Richard Harrison (II)

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The mighty, musclebound actor Richard Harrison was one of a slew of handsome American pectoral hunks whose 1950's career in Hollywood amounted to little more than brawny bits but, after, being lured to Italy, became a popular sword-and-sandal star of the early 1960's. Unlike many others, Harrison managed to sustain his action star status, making ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ninja Dragon Ninja Master Gordon
Secret Agent Fireball Bob Fleming
Terror Force Commando Mathews - CIA agent


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 2013 Fallen Angel (Short)
 2000 Jerks
 1993 Angel Eyes
 1991 Nudist Colony of the Dead
Additional Zombie
 1991 Paid to Kill
James Burton
 1991 Lies of the Twins (TV Movie)
Jack Roth
 1991 The Channeler
 1990 Empire of the Dark
 1990 Highway to Hell
Earl Dent
 1990 Operation Las Vegas
 1990 Rescue Force (Video)
Chief CIA Agent
 1989 Above the War
General O'Connor
 1989 Terminal Force
Nick Tyree
 1988 Ninja Powerforce
Ninja Master Gordon
 1988 Ninja Strike Force
Ninja Master Gordon
 1988 The Ninja Showdown
Ninja Master Gordon
 1988 The Power of Ninjitsu
 1988 Gemini: The Twin Stars
Senator Buffington
 1988 Dark Mission: Evil Flowers
Lt. Sparks (as Richard Harrisson)
 1988 Diamond Ninja Force
Ninja Master Gordon
 1987 Cobra vs. Ninja
Ninja master Gordon
 1987 Ninja: Silent Assassin
Ninja Master Gordon
 1987 Ninja Commandments
Ninja Master Gordon
 1987 Ninja Kill
Ninja master Gordon
 1987 Ninja Operation: Licensed to Terminate
Ninja Master Gordon
 1987 Evil Spawn
Max Adrian
 1987 Hitman the Cobra
 1986 Attentato al Papa (TV Mini Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1986)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1986 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
Herman Ostermeyer
 1986 Ninja Champion
 1986 Ninja Dragon
Ninja Master Gordon
 1986 Ninja Hunt
 1986 Ninja the Protector
Ninja Master Gordon Anderson
 1986 Terror Force Commando
Mathews - CIA agent
 1986 The Ninja Squad
Ninja master Gordon
 1986 Ninja Terminator
Ninja master Harry
 1985 Frankenstein's Brain (Short) (rumored)
 1985 Inferno Thunderbolt
Inspector Richard
 1985 Majestic Thunderbolt
 1985 È arrivato mio fratello
 1985 International Airport (TV Series)
Jerry Sinclair
- Incontro ai transiti (1985) ... Jerry Sinclair
 1985 Blood Debts
Mark Collins
 1985 City Ninja
 1984 Ninja Thunderbolt
 1984 Black Sequence (TV Series)
Le tueur à gages
- Neige à Capri (1984) ... Le tueur à gages
 1983 Hunter's Crossing
Burns Jr.
 1983 Rescue Team
Robert F. Burton
 1983 Amok
Elton Horn
 1983 Fireback
Jack Kaplan
 1983 Hajji Washington
President Andrew Johnson / Grover Cleveland
 1980 Challenge of the Tiger
Richard Cannon
 1980 Ora zero e dintorni (TV Series)
Tommy / Fango / Mike
- La pianta che sorride (1980) ... Tommy
- Commercio (1980) ... Fango
- Lieto fine (1980) ... Mike
 1980 Orgasmo nero
 1979 Don't Trust the Mafia
Questore Ferrari
 1979 Pakleni otok
Americki narednik Taylor
 1979 Strategia per una missione di morte
Richard Benson
 1978 Sahit
 1978 Il balordo (TV Mini Series)
Colonnello Sheffington
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Colonnello Sheffington
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Colonnello Sheffington
 1978 Provincia violenta
 1977 Beast with a Gun
Comm. Giulio Santini
 1977 Achtung! The Desert Tigers
