Richard Lewis makes a guest appearance as Dr. Phillip Nickelson in the Season 5 episode of "George Lopez" titled "George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial" (ep.#7).
|Birthname||Richard Philip Lewis|
|Born||June 29, 1947|
|Birthplace:||Englewood, NJ, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Actor / Stand-up Comedian|
|Appeared on:||George Lopez (TV series)|
|Appeared as:||Dr. Phillip Nickleson|
|Episodes appeared in:||"George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial" (Season 5)|
Richard Lewis (born Jene 29, 1947) makes a guest appearance on George Lopez as Dr. Phillip Nickleson, a psychologist and school counselor, who winds up befriending, counseling, and then, also connecting with George, who was supposed to be taking Max to see him for stress issues after witnessing a shooting at the school, as they find out that they had one thing in common: stressful relationships with their mothers in "George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial" in Season Five (episode #7).
A successful stand-up comedian and actor, Richard has been active in the entertainment industry since the early 1970s. Richard, asides from his career in stand-up comedy, is also well recognized for his role as Marty Gold in the NBC-TV sitcom series Anything but Love with co-star Helen Hunt, as well as a guest appearance as Himself in the HBO cable sitcom series Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Richard appeared in a Frito-Lay commercial in 1996 with Miss Piggy and Kathy Ireland. After Piggy breaks down the door to an apartment where a party is taking place, he asks her, "You couldn't knock?" Richard's other Hollywood acting credits include playing Prince John in Mel Brooks's Robin Hood: Men in Tights, and a number of roles. both comedic and dramatic, on numerous TV shows which include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Everybody Hates Chris, 7th Heaven, and The Simpsons.