Addison Richards

Actor
Addison Richards is a prolific actor who starred in over 250 film and television shows. He earned degrees at both Washington State University and Pomona College, where he developed an interest in acting and the arts. In ... Read more »
Born: 10/20/1887 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (132)

Ben Jerrod 1962 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Dobie Gillis 1959 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

For Those Who Think Young 1963 (Movie)

Dean Watkins (Actor)

The Raiders 1962 (Movie)

Huntington Lawford (Actor)

Saintly Sinners 1961 (Movie)

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The Gambler Wore a Gun 1961 (Movie)

Doc Devlin (Actor)

All the Fine Young Cannibals 1960 (Movie)

Mr McDowall (Actor)

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs 1960 (Movie)

Harris (Actor)

The Oregon Trail 1958 (Movie)

President James Knox Polk (Actor)

Everything But the Truth 1956 (Movie)

Roger Connolly (Actor)

Gunsight Ridge 1956 (Movie)

Sheriff Jones (Actor)

The Fastest Gun Alive 1956 (Movie)

Doc Jennings (Actor)

Illegal 1955 (Movie)

Steve Harper (Actor)

High Society 1954 (Movie)

Sam Cosgrove (Actor)

Pentagon U.S.A. 1952 - 1953 (TV Show)

Actor

Davy Crockett, Indian Scout 1950 (Movie)

Capt. Weightman (Actor)

Anna and the King of Siam 1946 (Movie)

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Criminal Court 1946 (Movie)

District Attorney Gordon (Actor)

God Is My Co-Pilot 1945 (Movie)

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Spellbound 1945 (Movie)

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The Fighting Seabees 1944 (Movie)

Capt. Joyce (Actor)

The Sullivans 1944 (Movie)

Naval Captain (Actor)

Flying Tigers 1941 (Movie)

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The Pride of the Yankees 1941 (Movie)

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International Squadron 1940 (Movie)

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Tall, Dark and Handsome 1940 (Movie)

Commandant of Military Academy (Actor)

Moon Over Burma 1939 (Movie)

Art Bryan (Actor)

Accidents Will Happen 1938 (Movie)

Blair Thurston (Actor)

Geronimo 1938 (Movie)

Frederick Alllison (Actor)

Boys Town 1937 (Movie)

The Judge (Actor)

Love Is on the Air 1937 (Movie)

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Alcatraz Island 1936 (Movie)

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Anthony Adverse 1935 (Movie)

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Black Legion 1935 (Movie)

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China Clipper 1935 (Movie)

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A Close Call for Ellery Queen (Movie)

Lester Younger (Actor)

A Guy Named Joe (Movie)

Maj. Corbett (Actor)

A Southern Yankee (Movie)

Dr. Clayton (Actor)

A-Haunting We Will Go (Movie)

Malcolm Kilgore (Actor)

Adventures of Rusty (Movie)

Psychiatrist (Actor)

Air Force (Movie)

Maj. Daniels (Actor)

Alias Mary Dow (Movie)

Martin (Actor)

Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (Movie)

Mr. Benedict (Actor)

Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (Movie)

Mr. George Benedict (Actor)

Angel on My Shoulder (Movie)

Big Harry (uncredited) (Actor)

Arizona (Movie)

Captain Hunter (Actor)

Back in the Saddle (Movie)

Duke Winston (Actor)

Bells of Rosarita (Movie)

Slim Phillips (Actor)

Betrayal from the East (Movie)

Capt. Bates (Actor)

Black Market Babies (Movie)

Hamilton (Actor)

British Agent (Movie)

Zvododu (Actor)

Call Northside 777 (Movie)

John Albertson (Actor)

Ceiling Zero (Movie)

Fred Adams (Actor)

Cherokee Strip (Movie)

Ned Strawn (Actor)

Colleen (Movie)

Schuyler (Actor)

Corvette K-225 (Movie)

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Courage of Lassie (Movie)

Officer (Actor)

Dive Bomber (Movie)

Senior Flight Surgeon (Actor)

Draegerman Courage (Movie)

John McNally (Actor)

Dragonwyck (Movie)

Farmer (Actor)

Edison, the Man (Movie)

Dr. Johnson (Actor)

Espionage Agent (Movie)

Bruce Corvall (Actor)

Exile Express (Movie)

Purnell (Actor)

Flight Command (Movie)

Vice-Admiral (Actor)

Freckles (Movie)

Jack Carter (Actor)

Friendly Enemies (Movie)

Inspector McCarty (Actor)

Frisco Kid (Movie)

William T. Coleman (Actor)

Front Page Woman (Movie)

District Attorney (Actor)

G-Men (Movie)

Bruce Gregory (Actor)

Give Us Wings (Movie)

Capt. Stem (Actor)

God's Country and the Woman (Movie)

Gaskett (Actor)

Henry, the Rainmaker (Movie)

Steve Richards (Actor)

I Wanted Wings (Movie)

Flight Surgeon (Actor)

If You Knew Susie (Movie)

