Richard Basehart

Actor, Radio announcer, Journalist
Entered film by way of Broadway in 1947, making his mark in the gritty "He Walked by Night" (1948) and proving his versatility in several international productions, notably Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece "La ... Read more »
Born: 08/31/1914 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (55)

Knight Rider 1982 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Bix 1980 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Being There 1979 (Movie)

Vladimir Skrapinov (Actor)

How the West Was Won 1976 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rebels 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

W.E.B. 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Island of Dr. Moreau 1977 (Movie)

Law Sayer (Actor)

The Great Bank Hoax 1976 (Movie)

Emanuel (Actor)

Maneater 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Terror of Dr. Chancey 1974 (Movie)

Dr Leonard Chaney (Actor)

And Millions Will Die 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rage 1972 (Movie)

Dr Cardwell (Actor)

The Birdmen 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Chato's Land 1971 (Movie)

Nye Buell (Actor)

City Beneath the Sea 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Sole Survivor 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Actor

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 1964 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

The Satan Bug 1965 (Movie)

Dr Hoffman/Ainsley (Actor)

Four Days in November 1963 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Kings of the Sun 1962 (Movie)

Ah Min (Actor)

DuPont Show of the Month 1957 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

Hitler 1961 (Movie)

Adolf Hitler (Actor)

Il Bidone 1961 (Movie)

Picasso (Actor)

Five Branded Women 1960 (Movie)

Captain Reinhardt (Actor)

Portrait in Black 1960 (Movie)

Howard Mason (Actor)

The Brothers Karamazov 1958 (Movie)

Ivan Karamazov (Actor)

Time Limit! 1957 (Movie)

Major Harry Cargill (Actor)

Finger of Guilt 1956 (Movie)

Reggie Wilson (Actor)

La Strada 1956 (Movie)

Il Matto (Actor)

Moby Dick 1956 (Movie)

Ishmael (Actor)

The Good Die Young 1954 (Movie)

Joe (Actor)

Decision Before Dawn 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Fixed Bayonets 1951 (Movie)

Cpl Denno (Actor)

Fourteen Hours 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

The House on Telegraph Hill 1951 (Movie)

Alan Spender (Actor)

He Walked By Night 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

21 Hours at Munich (TV Show)

Actor

Assignment: Munich (TV Show)

Actor

Egypt: Quest for Eternity (TV Show)

Narrator

Flood! (TV Show)

Actor

For the Love of Mike (Movie)

Father Phelan (Actor)

Marilyn: The Untold Story (TV Show)

Actor

Masada (TV Show)

Narrator

Repeat Performance (Movie)

William Williams (Actor)

Roseanna McCoy (Movie)

Mounts Hatfield (Actor)

Tension (Movie)

Warren Quimby (Actor)

The Black Book (Movie)

Robespierre (Actor)

The Bounty Man (TV Show)

Actor

The Critical List (TV Show)

Actor

The Death of Me Yet (TV Show)

Actor

The Rebels (TV Show)

Actor

The Savage Guns (Movie)

Steve Fallon (Actor)

Time Travelers (TV Show)

Actor

Valley Forge (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Entered film by way of Broadway in 1947, making his mark in the gritty "He Walked by Night" (1948) and proving his versatility in several international productions, notably Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece "La Strada" (1954). He garnered secondary fame as the star of the Irwin Allen-produced "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" (ABC, 1964-1968), playing a subamire captain. Basehart's second wife was actress Valentina Cortese.

Relationships

Diana Basehart

Wife
Married from 1962 until his death

Valentina Cortese Actor

Wife

Stephanie Klein

Wife
Married from 1940 until her death in 1950

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