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Richard Fancy is an American actor known for his long recurring role on Seinfeld as publisher Mr. Lippman, Elaine Benes’s first major employer on the series. He appeared on the third and fourth seasons of It’s Garry Shandling’s Show as network boss Mr. Stravely. He also plays the Priest in the 1991 Film What About Bob?, and was Kevin Arnold’s high school principal, Dr. Valenti, in the fourth and fifth seasons of The Wonder Years. Fancy also had two memorable appearances in late 2005 on Boston Legal, as a crooked Catholic priest. In addition, he appeared on The Wonder Years and as mob financier Bernie Abrahms on General Hospital from October 20, 2006 to October 22, 2012, and his brother Benny, from 1997 to 2003.
Los Angeles audiences have seen him in numerous brilliant stage performances, including the lead roles in Ibsen’s The Master Builder and Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.