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Richie Walters is a dancer in the 1975 musical A Chorus Line.


An enthusiastic black man who once planned to be a kindergarten teacher. Very good dancer.


Richie is from Herculaneum Missouri,;he mentions how enthusiastic he was on the basketball court, and how he wanted to become a kindergarten teacher,but then immediately abandoned the idea. He says how he got into college, but then realizes he has nothing to do with his life. And became scared.

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Richie is famous for his line "I'm black" during his introduction. His focal songs include "And...". and "Gimme the Ball".