Richard Anderson

Actor
A staple on episodic television since the early 1960s, actor and producer Richard Anderson hit his stride in the mid-1970s as the authoritative if sartorially challenged Oscar Goldman, boss to both "The Six Million ... Read more »
Born: 08/08/1926 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (83)

Jennifer O'Neill: The E! True Hollywood Story 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Postal Worker 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Breakout 1997 (Movie)

American Businessman (Actor)

The Glass Shield 1995 (Movie)

Massey (Actor)

Gettysburg 1993 (Movie)

General George G Meade (Actor)

The Player 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Jackie Collins' "Lucky/Chances" 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Murder, She Wrote 1988 - 1989 (Tv Show)

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The 1989 Miss USA Pageant 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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The French Atlantic Affair 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Pearl 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

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The Bionic Woman 1975 - 1978 (TV Show)

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Black Eye 1973 (Movie)

Dole (Actor)

Dan August 1970 - 1973 (TV Show)

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Partners in Crime 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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Play It As It Lays 1972 (Movie)

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The Astronaut 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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Doctors' Wives 1971 (Movie)

District Attorney (Actor)

Along Came a Spider 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

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The Honkers 1970 (Movie)

Royce (Actor)

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 (Movie)

Captain John Earle (Actor)

Macho Callahan 1969 (Movie)

Senior Officer (Actor)

The Fugitive 1963 - 1967 (TV Show)

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Seconds 1966 (Movie)

Dr Innes (Actor)

The Ride to Hangman's Tree 1966 (Movie)

Steve Carlson (Actor)

Seven Days in May 1964 (Movie)

Col Murdok (Actor)

Johnny Cool 1963 (Movie)

Correspondent (Actor)

Kitten With a Whip 1963 (Movie)

Grant (Actor)

The Rifleman 1958 - 1963 (TV Show)

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A Gathering of Eagles 1962 (Movie)

Col Josten (Actor)

Bus Stop 1961 - 1962 (TV Show)

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The Wackiest Ship in the Army 1960 (Movie)

Lt Foster (Actor)

Compulsion 1959 (Movie)

Max Steiner (Actor)

Zorro 1957 - 1959 (TV Show)

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Paths of Glory 1958 (Movie)

Major Saint-Auban (Actor)

The Gunfight at Dodge City 1958 (Movie)

Dave Rudabaugh (Actor)

The Long, Hot Summer 1958 (Movie)

Alan Stewart (Actor)

The Buster Keaton Story 1957 (Movie)

Tom McAfee (Actor)

A Cry in the Night 1956 (Movie)

Owen (Actor)

Forbidden Planet 1956 (Movie)

Chief Quinn (Actor)

The Search For Bridey Murphy 1956 (Movie)

Dr Deering (Actor)

Three Brave Men 1956 (Movie)

Lieutenant Horton (Actor)

Hit the Deck 1955 (Movie)

Lieutenant Jackson (Actor)

The Student Prince 1954 (Movie)

Lucas (Actor)

Dream Wife 1953 (Movie)

henry Malvine (Actor)

Escape From Fort Bravo 1953 (Movie)

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Give a Girl a Break 1953 (Movie)

Burton Bradshaw (Actor)

I Love Melvin 1953 (Movie)

Harry Flack (Actor)

Fearless Fagan 1952 (Movie)

Capt. Daniels - Company J (Actor)

Just This Once 1952 (Movie)

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Scaramouche 1952 (Movie)

Philippe de Valmorin (Actor)

The Story of Three Loves 1952 (Movie)

Marcel (Actor)

Cause For Alarm 1951 (Movie)

Lonesome Sailor (Actor)

No Questions Asked 1951 (Movie)

Detective Walter O'Bannion (Actor)

Twelve O'Clock High 1949 (Movie)

Lieutenant McKesson (Actor)

Across the Wide Missouri (Movie)

Dick (Actor)

Bionic Ever After? (TV Show)

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Condominium (TV Show)

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Cover Up (TV Show)

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Dead Men Tell No Tales (TV Show)

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Holiday for Sinners (Movie)

Father Victor (Actor)

In the Lake of the Woods (TV Show)

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It's a Dog's Life (Movie)

George Oakley (Actor)

Jarrett (TV Show)

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Kane & Abel (TV Show)

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La Perla (Movie)

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Murder By Natural Causes (TV Show)

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Payment on Demand (Movie)

Jim Boland (Actor)

Perry Mason (TV Show)

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Perry Mason Returns (TV Show)

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Rich, Young and Pretty (Movie)

Bob Lennart (Actor)

Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (TV Show)

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Stranger on My Land (TV Show)

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The Immigrants (TV Show)

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The Longest Night (TV Show)

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The Magnificent Yankee (Movie)

Reynolds (Actor)

The Night Strangler (TV Show)

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The Six-Million-Dollar Man (TV Show)

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The Stepford Children (TV Show)

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Biography

A staple on episodic television since the early 1960s, actor and producer Richard Anderson hit his stride in the mid-1970s as the authoritative if sartorially challenged Oscar Goldman, boss to both "The Six Million Dollar Man" (ABC, 1974-78) and "The Bionic Woman" (ABC, 1976-77; NBC, 1977-78). The role was among the high points in a long career that encompassed such varied films as the sci-fi classic "Forbidden Planet" (1956), Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory" (1957) and the Paul Newman classic "The Long Hot Summer" (1958), as well as countless television shows and movies. His bionic-related projects, however, retained a fan base for decades after their departure from the airwaves, ensuring him an enduring popularity among television viewers - particularly for the 1970s-born generation - for years to come.

Relationships

Henry Anderson

Father

Olga Anderson

Mother

Ashley Anderson

Daughter

Brooke Dominique Anderson

Daughter

Deva Justine Anderson

Daughter

Carol Stuart

Wife
divorced daughter of bandleader Nick Stuart and actress/agent Sue Carol (nee Lederer) step-daughter of actor Alan Ladd

Katherine Thalberg

Wife
married on October 30, 1961 divorced in August 1973 daughter of Irving Thalberg and Norma Shearer

EDUCATION

graduated from high school in West Los Angeles, California

Milestones

1990

Acted in TV-movie, "Jackie Collins' 'Lucky/Chances'"

1977

Founded and served as president of Richard Anderson Film Co.

1969

Made TV-movie debut in "Along Came a Spider" (ABC)

1950

First regular series berth on "Mama Rosa"

1949

Feature acting debut, "Twelve O'Clock High"

1946

Made stage debut carrying a spear in "Volpone" at a Hollywood theatre

1943

Served in US Army during WWII

Co-starred as Oscar Goldman in TV series, "The Six-Million-Dollar Man"

Appeared as a regular in TV series, "Zorro"

Joined cast of "Perry Mason" for its last season

Appeared as regular on "Dynasty"

Put under contract by Universal

Under contract to MGM

Also played role of Oscar Goldman on "The Bionic Woman"

Signed contract with 20th Century-Fox Film Corp.; also played D.A. Glenn Wagner in TV version of "Bus Stop"

Co-starred on series "Dan August"

Cast as the boss on series "Cover Up"

Was regular on "The Lieutenant"

Became TV spokesperson for Kiplinger Washington Letter; also Invest America

Appeared on Broadway in play, "The Highest Tree"

Began acting in Santa Barbara and at the Laguna Playhouse; spotted by MGM executives and signed to a six-year contract

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