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Dick Simmons (Richard W. Simmons)

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Biography

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Richard Simmons later moved to Minneapolis where he attended West High School and then the University of Minnesota. While at university he competed in fencing and swimming and also acted in a few theater productions. He left the Twin Cities in the 1930s and spent several years traveling the world, working on freighters and tankers.

Eventually he settled in Los Angeles where, according to one story, Louis B. Mayer saw him breaking in an Arabian horse and immediately offered him a screen test. Read more...

Actor

Character: Lieut. Royce

Stand by for Action 1942

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Character: Paul Brandt, George's Beau

Seven Sweethearts 1942

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Character: Captain Fred Avery

Thousands Cheer 1943

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Character: Henry Willoughby Claven

Pilot #5 1943

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Character: Douglas Sutton

The Youngest Profession 1943

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Character: Dane Kittridge

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy 1946

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Character: Al - Ziegfeld Aide

Easter Parade 1948

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Character: Dunning Foster

I Dream of Jeanie 1952

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Character: Capt. Norton

Thunderbirds 1952

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Character: Fisher - Haven's Assistant

The Sellout 1952

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Character: MC of Citrus Queen Contest

Easy to Love 1953

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Character: Actor in 'Time on My Hands' Number

So This Is Love 1953

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Character: Producer / Benefactor

A Star Is Born 1954

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Character: Lt. Wayne Kimbrell

Men of the Fighting Lady 1954

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Character: Mr. Grigman

It's Always Fair Weather 1955

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Character: Movie Dance Director

Love Me or Leave Me 1955

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Character: Sergeant with Signalman

The Scarlet Coat 1955

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Character: Gen. Bixby

The Devil's Brigade 1968

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Character: Dr. Ben Baxter

This Is the Life 1952

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Character: General Bennett

I Spy 1965

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Character: Ken Langley

Leave It to Beaver 1957

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Character: Henry Doran

Look for the Silver Lining 1949

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Character: Egbert 'Bert' Van Alstyne

I'll See You in My Dreams 1951

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Character: George Blaine

On an Island with You 1948

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Character: Hugh Campion

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Sgt. Major Hardwick

Lassie 1954

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Character: Joseph Galdamez

Arrest and Trial 1963

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Character: Capt. Robert A. Lewis

Above and Beyond 1952

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Character: Mr. Balding

The Munsters 1964

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Character: Jaye Thornton

Waterfront 1954

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