The comic-actor listed his longtime home in Hollywood Hills West last month for $1.559 million and has already dropped the asking price to $1.399 million.
It would appear that Richard Lewis is in a hurry to perform his closing act. The stand-up comic and actor listed his longtime home in Hollywood Hills West last week for $1.559 million and has already dropped the asking price to $1.399 million.
Lewis, who bought the property in 1989 for $720,000, isn’t the only one connected to the Mediterranean-style home. Past owners and residents include actor-singer Eddie Albert, actor-dancer Gene Nelson and prolific voice-over actor Charles Judels.
The Mediterranean-style house, built in 1926, sits up from the street and has a canopy-topped front patio.
Within more than 2,500 square feet of white-walled space is a living room with a fireplace, a dining area, an updated kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Glass doors off the media room/lounge open to a balcony with another fireplace.
The master retreat — with a built-in reading nook and a separate office — takes in city views.
Lewis, 69, gained fame for his appearances on “Late Night With David Letterman” as well as his HBO specials. He has had a recurring role on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” in which he plays a fictionalized version of himself, since its first season.