Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Carlson
He later appeared on the Broadway stage in the 1930s after studying and teaching drama in Minnesota
His first film role was in the 1938 David O. Selznick comedy "The Young in Heart"
He worked as a freelance actor, appearing in many different film studio works, beginning in 1939 when he moved to California
After returning he found it difficult to win new roles, and his future in Hollywood remained in doubt until 1948
Ivan Tors - Long interested in fact-based science fiction , Tors partnered with actor Richard Carlson in the 1950s to create A-Men Films, a production company devoted to making movies about its own fictitious exploits
In the 1958-1959 television season, Carlson portrayed Colonel Ranald Mackenzie in the syndicated western series "Mackenzie's Raiders", with Morris Ankrum and Brett King cast among the his "Raiders"
Doug McClure - He appeared as Adam Davis in 1959 in the episode "The Court Martial of Trooper Davis" of another syndicated series, "Mackenzie's Raiders", starring Richard Carlson