Actor / Voice Over Talent / Motion Capture Performer
Think of your favorite TV shows and movies – well, there he is: Richard McGonagle! You know them all! On the tube he’s everywhere: playing recurring characters on Rules of Engagement, The Practice, Third Rock From the Sun and Dirty Sexy Money; guest starring on The Middle, Better Off Ted, The West Wing, Six Feet Under, Ally McBeal, The Agency, Seinfeld, Roswell, The X-Files, Star Trek – Next Generation, and Voyager; or check out films like, The Bucket List, Rules of Engagement, Mighty Joe Young, Senseless, The American President and much more! Think you recognize a certain deep, warm voice? Yes, that’s Richard, whose special talents make him a highly popular voice-over actor. In video games you will recognize him as Victor Sullivan in the Sony PlayStation Uncharted series as well as TellTale’s Batman. You’ll also hear him everywhere from documentary narrations, to animation, to national commercials, to audio books.
Richard McGonagle is the go-to guy, because this charismatic charmer has the uncanny ability to bring a depth and reality to a wide range of characters. Producers and directors know they can count on the easy-going actor to deliver the goods with no muss no fuss. His fans love him, because they know whatever the role, he’ll take them on a great ride! No surprise this warm-hearted guy can transform into anyone, from menacing bad-boy, to strong judge, to dependable dad, to cold-hearted killer, to austere general, to corporate criminal, to comic funster. Here’s what they say about Richard’s performances: “mysterious” – “warm” – “gripping” – “magnetic” – “dangerous” – “hilarious” – “powerful” – “scary” – “friendly” – this guy’s got range!
This compelling actor has lived a life that forged determination and strength. Richard’s pals know him to be a man of extraordinary strength of character and a friend you can count on, he’s the kind of guy who’s still close-friends with his ex-wife! He grew up in Boston, then duty called. Three years in the Navy, Richard served two cruises in Vietnam. Following his tour of service, Richard returned to Massachusetts and began the climb of the self-made man. He worked as a lighting director for WGBH TV. Then, having decided he wanted to be on the other side of the camera, he started working in summer stock, then local TV, theater, and films. He loved it! It was time to make the move to New York City – bright lights and Off & Off-Off Broadway!
It was great! Richard found himself a busy New York City actor, performing in the theater, and studying at the prestigious Actor’s Institute. Richard redoubled his determination to succeed as an actor, and payday – he started to book commercials – definitely a good sign. Then along came “Clem Margolies,” his role on ABC’s Loving in its first year! That was a breakthrough moment.
Dreams were coming true and as the career took off Richard found himself “commuting” between coasts to keep up with all the work that was coming in! Eventually relocating to L.A. as the demand for his services in TV and movies grew.
When he landed the role of Victor Sullivan in Sony PlaySation’s Uncharted series a whole new, and unexpected world opened up for Richard. Consequently he can now add performance capture artist to his credits.
No wonder, ask Richard what he likes to do, and you’ll get one answer: “Entertain!” – and that’s just what we wanted to hear! So, click the remote, or pick a movie, there’s a good chance you are going to see one of Hollywood’s busiest actors – Richard McGonagle!
Richard loves to hear from his fans, “I’m the luckiest guy, I have the most loyal, enthusiastic fans! I always enjoy finding out what they think of my latest project, and I really appreciate their support so much.”
Episode 01 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)
Episode 02 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)
Episode 03 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)
Episode 04 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)
Episode 05 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)
Episode 06 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)
Episode 07 | Monster Hunters USA (And Daycare Center)