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Richard H. Cutting (I) (1912–1972)

In the 1950s Richard Cutting derived fame as "Manners," a tiny butler in a Bowler derby hat in a series of commercials for Kleenex Napkins. By trick photography he appeared to be about only inches in height and would manifest under a dinner table in a traditional butler's cutaway. A paper napkin was always slipping off the lap of a diner, giving ... See full bio »

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 1967 The Ride to Hangman's Tree
Ed Mason (uncredited)
 1966 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Professor Miller
- Programmed for Death (1966) ... Professor Miller (as Richard Cutting)
 1966 A Big Hand for the Little Lady
Bartender (uncredited)
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
- Macauley's Cure (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1965-1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Woodson James
- The Last Stand of Captain Hammel (1966) ... (as Richard Cutting)
- The Quest (1965) ... Woodson James
 1958-1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Marshal Teale / Davy Jones / Dixon / ...
- The Indian Girl Story (1965) ... Marshal Teale (as Dick Cutting)
- The Captain Sam Story (1965) ... Davy Jones (as Dick Cutting)
- Little Girl Lost (1964) ... Dixon (as Dick Cutting)
- The Trace McCloud Story (1964) ... Knudsen (as Dick Cutting)
- The Caroline Casteel Story (1962) ... Mr. Stryker (uncredited)
 1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Blind Fisherman
- The Case of the Frightened Fisherman (1964) ... Blind Fisherman (as Richard Cutting)
 1964 A Global Affair
Welland--U.N. Chief of Security (uncredited)
 1963 The Raiders
Jack Goodnight (as Dick Cutting)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- Letter of the Law (1963) ... (as Richard Cutting)
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Cavalry Lieutenant
- Reformation at Big Nose Butte (1963) ... Cavalry Lieutenant (as Richard Cutting)
 1961 Saint of Devil's Island
Major Charles Pean
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Banker Gallager
- Hired to Die (1961) ... Banker Gallager (as Dick Cutting)
 1959-1961 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Vestor / Sheriff Benson / Marshal
- Stranger in Town (1961) ... Vestor (as Richard Cutting)
- The Gaucho (1959) ... Sheriff Benson (as Richard Cutting)
- The Avengers (1959) ... Marshal
 1958-1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Ralph Hobbs / Smitty / Sheriff
- The Town That Wasn't There (1960) ... Ralph Hobbs (as Richard Cutting)
- The Sheriff of Duck 'n' Shoot (1959) ... Smitty
- The Seventh Hand (1958) ... Sheriff (uncredited)
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
- Meet Sergeant Tasker (1960) ... Gus (as Dick Cutting)
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Adm. Ghormley's Aide (uncredited)
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
- Calico (1960) ... Jud (as Dick Cutting)
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Roy Higgins
- Paid in Full (1960) ... Roy Higgins (as Dick Cutting)
 1960 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Red's Friend
- Texas John Slaughter: Kentucky Gunslick (1960) ... Red's Friend (uncredited)
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Jim the Surveyor
- The Fight at New Canal (1960) ... Jim the Surveyor (as Richard Cutting)
 1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Bill - Rancher Going to Calgary
- Trail Drive (1960) ... Bill - Rancher Going to Calgary (as Dick Cutting)
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Vengeance Is Thine (1959) ... District Attorney (as Richard Cutting)
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Ol' Virginny
- Mr. Henry Comstock (1959) ... Ol' Virginny (as Richard Cutting)
 1959 Gunfighters of Abilene
 1958-1959 State Trooper (TV Series)
Sheriff John Bronson / Sheriff Bronson
- The Woman Who Cried Wolf (1959) ... Sheriff Bronson (as Dick Cutting)
- Key to a Killer (1958) ... Sheriff John Bronson (as Dick Cutting)
- Kitchen Kill (1958) ... Sheriff John Bronson (as Dick Cutting)
 1959 The Horse Soldiers
Gen. William T. Sherman (uncredited)
 1957-1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Lucas Rainey / Conductor
- The Bounty Hunter (1959) ... Lucas Rainey (as Dick Cutting)
- Man in the Box (1957) ... Conductor (as Richard Cutting)
 1958-1959 Buckskin (TV Series)
Ed Foley
- The Better Mouse Trap (1959) ... Ed Foley (as Dick Cutting)
- The Bullnappers (1958) ... Ed Foley (as Dick Cutting)
 1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
- Armored Car (1959) ... Deputy (as Richard Cutting)
 1959 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jethro Wilkes
- Old Blue (1959) ... Jethro Wilkes (as Richard Cutting)
 1954-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Ronald Stoner / Angel
- The Big Dan McGran Case (1959) ... Ronald Stoner (as Richard Cutting)
- The Dennis Case (1955)
- The Paisley Gang (1954) ... Angel
 1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
- The Dead Ringer (1959) ... Pid (as Dick Cutting)
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
Judge Chaney / Lee Akers
- False Witness (1958) ... Judge Chaney
- Manhunt (1958) ... Lee Akers
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
St. Regis Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1958 Monster on the Campus
Tom Edwards - Forest Ranger (uncredited)
 1958 Ride a Crooked Trail
Banker Curtis
 1958 The Last of the Fast Guns
Sheriff (as Richard Cutting)
