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Richard Backus

Richard Backus was born on March 28, 1945 in Goffstown, New Hampshire, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Another World (1964), Ryan's Hope (1975) and Dead of Night (1974). He has been married to Sharon Romeyko since January 27, 1985. See full bio »
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 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Hamilton Burns Jr.
- The Working Stiff (1992) ... Hamilton Burns Jr.
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Alfred Devon Jr. / John Thomas
- Thanksgiving (1987) ... Alfred Devon Jr.
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1987) ... John Thomas
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Las Vegas Officer
- Hide and Go Thief (1986) ... Las Vegas Officer
 1986 Kay O'Brien (TV Series)
Carl Stark
- Behind Closed Doors (1986) ... Carl Stark
 1984 Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (TV Movie)
Larry Nichols
 1984 Why Me? (TV Movie)
Civilian Doctor
 1983-1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Chip Carstairs / Eddie Howell
- Steele Eligible (1984) ... Chip Carstairs
- Steeling the Show (1983) ... Eddie Howell
 1983 Bare Essence (TV Series)
- Hour Ten (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Eleven (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Nine (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Eight (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Six (1983) ... Alan
 1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (TV Movie)
Dr. Schumwaith
 1982 Camelot (TV Movie)
 1981 The Gentleman Bandit (TV Movie)
 1980 The First Deadly Sin
Walt Ashman
 1977 Soldier's Home (TV Short)
Harold Krebs
 1977 For Richer, for Poorer (TV Series)
Jason Saxton (1977-1978)
 1974 Dead of Night
'Andy' / Andy Brooks
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Ted Bancroft #2 (1978-1979)
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John in "The Cocktail Hour" (Broadway 1989) See more »

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Understudied Keir Dullea on Broadway in the original "Butterflies Are Free" (1969) and eventually took over the role. See more »

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