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Richard B. Shull (1929–1999)


Veteran character actor Richard B. Shull was born on February 24, 1929 in Evanston, Illinois and raised in the Midwest. He attended the University of Iowa, then served with the U.S. Army in 1953. Finding work as a stage manager following his release, he finally made his Broadway debut in the Marx Brothers musical bio "Minnie's Boys" starring ... See full bio »

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Known For

Splash
Splash Dr. Ross
(1984)
Trapped in Paradise
Trapped in Paradise Father Ritter
(1994)
HouseSitter
HouseSitter Ralph
(1992)
Klute
Klute Sugarman
(1971)

Filmography

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 2000 Two Family House
Mr. Brancaccio
 1997 Private Parts
Symphony Sid
 1995 Victor/Victoria (TV Movie)
Andre Cassell
 1995 Cafe Society
Samuel Segal
 1994 Trapped in Paradise
Father Ritter
 1992 HouseSitter
Ralph
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
Radio announcer
- The Moving Finger (1991) ... Radio announcer (voice)
 1990 Tune in Tomorrow...
Leonard Pando
 1988 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Postman
- Do Not Open This Box (1988) ... Postman
 1986 Spot Marks the X (TV Movie)
Dodge
 1986 Seize the Day
Rojax
 1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales (Video)
Postman (segment "Do Not Open This Box")
 1985 Slickers (TV Movie)
Doc Clinton
 1984 The Boy Who Loved Trolls (TV Movie)
Doorman-Narrator
 1984 Splash
Dr. Ross
 1984 Unfaithfully Yours
Jess Keller
 1983 Will There Really Be a Morning? (TV Movie)
Publicist
 1983 Lovesick
Dr. Fessner
 1980-1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Lt. Gillis
- Vintage Harts (1982) ... Lt. Gillis
- Sixth Sense (1980) ... Lt. Gillis
- Color Jennifer Dead (1980) ... Lt. Gillis
 1981 Heartbeeps
Factory Boss
 1979-1980 The Ropers (TV Series)
Joey
- Men About the House (1980) ... Joey
- Pal Joey (1979) ... Joey
 1979-1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Jack Towne
- Lou (1980) ... Jack Towne
- Samaritan (1979) ... Jack Towne
 1980 Young Maverick (TV Series)
Arthur Montague
- Have I Got a Girl for You (1980) ... Arthur Montague
 1979 Alice (TV Series)
Barney
- Flo's Chili Reception (1979) ... Barney
 1979 Dreamer
Taylor
 1979 Studs Lonigan (TV Mini-Series)
Davey's Father
 1978 Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (TV Movie)
Joseph Ervin
 1977 The Pack
Hardiman
 1976-1977 Holmes and Yo-Yo (TV Series)
Det. Alexander Holmes
- Bye, Bye Bennie (1977) ... Det. Alexander Holmes (as Richard B. Schull)
- The Cat Burglar (1977) ... Det. Alexander Holmes (as Richard B. Schull)
- Connection, Connection II (1976) ... Det. Alexander Holmes (as Richard B. Schull)
- Dead Duck (1976) ... Det. Alexander Holmes (as Richard B. Schull)
- Key Witness (1976) ... Det. Alexander Holmes (as Richard B. Schull)
 1976 The Big Bus
Emery Bush
 1975 The Black Bird
Vernon Prizer
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Fast Harry DeNova
- The Great Blue Lake Land and Development Company (1975) ... Fast Harry DeNova
 1975 Hearts of the West
Stout Crook
 1975 The Fortune
Chief Detective
 1974 Cockfighter
Omar Baradansky
 1974 Good Times (TV Series)
William Stonehurst
- The Visitor (1974) ... William Stonehurst
 1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Max Leonard
- Once More for Joey (1974) ... Max Leonard
 1973-1974 Diana (TV Series)
Howard Tollbrook
- Kung Who? (1974) ... Howard Tollbrook
- New Marshall in Town (1973) ... Howard Tollbrook
- Who's Minding the Cat? (1973) ... Howard Tollbrook
- Never, Never, Ever Again... Maybe (1973) ... Howard Tollbrook
- Long Shots and Fat Chances. (1973) ... Howard Tollbrook
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Herbie Simmons (segment "Love and the Locksmith")
- Love and the Big Top/Love and the Locksmith/Love and the Odd Couples/Love and the Unwedding (1973) ... Herbie Simmons (segment "Love and the Locksmith")
 1973 Sssssss
Dr. Ken Daniels
 1973 Slither
Harry Moss
 1972 Hail
Secretary of Health
 1971 Klute
Sugarman (as Richard Shull)
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
Werner (as Richard B. Schull)
 1971 The Doctors (TV Series)
Justice E.W. Lafferty
- Episode #1.2191 (1971) ... Justice E.W. Lafferty (uncredited)
 1971 B.S. I Love You
Mr. Harris
 1969 Decameron '69
Roxanne's lover (uncredited)
 1968 Cargo of Love
Dr. Everett (uncredited)
 1965 Watch the Birdie
Cullen Lauterbach
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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Played chess champion Boris Spassky in a TV commercial for a men's cologne that ran for six months in the early 70s. See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard B. Schull | Richard Shull

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Attended Kemper Military School & College in Boonville, Missouri. See more »

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Pisces

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