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Richard Shannon (I) (1920–1989)

Richard Shannon was born on July 25, 1920 in San Francisco, California, USA as Richard Esberry Mangan. He was an actor, known for The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954), The Seven Little Foys (1955) and The Tin Star (1957). He was married to Ellen Carmichael. He died on December 2, 1989 in Astoria, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

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(age 69) in Astoria, Oregon, USA

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 1959-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Major Storm / Eric Gregory / Carl Loomis
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1963) ... Major Storm
- Genesis of Treason (1960) ... Eric Gregory
- Only Zeroes Count (1959) ... Carl Loomis
 1958-1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Dr. Weiser / Eli Morgan / the Escort / ...
- Sweet Lady of the Moon (1963) ... Dr. Weiser
- Alice (1962) ... Eli Morgan
- A Knight to Remember (1961) ... the Escort
- The Ledge (1960) ... Cass Richards
- Alaska (1959) ... Carl Grimes
 1959-1963 Laramie (TV Series)
Prentice / Bannister Gang Member / Ben Sears
- The Dispossessed (1963) ... Prentice
- Men of Defiance (1960) ... Bannister Gang Member
- The Pass (1959) ... Ben Sears
 1960-1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Mr. Dupree / Lou Gillis
- You Can't Pick Cotton in Tahiti (1963) ... Mr. Dupree
- Layout at Glen Canyon (1960) ... Lou Gillis
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Bassion
- Blues for a Hanging (1962) ... Bassion
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Steve
- Ride the Nightmare (1962) ... Steve
 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Tug / Gamer
- The Trappers (1962) ... Tug
- The Gallows (1962) ... Gamer
 1959-1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Braney Sullivan / Dave Madden
- The Last Shot (1962) ... Braney Sullivan
- The Scalpel and the Gun (1959) ... Dave Madden
 1962 The Virginian (TV Series)
Sheriff Ed Wilcox
- Big Day, Great Day (1962) ... Sheriff Ed Wilcox
 1962 The Proper Time
Dr. Polery
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Carlisle
- The Girl from the Brandenburg Gate (1961) ... Carlisle
 1959-1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Bison Bob Driscoll / Ed Shore / Fred Rocket
- The Gentleman's Gentleman (1961) ... Bison Bob Driscoll
- Incident of the 13th Man (1959) ... Ed Shore
- Incident of the Golden Calf (1959) ... Fred Rocket
 1960-1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Col. Sloan / Ben Sutton
- The Case of the Misguided Missile (1961) ... Col. Sloan
- The Case of the Wayward Wife (1960) ... Ben Sutton
 1959-1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Chuck Burloyne / Bull Ward
- The Return of Widow Brown (1961) ... Chuck Burloyne
- The Wild Wind (1959) ... Bull Ward
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Prestwick
- New York to L.A. (1961) ... Prestwick
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Buchanan
- The Stilled Gun (1961) ... Buchanan
 1961 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
- Silver Queen (1961)
 1960 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Prosecutor / Lt. Larry Pascal
- 333 Montgomery Street (1960) ... Prosecutor
- The Silent Kill (1960) ... Lt. Larry Pascal
 1960 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Speed
- In His Steps (1960) ... Speed
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series)
Owen
- Bounty for Sundance (1960) ... Owen
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
David Branch
- The Lady's Not for Traveling (1960) ... David Branch
 1960 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Mike Brandon
- Squeeze Play (1960) ... Mike Brandon (as Dick Shannon)
 1957-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Malcolm Conway / Marshal Gregg / Sid Holman / ...
- Picture of Sal (1960) ... Malcolm Conway
- The Vaunted (1958) ... Marshal Gregg
- Trail to Nowhere (1958) ... Sid Holman
- Shadow of a Dead Man (1958) ... Mark Wilkins
- Fugitive (1957) ... Clay Rickert
 1960 The Lineup (TV Series)
Broderick
- Seven Sinners (1960) ... Broderick
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights
Man at Desk (uncredited)
 1957-1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Wade / Dick / Sergeant Alcorn
- Wanted: Jim Hardie (1959) ... Wade
- The Train Robbery (1959) ... Dick
- The Bounty (1957) ... Sergeant Alcorn
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Cassidy Duval / Boone Corey
- The Freight Line (1959) ... Cassidy Duval
- Client: Vardon (1959) ... Boone Corey
 1959 The Jayhawkers!
Townsman Looking for a Match
 1956-1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Sgt. Lou Cagle / Tracy Reagan
- Millionaire Lorraine Daggett (1959) ... Sgt. Lou Cagle
- Millionaire Valerie Hunt (1956) ... Tracy Reagan
 1959 Adventure Showcase (TV Series)
Lt. Larry Pascal
- Brock Callahan (1959) ... Lt. Larry Pascal
 1959 Don't Give Up the Ship
Cmdr. Cross
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Captain Vinnie Jones
- The Korean Story (1959) ... Captain Vinnie Jones (uncredited)
 1959 The Trap
Len Karger
 1958 Desert Hell
Pvt. Hoffstetter
 1957-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Ingham
- Town in Turmoil (1958)
- The Man Without a Country (1957) ... Ingham
 1958 The Space Children
Lieutenant Colonel Alan Manley
 1958 Cattle Empire
Garth
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Officer Kennedy
- The Mystery of the Missing Murders (1958) ... Officer Kennedy
 1958 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Holmes
- The Checkered Flag (1958) ... Holmes
 1957 Kiss Them for Me
War Correspondent (uncredited)
 1957 Ride a Violent Mile
Sam
 1957 Ride Out for Revenge
Garvin
 1957 The Tin Star
Buck Henderson
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Boden
- Rehearsal for Sabotage (1957) ... Boden
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Deputy Richard Shannon
- Case 2206 (1957) ... Deputy Richard Shannon
 1957 Trooper Hook
Trooper Ryan
 1957 Beau James
Dick Jackson
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Without Incident (1957)
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Edgeway
- The Desperado (1957) ... Edgeway
 1957 Spring Reunion
Nick
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Wilson
- The Long Way Home (1957) ... Wilson
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
- In the Labonza (1956)
 1956 The Vagabond King
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1956 The Proud and Profane
Major
 1956 The Leather Saint
Tom Kelly
 1956 That Certain Feeling
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Stevens / Intermission Guest / Steve / ...
- The Night of January Sixteenth (1956) ... Stevens
- Branded (1955) ... Intermission Guest
- Not All Your Tears (1955) ... Steve
- Forever Female (1955) ... Stanley Crown
 1955 Artists and Models
Secret Service Agent Rogers
 1955 The Seven Little Foys
Stage Manager
 1955 Conquest of Space
Crewman (uncredited)
 1955 Strategic Air Command
Flight Instructor Pilot
 1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri
Lt. (j.g.) Olds
 1954 White Christmas
Joe, Adjutant Captain (uncredited)
 1954 Alaska Seas
Tom Erickson
 1953 Forever Female
Stage Manager
 1953 Flight to Tangier
Lt. Bill Luzon, International Police
 1953 Arrowhead
Lt. Kirk
 1953 Houdini
Miner (uncredited)
 1953 The Vanquished
Lieutenant Adams
 1953 Pony Express
Red Barrett
 1953 The Girls of Pleasure Island
Captain McKendry (uncredited)
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Other Works:

In 1959, he starred in an unsold television pilot for a police drama set in the Greenwich Village section of New York City called, "Night Stick". The pilot was written and produced by Gene Roddenberry.

Alternate Names:

Dick Shannon
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Nickname:

Dick

Star Sign:

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