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Greg Germann Aka Richard Fish

Before he ever landed his two-time Emmy-nominated breakout role as Richard Fish, the neurotic partner at Cage and Fish, Greg Germann was the real deal when it came to stage acting. The Houston native showed off his stage chops in New York City on the Great White Way. He then landed a role in the 1994 film Clear and Present Danger, for which he received rave reviews.


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Then, he was on the sitcom Ned and Stacey, where he caught the eye of David E. Kelley. Soon enough, he landed the role of the “fishism”-spouting law firm boss. Germann played the part of Fish in all five seasons and even got the opportunity to direct some episodes.

Fun fact: he beat Stephen Colbert for the role!

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