Richard Egan Poster


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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 July 1921San Francisco, California, USA
Date of Death 20 July 1987Los Angeles, California, USA  (prostate cancer)
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Richard Egan has four daughters and one son with Patricia Hardy, to whom he was married for nearly 30 years before he passed away. He honorably served as an officer in the Army during World War II, teaching Judo and bayonet & knife fighting. Mr. Egan attended the University of San Francisco for undergrad, and Stanford for graduate studies. He also taught at and attended Northwestern. He was well known for his talent as a leading man, as well as helping once struggling, now successful actors in getting their big break.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Richard Egan attended St Ignatius Preparatory School in San Francisco before going to university. He enlisted in the Army in 1942 and was discharged with the rank of captain. After that, he resumed his studies at Stanford University where he graduated in Theatre History and Drama in 1948. He interpreted about thirty plays and started his film career in 1949.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Guy Bellinger

Spouse (1)

Patricia Hardy (7 June 1958 - 20 July 1987) (his death) (5 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Deep, mellow voice

Trivia (9)

Dated Susan Hayward before he married Patricia Hardy.
His only brother, Willis Egan, was a Jesuit and scholar.
Father of writer/director Maureen Egan.
A devout Catholic, who attended daily mass, Egan didn't marry until he was well into his 30's, an advanced age for the time. He believed marriage was a lifetime commitment and was waiting for the right woman to come along.
Father of Rich Egan (born March 13, 1969) ; who started and runs Vagrant Records (a successful independent rock label).
Godfather of Tisha Sterling.
Well known for being a gracious actor, and a favorite among stuntmen. He was deemed an "Honorary Stuntman" by the Stuntmen's Association of America.
Daughter Patricia M. was born in Los Angeles on December 28, 1959; Daughter Kathleen M. was born in Los Angeles on October 31, 1964; Daughter Coleen M. was born in Los Angeles on May 9, 1966.
In the 1950s, Mr. Egan was slated to star in the title role of Prince Namor, The Sub-Mariner in a television based on the Timley/Atlas/Marvel Comics Superhero. The series never materialized and it is believed that no pilot film had ever been made.

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