Richard Whorf (1906–1966)


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Richard Whorf was born on June 4, 1906 in Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA as Richard Baker Whorf. He was a director and actor, known for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) and Blues in the Night (1941). He was married to Margaret Harriet Smith (actress). He died on December 14, 1966 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Yankee Doodle Dandy Sam Harris
(1942)
(1962-1964)
Blues in the Night Jigger Pine
(1941)
(1965)

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 1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Heaven Help Us (1967)
 1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Night of Knights (1966)
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959-1965 Rawhide (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1965 Branded (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Survival (1965)
 1964 Mickey (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- One More Kiss (1964)
- The Big Jump (1964)
- Seaside Westside (1964)
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Petticoat Junction (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961-1963 My Three Sons (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- Found Money (1963)
- The Kibitzers (1962)
- Good Influence (1962)
 1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962 Father of the Bride (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Hospital (1962)
 1957-1961 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Milly (1961)
- Grass (1958)
 1960-1961 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- The Invitation (1961)
- The Beginning (1961)
- The Wedding (1961)
- Pandora (1961)
- Always April (1961)
 1960-1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Big Career (1961)
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Last Chance (1960)
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Devil's Bar (1960)
 1960 Tate (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Gunfighters (1960)
- Before Sunup (1960)
- Home Town (1960)
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Trial by Fire (1960)
 1960 Johnny Staccato (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Double Feature (1960)
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Trench Coat (1960)
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series) (1 episode)
- You Can't Pick the Number (1959) ... (as Richard B. Whorf)
 1959 Troubleshooters (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Trapped (1959)
 1959 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Blood Trails (1959)
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Case of the Blushing Pearls (1959) ... (as Richard B. Whorf)
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Logmen (1959)
 1958-1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Fifth Man (1959)
- Treasure Trail (1959)
 1958-1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Matador Murder (1959)
- Boomerang Bait (1959)
- Bungalow Murder (1958)
- Widow's Walk (1958)
- Juvenile Jacket (1958)
 1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ivy League (1959)
 1958 Rendezvous (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Norby (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Promotion (1955)
 1952 My Friend Irma (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1950 Champagne for Caesar (as Richard B. Whorf)
 1948 Luxury Liner
 1944 Blonde Fever
 1942 March On, America! (Short)
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StageP: "Old Acquaintance" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by John Van Druten. Scenic Design by Richard Whorf. Directed by Auriol Lee [final Broadway credit]. Morosco Theatre (moved to The Broadhurst Theatre from 8 Apr 1941-close): 23 Dec 1940-17 May 1941 (170 performances). Cast: Jane Cowl (as "Katherine Markham"), Peggy Wood (as "... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Richard B. Whorf

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Brother of famed linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897-1941). Whorf's primary area of interest in linguistics was the study of Native American languages, particularly those of Mesoamerica. He became well known for his work on the Hopi language, and for his principle of linguistic relativity. See more »

Nickname:

Dickie

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Gemini

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