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Richard Anderson ACTOR


Richard Anderson was born on August 8th, 1926 in Long Branch, New Jersey with the middle name Norman, born to Olga and Harry Anderson.  He first developed an interest in acting during high school where he would participate in a number of the school theatrical productions.  After graduating from high school he decided to join the United States Army and upon completing his military service he went back to what he had begun to love, performing.
Anderson performed in summer stock and also found work in radio and some small roles in the films, "La Perla" (1947) and "Twelve O'Clock High" (1949) starring Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Gary Merrill and Hugh Marlowe.  In 1950, he was offered a contract with MGM Studios and began appearing on such television series as, "Perry Mason" starring Raymond Burr, "The Fugitive", "The Six Million Dollar Man" starring Lee Majors, "The Bionic Woman" starring Lindsay Wagner, "Wagon Train", "Bus Stop", " Wanted: Dead or Alive " starring Steve McQueen, "The Rifleman" starring Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford and Paul Fix, "Columbo" starring Peter Falk, "Hawaii Five-O" starring Jack Lord and James MacArthur, "Cimarron Strip" starring Stuart Whitman and "The Fugitive" starring David Janssen among many others.
He also worked in films with some of his more popular roles being on, "Fearless Fagan" (1952), "I Love Melvin" (1953), "Forbidden Planet" (1956) starring Leslie Nielsen, Jack Kelly, Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis, "Paths of Glory" (1957) starring Kirk Douglas and E.G. Marshall, "The Long, Hot Summer" (1958) starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa and Lee Remick, "Curse of the Faceless Man" (1958), "Compulsion" (1959) starring Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, E.G. Marshall and Bradford Dillman, "A Gathering of Eagles" (1963) starring Rock Hudson, Rod Taylor, Barry Sullivan and Mary Peach, "Kitten With a Whip" (1964) and "Tora! Tora! Tora" (1970). 
Anderson has married twice, first to Carol Lee Ladd from 1955 through 1956.  He then married Katharine Thalberg in 1961 and they had three daughters before the marriage came to an end in 1973. 
Most recently, he has appeared on the television series, "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" (1993-1997), "Extreme Ghostbusters" (1997) and "Unhappily Ever After" (1998).

Since 1998 Richard Anderson has retired from acting, however he is the spokesperson for the Kiplinger Newsletter and the Fragile X Foundation as well as serving on the Board of Directors of the Veteran's Park.

1998   Unhappily Ever After

1998   Breakout
1997   Extreme Ghostbusters 

1993-1997  Kung Fu: The Legend Continues 

1996   In the Lake of the Woods
1994   Bionic Ever After?

1994   The Glass Shield

1993   Gettysburg
1990   Lucky Chances

1989   Murder, She Wrote 

1989   Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman
1988   Alfred Hitchcock Presents 

1988   Danger Bay 

1988   Stranger on My Land  
1987   Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War

1987   The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman
1986-1987  Dynasty 

1987   The Stepford Children 

1983-1987  Simon & Simon 
1986   Hardcastle and McCormick

1985   The A-Team

1985   Perry Mason Returns
1985   Kane & Abel

1984-1985  Cover Up

1983-1985  Matt Houston
1981-1984  Fantasy Island

1984   Automan

1983   The Fall Guy
1983   Whiz Kids 

1983   Bring 'Em Back Alive

1982   Knight Rider
1981   Darkroom 

1981   Nero Wolfe 

1981   Charlie's Angels
1980   The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo 

1980   Condominium

1979   The French Atlantic Affair

1979   Murder by Natural Causes

1979   The Love Boat

1978   The Immigrants 
1978   Pear

1978   Never Give Up

1976-1978  The Bionic Woman 
1974-1978  The Six Million Dollar Man

1967-1975  Ironside

1964-1974  Gunsmoke
1974   Black Eye

1974   Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law

1973   Barnaby Jones 
1973   The Six Million Dollar Man: Solid Gold Kidnapping

1971-1973  Cannon

1973   The Six Million Dollar Man: Wine, Women and War

1973   The New Perry Mason

1966-1973  The F.B.I. 

1973   Partners in Crime

1973   Jarrett
1973   Jigsaw

1973   The Streets of San Francisco 

1973   The Night Strangler 
1973   The Delphi Bureau

1973   Hawaii Five-O

1972   The Bold Ones: The New Doctors 
1972   Play It As It Lays 

1972   Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole

1972   The Longest Night
1972   The Honkers

1972   Longstreet

1972   The Astronaut 
1971   Dead Men Tell No Tales 

1971   Columbo 

1971   O'Hara, U.S. Treasury 
1971   Alias Smith and Jones 

1970-1971  Dan August

1971   Doctors' Wives
1970   Tora! Tora! Tora!

1970   Macho Callahan 

1970   Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
1970   Menace on the Mountain

