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Jonathan Kidd (I) (1914–1987)

Veteran character actor Kurt Richards was known in Hollywood as Jonathan Kidd after a producer suggested he change his name. Under the name Richards, he appeared in 16 Broadway productions, including ''Anastasia,'' ''Come Back Little Sheba,'' ''My Sister Eileen,'' ''King Lear,'' ''A Streetcar Named Desire,'' ''Hamlet,'' ''Julius Caesar'' and ''... See full bio »

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The 7th Commandment
The 7th Commandment Ted Mathews, alias Rev. Tad Morgan
Wink of an Eye
Wink of an Eye Alvin Atterbury
Macabre Ed Quigley - Funeral Director
The Day of the Locust


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 1977 Never Con a Killer (TV Movie)
Club Waiter
 1976 Young Pioneers (TV Movie)
Dr. Thorne
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Mr. Luther
- The Cutting Edge (1975) ... Mr. Luther
 1975 The Day of the Locust
 1974 Thursday's Game (TV Movie)
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
- The Torch (1972) ... Clerk
 1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- The Test (1972) ... Landlord
 1967-1970 Mannix (TV Series)
Medical Examiner / Target Range Operator
- Only One Death to a Customer (1970) ... Medical Examiner
- Skid Marks on a Dry Run (1967) ... Target Range Operator
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Card Player No. 2
- The 3:13 Arrives at Noon (1969) ... Card Player No. 2
 1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
First Judge
- Visitation (1969) ... First Judge
 1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
- Right of Way (1968) ... Starter
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
1st Zoologist
- The Joker's Hard Times (1967) ... 1st Zoologist
 1967 My Three Sons (TV Series)
- You Saw a What? (1967) ... Manning
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
The Registrar
- Wheels (1966) ... The Registrar
 1965 The Loner (TV Series)
- The House Rules at Mrs. Wayne's (1965) ... Barber
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
1st Scientist
- Tim, the Mastermind (1965) ... 1st Scientist
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Bad Lady from Brookline (1965) ... Harper
 1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Seth Parker
- A Man Called Mushy (1964) ... Seth Parker
 1964 Bullet for a Badman
Townsman (uncredited)
 1964 Grindl (TV Series)
Bertram Swacker
- Aunt Grindl (1964) ... Bertram Swacker
 1963 Alexander the Great (TV Movie)
Persian Prisoner
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
 1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
- The Sam Pulaski Story (1963) ... Louie
 1959-1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Joe Italiano / Philip Burroughs
- The Case of the Bluffing Blast (1963) ... Joe Italiano
- The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1959) ... Philip Burroughs
 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Dunbar Burnett
- Remember the Yazoo (1962) ... Dunbar Burnett
 1961 The 7th Commandment
Ted Mathews, alias Rev. Tad Morgan
 1959-1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Sheik Peters / Doorman / Farvel / ...
- The Miles Miller Story (1961) ... Sheik Peters
- The Maxey Gorman Story (1959) ... Farvel
- No Fare (1959) ... Smokey
 1961 Operation Eichmann
Juanito (uncredited)
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Duff McKinstry
- Man in the Cage (1961) ... Duff McKinstry
 1960 Not for Hire (TV Series)
- The Long Dead Blonde (1960) ... Stark
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Stanley J. Tillinghask
- Death and Taxes (1960) ... Stanley J. Tillinghask
 1960 Seven Thieves
Seymour (uncredited)
 1960 Can-Can
Recorder (uncredited)
 1960 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Fernando Casta
- Asylum (1960) ... Fernando Casta (as Jonathon Kidd)
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
- Vengeful Knife (1959) ... Linden
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
- The Runaway (1959) ... Carl
 1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
- The Giant Killer (1959) ... Clarence
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
- One Bullet from Broken Bow (1959) ... Bartender (as John Kidd)
 1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1958 Macabre
Ed Quigley - Funeral Director
 1958 Wink of an Eye
Alvin Atterbury
 1957 Maverick (TV Series)
Third Poker Player
- The Long Hunt (1957) ... Third Poker Player (uncredited)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Three Cornered Moon (1949) ... (as Kurt Richards)

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John Kidd | Jonathon Kidd | Kurt Richards

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