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Richard Chamberlain became THE leading heartthrob of early 1960s TV. As the impeccably handsome Dr. Kildare, the slim, butter-haired hunk with the near-perfect Ivy-League charm and smooth, intelligent demeanor, had the distaff fans fawning unwavering over him throughout the series' run. While this would appear to be a dream situation for any new ... See full bio »
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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010-2012 Leverage (TV Series)
Archie Leach
 2011 We Are the Hartmans
Hartman
 2011 Thundercats (TV Series)
Zigg
- Forest of Magi Oar (2011) ... Zigg (voice)
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Councilman Banks
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Arthur Stiles
- Blu Mondae (2006) ... Arthur Stiles
 2006 Blackbeard (TV Movie)
Governor Charles Eden
 2005 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Clyde
- Steams Like Old Times (2005) ... Clyde
 2000 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Everett / Jack Clay
- The Face on the Bar Room Floor (2000) ... Everett / Jack Clay
 1997 River Made to Drown In
Thaddeus MacKenzie
 1997 All the Winters That Have Been (TV Movie)
Dane Corvin
 1997 The Lost Daughter (TV Movie)
Andrew McCracken
 1995 Bird of Prey
Jonathan Griffith
 1993 Ordeal in the Arctic (TV Movie)
Captain John Couch
 1991 Night of the Hunter (TV Movie)
Harry Powell
 1991 Aftermath: A Test of Love (TV Movie)
Ross Colburn
 1988 The Bourne Identity (TV Mini-Series)
Jason Bourne
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie)
Giacomo Casanova
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
John Charles Fremont
 1985 The Miracle (TV Movie)
 1982 Murder by Phone
Nat Bridger
 1978 Great Performances (TV Series)
Anton Chekhov / Various Roles
- The Good Doctor (1978) ... Anton Chekhov / Various Roles
 1978 The Swarm
Dr. Hubbard
 1977 The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Movie)
Phillipe / Louis
 1975 The Christmas Messenger (TV Short)
Christmas Messenger
 1974 The Towering Inferno
Simmons
 1974 The Little Mermaid (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Hamlet
- Hamlet (1970) ... Hamlet
 1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
Roderick
 1968 Hold On: It's the Dave Clark Five (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 1967 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
San Fernando's Lawyer
- It's a Treat to Beat a Cheat on the Mississippi Mud (1967) ... San Fernando's Lawyer
 1965 Joy in the Morning
Carl Brown
 1963 Twilight of Honor
David Mitchell
 1961 A Thunder of Drums
Lt. Porter
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Chris Harrington
- Stain of Justice (1961) ... Chris Harrington
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Jerry Kirk
- The Edge of Doubt (1961) ... Jerry Kirk
 1960 The Secret of the Purple Reef
Dean Christopher
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Lt. Dave Winslow
- Chicota Landing (1960) ... Lt. Dave Winslow
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Larry Carter
- The Watcher (1960) ... Larry Carter
 1960 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Pete
- The Bobsy Twins (1960) ... Pete
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Alec
- Operation Fortuna (1960) ... Alec
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Dale Wellington
- Target of Hate (1960) ... Dale Wellington
 1960 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
- High Explosive (1960)
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Clay Pine
- Road Hog (1959) ... Clay Pine
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Ebeneezer Scrooge") in "Scrooge, The Musical". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I grew up, being gay, being a sissy or anything like that was verboten. I disliked myself intensely and feared this part of myself intensely and had to hide it and became "Perfect Richard, All-American Boy" as a place to hide.

Trivia:

Played Cyrano on stage in 1973, the same year that The Three Musketeers (1973) was released. This makes him the first actor to play both Cyrano and a Musketeer. Jean-Pierre Cassel, who played King Louis XIII in The Three Musketeers, returned in the sequel The Return of the Musketeers (1989) to play Cyrano, having previously played d'Artagnan in Cyrano et d'Artagnan (1964). José Ferrer played ... See more »

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Aries

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