Son Jack was born in Vancouver, Canada, while Richard was starring on The Sentinel (1996).
Was the original choice for the title role of CBS's The Flash (1990).
His older brother, Chuck Burgi, is a rock drummer, who plays with Billy Joel (also Hall & Oates, 'Blue Oyster Cult', Meat Loaf, Brand X and Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, among others).
Became an actor at age 28
Will return to Desperate Housewives (2004) as a series regular this fall. [August 2005]