Rich Halke is a recurring character on ABC family comedy Step by Step. He is portrayed by Jason Marsden.

Character Edit

Rich is J.T.'s best friend. He is depicted as being both a slacker and a seriously devoted person. He later began dating Dana (to the others' dismay) in the sixth season. The character was named after Richard P. Halke, who served a member of the series' writing staff from seasons one through three, and served as a story editor during the third season. His one appearance in season 3 he plays a guy named Doug.