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Frank Richards (I) (1909–1992)

Frank Richards was born on September 15, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on A Woman Under the Influence (1974), Pat and Mike (1952) and The Cowboy and the Indians (1949). He died on April 15, 1992. See full bio »

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(age 82)

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Filmography

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 1984 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Hooray for Hollywood: Part 2 (1984) ... Security Guard
- Hooray for Hollywood: Part 1 (1984) ... Security Guard
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Skipper
- Cornelius and Alphonse/The Choice (1979) ... Skipper
 1967 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Truck Driver
- Corn Pone Picassos (1967) ... Truck Driver
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (uncredited)
 1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Emmett
- The Photographer (1964) ... Emmett
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Hassler
- The Village of Guilt (1964) ... Hassler
 1963 The Hook
Crewman Kaskevitch
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Weybright Killer
- City Without a Name (1961) ... Weybright Killer (uncredited)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
- Degrees of Guilt (1961)
 1961 Miami Undercover (TV Series)
Garner
- A Bullet Waits (1961) ... Garner
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Ed Buehly
- The Quest (1961) ... Ed Buehly
 1959-1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Bartender / Barber / Gus / ...
- Death Is a Four Letter Word (1961) ... Bartender
- The Murder Bond (1961) ... Barber
- The Wolfe Case (1959) ... Gus
- Let's Kill Timothy (1959) ... Tiny
 1958-1961 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Store Policeman / Truck Driver / Man at Fight / ...
- The Manly Arts (1961) ... Store Policeman
- David, the Sleuth (1959) ... Truck Driver
- Ozzie and the Bridge Group (1958) ... Man at Fight
- Top Gun (1958) ... Winslow
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Man
 1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Party Guest / Monk McGinnis
- The Baby-Blue Expression (1960) ... Party Guest
- Cheap Is Cheap (1959) ... Monk McGinnis
 1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Drunk / Claypool - Thug at Bird Cage
- Dilemma (1960) ... Drunk (uncredited)
- Left Hand of the Law (1960) ... Claypool - Thug at Bird Cage
 1960 From the Terrace
The Bartender (uncredited)
 1960 Bells Are Ringing
Barney Lampwick's Friend - Man on Street (uncredited)
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Convict #2
- A Flower on Boot Hill (1960) ... Convict #2
 1960 Pony Express (TV Series)
LeRoy Willick
- The Killer (1960) ... LeRoy Willick
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Kipp
- The Return of Simon Fry (1960) ... Kipp
 1957-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Piggy Cole / Boris Kozlov
- Pitched Battle at Bluebell Acres (1960) ... Piggy Cole
- The Golden Look (1957) ... Boris Kozlov
 1959 Maverick (TV Series)
Sam
- A Tale of Three Cities (1959) ... Sam
 1959 The Gunfight at Dodge City
Burly Man With Saloon Girl (uncredited)
 1959 The Hangman
Zimmerman (uncredited)
 1959 Arson for Hire
Man Making Phone Calls
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
- The Geneva Story (1959)
 1959 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Joe - Prisoner
- Ernie Kovacs Show (1959) ... Joe - Prisoner (uncredited)
 1959 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
George
- The Bride Possessed (1959) ... George
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
- Housewarming (1958)
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Jake
- Miracle at Pot Hole (1958) ... Jake (uncredited)
 1958 The Black Orchid
Hood (uncredited)
 1958 The Cry Baby Killer
Pete Gambelli
 1958 How to Make a Monster
Studio Groundskeeper (uncredited)
 1958 Teacher's Pet
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Mechanic
- A Sister for Kelly (1958) ... Mechanic
 1952-1958 Sky King (TV Series)
Carlo / Marty / Blackie
- Triple Exposure (1958) ... Carlo
- The Plastic Ghost (1956) ... Marty
- The Threatening Bomb (1952) ... Blackie
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
Spencer
- Slaughter Trail (1958) ... Spencer
 1957-1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Moresby Associate / Skunky Grimes
- The Manly Art (1958) ... Moresby Associate (uncredited)
- Wyatt Meets Doc Holliday (1957) ... Skunky Grimes (uncredited)
 1953-1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- Land of the Free (1953)
 1958 Lonelyhearts
Taxi Driver
 1958 The World Was His Jury
Able Bodied Seaman Milo Radvitch aka Mikel Petrov (uncredited)
 1957 The Hard Man
Vince Kane (uncredited)
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Sam Goss / Harry Potter
- Thicker Than Water (1957) ... Sam Goss
- Jenny (1957) ... Harry Potter
 1957 Escape from Red Rock
Price
 1957 Gun Battle at Monterey
Gus (uncredited)
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Duke / Andy
- Hold Up (1957) ... Duke
- Gun Runners (1957) ... Andy
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Max Dorfman
- Cinder Jungle (1957) ... Max Dorfman
 1957 The Persuader
Steve
 1957 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Jug Jackson
- The Stolen Malamute (1957) ... Jug Jackson
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
Second Gunman
- The Subway (1957) ... Second Gunman
 1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Mobster
- Clem's Fish Market (1957) ... Mobster
 1956-1957 Fury (TV Series)
Rogers
- The Tomboy (1957) ... Rogers
- Stolen Fury (1956)
 1952-1957 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Marty / Hank / Slugger / ...
- Tin Hero (1957) ... Marty
- Shot in the Dark (1953) ... Hank / Slugger
- Night of Terror (1952) ... Solly (uncredited)
 1957 The Storm Rider
Will Feylan
 1957 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Passport (1957)
 1956 Running Target
Castagna
 1956 The Desperados Are in Town
Mr. Tawson (uncredited)
 1956 Man from Del Rio
