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After Several Divorces, 'Law & Order: SVU' Star Richard Belzer And Harlee McBride Are Happily Married For 34 Years

Date August 5, 2019 10:52

After two failed marriages, Law & Order: SVU star Richard Belzer thought he would never fall in love again. But he did! Richard and his third wife Harlee McBride are happily married for 34 years and can’t imagine their existence without each other.

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Richard Belzer: I made people laugh when I wanted to cry

Richard Belzer is one of the most successful and recognized American stand-up comedians. Fans also love and admire Belzer as a cast member of the iconic series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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Belzer has a rare talent – his exceptional sense of humor which made him so popular among fans. But few people know that in his childhood, little Richard used humor as a way to protect himself from abusive parents.

Belzer revealed:

If I made my mother laugh, she wouldn’t hit me.

Richard was married twice. Both marriages ended with a divorce and no kids. When the actor almost lost hope to fall in love again, he met a woman who changed his understanding of the phrase “happy marriage”.

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My true and only love

Richard Belzer met actress Harlee McBride at their mutual friends’ party. She was also a divorcee and had two daughters from a previous marriage.

Richard and Harlee knew it was love after their first date. After 34 years in marriage, they are still inseparable.

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Harlee supported her husband when his brother committed suicide in 2014. She was always by Richard’s side when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

When he is asked about his personal life and marriage, Belzer responds with three words:

I am happy!

Though the spouses don’t have children of their own, Belzer loves Harlee’s daughters a lot and considers himself their real father.

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Richard Belzer’s life story proves that love comes when we less expect it. When two people belong together like Richard and Harlee, they will find each other no matter what.

May their marriage be always filled with love and happiness!