Richard Harrow Richard Harrow is a former Army sniper whose face was severely disfigured in World War I. He wears a mask attached to a pair of glasses that is designed to match his skin tone and cover up the fact that much of the left side of his face is midding. Despite his exterior, Richard is a romantic who keeps a scrapbook that contains images of domestic life and love clipped from various periodicals, lamenting a life he worries he'll never have.
Jack Alexander Huston is an English actor. Huston is best known for his role as Richard Harrow in the HBO television drama series Boardwalk Empire. He also had a supporting role in the 2013 film American Hustle. Huston was born in London, the son of Lady Margot Lavinia (Cholmondeley) and Walter Anthony (Tony) Huston. Huston decided to become an actor at the age of six, after playing the title role in a school production of Peter Pan. He later attended the famed dramatic institute Hurtwood House.
Set in the Prohibition era of the 1920s Boardwalk Empire is the story of Enoch Nucky Thompson, the treasurer of Atlantic County, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Due to his relationships with mobsters as well as political contacts, the Federal Government start to take an interest in him. His lavish lifestyle seems at odds with his position, and as well as his connections, there is prolific bootlegging in the area.