Ken, the Stableman (uncredited)
 1956 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Geronimo / Creede
- Flint and Steel (1956) ... Creede
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Fighter in Bar
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1956) ... Fighter in Bar
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Swazey
- The Dark Rider (1956) ... Swazey
 1956 The Killing
Track Employee in Locker Room (uncredited)
 1956 Jungle Jim (TV Series)
Waco Johnson
- Safari Into Danger (1956) ... Waco Johnson
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
4th Crewman
- Hot Cargo (1956) ... 4th Crewman
 1955 Brave Eagle (TV Series)
Iron Hand
- Shield of Honor (1955) ... Iron Hand
 1955 The Man with the Golden Arm
Blind Barfly (uncredited)
 1955 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Little Harpe
- Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1955) ... Little Harpe
- Davy Crockett's Keelboat Race (1955) ... Little Harpe
 1955 Guys and Dolls
Man with Packages (uncredited)
 1955 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Gaston
- Sunken Sapphires (1955) ... Gaston
 1955 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Grant
- A Quiet Sunday Morning (1955) ... Grant
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Frankie Ferocious
- There's No Forever (1955) ... Frankie Ferocious
 1955 Spy Chasers
George
 1955 A Bullet for Joey
Ship Officer (uncredited)
 1953-1955 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Adoption (1955)
 1955 New York Confidential
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Second Driver
- Flash of Darkness (1955) ... Second Driver
 1955 Pirates of Tripoli
Zurtah (uncredited)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Nate
- The Joe Iris Story (1955) ... Nate (uncredited)
 1954 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
- Trieste (1954)
 1954 The Atomic Kid
Casino Officer (uncredited)
 1954 Destry
Dummy
 1953-1954 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Henchman Matt / Henchman Duke / Jeb Logan / ...
- Texas Draw (1954) ... Henchman Matt
- Gunpowder Joe (1953) ... Henchman Duke
- Son by Adoption (1953) ... Jeb Logan
- The Devil's Bog (1953) ... Bill Adams
 1954 Return from the Sea
Bartender
 1954 Space Patrol (TV Series)
King
- Marooned in the Past (1954) ... King
 1954 Tennessee Champ
J.B. Backett
 1954 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Miller's Partner
- The Last Fight (1954) ... Miller's Partner (uncredited)
 1953 Money from Home
Angry Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1953 Prisoners of the Casbah
2nd Thief
 1953 Clipped Wings
Cralia Dupree (uncredited)
 1953 I, the Jury
Killer Thompson (uncredited)
 1953 The Caddy
Burly Caddie (uncredited)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
Jake Lane
- The Trucking Story (1953) ... Jake Lane
 1953 The System
Charley, Merrick's Butler
 1953 Girls in the Night
Bartender Danny (uncredited)
 1953 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series)
Jack Galvin
- Blind Peril (1953) ... Jack Galvin
- Call to Danger (1953) ... Jack Galvin
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Slug
- Private Eye (1953) ... Slug
 1952 The Savage
Sgt. Norris
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Rowdy
- Anyone Can Be a Sucker (1952) ... Rowdy
 1952 Carbine Williams
Truex
 1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Mr. Carney - Wardrobe Man (uncredited)
 1952 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Breen
- The Dope Pushers (1952) ... Breen
 1951 South of Caliente
'Studsy' Denning
 1951 Across the Wide Missouri
Tige Shannon (uncredited)
 1951 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Muscles Malloy
- Murder Train (1951) ... Muscles Malloy
 1951 The Scarf
Gargantua
 1951 Double Crossbones
Tavern Bouncer (uncredited)
 1950 California Passage
Sneed (uncredited)
 1950 Kim
Abul (uncredited)
 1950 Wyoming Mail
Prison Contact (uncredited)
 1950 No Way Out
Mac (uncredited)
 1950 Father of the Bride
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Love That Brute
Gangster (uncredited)
 1950 Western Pacific Agent
Keystone
 1950 Black Hand
Semi-Moron (uncredited)
 1950 The Outriders
Outrider with Knife (uncredited)
 1949 The Threat
Lefty
 1949 Tough Assignment
Steve
 1949 Prison Warden
Cory (uncredited)
 1949 Thieves' Highway
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1949 The Cowboy and the Indians
Smiley Martin
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
Bartender (uncredited)
 1949 Come to the Stable
Lefty (uncredited)
 1949 Canadian Pacific
Railroad Worker (uncredited)
 1949 The Crooked Way
Nick - Bailbondsman (uncredited)
 1949 The Set-Up
Bat - Program Vendor (uncredited)
 1949 I Cheated the Law
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 Appointment with Murder
2nd Thug (uncredited)
 1947 A Double Life
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1947 The Story of Mr. Hobbs
Spike
 1946 Brooklyn, I Love You (Short)
Brooklyn Dodgers Fan (uncredited)
 1945 The House on 92nd Street
German Spy Trainee (uncredited)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever
Scotty - Greer's Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 A Man's World
Thomas (uncredited)
 1942 Cairo
Alfred
 1942 Sunday Punch
Bystander (uncredited)
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie
Mack - Prisoner Next to Joe (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Cutler Man in Barrel Room (uncredited)
 1941 The Corsican Brothers
Baron's Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Public Enemies
Shelby
 1941 Hold That Ghost
Gunman (uncredited)
 1941 Coffins on Wheels (Short)
Loopy the Mechanic (uncredited)
 1941 Sky Raiders
Henchman Murdock [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1941 Tall, Dark and Handsome
Mobster (uncredited)
 1940 Arizona
Dugan (uncredited)
 1940 Before I Hang
Otto Kron - Convict
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Trivia:

Tough-looking supporting actor and stuntman, on stage from 1938. In films usually cast as scowling menace or hoodlum.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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