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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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'
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