Jeff Richmond was bornon 7 January 1961 in Garrettsville, Ohio, United States, American, is Composer, Director. Jeff Richmond an American composer, director, actor, and producer, best known for directing a few episodes of a sitcom, ‘30 Rock’. Apart from working as a director for some episodes of the sitcom that was conceptualized by and featured Tina Fey, his wife, he also composed the musical score for those chapters. Jeff Richmond has been at his creative best while collaborating with his wife on numerous small and big screen projects including ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Sisters’, and ‘Baby Mama’. His latest project includes the TV series, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’, co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, where he is working as a music director and co-producer. Though his wife corners a major chunk of the recognition for collaborative projects, Richmond is a significant backend contributor. Co-composing musicals at Kent State University in Ohio, paved the way for a scintillating professional career as he landed his debut major break in ‘Second City’, the world’s first improvisational theater enterprise, based in Chicago. He also contributed hugely to Child’s Play Touring Theater following which he bagged a music composing project for ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he worked alongside Tina Fey whom he had befriended in ‘Second City’. Five years after he married Tina, he started working on the sitcom, ’30 Rock’ where he wore the hats of a composer, director, and producer as well as an extra.
He got the first major break of his career when he got an opportunity to compose the score for Tina Fey’s project, ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2006
He got acquainted with Tina Fey at ‘The Second City’ in Chicago and after a long courtship that lasted for seven years, the two of them got married on 3 June 2001
He directed the skits, ‘Promise Keepers, Losers Weepers’ and ‘The Revelation Will Not Be Televised’, in 1998 and 1999, respectively
During his time at Kent State University towards the latter half of 1980s, he jointly composed many musicals, notable amongst these being the score for the Shakespearean play, ‘Othello’
He attended James A Garfield High School in Garrettsville, Ohio and is a member of the 1979 alumni
Jeff Richmond was born on 7 January 1961, in Kilsyth, West Virginia and spent his growing up years in Portage County in Ohio