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Richard Carlson (Richard Dutoit Carlson)

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Biography

Albert Lea, Minnesota, USA
The son of an attorney, Richard Carlson had an introspective quality to his performances and looked every inch the academic he first aspired to be. Following his graduation from the University of Minnesota with a Master's Degree in English, the tall, dark-haired youth had a brief stint as a drama teacher at his alma mater. However, deciding on the performing arts instead, he invested his money in buying his own theatre in Minneapolis and featuring himself as the star. By the age of 23, he had gained sufficient acting credentials to perform on Broadway opposite Ethel Barrymore, Jimmy Durante and Ethel Merman. Read more...

Actor

Character: Duncan Macrae

The Young in Heart 1938

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Character: Geoff Montgomery

The Ghost Breakers 1940

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Character: Clint Kelly

Too Many Girls 1940

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Character: Tom Gillespie

No, No, Nanette 1940

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Character: Curt Stanton

Back Street 1941

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Character: Martin Abbott

The Amazing Mr. X 1948

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Character: Henry Murdoch

All I Desire 1953

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Character: Dr. Jerry Lockwood

Riders to the Stars 1954

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Character: Insp. Levering

Bengazi 1955

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Character: Mr. Fiction Writer

Hemo the Magnificent 1957

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Character: Prof. Norman E. Van Zandt

The Power 1968

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Character: Bishop Finley

Change of Habit 1969

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Character: Gerald Kean

The Blue Veil 1951

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Character: Himself - Actor

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: Turner Leigh

Arrest and Trial 1963

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Your Show of Shows 1950

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Character: Cass Terhgune

Climax! 1954

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Character: Allan Pruitt

The Fugitive 1963

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Character: George Whaley

Bus Stop 1961

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Character: Dr. Carol Smith

Burke's Law 1963

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Character: John Putnam

It Came from Outer Space 1953

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 50th Annual Academy Awards 1978

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Character: Guy Guthrie

Thriller 1960

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Character: Daniel K. Ryder

It Takes a Thief 1968

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Character: Judah Abbott

Lancer 1968

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Directing

Character: Dr. Jerry Lockwood

Riders to the Stars 1954

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Character: Guy Guthrie

Thriller 1960

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Writing