Richard Osborn is a singer and actor with an extensive background in musicals, as well as classical and contemporary theater. With the release of the current project, "Here's to Love," he adds "Recording Artist" to his resume.

 

Born in San Francisco and raised in Los Angeles, Richard has studied acting at London’s National Theatre Studio, and musical theatre with Broadway/Cabaret icon Karen Morrow. 

 

He has performed lead roles in numerous musical productions, including I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Ben in Stephen Sondheim's Follies, Fred Graham/Petruchio in Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate, Sky Masterson in Frank Loesser’s Guys and Dolls, Fredrik in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, and Woody Mahoney in Harold Arlen and E.Y Harburg’s Finian’s Rainbow, opposite Maripat Davis.   

 

On stage, he’s been seen as the film noir private eye Stone in City of Angels and scored a personal success in his favorite musical role, the poet Hajj in Kismet.  Other performances in musicals include leads in The Mikado, Applause, Crazy for You, The Pirates of Penzance, and in Hollywood he played in three world premieres: J.D/”William Holden” in the hit satire The Towering Inferno: The Musical!, Hamlet/Horatio in Kevin Carr’s Too Many Hamlets, and Brad in Anthony Embeck’s Ray-Ka-Pay.

 

Classical theatre roles include leads in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Richard II, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night and Much Ado About Nothing; Dorn in Chekhov’s The Sea Gull and Robert Poley in Malibu Stage Company’s world premiere of Charles Marowitz’s Murdering Marlowe; Two American classics: Lt. Greenwald in Herman Wouk’s The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, and Maxim De Winter in Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca.

 

As a voice actor, he’s performed in the Spiders videogame The Technomancer, Sony Pictures Animation, and dubbing Netflix International’s Love 101.

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“Richard Osborn is dashing and romantic.”

   Los Angeles Times

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“Richard Osborn exudes a refreshing heartiness and charm.”

   Backstage West

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“Style and integrity, imperceptibly blended.”

   Los Angeles Times

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