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Dick Poston (1920–1986)

Dick Poston was born on April 7, 1920 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Lady Sings the Blues (1972), The Candidate (1972) and Mean Mother (1974). He died in April 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the Blues Reporter #2
The Candidate
Mean Mother
Mean Mother Slasher
Psycho à Go-Go


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 1974 Mean Mother
 1972 Lady Sings the Blues
Reporter #2
 1972 The Candidate
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Officer In Charge
- Contract: Kill Ironside (1971) ... Officer In Charge
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
- The Choice (1970) ... Cook
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
- A Case of Red Turnips (1968) ... Editor
 1968 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
- Youth Takes Over (1968) ... Joe (as Richard Poston)
 1968 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Waiter / Stage Manager
- A Girl for Goober (1968) ... Waiter (as Richard Poston)
- The Mayberry Chef (1968) ... Stage Manager (as Richard Poston)
 1967 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Air Force Captain
- Invasion from Outer Space: Part 2 (1967) ... Air Force Captain (as Richard Poston)
 1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
The Young Doctor
- Prehistoric Munster (1966) ... The Young Doctor
 1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff
- Teacher of Outlaws (1966) ... Deputy Sheriff (as Richard Poston)
 1966 Burke's Law (TV Series)
- Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 2 (1966) ... Guard (as Richard Poston)
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 1971 The Jesus Trip (written by)
 1967 Psycho à Go-Go (screenplay)
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 1974 The Green Hornet
Air Force Captain (as Richard Poston)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski's play, "Stalag 17," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Robert Lansing and Vincent Gardenia in the cast. Buford Armitage was director.

Alternate Names:

Richard Poston

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