Deborah Richter

Deborah Richter (also known as Debi Richter) is an actress born on September 7th, 1964. She is known for her appearances in Cyborg, Midnight Madness in 1980 (a film in which she co-starred alongside an up and coming quintessential star of the 1980s, Michael J. Fox).

Deborah Richter Biography

Deborah began working as an actress in numerous television and film roles as a young teen, especially in genre movies. Richter played the regular character Daryl Ann on Hill Street Blues for five years in the 80s, as well as the daytime soap opera All Is Forgiven.

1979: Ms. Richter was fortuitously cast in the comedy film Swap Meet where she acted opposite Jon Gries (better known for his iconic portrayal of Uncle Rico in the Napoleon Dynamite universe).

1984: Ms. Richter get her big break in Hot Moves with Jill Schoelen and Monique Gabrielle.                                                                                                                                     
The typical teenage, coming of age story. We’ve all seen a thousand times before.
It’s almost predictable.
The protagonists ripped from the 7th circle of hell. Dropped onto the harsh beaches of California.
Coming to grips with their harsh new reality.
Forced to cope with their changing teenage bodies and the sun kissed streets of California
(**this is me leaning forward in anticipation)

1987: starred in Square Dance alongside a young, but precociously mature actress Winona Ryder as well a seemingly ageless Rob Low.

1988: another banner year starring in the Cannon produced Cyborg with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Starring opposite alongside international martial arts expert and globally famous mega star Jean-Claude Van Damme was a real honor and privilege for Richter.

I know because told her ever day on set. He made a real point about it too. Made the entire cast and crew stop what they were doing and listen.
Always walking off muttering something about “American self-esteem”…

1989: Richter starred in the William Webb directed film The Banker with Duncan Regehr and Leif Garrett (1970s teen heartthrob and Behind the Music celebrity most likely to go on a crying jag).

Deborah Richter starred in numerous other popular movies throughout the ’80s and ’90s and continues to act to this day.

 

Filmography

One on One (1977)
Hometown U.S.A. (1979)
Swap Meet (1979) as Susan
Midnight Madness (1980)
Gorp (1980)
Hot Moves (1984) as Heidi
Square Dance (1987) as Gwen
Promised Land (1987)
The Banker (1989)
Cyborg (1989) as Nady Simmons
Cahoots (2001)

 

Deborah Richter Pictures

Deborah Richter in Hot Moves (1984)
Deborah Richter in Hot Moves (1984)
Debi Richter in Hot Moves (1984)
Debi Richter in Hot Moves (1984)
Deborah Richter in the 1980s classic film Hot Moves
Deborah Richter in the 1980s classic film Hot Moves
Monique Gabrielle and Deborah Richter in the 1984 film Hot Moves
Monique Gabrielle and Deborah Richter in the 1984 film Hot Moves
Deborah Richter in the Jim Sotos directed movie Hot Movies (1984)
Deborah Richter in the Jim Sotos directed movie Hot Moves (1984)
Deborah Richter as Heidi in the 1984 teen movie Hot Moves
Deborah Richter as Heidi in the 1984 teen movie Hot Moves
Deborah Richter in the 1980s teen classic movie Hot Moves
Deborah Richter in the 1980s teen classic movie Hot Moves
Debi Richter co-starring with Jean-Claude van Damme in the futuristic action film Cyborg
Deborah Richter in Cyborg (1989)
Deborah Richter and Jean-Claude van Damme in the 1989 post-apocalyptic movie Cyborg
Deborah Richter and Jean-Claude van Damme in the 1989 post-apocalyptic movie Cyborg

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