Starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Friday Night Group". The plot concerned a group of mismatched friends meet to play cards, discuss the day's events and the problems in their lives.
Dick Sargeant | Richard Sargeant | Richard Sargent
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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You've hit it on the head. It's all double-standards. So if you're gay and dating a young man, they want it to be the dirty-old-man type of affair. Then they wrote it like it was unheard of or exotic--it was a young black guy. And the word they used, in the Star that I was "besotted" with this young man, it was so judgmental! It's another word for drunk'
By chance became a "retroactive role model" for gays when he outed himself in 1991, after decades of keeping his personal life hidden. Suffering from prostate cancer, Sargent was compelled by a tabloid article indicating he had AIDS to "come out" and set the record straight, for which he received considerable public support. In 1992, his old friend and ex-TV wife, Elizabeth Montgomery
, joined him...