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Richard Woods (II)

Richard Woods is an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See full bio »

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2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey Ape Killed by Moon-Watcher


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Richard was the ape that got clubbed to death by "Moonwatcher - leader of the tribe that had learned how to kill". "He was history's first murder victim". Richard was also used in most of the close-up shots because he already wore regular contact lenses and was able to tolerate the large brown contacts that MGM supplied without his eyes streaming with tears and being horribly red.

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