AKA Richard A. Dietl
Born: c. 1950
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Republican
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ex-NYPD homicide detective
Explaining why some Middle Eastern travelers should expect extra attention at U.S. airports: "Well if a guy comes in and he's six-foot-six, and he's got a long scraggly beard, and he's got a woo-woo-woo [gesticulating a turban] on his head -- I mean, duh."
"When it comes to bodyguards, people have different needs. Some people -- diplomats and like that -- want to stay low. Under the radar. Those guys we got. Your rap douchebags, the athletes, those guys want to be seen, and they want the bodyguard up on top of them. We got those guys, too."
Reportedly called Democratic Party chairman Terry McAuliffe a "panty-wearin' faggot" on the Imus in the Morning radio show, where he is a weekly regular.
Hired by Bill O'Reilly's lawyers to dig up information on former O'Reilly Factor associate producer Andrea Mackris, during negotiations over her sexual harassment suit.
Father: Frank Dietl (d. 1987)
Brother: Frank Jr.
Wife: Regina (m. 1973)
Daughter: Jaclyn (b. 1978)
Member of the Board of Stinger Systems, Inc (2008-)
Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
John Kerry for President
John McCain 2008
Wedding: Donald Trump and Melania Knauss (2005)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
One Tough Cop (5-Oct-1998) · Det. Benny Levine
The Curve (24-Jan-1998) · Det. Amato
Carlito's Way (10-Nov-1993) · Casino Man
Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (3-Jan-1993)
Bad Lieutenant (16-Sep-1992) · Det. Bo
Whispers in the Dark (7-Aug-1992)
This Is My Life (21-Feb-1992) · Det. Wheedle
Maniac Cop 2 (18-Jul-1990) · Detective
Author of books:
One Tough Cop: The Bo Dietl Story (1988, memoir, with Ken Gross)
Business Lunchatations: How an Everyday Guy Became One of America's Most Colorful CEOs... and How You Can, Too! (2005, with Bob Bly)
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