Richard Tyson is an American actor. He is best known as Kaz in Hardball (1989–1990) as well as his film roles in Three O'Clock High (1987), Two Moon Junction (1988), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Bound to Vengeance (2015), and Playing with Dolls (2015). Tyson was born in Mobile, Alabama. His brother John was the district attorney of Mobile County, and was the Democratic Party nominee for attorney general of Alabama in June 2006.Tyson starred in Three O'Clock High, Kindergarten Cop and three films directed by the Farrelly brothers. He starred in the television series Hardball. His roles in the 2000s included The Fear Chamber, Richard III, Flight of the Living Dead, No Bad Days and the western Shoot First and Pray You Live. He starred in the horror film Big Bad Wolf in which he is accused by his stepson of being a cruel and vicious werewolf.Tyson played a former football star who owned the eponymous town in Jake's Corner. He guest starred in CSI: NY, Boomtown and Martial Law. His other film appearances include The Visitation, Liar's Poker and Black Hawk Down. Tyson played Genghis Khan in the unfinished film of the same name, which was originally scheduled for release sometime in 1992.Tyson was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and harassment on June 19, 2019, and released on bail within a few hours. He was arrested again less than two weeks later soon after his warrant was issued on June 25, for alleged burglary. He was then expected to be arraigned on all charges on July 17, 2019.