Co-starred in a pilot for a proposed CBS sitcom called "Mighty O". The plot revolved around the adventures of a couple of veteran petty officers aboard the Coast Guard vessel "Ortega", hence the nickname "The Mighty O".
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Richard H. Jaeckel | RichardJaeckel in opening credits
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I've put 50 years in movies and my wife and I have traveled all over the world. I've been very lucky.
Although Jaeckel was battling cancer, director Joe Dante
had originally hoped that he would be able to return to work and provide the voice of Link Static for his project Small Soldiers
(1998). This film reunited Jaeckel's fellow cast members from The Dirty Dozen
(1967). Jaeckel died from his cancer before shooting began.
Frequently played mean cowboy and military villains