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
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.
Was forced to file bankruptcy in early 1994 due to a $1.7-million debt, and eventually he lost his home in Brentwood, CA, and most of his possessions. He later moved into the Motion Picture and Television Retirement Center in Woodland Hills, a retirement home for actors and other motion picture people, where he stayed for the next three years until his death in June of 1997.
Very often his character did not survive his movie.