1970   Along Came a Spider

1970   Double Jeopardy 
1969   Bracken's World

1969   Mod Squad 

1969   Land of the Giants 
1969   My Friend Tony 

1969   Daniel Boone 

1966-1969  The Big Valley
1967-1969  Judd for the Defense

1966-1969  Felony Squad

1968   Mannix
1968   The Wild Wild West 

1967   Bonanza 

1967   The Invaders
1967   Cimarron Strip

1967   Ghostbreakers 

1967   The Mystery of the Chinese Junk 
1964-1967  The Fugitive 

1967   Ride to Hangman's Tree 

1967   Mission: Impossible 
1967   The Green Hornet

1967   Run for Your Life

1967   T.H.E. Cat
1966   12 O'Clock High

1966   I Spy 

1964-1966  The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1966   Seconds 

1964-1966  Perry Mason

1965   Death Valley Days
1965   Kraft Suspense Theatre

1965   Slattery's People

1964   Karen 
1964   Kitten with a Whip

1964   The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 

1964   Combat
1963-1964  The Lieutenant

1964   Seven Days in May

1964   The Eleventh Hour
1963   Redigo

1963   Johnny Cool

1963   Dr. Kildare
1963   A Gathering of Eagles 

1963   The Virginian 

1959-1963  The Rifleman 
1961-1962  Kraft Mystery Theater

1962   Target: The Corruptors

1961-1962  Bus Stop 
1961   Monte Carlo

1961   Hong Kong 

1960-1961   Wanted: Dead or Alive  
1960   The Wackiest Ship in the Army 

1960   Checkmate 

1960   Thriller 
1960   The Untouchables

1960   Law of the Plainsman 

1960   Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
1959   The Gunfight at Dodge City 

1959   Compulsion 

1959   Wagon Train
1958-1959  Zorro

1957-1958  Zane Grey Theater

1958   Steve Canyon
1958   Curse of the Faceless Man 

1957-1958  Schlitz Playhouse 

1958   The Long, Hot Summer 
1958   Merry Andrew 

1958   The Court of Last Resort 

1958   Matinee Theatre
1958   Playhouse 90

1958   The Millionaire

1957   Paths of Glory
1957   The Buster Keaton Story

1956   Three Brave Men 

1956   The Search for Bridey Murphy 
1956   A Cry in the Night

1956   Forbidden Planet 

1956   Chevron Hall of Stars 
1955   It's a Dog's Life 

1955   Hit the Deck

1954   Captain Midnight 
1954   Betrayed

1954   The Student Prince

1953   Escape from Fort Bravo 
1953   Give a Girl a Break

1953   Dream Wife 

1953   I Love Melvin
1953   The Story of Three Loves 

1953   The Case Against the 20% Federal Admissions Tax on Motion Picture Theatres
1952   Fearless Fagan

1952   Holiday for Sinners 

1952   Scaramouche 
1952   Just This Once

1951   The Unknown Man 

1951   Across the Wide Missouri 
1951   The People Against O'Hara

1951   Rich, Young and Pretty

1951   No Questions Asked
1951   Go for Broke

1951   Cause for Alarm! 

1951   Payment on Demand 
1951   Storm Warning

1951   Grounds for Marriage 

1950   The Magnificent Yankee
1950   A Life of Her Own 

1950   Mama Rosa 

1950   The Vanishing Westerner
1947   La perla 

Matinee Classics - Seven Days in May starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Andrew Duggan, George Macready, Whit Bissell, Richard Anderson and Hugh Marlowe
Matinee Classics - The Story of Three Loves starring Pier Angeli, Ethel Barrymore, Leslie Caron, Kirk Douglas, Farley Granger, James Mason, Moira Shearer, Agnes Moorehead, Zsa Zsa Gabor and Richard Anderson
Matinee Classics - Paths of Glory starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joseph Turkel, Christiane Kubrick, Jerry Hausner, Peter Capell, Emile Meyer, Bert Freed, Kem Dibbs, Timothy Carey, Fred Bell, John Stein and Harold Benedict
Matinee Classics - Rich, Young and Pretty starring Jane Powell, Danielle Darrieux, Wendell Corey, Vic Damone, Fernando Lamas, Marcel Dalio, Una Merkel, Richard Anderson, Jean Murat, Hans Conreid, Duci deKerekjarto, George & Katrin Tatar and Four Freshmen Quartet
Matinee Classics - Seconds starring Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, John Randolph, Will Geer, Jeff Corey, Richard Anderson, Murray Hamilton, Karl Swenson, Khigh Dhiegh, Frances Reid, Wesley Addy, John Lawrence, Elisabeth Fraser, Dodie Heath and Robert Brubaker
Matinee Classics - The Bionic Woman starring Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson and Martin E. Brooks
Matinee Classics - The Bionic Woman starring Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson and Martin E. Brooks
Matinee Classics - Forbidden Planet starring Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielson, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Richard Anderson, Earl Holliman, George Wallace, Bob Dix, Jimmy Thompson, James Drury and Robby the Robot

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