Senator (Actor)

Island of Doomed Men (Movie)

Jackson (Actor)

Jailbreak (Movie)

Dan Varner (Actor)

Lady on a Train (Movie)

Captain (Actor)

Leave Her to Heaven (Movie)

Bedford (Actor)

Let's Be Ritzy (Movie)

Spaulding (Actor)

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (Movie)

Mr. Benedict (Actor)

Man Hunt (Movie)

Mel Purdue (Actor)

Marriage Is a Private Affair (Movie)

Col. Ryder (Actor)

Men of Boys Town (Movie)

The Judge (Actor)

Mighty Joe Young (Movie)

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Moon Over Las Vegas (Movie)

Judge (Actor)

Nick Carter, Master Detective (Movie)

Hiram Streeter (Actor)

Northwest Passage (Movie)

Lt. Crofton (Actor)

Off the Record (Movie)

Brand (Actor)

Pacific Rendezvous (Movie)

Gordon Trisby (Actor)

Public Enemy's Wife (Movie)

Warden Williams (Actor)

Ready, Willing and Able (Movie)

Edward McNeil (Actor)

Ridin' Down the Canyon (Movie)

Jordan (Actor)

Riot Squad (Movie)

Diamonds Jareck (Actor)

Road Gang (Movie)

Warden (Actor)

Secret Agent of Japan (Movie)

Remsen (Actor)

Secret Enemies (Movie)

Travers (Actor)

Secrets of a Co-Ed (Movie)

District Attorney (Actor)

Sheriff of Tombstone (Movie)

Mayor Keeler (Actor)

Ship Ahoy (Movie)

Agent in Puerto Rico (Actor)

Since You Went Away (Movie)

Maj. Sam Atkins (Actor)

Slightly Honorable (Movie)

Commissioner Fromm (Actor)

Strange Confession (Movie)

Dr. Williams (Actor)

Sutter's Gold (Movie)

James Marshall (Actor)

Tell No Tales (Movie)

Hollis (Actor)

The Barrier (Movie)

Runnion (Actor)

The Big Street (Movie)

Dr. Mitchell (Actor)

The Black Doll (Movie)

Mallison (Actor)

The Case of the Velvet Claws (Movie)

Frank Locke (Actor)

The Chicago Kid (Movie)

The Warden (Actor)

The Eagle's Brood (Movie)

Big Henry (Actor)

The Great Lie (Movie)

Mr. Talbot (Actor)

The Hoodlum Saint (Movie)

Reverend Miller (Actor)

The Lady Has Plans (Movie)

Paul Baker (Actor)

The Lone Wolf Strikes (Movie)

Stanley Young (Actor)

The Mad Ghoul (Movie)

Gavigan (Actor)

The Man With Two Lives (Movie)

Lt. Bradley (Actor)

The Mummy's Curse (Movie)

Maj. Pat Walsh (Actor)

The Rustlers (Movie)

Abbott (Actor)

The Saxon Charm (Movie)

Abel Richman (Actor)

The Shanghai Cobra (Movie)

John Adams (Actor)

The Singing Marine (Movie)

Fowler (Actor)

The St. Louis Kid (Movie)

Brown (Actor)

The Tiger Woman (Movie)

Mr. White (Actor)

The Trial of Mary Dugan (Movie)

Capt. Price (Actor)

The White Cockatoo (Movie)

David Lorn (Actor)

Three Men in White (Movie)

Mr. Brown (Actor)

Twelve Crowded Hours (Movie)

Berquist (Actor)

Valley of the Giants (Movie)

Hewitt (Actor)

Western Union (Movie)

Capt. Harlow (Actor)

Where Are Your Children? (Movie)

Halstead (Actor)

Wine, Women and Horses (Movie)

Bit (Actor)

Wyoming (Movie)

Kincaid (Actor)

Biography

Addison Richards is a prolific actor who starred in over 250 film and television shows. He earned degrees at both Washington State University and Pomona College, where he developed an interest in acting and the arts. In 1931 he joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse and eventually worked his way up from actor to artistic director. He made his film debut in 1933 with a small role in the crime drama "Riot Squad" and worked steadily through the '30s, appearing in 17 films in 1935 alone. Richards became an indispensable character actor who could play both honorable authority figures and amoral villains. Many of his films from this period, like "The Deerslayer" and "Flying Tigers," feature him as dependable, virtuous characters. Starting in the early '50s Richards transitioned from film to television and appeared in many popular dramas like "Goodyear Playhouse," "Kraft Theater," and "Armstrong Circle Theater." He worked steadily as a guest actor on programs like "Zane Grey Theater" and westerns like "The Adventures of Jim Bowie," and in 1955 he landed a recurring role on "Schlitz Playhouse." During the late '50s he began a streak of medical roles on shows like "Lassie" and in films like "The Gambler Wore a Gun." During the '60s he appeared on numerous popular series, including "Laramie," "Bonanza," and "The Beverly Hillbillies."

Relationships

Patricia Richards

Wife
survived him

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