Dick Rich

Dick Rich was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Rich started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Nelson Eddy drama "Let Freedom Ring" (1939), "Danger Ahead" (1940) and "Murder in the ... Read more »
Born: 02/27/1909

Filmography

Actor (7)

Jailhouse Rock 1957 (Movie)

Guard (Actor)

A Man Alone 1955 (Movie)

Kincaid (Actor)

Ransom 1955 (Movie)

Sergeant Wenzel (Actor)

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers 1954 (Movie)

Dorcas' Father--Townsperson (Actor)

The Walls of Jericho 1948 (Movie)

Mulliken (Actor)

The Ox-Bow Incident 1942 (Movie)

Deputy Butch Mapes (Actor)

Murder in the Air 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Dick Rich was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Rich started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Nelson Eddy drama "Let Freedom Ring" (1939), "Danger Ahead" (1940) and "Murder in the Air" (1940). He also appeared in "Tear Gas Squad" (1940), the George Brent dramatic adaptation "The Man Who Talked Too Much" (1940) and "Dressed to Kill" (1941). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in the sports comedy "Rise and Shine" (1941) with Jack Oakie, "Western Union" (1941) and "The Ox-Bow Incident" (1943) with Henry Fonda. He also appeared in "The Walls of Jericho" (1948) with Cornel Wilde, the biopic "Oh, You Beautiful Doll!" (1949) with June Haver and the Anne Baxter drama "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" (1952). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Dream Wife" (1953), "The Neanderthal Man" (1953) with Robert Shayne and the adaptation "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers" (1954) with Howard Keel. He also appeared in the Ray Milland western "A Man Alone" (1955) and the crime picture "Ransom" (1956) with Glenn Ford. Rich more recently acted in the Elvis Presley musical "Jailhouse Rock" (1957). Rich passed away in March 1967 at the age of 58.

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