Birth Date: September 26, 1932 / Age: 81
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Biography: Richard Herd (born September 26, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American character actor in television and film. He is well known in the science fiction community for his role in the 1983 NBC mini-series V and the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle, as John, the Visitors' Supreme Commander. Other major genre roles include recurring parts on the NBC series SeaQuest DSV as Admiral Noyce, and on Star Trek Voyager as Admiral Owen Paris, the father of Tom Paris.
Outside of science fiction, he was a regular as Captain Dennis Sheridan on T.J. Hooker from 1982 to 1985, and appeared on Seinfeld as Wilhelm, George Costanza's boss at the Yankees. Guest appearances included The Rockford Files, Starsky and Hutch, The A-Team, and NYPD Blue.
He made his film debut in Hercules in New York (1970), and at one point served as 3rd National Vice President of the Screen Actors Guild.