|Spouse||Jennifer Melfi (Ex-wife)|
|Children||Jason LaPenna (Son)|
|Behind the Scenes|
|First Appearance||The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti|
|Portrayed By||Richard Romanus|
Richard LaPenna is a supporting character portrayed by Richard Romanus.
Richard is the ex-husband of Jennifer Melfi and they have a son together called Jason. Richard is very unsupportive of Jennifer treating DiMeo crime family gangster Tony Soprano. He believes that Jennifer should not waste her time trying to "cure" a gangster. They frequently argue about it and Richard tries several times to pressure Jennifer into referring Tony to another psychiatrist.