Allan Rich (born Benjamin Norman Schultz; (February 8, 1926 – August 22, 2020) was an American character actor, author and activist. Allan Rich was one of the many alleged communist sympathizers blacklisted in the 1950s Hollywood blacklist. He mentored Rene Russo in the world of acting and also played a judge in Hill Street Blues. Rich was the co-founder of non-profit organization We Care About Kids, which produces educational short films for middle and high school youths. Description above from the Wikipedia article Allan Rich, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.