Maj. Lexman
 1976 Boxer Rebellion
General Waldersee / Von Waldersee, the German Commander
 1975 Marco Polo
Marco Polo
 1975 Yankesici
 1974 Anasinin Gozu
 1974 Four for All
 1974 Una donna per 7 bastardi
 1973 Pugni, pirati e karatè
Gargantua / 'Garga'
 1972 The Godfather's Friend
Richard Maddock
 1972 Fabulous Trinity
 1972 Deadly Trackers
Jeff Carter / James Luke / Django
 1972 Two Brothers in Trinity
Jesse Smith
 1972 Si può fare molto con 7 donne
Mike Spencer
 1971 Sheriff of Rock Springs
The Sheriff
 1971 Acquasanta Joe
Charlie Bennett
 1971 His Name Was King
John 'King' Marley
 1971 Shoot Joe, and Shoot Again
Joe Dakota
 1971 The Hideout
 1970 Reverend's Colt
Sheriff Donovan
 1970 Churchill's Leopards
Lt. Richard Benson / Lt. Hans Müller
 1970 Stagecoach of the Condemned
Robert Walton
 1969 36 ore all'inferno
Captain Stern
 1969 C'era una volta un gangster
Larry Alfieri
 1968 God Was in the West, Too, at One Time
Father Pat Jordan
 1968 Fantabulous Inc.
Richard Werner aka Karl Meyer
 1968 Day After Tomorrow
Stan Ross
 1968 Vengeance
Joko / Rocco Barrett
 1967 L'uomo del colpo perfetto
Steve Norton
 1967 Master Stroke
Arthur Lang / Owen
 1966 Ring Around the World
Fred Lester
 1966 Rojo
Donald 'El Rojo' Sorensen
 1966 Killers Are Challenged
Bob Fleming
 1965 One Hundred Thousand Dollars for Ringo
Lee 'Ringo' Barton
 1965 Secret Agent Fireball
Bob Fleming
 1965 Temple of a Thousand Lights
Alan Foster
 1964 Three Sergeants of Bengal
Sgt. Frankie Ross
 1964 Los dinamiteros
Actor en 'Rapiña en Golden City' (uncredited)
 1964 Giants of Rome
Claudius Marcellus
 1964 The Revolt of the Pretorians
Velerio Rufo
 1964 The Two Gladiators
Lucius Crassus
 1964 Three Ruthless Ones
Jeff Walker
 1963 Gunfight in the Red Sands
Ricardo 'Gringo' Martínez
 1963 The Saracens
Marco Trevisan
 1962 Gladiators 7
 1962 Avenger of the Seven Seas
Lt. David Robinson
 1961 The Invincible Gladiator
 1961 Master of the World
 1960 Dante (TV Series)
Ladislaus Kowalski
- My Pal, the Bullseye (1960) ... Ladislaus Kowalski
 1960 Tall Story
Student (uncredited)
 1959 Battle Flame
2nd Lt. Wechsler
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
Swimming Companion (uncredited)
 1958 South Pacific
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Cpl. Hodgson in 'Rain' (uncredited)
 1956-1957 West Point (TV Series)
Cadet Stover / Soccer Sub
- McKinley's Challenge (1957) ... Cadet Stover
- Heat of Anger (1956) ... Soccer Sub
 1957 Kronos
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Contributed to the book "Gods In Spandex, Or, A Survivors' Account Of 80's Cinema Obscura" (Succubus Press). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Richard Harrisson


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Personal Quote:

In my opinion, it is a death wish for an actor to be in too many B or should I say C movies. Maybe my greatest contribution to cinema was not doing Fistful of Dollars, and recommending Clint for the part.


Harrison was the one who suggested Clint Eastwood to Sergio Leone when the famed director was looking for a lead in "A Fistful of Dollars" in 1964. According to an interview with Charles Marquis Warren in 1981, Leone came to the set of Rawhide intending to recruit Eric Fleming for the lead in the upcoming "A Fistful of Dollars." Due to Fleming's off putting personality, Leone looked elsewhere. ... See more »

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