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Richard Whiting (I) (1904–1997)

Richard Whiting was born on June 24, 1904 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Zelig (1983), Ordinary People (1980) and Tootsie (1982). He was married to Frances Elizabeth Swett. He died on September 23, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Zelig
Zelig Other Doctor
(1983)
Ordinary People
Ordinary People Grandfather
(1980)
Tootsie
Tootsie Priest
(1982)
Missing
Missing Statesman
(1982)

Filmography

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 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Ancient Puzzler
 1993 Six Degrees of Separation
Mrs. Bannister's Guest
 1991 Golden Years (TV Series)
Ernie
- Third Time Lucky? (1991) ... Ernie
 1989 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
 1982 Tootsie
Priest
 1982 Love Child
Judge Weston
 1982 The Electric Grandmother (TV Movie)
Old Timothy
 1981 Revenge of the Gray Gang (TV Movie)
Walter Smith
 1980 Ordinary People
Grandfather
 1979 Starting Over
Everett
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Although he only appeared in nine films, two of them were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture: Ordinary People (1980) (which won the award) and Tootsie (1982).

Nickname:

Dick

Star Sign:

Cancer

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