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Richard Martin

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Biography

Spokane, Washington, USA
Richard Martin began working in films as a receptionist at MGM in the late 1930s. He began appearing in films while under contract to RKO in the early 1940s. Martin created the character of "Chito Jose Gonzalez Bustamonte Rafferty", the Irish-Mexican comic sidekick of cowboy star Tim Holt, in the 1943 film Bombardier (1943). He played the character in a series of 29 films through the early 1950s. Martin married actress Elaine Riley, who co-starred with him in several films. He retired from the screen to work in the insurance business in the early 1950s. Read more...

Actor

Character: Mike Dumbrowski

Tender Comrade 1943

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Character: David 'Davie' Cavanaugh

The Iron Major 1943

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Character: Bob Prescott

The Adventures of a Rookie 1943

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Character: Pfc. Jimmy Fowler

Marine Raiders 1944

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