Richard Grieco (Actor) as Detective Booker - 21 Jump Street
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Updated: 4/24/2005

Name: Richard Grieco

Born: March 23, 1965 in Watertown, New York

Claim To Fame: There's no doubt that Richard got his big break when he was hired to replace Johnny Depp in the TV Series '21 Jump Street' as Detective Dennis Booker in 1988.

Family Life: In 1999 he had a son (Dylan Justice Sissons) with a ex-girlfriend, the model and actress Kimber Sissons.

He also dated actress Yasmine Bleeth in 2001.

Has two sisters Elizabeth and Laura, and one brother, David.

Currently he is single.

Info: Very versatile, Richard is also a musician and in 1995 released a CD, 'Waiting for the Sky to Fall.' It was a big hit in Germany, but never got off the ground here.

Trivia: Worked as model for Elite.

Has a personal collection of over 3000 DVD films.

Was a model for Armani, Calvin Klien, and Chanel.

'One Life to Live' was his first acting audition.

Attended Central Connecticut college and majored in Political
Science. He played for their football team as a middle linebacker and fullback.

In 1997 Richard spent 8 days in rehab as a result of a drinking problem.

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Where Are They Now: He enjoys writing, painting and poetry and published a book titled "Fragments From A Dirty Ashtray".

He is a race car enthusiast and owner of seven Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Write To Richard Grieco:
c/o Richard Grieco
95 Public Square Room #304
Watertown, New York 13601

Videos: You can hear a clip of Richard singing by Clicking Here


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