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Don Richardson (I) (1918–1996)

Don Richardson was a director and teacher of actors for over fifty years. His credits include three Broadway productions and numerous prime-time television shows, among them winners of the Emmy and Peabody awards. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Broadcasting and the Jewish Museum in New York. In California he is ... See full bio »

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Lost in Space
Lost in Space Director
(1966-1968)
Arnie
Arnie Director
(1970-1972)
The Adventures of Ellery Queen
(1950-1953)
Margie
Margie Director
(1961-1962)

Filmography

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 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hannah's Girls (1977)
 1975-1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- David Loves Ann (1976)
 1974 Emergency! (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1970-1972 Arnie (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Uncle Nikko (1972)
- Room at the Top (1972)
- What's Up, Doc? (1972)
 1968-1971 Bonanza (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- For a Young Lady (1971)
- A Darker Shadow (1969)
 1969-1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Mi Casa, Su Casa (1970)
- Jelks (1970)
- The Legacy (1969)
 1968-1970 Lancer (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Dream of Falcons (1970)
- Child of Rock and Sunlight (1969) ... (as Donald Richardson)
- The Knot (1969)
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Diplomat (1968)
 1967 Custer (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Gauntlet (1967)
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965-1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Day of Thunder (1966)
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964-1965 The Virginian (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Jennifer (1965)
- Ring of Silence (1965)
- Ryker (1964)
 1965 Get Smart (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- KAOS in CONTROL (1965)
 1965 Broadside (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961-1963 The Defenders (TV Series) (6 episodes)
 1962-1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Field of Battle (1963)
- A Dark World (1963)
- The Life (1963)
- Night Sounds (1963)
- A Private Room (1962)
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Image of a Toad (1963)
 1961-1962 Margie (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- A Woman Scorned (1962)
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Men in White (1960)
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Enough Rope (1960)
 1959-1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Lullaby (1960)
- Don Juan in Hell (1960)
 1960 Don Juan in Hell (TV Movie)
 1960 Lullaby (TV Movie)
 1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem (TV Movie) (as Donald Richardson)
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Apple of His Eye (1959)
 1954-1957 Mama (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- T.R.'s Glasses (1957)
 1954-1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Combat Medics (1955)
- Driftwood (1955) ... (as Donald Richardson)
- Black Eagle Pass (1955)
- Days of Grace (1955) ... (as Donald Richardson)
- Family Meeting (1955) ... (as Donald Richardson)
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Runaway Fast! (1954)
 1953-1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1950-1953 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Dead Secret (1953)
- Prize Catch (1952)
 1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Donald Richardson
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Personal Quote:

I don't believe in the Stanislavsky "Method." I also don't believe you have to become a drunk to play one, or shoot yourself up to play a drug addict, or turn a trick to portray a prostitute. You don't even have to go out and kill someone to play a murderer. I believe that acting is a work of the imagination. I also believe in simplicity and abhor complexity. All good art is simple.

Trivia:

He was one of the original faculty in the newly established Film and Television Department at Tel Aviv University, 1972. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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