Richard Stapley (1923–2010)

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Richard Stapley, aka Richard Wyler, not only enjoyed great success as an actor and writer on both sides of the Atlantic, but managed to do it under two names as well. A descendant of Sir Richard Stapley, noted in history for signing the death warrant of King Charles I, Stapley was born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England on June 20, 1923 and made ... See full bio »

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The Strange Door Denis de Beaulieu
The Girl from Rio Jeff Sutton


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 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
- The Judas Game (1978) ... Algemon (as Richard Wyler)
 1973 Scorpio
Agent Killed by Zharkov in Car (uncredited)
 1972 Frenzy
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
Scott Murray
- Nobody Understands Miranda (1972) ... Scott Murray (as Richard Wyler)
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
- A Page Before Dying (1971) ... Jenson (as Richard Wyler)
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
Philip Alden
- The Right Time for Killing (1971) ... Philip Alden (as Richard Wyler)
 1970 Z Cars (TV Series)
Jack Streeter
- The Little Woman: Part 2 (1970) ... Jack Streeter (as Richard Wyler)
 1970 Connecting Rooms
Dick Grayson (as Richard Wyler)
 1969 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Tim Cowley
- With All My Worldly Goods (1969) ... Tim Cowley (as Richard Wyler)
- The Professional (1969) ... Tim Cowley (as Richard Wyler)
 1969 The Girl from Rio
Jeff Sutton (as Richard Wyler)
 1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Michael Stenman
- You're Not Going to Believe This, But... (1969) ... Michael Stenman (as Richard Wyler)
- How Much Is One Man Worth? (1969) ... Michael Stenman (as Richard Wyler)
 1968 Two Guns and a Coward
Coleman (as Richard Whyler)
 1967 If One Is Born a Swine
Billy Walsh (as Richard Wyler)
 1967 Un hombre vino a matar
Anthony Garnett / Rattler Kid (as Richard Wyler)
 1967 Dick Smart 2.007
Dick Smart (as Richard Wyler)
 1966 The Ugly Ones
Luke Chilson (as Richard Wyler)
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series)
Major Dutton
- All Is a Dream to Me (1966) ... Major Dutton (as Richard Wyler)
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Gregg Wilde
- There's Someone Close Behind You (1966) ... Gregg Wilde (as Richard Wyler)
 1965 The Exterminators
Coplan (as Richard Wyler)
 1964-1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Roddy Morton / Allessandro Naccaro
- The Man Who Could Not Die (1965) ... Roddy Morton (as Richard Wyler)
- The Damsel in Distress (1964) ... Allessandro Naccaro (as Richard Wyler)
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1961 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
Bil Simmons
- Six Months More to Live (1961) ... Bil Simmons
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Interpol Agent Anthony Smith
- All the Dead Were Harrisons (1960) ... Interpol Agent Anthony Smith (as Richard Wyler)
- No Entry (1960) ... Interpol Agent Anthony Smith (as Richard Wyler)
- The Golden Shirri (1960) ... Interpol Agent Anthony Smith (as Richard Wyler)
- The Big Racket (1960) ... Interpol Agent Anthony Smith (as Richard Wyler)
- Tight Secret (1960) ... Interpol Agent Anthony Smith (as Richard Wyler)
 1960 Revak the Rebel
Capt. Lycursus - Greek Mercenary (as Richard Wyler)
 1960 Identity Unknown
John (as Richard Wyler)
 1959 High Jump
Bill Ryan (as Richard Wyler)
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- High Tension (1958) ... Clemens
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1957 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series)
Kuran Surat
- The Maharani (1957) ... Kuran Surat
 1956 Find the Lady
Man sitting in coffee bar (uncredited)
 1956 D-Day the Sixth of June
David Archer
 1955 Target Zero
Sgt. David Kensemmit
 1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Pretending Makes It So (1954) ... Norman
 1954 Jungle Man-Eaters
Inspector Jeffrey Bernard
 1954 The Iron Glove
Prince James Stuart
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1954 Charge of the Lancers
Maj. Bruce Lindsey
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles
Lt. Ben Baird
 1951 The Strange Door
Denis de Beaulieu
 1949 Little Women
John Brooke
 1948 The Three Musketeers
 1948 The Challenge
Cliff Sonnenberg
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Alternate Names:

Richard Whyler | Richard Wyler


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