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Richard Boone (I) (1917–1981)

Richard Allen Boone was born in Los Angeles, California, to Cecile Lillian (Beckerman) and Kirk Etna Boone, a wealthy corporate lawyer. His maternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, while his father was descended from a brother of frontiersmen Daniel Boone and Squire Boone. Richard was a college student, boxer, painter and oil-field ... See full bio »

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 1981 The Bushido Blade
Commodore Matthew Perry
 1979 Winter Kills
 1977 The Hobbit (TV Movie)
Smaug (voice)
 1977 The Last Dinosaur
Masten Thrust Jr.
 1976 God's Gun
The Sheriff
 1975 Against a Crooked Sky
 1974 The Great Niagara (TV Movie)
Aaron Grant
 1972 Goodnight, My Love (TV Movie)
Francis Hogan
 1972 Deadly Harvest (TV Movie)
Anton Solca
 1971 In Broad Daylight (TV Movie)
Tony Chappel
 1969 The Arrangement
Sam Arness
 1968 Kona Coast
Capt. Sam Moran
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Sergeant Bill Disher
- The Roarer (1967) ... Sergeant Bill Disher
 1967 Hombre
 1965 The War Lord
 1964 Rio Conchos
James Lassiter
 1963-1964 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series)
Judge / General Campbell / Paul Marchand / ...
- A Need of Valor (1964) ... General Campbell
- All the Blood of Yesterday (1964) ... Paul Marchand
- The Arena: Part 2 (1964) ... Judge
- The Arena: Part 1 (1964) ... Judge
- Run, Pony, Run (1964) ... Coles
 1960 Ocean's 11
Voice of Minister (voice, uncredited)
 1959-1960 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Stan Koski
- Little Tin God (1959) ... Stan Koski
 1958-1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Jackson Fentry / Col. Pleasants / Host
- Tomorrow (1960) ... Jackson Fentry
- The Tunnel (1959) ... Col. Pleasants
- The Last Clear Chance (1958) ... Host
 1960 The Right Man (TV Movie)
Abraham Lincoln
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Detective Ed Brooks / Jarech / David Neff / ...
- To Walk the Night (1957) ... Detective Ed Brooks
- And Don't Ever Come Back (1957) ... Jarech
- The Shadow of Evil (1956) ... David Neff
- Bailout at 43,000 Feet (1955) ... Col. Hughes
 1957 The Garment Jungle
Artie Ravidge
 1957 Lizzie
Dr. Neal Wright
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Local Press
- Catch at Straws (1956) ... Local Press
 1956 Away All Boats
Lieut. Fraser
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Vincent Giel / Saxon
- A House of His Own (1956) ... Vincent Giel
- The Hunted (1955) ... Saxon
 1956 Star in the Dust
Sam Hall
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Everett Brayer
- The Salt War (1956) ... Everett Brayer
 1956 Battle Stations
The Captain
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 The Big Knife
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Man Without a Star
Steve Miles
 1955 Ten Wanted Men
Wick Campbell
 1954 The Raid
Capt. Lionel Foster
 1954 Siege at Red River
Brett Manning
 1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef
Thomas Rhys
 1953 City of Bad Men
John Ringo
 1953 Man on a Tightrope
 1952 Pony Soldier (uncredited)
 1952 Way of a Gaucho
Major Salinas
 1952 Kangaroo
John W. Gamble
 1952 Return of the Texan
Rod Murray
 1952 Red Skies of Montana
Richard 'Dick' Dryer
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
Capt. Hermann Aldinger
 1951 Call Me Mister
Mess Sergeant
 1951 Halls of Montezuma
Lt. Col. Gilfillan
 1950 Suspense (TV Series)
- Photo Finish (1950) ... Mercer
 1950 Come Out Fighting (TV Movie)
 1949-1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- The Midway (1949)
 1949-1950 The Front Page (TV Series)
- Episode #1.17 (1950)
- Episode #1.16 (1950)
- Episode #1.14 (1949)
- Episode #1.13 (1949)
- Episode #1.8 (1949)
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Stage: Appeared (as "Abraham Lincoln") in "The Rivalry" on Broadway, a play about the Lincoln-Douglas debates. See more »

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[about John Wayne] He was an heroic figure and a hero. He stood up for causes when they weren't popular at all and he never hesitated to stand up and get counted, he was that kind of a person.


He is a sixth cousin of singer and actor Pat Boone (Richard's five times great-grandparents, Squire Boone and Sarah Morgan, were also Pat Boone's five time great-grandparents). See more »



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