated by the end of 1978. He involved in a short-lived relationship with his third partner Tasha Brittain (1989-1990). Lois and Richard’s incredible daughter is Wendy Schaal (Actress).


Trivia & Quick Info

Real Full Birth NameRichard “Dick” Schaal.
Nick nameRichard.
ProfessionWriter & Actor.
In The News ForHis ex-wife Valerie Harper died due to cancer on August 30, 2019.
Age (As of 2014)86 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayMay 5, 1928.
Birthplace/HometownChicago (Illinois, USA).
Sexuality OrientationStraight.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Taurus.
House LocationLos Angeles, California (USA).
Television Shows1. Dick Van Dyke Show (1966).
2. That Girl (1967).
3. Phyllis (1975-76).
4. Just Our Luck (1983).
5. Almost Grown (1988-89).
Films1. The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966).
2. The Cube (1969).
3. Steelyard Blues (1973).
4. The Hollywood Knights (1980).
5. O'Hara's Wife (1982).
6. Once Bitten (1985).
AwardsWon the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Chicago Improv Festival (2010).
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
WeightKilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
Shoe Size (UK)9.5.
Tattoo details?NA.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBlack.
ParentsFather: Victor Cornelius Schaal (Machinist).
Mother: Margaret Schaal (Telephone Operator).
Famous RelativesGrandparents:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried (Married for three times).
Dating History?--
GirlfriendNot Known.
Wife/Spouse Name1. Lois Treacy.
2. Valerie Harper.
3. Tasha Brittain.
DaughterWendy Schaal (Actress).
Highest QualificationGraduate.
SchoolHigh School in Chicago.
University/CollegeWill update.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
Love To DoTraveling, Fishing & Reading Books.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Dream Holiday DestinationIceland.
Favorite FoodPizza, Fries, Butter Chicken, & Ice Cream.
Net worth (approx.)$1.2 Million US Dollars (2014).
Salary, Income & Earnings--
Contact Details
Mobile or Phone Number--
Office AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNone.
Home DetailsWill Update.
Email AddressNot found.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Richard Schaal

Richard Schaal Films & Shows

  • Wikipedia: Valerie Harper’s Ex-husband shared the screen with Valerie in The Mary Tyler Moore show.
  • On the other hand, he portrayed four roles of Howard Arnell, Paul, Chuckles the Clownand Dino.
  • Earlier, he worked in the construction industry too.
  • Schaal joined the Second City comedy group in 1962.
  • Cristina Cacciotti is the daughter of Valerie and her second spouse “Tony Cacciotti“.
  • He created for his improvisation of the modern comedy.
  • Furthermore, he also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Chicago Improv Festival (2010).

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  • Richard starred in the spin-off TV series Rhoda.
  • Wealth Summary: The net worth of Richard Schaal estimated $1.2 Million US Dollars (as of 2014). He earned his fans love and a lot of money too.
  • He got a recurring role in Just Our Luck show.
  • Apart from that, he organized live comedy shows and toured different places.



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