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Richard Greene (I) (1918–1985)


Before achieving his greatest fame in the 1950s as television's "Robin Hood", handsome Richard Greene had a significant if largely unremarkable film career, turning in several skillful leading man performances in the late 1930s before becoming type-cast in routine costume adventures. Like his friendly rival, Tyrone Power, Greene's good looks aided... See full bio »

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(age 66) in Norfolk, England, UK

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The Little Princess
The Little Princess Geoffrey Hamilton
(1939)
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles Sir Henry Baskerville
(1939)
The Desert Hawk
The Desert Hawk Omar - aka The Desert Hawk
(1950)

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 1982 Squadron (TV Series)
Sir Robert Christie
 1981 Scarf Jack (TV Series)
Mr. Edward
 1979 Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (TV Series)
Lord Brompton
 1979 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
The Colonel
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
Neil Turvey
 1975 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Major Denton
 1974 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Lewis Fulton
 1972 Tales from the Crypt
Jason (segment "Wish You Were Here")
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
James Beal
 1969 The Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Maurice Rapson
 1968 The Blood of Fu Manchu
Nayland Smith
 1967 Island of the Lost
Josh MacRae
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series)
Josh MacRae
 1960 Sword of Sherwood Forest
Robin Hood
 -1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Robin Hood / Luke Tanner
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jonathan K. Love
 1960 Beyond the Curtain
Capt. Jim Kyle
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Stockdale
 1955 Contraband Spain
Treasury Agent Lee Scott
 1953 Captain Scarlett
Capt. Carlos Scarlett
 1953 Bandits of Corsica
Mario / Carlos
 1953 Rogue's March
Capt. Thomas Garron
 1952 The Black Castle
Sir Ronald Burton, alias Richard Beckett
 1951-1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Peter / Peter Carter
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Hartford / Denis de Beaulieu
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Coriolanus
 1951 Lorna Doone
John Ridd
 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Peter Ibbetson
 1951 La rivale dell'imperatrice
Conte Alexei Orloff
 1951 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Henry Kennard
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
Peter Standish
 1950 Shadow of the Eagle
Count Alexei Orloff
 1950 Operation X
Larry
 1950 The Desert Hawk
Omar - aka The Desert Hawk
 1949 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
segment "A Terribly Strange Bed"
 1949 Now Barabbas
Tufnell
 1949 If This Be Sin
Michael Barcleigh
 1949 The Fan
Lord Arthur Windermere
 1949 The Fighting O'Flynn
Lord Philip Sedgemonth
 1947 Forever Amber
Lord Harry Almsbury
 1946 Showtime
George Howard
 1944 Don't Take It to Heart!
Peter Hayward
 1943 Yellow Canary
Lieutenant Commander Jim Garrick
 1942 Unpublished Story
Bob Randall
 1942 Flying Fortress
James 'Jim Spence Jr.
 1940 I Was an Adventuress
Paul Vernay
 1940 Little Old New York
Robert Fulton
 1939 Here I Am a Stranger
David Paulding
 1939 Stanley and Livingstone
Gareth Tyce
 1939 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Sir Henry Baskerville
 1939 The Little Princess
Geoffrey Hamilton
 1938 Kentucky
Jack Dillon
 1938 Submarine Patrol
Perry Townsend III
 1938 My Lucky Star
Larry Taylor
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer
Geoffrey Leigh
 1934 Sing As We Go!
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Appeared in magazine ads in 1956 endorsing Wildroot Cream-Oil hair-care products. See more »

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6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

This swashbuckler stuff is rough on the anatomy, but I find it more exhilarating than whispering mishmash into some ingenue's pink little ear.

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Died of cardiac arrest following a fall in his home See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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