Ricky Jay (1946–2018)

Actor | Miscellaneous Crew | Writer


  • Ricky Jay and Mike Nussbaum in Things Change (1988)
  • Gene Hackman and Ricky Jay in Heist (2001)
  • Ricky Jay in Heist (2001)
  • Campbell Scott and Ricky Jay in The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
  • Ricky Jay in The X-Files (1993)
  • Ricky Jay in Deadwood (2004)

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Sleight of hand expert.


Frequently cast in films by David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson

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Richard Jay Potash

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA


(age 72)
Los Angeles, California, USA


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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