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Bob Richards (VII)

Bob Richards was born on February 20, 1926 in Champaign, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), This Is Your Life (1952) and ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961). See full bio »
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 1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Bob Richards, Adult
- Leap to Heaven (1957) ... Bob Richards, Adult
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 1961 ABC's Wide World of Sports (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Pole Vaulter
- Episode dated 22 July 1961 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Himself - Pole Vaulter
 1959-1960 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Jesse Owens (1960) ... Himself (as Rev. Bob Richards)
- Lowell Thomas (1959) ... Himself (as Rev. Bob Richards)
 1958 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.218 (1958) ... Himself
 1957 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 20 January 1957 (1957) ... Himself - Contestant (as Rev. Bob Richards)
 1955-1956 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #9.47 (1956) ... Himself
- Episode #8.49 (1955) ... Himself
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 1960 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Pole Vaulter
- Not So Long Ago (1960) ... Himself - Pole Vaulter

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Elected to the United States Olympic Hall of Fame. See more »

Alternate Names:

Rev. Bob Richards


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on excellence] Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work equals miracles.


Was the Gold Medalist in Pole Vault at the Pan American Games in Mexico City. See more »


The Vaulting Vicar

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