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Richard Sanders was born on August 23, 1940 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Richard Kinard Sanders. He is an actor and writer, known for WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), Men of Honor (2000) and The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991). He is married to Marilynn Marko-Sanders. See full bio »
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 2006/I The Delivery (Short)
 2006 Expiration Date
Municipal Cemetery Administrator
 2005 Sly Dog (Short)
 2005 Circus of Infinity (Short)
God, Audience
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Stanton
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Mr. Stanton
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Mr. Stanton
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series)
- And in That Darkness (2001) ... Judge
 2000 Nowheresville
Duane (The Stalker)
 2000 The John Report with Bob (TV Series)
Bob's Dad
- Episode #1.2 ... Bob's Dad
 2000 Lovers Lane
Dr. Jack Grefe
 1999 Anoosh of the Airways
Burton Lloydhammer
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Mr. Deakins
- Spellbound (1999) ... Mr. Deakins (voice)
 1997 Unhappily Ever After (TV Series)
Mr. Peabody
- Teacher of the Year (1997) ... Mr. Peabody
 1995 Simon & Simon: In Trouble Again (TV Movie)
Dr. Budwig
 1994 The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Lee Pomerleau
 1993 Day of the Tentacle (Video Game)
Bernard Bernoulli (voice)
 1991 Neon City
Dickie Devine
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
Dr. Elliot Newhouse / Elmer Peace
- A Class Act (1990) ... Dr. Elliot Newhouse
- Tornado Watch (1990) ... Elmer Peace
 1990 Coach (TV Series)
Warren Graustark
- The Break-Up (1990) ... Warren Graustark
 1990 Gravedale High (TV Series) (voice)
 1990 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Professor Smalley
- Let's Quake a Deal (1990) ... Professor Smalley
 1990 227 (TV Series)
Dean Thurston
- Nightmare on 227 (1990) ... Dean Thurston
 1986-1989 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Dr. Rosenfeld / Luther
- Show Ninety: Who Knew? (1989) ... Dr. Rosenfeld
- The Anniversary That Never Was (1986) ... Luther
 1989 Night Court (TV Series)
City Auditor Clark Edwards
- Clip Show: Part 2 (1989) ... City Auditor Clark Edwards
- Clip Show: Part 1 (1989) ... City Auditor Clark Edwards
 1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (TV Movie)
Chester Lackberry
 1988 Duet (TV Series)
- Funny Valentine (1988) ... Bob
 1987 Married with Children (TV Series)
Mr. Conner
- Sixteen Years and What Do You Get (1987) ... Mr. Conner
 1987 Nothing in Common (TV Series)
- Gone Fishing (1987) ... Dooley
 1987 Easy Street (TV Series)
- The Mad Gardener (1987)
 1986 ALF (TV Series)
- Pennsylvania 6-5000 (1986) ... Hogarth
 1986 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Harry Nold
- The Legacy (1986) ... Harry Nold
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
Pierce Fenner
- A Matter of Policy (1986) ... Pierce Fenner
 1984-1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Gerald Richards / Arnold Megrim
- Trial by Error (1986) ... Gerald Richards
- We're Off to Kill the Wizard (1984) ... Arnold Megrim
 1984-1985 Spencer (TV Series)
Benjamin Beanley
- Grandpa the Lover (1985) ... Benjamin Beanley
- Wayne's Nose Job (1985) ... Benjamin Beanley
- Crazy Girl (1985) ... Benjamin Beanley
- Doris and the Tutor (1985) ... Benjamin Beanley
- Voices in the Hall (1985) ... Benjamin Beanley
 1984 Newhart (TV Series)
Cecil Breech
- Leave It to the Beavers (1984) ... Cecil Breech
 1984 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Ed Laughlin
- The Wrong Stuff (1984) ... Ed Laughlin
 1983 Goodnight, Beantown (TV Series)
- Peace on Earth (1983) ... Chester
 1983 Found Money (TV Movie)
 1983 Alice (TV Series)
- Alice's Blind Date (1983) ... Arnold
 1983 Valley Girl
Drivers' Ed Teacher
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
 1983 It Takes Two (TV Series)
Arthur Frain
- Anniversary (1983) ... Arthur Frain
 1982 Gloria (TV Series)
Barry Farnum
- The Taxman Cometh (1982) ... Barry Farnum
 1978-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Les Nessman / Mother Nessman
- The Impossible Dream (1982) ... Les Nessman / Mother Nessman
- Dear Liar (1982) ... Les Nessman
 1982 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Lester Little
- The Joke's on Mr. Little (1982) ... Mr. Lester Little
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Race Track Announcer
- The Devil and Mandy Breem/The Millionaire (1980) ... Race Track Announcer
 1980 The Nude Bomb
German Delegate
 1979 Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (TV Movie)
Mr. Fogarty
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Captain
 1978 Bud and Lou (TV Movie)
 1978 The Gypsy Warriors
German Scientist
 1978 Keefer (TV Movie)
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series)
- Listless Fever (1978)
 1978 Ruby and Oswald (TV Movie)
Agent Kelley
 1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Samuel Romney
- The Mayor's Committee from Deer Lick Falls (1977) ... Samuel Romney
 1977 Rafferty (TV Series)
Rev. Campbell
- The Wild Child (1977) ... Rev. Campbell
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
- A Strange Kind of Love (1977) ... Drunk
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Richard T. Harvey
- Hostages (1977) ... Richard T. Harvey
 1977 Good Against Evil (TV Movie)
The Doctor
 1977 Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn (TV Movie)
 1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington
Jerry, Dan's Friend
 1977 McCloud (TV Series)
Matt Clayton
- London Bridges (1977) ... Matt Clayton
 1976 Midway (TV version only) (uncredited)
 1971 They've Killed President Lincoln! (TV Movie)
Dr. Leale
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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TV commercials: Appears (as "The Repairman") in a series of commercials for Maytag appliances. NOTE: He replaced his former WKRP in Cincinnati (1978) castmate Gordon Jump, who played the role for many years until his death. See more »

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In rehearsal at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in Seattle for the role of the elder George Cohan in the world premiere of "Yankee Doodle Dandy"

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