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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We're [he and his wife] not part of the Hollywood social scene. And we don't entertain much. We went through all that early in the going and I found that we just spent a lot of money doing absolutely nothing.
In November of 1948, while he and his wife were in San Francisco, his oldest son, then 14 months old, fell into the family swimming pool and nearly drowned. His uncle, John Marches, happened to come into the backyard and find the baby.
Very often his character did not survive his movie.