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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 10 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare Dr. James Kildare
(1961-1966)
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
(2007)
The Last Wave
The Last Wave David Burton
(1977)
The Towering Inferno
(1974)

Filmography

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 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
  The Black Ghiandola (Short) (post-production)
Creepy Oncologist
 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
 2005 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Clyde
- Steams Like Old Times (2005) ... Clyde
 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
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Jason Bourne
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Jason Bourne
 1987 Casanova (TV Movie)
Giacomo Casanova
 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
 1975 The Christmas Messenger (TV Short)
Christmas Messenger
 1974 The Little Mermaid (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1970 ITV Saturday 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)
Atty. Clarence Narrow (Main Sketch)
- It's a Treat to Beat a Cheat on the Mississippi Mud (1967) ... Atty. Clarence Narrow (Main Sketch)
 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 Christophe
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Private Lives", Ohio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I actually feel sorry for people who have a lot of illusions in their head about what gay is. I mean, I know some gay people who are really wonderful people. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Pomona College in California. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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