Richard Speight Jr.

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Name: Richard Speight Jr.
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Occupation: actor
Medium: television
Works: Supernatural, Band of Brothers, Jericho, Kings of Con, The Agency (2001)
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Richard Speight Jr. is an actor who has appeared in secondary roles in several television shows with fandoms, including Band of Brothers, Jericho, and Supernatural. He is also a regular on the Supernatural convention circuit.

As of 2019 there is a small but active fandom for him due to his involvement in Supernatural but encompassing an interest in his previous roles. Fans have written Supernatural RPF about him.


On the Archive of Our Own he has appeared as a character in 737 works as of March 2019. He is often a secondary character in fanfic. The most popular ships for him are Rob Benedict/Richard Speight Jr. (108 works)[1], Misha Collins/Richard Speight Jr. (49)[2], Jared Padalecki/Richard Speight Jr. (45 works)[3] (the RPF counterpart to Sam/Gabriel), and Matt Cohen/Richard Speight Jr. (33 works).[4] Speight can also be found in reader-inserts and self-inserts.

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  1. ^ Rob Benedict/Richard Speight Jr. tag, accessed 3 March 2019
  2. ^ Misha Collins/Richard Speight Jr. tag, accessed 3 March 2019.
  3. ^ Jared Padalecki/Richard Speight Jr. tag, accessed 3 March 2019.
  4. ^ Matt Cohen/Richard Speight Jr. tag, accessed 3 March 2019.