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Richard Backus


Richard Backus was born on March 28, 1945 in Goffstown, New Hampshire, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for As the World Turns (1956), One Life to Live (1968) and Ryan's Hope (1975). He has been married to Sharon Romeyko since January 27, 1985. See full bio »

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Known For

As the World Turns
(1989-1994)
One Life to Live
(2002-2004)
Ryan's Hope
Ryan's Hope Barry Ryan
(1980-1981)
Bare Essence
(1983)

Filmography

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 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Hamilton Burns Jr.
- The Working Stiff (1992) ... Hamilton Burns Jr.
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Alfred Devon Jr. / John Thomas
- Thanksgiving (1987) ... Alfred Devon Jr.
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1987) ... John Thomas
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Las Vegas Officer
- Hide and Go Thief (1986) ... Las Vegas Officer
 1986 Kay O'Brien (TV Series)
Carl Stark
- Behind Closed Doors (1986) ... Carl Stark
 1984 Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (TV Movie)
Larry Nichols
 1984 Why Me? (TV Movie)
Civilian Doctor
 1983-1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Chip Carstairs / Eddie Howell
- Steele Eligible (1984) ... Chip Carstairs
- Steeling the Show (1983) ... Eddie Howell
 1983 Bare Essence (TV Series)
Alan
- Hour Ten (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Eleven (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Nine (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Eight (1983) ... Alan
- Hour Six (1983) ... Alan
 1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (TV Movie)
Dr. Schumwaith
 1982 Camelot (TV Movie)
Mordred
 1980-1981 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Barry Ryan
- Episode #1.1618 (1981) ... Barry Ryan
- Episode #1.1613 (1981) ... Barry Ryan
- Episode #1.1603 (1981) ... Barry Ryan
- Episode #1.1602 (1981) ... Barry Ryan
- Episode #1.1581 (1981) ... Barry Ryan
 1981 The Gentleman Bandit (TV Movie)
Attorney
 1980 The First Deadly Sin
Walt Ashman
 1977 Soldier's Home (TV Short)
Harold Krebs
 1977 For Richer, for Poorer (TV Series)
Jason Saxton (1977-1978)
 1975-1976 Great Performances (TV Series)
Richard Miller / Robert Mayo
- Ah, Wilderness! (1976) ... Richard Miller
- Beyond the Horizon (1975) ... Robert Mayo
 1974 Dead of Night
'Andy' / Andy Brooks
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Ted Bancroft #2 (1978-1979)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Leonard Gershe's play, "Butterflies are Free," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Gloria Swanson and Erin Connor in the cast. Arthur Whitelaw was director. See more »
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(? - Present) is a writer for "One Life to Live" See more »

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