Hall of Fame
Ralph Richardson has written seven feature length scripts, directed two feature films, and his short film, Kharja, was broadcast on Starz. His most recent production is the documentary, Sex, Drugs, and Comedy. Sex, Drugs, and Comedy is a raw, honest, brutally hilarious life-on-the road feature. It stars on-the-verge talent, including Kyle Grooms (The Dave Chappelle Show, Bad Boys of Comedy), Kira Soltanovich (Girls Behaving Badly, Jay Leno), Brooklyn Mike (The Dave Chappelle Show, Bad Boys of Comedy), and Joe Derosa (Comedy Central, Bad Boys of Comedy, Showtime’s White Boys in the Hood). It is currently in post-production. . Ralph also wrote and edited the straight to video comedy I Wish I Had A House Like This, staring platinum artists Capone and Noreaga, Jermaine Huggins (Phat Beach, Juice) and Strike (8 Mile Road). He has directed and/or edited projects for Rosie Perez and author Valerie Joyner, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Didi Gutman of The Brazilian Girls, and Playwright August Wilson. Ralph covers film, television, and popular culture as a freelance writer for TheGrio.com and TheDefendersOnline.com. He began his career in China, as a lead in the 1995 comedy Narrow Escape and now lives with his wife and son in Brooklyn.