Richard Egan (I) (1921–1987)

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Richard Egan has four daughters and one son with Patricia Hardy, to whom he was married for nearly 30 years before he passed away. He honorably served as an officer in the Army during World War II, teaching Judo and bayonet & knife fighting. Mr. Egan attended the University of San Francisco for undergrad, and Stanford for graduate studies. He also ... See full bio »

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Known For

Love Me Tender Vance Reno
Gog Dr. David Sheppard
The 300 Spartans King Leonidas
Underwater! Johnny Gray


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 1982-1987 Capitol (TV Series)
Samuel Clegg II
- Episode #1.1270 (1987) ... Samuel Clegg II
- Episode dated 11 June 1986 (1986) ... Samuel Clegg II
- Episode dated 17 January 1986 (1986) ... Samuel Clegg II
- Episode dated 30 December 1985 (1985) ... Samuel Clegg II
- Episode dated 12 December 1983 (1983) ... Samuel Clegg II
 1979 The Sweet Creek County War
Judd Firman
 1977 The Amsterdam Kill
 1976 Mission to Glory: A True Story
Father Eusibio Francisco Kino
 1974-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Lieut. Joe Andes / Lt. Dan Barton
- Bought and Paid For (1976) ... Lieut. Joe Andes
- Captain Hook (1974) ... Lt. Dan Barton
 1976 The Captive: The Longest Drive 2
Captain Wilson
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Captain Wilson
- The Captive (1976) ... Captain Wilson
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
Dan Sydon
- Dead Men Talk (1975) ... Dan Sydon
 1974 Throw Out the Anchor!
 1974 Shootout in a One Dog Town (TV Movie)
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Father Joe Scarne
- The Unicorn (1973) ... Father Joe Scarne
 1971 The Day of the Wolves
Pete Anderson
 1970 The House That Would Not Die (TV Movie)
Pat McDougal
 1970 Moonfire
Sam Blue
 1969 The Big Cube
Frederick Lansdale
 1968 Chubasco
Sebastian Marino
 1968 Insight (TV Series)
- The Porous Curtain (1968) ... Morrison
 1968 The Destructors
Dan Street
 1967 Valley of Mystery (TV Movie)
Wade Cochran
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Col. Henry Carrington
- Massacre at Fort Phil Kearney (1966) ... Col. Henry Carrington
 1964 Fanfare for a Death Scene (TV Movie)
John Stryker
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
Jim Redigo
- The Hunters (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- Privilege of a Man (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- The Black Rainbow (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- Hostage Hero Riding (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- The Thin Line (1963) ... Jim Redigo
 1962-1963 Empire (TV Series)
Jim Redigo
- Unaired Pilot: This Rugged Land (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- The Convention (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- Between Friday and Monday (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- Duet for Eight Wheels (1963) ... Jim Redigo
- 65 Miles Is a Long, Long Way (1963) ... Jim Redigo
 1962 The 300 Spartans
King Leonidas
 1960 Esther and the King
King Ahasuerus
 1960 Pollyanna
Dr. Edmond Chilton
 1959 A Summer Place
Ken Jorgenson
 1959 These Thousand Hills
 1958 The Hunters
Colonel Dutch Imil
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Jim Burton
 1957 Slaughter on 10th Avenue
William Keating
 1956 Love Me Tender
Vance Reno
 1956 Tension at Table Rock
Wes Tancred
 1956 The Revolt of Mamie Stover
Jim Blair
 1955 The View from Pompey's Head
Anson 'Sonny' Page
 1955 Seven Cities of Gold
Lieutenant Jose Mendoza
 1955 Violent Saturday
Boyd Fairchild
 1955 Untamed
Kurt Hout
 1955 Underwater!
Johnny Gray
 1954 Khyber Patrol
Capt. Kyle Cameron
 1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators
 1954 Gog
Dr. David Sheppard
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Go Away a Winner (1954) ... Marty
 1953 Wicked Woman
Matt Bannister
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
John Essex
- Double Bet (1953) ... John Essex
- Malaya Incident (1953)
 1953 The Kid from Left Field
Billy Lorant
 1953 The Glory Brigade
Sgt. Johnson
 1953 Split Second
Dr. Neal Garven
 1952 Blackbeard, the Pirate
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- Let George Do It (1952)
 1952 The Devil Makes Three
Lt. Parker
 1952 One Minute to Zero
Capt. Ralston
 1952 Cripple Creek
Strap Galland - alias Gillis
 1952 The Battle at Apache Pass
Sgt. Reuben Bernard
 1951 Flame of Araby
Capt. Fezil
 1951 The Golden Horde
 1951 Hollywood Story
Police Lt. Bud Lennox
 1951 Bright Victory
Sergeant John Masterson
 1951 Up Front
 1950 Highway 301
Herbie Brooks
 1950 Kansas Raiders
First Lieutenant
 1950 Undercover Girl
Jess Faylen
 1950 Wyoming Mail
Beale (as Richard Eagan)
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Owney - Treasury Agent (uncredited)
 1950 Return of the Frontiersman
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Officer Daley
 1949 The Story of Molly X
Police Detective (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Appeared in a pilot for a proposed adventure series to be called "Stranded". See more »

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5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Eagan


6' (1.83 m)


Patricia Hardy  (his death)  (5 children)


Kathleen Egan | See more »

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The war had given me time to think, and to decide what I really wanted to do. I think I had always been an actor in my mind, but now I was going to be one in public, too. Right out in front of everybody ... See more »


He was good friends with Robert Mitchum. See more »


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