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Richard Speck (I) (1941–1991)

Serial killer who single-handedly committed the most number of murders in a single day - 8. He was the 7th of 8 children born to Robert Speck and Gladys Sterner. His father died when he was 6 and his mother moved the family to Dallas. While there he had 37 arrests for drunk and disorderly behaviour and burglary. He worked as a garbage man for a ... See full bio »

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Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)
 2001 History's Mysteries: Infamous Murders (TV Series documentary)
- Lady Killers ... Himself (uncredited)
 1999 Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind (Video documentary)
 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Richard Speck: Natural Born Killer (1999) ... Himself
 1999 Richard Speck: Born to Raise Hell (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Revelations: The End Times, Volume 2 (Video documentary)
 1992 Death Scenes 2 (Video documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1987 Worst Crimes of the 20th Century (Video documentary short)

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3 Biographical Movies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »


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His picture is featured in the film Freeway (1996). The photograph of him represents the father of Reese Witherspoon's character, Vanessa Lutz. See more »

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