Gaston Richmond | Biography

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  • Full Name Gaston Anthony Richmond
  • Nickname Gaston Richmond
  • Occupation Cinematographer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Birth Date Mar 19, 1982
  • Age 42 Years, 2 Months
Cinematographer & Son Of Jaclyn Smith

Gaston Richmond | Biography

First Assistant of the series 'Shameless' 

Richmond's first camera work in a movie was as the second assistant camera in the 2008 TV film 'Sex and Lies in Sin City'. The debut followed several other films and TV series like 'Acceptance' (2009 TV movie), 'The Kids are Alright' (2010 film), 'Hawthorne' (2010 TV series), 'Let It Go' (2012 TV movie), 'A to Z' (2014 TV series), 'Chasing Life' (2014-2015 TV series), etc. After 2015, he upgraded to the first assistant camera.

Gaston Richmond is an American professional camera person with several credits as first assistant camera aka, focus puller in films and TV series. He has gained most of his recognition as the son of famous actress Jaclyn Smith.

Who is Gaston Richmond?

Gaston Richmond, also known as Gaston Anthony Richmond, is a famous family member of actress Jaclyn Smith. He is also renowned in his own right as a first assistant camera.

Richmond's first camera work in a movie was as the second assistant camera in the 2008 TV film Sex and Lies in Sin City. The debut followed several other films and TV series like Acceptance (2009 TV movie), The Kids are Alright (2010 film), Hawthorne (2010 TV series), Let It Go (2012 TV movie), A to Z (2014 TV series), Chasing Life (2014-2015 TV series), etc. After 2015, he upgraded to the first assistant camera.

As the first assistant, he has worked in the 2016 Fresh Off the BoatRight Hand Guy (2016 TV movie), Shameless (2017-2018 TV series), Party of Five (2020 TV series), Hashtag Blessed: The Movie (2021), etc.

Early Bio and Age

Gaston Richmond was born in Los Angeles, California, on 19 March 1982. His mother is the famous Jaclyn Smith, and his father is Anthony Barry Richmond. Moreover, on his 32nd birthday, on 19 March 2014, his mother Jaclyn wished him through her Facebook handle. She shared a couple of photos alongside a beautiful message. Her post read,

On 19 March, 1982 Gaston Anthony Richmond made me the happiest women in the whole wide world. 32 years later, I'm still that woman.

Gaston Richmond And His Mother Jaclyn Smith in 2014 (Source: Facebook)

Growing up, Richmond was an avid baseball player. He regularly went to batting cages with his mother and played baseball there. Talking to, Jaclyn said,

People come by and say, You’ve really got a baseball player there, he’s the star for the moment.

Gaston Richmond's mother, Jaclyn Smith

Jaclyn Smith is a renowned American actress and woman entrepreneur. She was born in Houston, Texas, on 26 October 1945. Smith is best known for her works on TV films and TV series. She began her career with an uncredited role in the 1969 American film Goodbye, Columbus. Later, Jaclyn found prominence in the acting field with the 1970s ABC series Charlie's Angels. From 1976 to 1981, she played Kelly Garrett in a total of 110 episodes.

Smith's other notable acting credits are as Jacqueline Kennedy in Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981 TV film), Megan in Becker (2000-2001 TV series), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2010 TV series), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2012 TV series), etc. Moreover, she received a 'Golden Globe Award' nomination in the 'Best Actress' category for playing Jacqueline in Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Her most recent acting work was as Wendy Fine in 2021 The CW TV series, All American.


Gaston's father, Anthony B. Richmond, is a famous cinematographer also called the director of photography. He began his career in the film industry in 1967 and is still active in his profession.

In a career spanning over 44 years, Anthony holds credit for working in over 90 TV series and movies. His most notable works include Stardust (1974 film), The Road Raiders (1989 TV movie), First Kid (1996 film), Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009 film), The Assets (2014 TV series), The Beatles: Get Back (2021 TV series), etc.

Net Worth

Although Richmond's net worth as of 2021 has not been revealed, his mother Smith holds an estimated worth of $150 million. 

Who is Gaston Richmond married to?

Richmond is married to his wife and also has a baby with her. He has not disclosed his wife's details. However, Jaclyn announced that she became a grandmother and revealed that it was Richmond's baby daughter, Olivia Rose. She added that Olivia was seven months old in November 2019. Thus, as of 2021, her age is probably over two years old.

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