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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 1 June 1925Enid, Oklahoma, USA
Birth NameJohn Richard Erdmann
Nickname Dick
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Erdman was born on June 1, 1925 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as John Richard Erdmann. He is an actor and director, known for Stalag 17 (1953), Community (2009) and Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970). He was previously married to Sharon Randall and Leza Holland.

Spouse (2)

Sharon Randall (29 January 1953 - 13 March 2016) (her death) (1 child)
Leza Holland (14 August 1948 - 1950) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

(8/4/07-8/5/07) Attended the 2007 Twilight Zone Convention at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.
Talks about the Swedish-made horror melodrama Face of Fire (1959) in the book "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland, 2010) by Tom Weaver.
(1/23/10) Attended the San Francisco Film Noir Festival screening of his 1951 film Cry Danger (1951). He got up on stage and talked for 15 minutes, telling several stories about his acting days, actors he worked with, directors and his one-time agent.
Richard & Sharon's daughter, poet Erica Erdman, died in her sleep on February 18, 2010, at age 55.
Williamsburg, VA, USA: Attended the Williamsburg Film Festival. [March 2012]

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