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Terry Richards (I) (1932–2014)

Terry Richards was born on November 2, 1932 in London, England as David Terence Richards. He is known for his work on Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and The Princess Bride (1987). He died on June 14, 2014 in Ruislip, London. See full bio »

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Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark Arab Swordsman
The Princess Bride
Total Recall
Total Recall Stunts


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 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
Carver's Thug (uncredited)
 1995 Resort to Murder (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Bouncer
 1995 Space Precinct (TV Series)
Guard #2
- Illegal (1995) ... Guard #2
 1994 MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (TV Movie)
 1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
The Bavarian
- Austria, March 1917 (1992) ... The Bavarian
 1991 The Piglet Files (TV Series)
Pub Customer
- Piglet in a Trough (1991) ... Pub Customer
 1990 Good Girl, Bad Girl
Man (uncredited)
 1990 Zorro (TV Series)
- Kidnapped (1990) ... Sanchéz
 1990 The Bill (TV Series)
Mad Mike
- Something to Hide (1990) ... Mad Mike
 1989 Boon (TV Series)
Bouncer 1
- The Eyes of Texas (1989) ... Bouncer 1
 1988 Haunted Summer
 1988 The Bourne Identity (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Johann
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Johann
 1988 The Fear (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Toddy
 1986 The Pyrates (TV Movie)
The Motley Crew
 1985 Storyboard (TV Series)
- King & Castle (1985) ... Harris
 1985 Red Sonja
 1982 Made in Britain (TV Movie)
Errol Dupray
 1980 Flash Gordon
Ming's Brute
 1978 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
- Deliverance (1978) ... Scavenger (uncredited)
 1977 The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Movie)
 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Bruce the Knife
 1976 Confessions of a Driving Instructor
Monks Hill Rugger Team
 1974 The Protectors (TV Series)
- Route 27 (1974) ... Detective
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Last Agent on Train
- Anyone Can Play (1971) ... Last Agent on Train (uncredited)
 1971 The Last Valley
Norseman (uncredited)
 1965-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Williams / Cybernaut / Employee in the Marriage Bureau
- Take Me to Your Leader (1969) ... Williams (uncredited)
- Return of the Cybernauts (1967) ... Cybernaut
- The Murder Market (1965) ... Employee in the Marriage Bureau (uncredited)
 1967 The Dirty Dozen
Blake (uncredited)
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
- Wish You Were Here (1967) ... Matron
 1966 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
- The Case of the Travelling Texan (1966) ... Svenson
 1966 The Idol
 1960 The Flesh and the Fiends
Medical Student (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (28 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Terence Richards | Terrence Richards


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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Best remembered as the show-off Arab Swordsman that Indiana Jones shoots dead in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See more »



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