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Richard D. Bach

Richard D. Bach was born on June 23, 1936 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as Richard David Bach. He is known for his work on Nothing by Chance (1975), Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973) and Von Richthofen and Brown (1971). He has been married to Sabryna Nelson-Alexopoulos since 1999. He was previously married to Leslie Parrish and Bette Jeanne Franks. See full bio »
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 1975 Nothing by Chance (Documentary) (narration script)
 1973 Jonathan Livingston Seagull (book - uncredited)
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 1971 Von Richthofen and Brown (stunt flyer - as Richard Bach)
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 1975 Nothing by Chance (Documentary)
 1974 Personenbeschreibung (TV Series documentary)
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 March 1973 (1973) ... Himself

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Authored: Stranger to the Ground (1963), Biplane (1966), Nothing By Chance (1969), Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1970), A Gift of Wings (1974), Illusions: the Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977), There's No Such Place as Far Away (1979), The Bridge Across Forever: A Love Story (1984), One (1988), Running from Safety (1994), Out of My... See more »

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Sued the producers of the movie, Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1973), based on his popular existential book, for altering the film without his permission. According to Bach's book, "Bridge Across Forever", it was his wife, Leslie Parrish, who served as some sort of moderator between the two parties to get an arrangement for the movie. See more »

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