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 & Fannie | Dick Sargeant | Richard Sargeant | Richard Sargent
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on Agnes Moorehead
] She was very set in her ways and I had to really make her my friend. About the third or fourth show I was in she said to people in front of me, "They should never meddle with success." Meaning Dick York
should never have been replaced, which I thought was a very cruel and unthinking thing to say in front of me. But that was her. She came to rehearsals with a Bible in one hand...
Coincidentally, Sargent and Tammy Grimes
were said to have been original choices for the roles of Darrin and Samantha Stephens during the initial casting of the pilot episode of Bewitched
(1964) in 1964. Sargent bowed out due to a contractual commitment to Universal. Grimes also had contractual problems. Later, Sargent went on to play Tammy's brother on her short-lived series The Tammy Grimes Show