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Richard LaPenna is a supporting character portrayed by Richard Romanus.

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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.

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