 1958 A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed
Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
- The Lawless (1958) ... Bash (as Richard Cutting)
 1958 The Law and Jake Wade
Luke (uncredited)
 1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
The Sheriff
- Noose at Noon (1958) ... The Sheriff (as Richard Cutting)
 1958 South Pacific
Admiral Kester (as Richard Cutting)
 1958 The World Was His Jury
District Attorney Paul Wendall (as Dick Cutting)
 1958 The Female Animal
Dr. John Ramsay
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
- China Doll (1958) ... Flick (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 The Monolith Monsters
Dr. E.J. Reynolds (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 The Story of Mankind
Court Attendant
 1957 Colt .45 (TV Series)
- A Time to Die (1957) ... Jennings (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 Teenage Doll
Police Sgt. Phil Herne (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 House of Numbers
Assistant Warden (uncredited)
 1957 The Girl in Black Stockings
Dr. John Aitkin (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 Rock All Night
Steve (as Richard Cutting)
 1956-1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Lieutenant Corlett
- The Light (1957) ... Lieutenant Corlett
- Paratroop Padre (1957) ... Lieutenant Corlett (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 War Drums
Judge Benton (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 Attack of the Crab Monsters
Dr. James Carson (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 The Night Runner
Male interviewer (as Richard Cutting)
 1957 Top Secret Affair
Reporter (uncredited)
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
- Three Graves (1957) ... Drover (as Richard Cutting)
 1955-1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Supervisor / Kenneth Wetherbee
- The Nick Cannon Story (1957) ... Supervisor (as Richard Cutting)
- The Jack Martin Story (1955) ... Kenneth Wetherbee (as Richard Cutting)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Marked Bullet (1956) ... Volunteer (as Richard Cutting)
 1956 You Can't Run Away from It
First Hotel Proprietor
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- The Hobo Kid (1956)
 1956 Showdown at Abilene
 1956 Toward the Unknown
Doc Bailey - Flight Surgeon (uncredited)
 1956 The Vagabond King
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1956 Outside the Law
Agent Pomery
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Cross Creek Accordianist (uncredited)
 1956 The Mountain
Doctor (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Burkhart / Leatherbee
- Princess O'Rourke (1956) ... Burkhart (as Richard Cutting)
- It Grows on Trees (1955) ... Leatherbee (as Richard Cutting)
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story
George - Destroyer Captain
 1956 The Killer Is Loose
Judge (uncredited)
 1956 Three Bad Sisters
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1956 The Great Locomotive Chase
Union Gen. Mitchell (uncredited)
 1956 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Weintraub
- A Time for Sleep (1956) ... Dr. Weintraub (as Richard Cutting)
 1955 Captain Fathom (TV Movie)
Professor Barclay (as Richard Cutting)
 1955 Good Morning, Miss Dove
Joe (uncredited)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Frederick P. Schmid / Leo Salem
- The Case of the Big Break (1955) ... Frederick P. Schmid (as Dick Cutting)
- The Case of the Unknown Man (1955) ... Leo Salem (as Dick Cutting)
 1955 The Left Hand of God
Father O'Shea (uncredited)
 1955 The Gun That Won the West
Edwin M. Stanton (uncredited)
 1955 The Private War of Major Benson
Monsignor Collins
 1955 You're Never Too Young
Hotel Guard (uncredited)
 1955 Chicago Syndicate
David Healey / Narrator
 1955 Creature with the Atom Brain
Dick Cutting, Radio Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Man Who Liked to Kill (1955) ... Monkton
 1955 Seminole Uprising
Col. Robert E. Lee (uncredited)
 1955 Shotgun
Holly (uncredited)
 1955 Seven Angry Men
Maj. Beckham at Harper's Ferry (uncredited)
 1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (TV Series)
Sergeant Richards
- Fight for Geronimo (1955) ... Sergeant Richards (as Richard Cutting)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
 1955 Prince of Players
Doctor (uncredited)
 1954 Black Tuesday
Newspaperman (uncredited)
 1954 Drum Beat
Col. Meek
 1954 Black Widow
Police Sgt. Owens (uncredited)
 1954 Shield for Murder
Manning (uncredited)
 1954 The Law vs. Billy the Kid
Pete Maxwell (as Richard Cutting)
 1954 Magnificent Obsession
Dr. Dodge
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Terror Train (1954)
 1954 The Rocket Man (uncredited)
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Tapu (1954)
 1954 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Jason Rand
- Silent Testimony (1954) ... Jason Rand (as Richard Cutting)
 1954 Taza, Son of Cochise
Cy Hegan (as Richard Cutting)
 1954 Drive a Crooked Road
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1953 City of Bad Men
Mr. Davis (uncredited)
 1953 War Paint
Commissioner Kirby (as Richard Cutting)
 1953 The Man from the Alamo
Franklin Citizen (uncredited)
 1953 The Great Jesse James Raid
Sam Wells (as Richard Cutting)
 1953 Law and Order
Card Player (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(1950s) TV commercials for Kleenex Napkins, playing Manners, a tiny butler.

Alternate Names:

Dick Cutting | Richard Cutting

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