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Richard Widmark

Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Widmark


Richard Widmark

American film, stage and television actoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1914.

Countries: United States (69%), United Kingdom (18%), Mexico (2%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Burt Lancaster, Jules Dassin, Elia Kazan

Linked to: Lake Forest College, The Bedford Incident, NBC, CNN




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Richard Widmark was born in 1914 add something


Rodd Redwing - After coming to films for Cecil B. DeMille in 1931's "The Squaw Man", he became gun handling coach to Alan Ladd, Ronald Reagan, Burt Lancaster, Glenn Ford, Richard Widmark, Anthony_Quinn, Charlton Heston, Dean Martin, Fred MacMurray and scores more


Widmark made his debut as a radio actor in 1938 on Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories. add something


In 1941 and 1942, he was heard daily on the Mutual Broadcasting System in the title role of the daytime serial Front Page Farrell, introduced each afternoon as "the exciting, unforgettable radio drama. add something


From 1942 until her death in 1997, Widmark was married to playwright Jean Hazlewood. add something


Widmark appeared on Broadway in 1943 in Kiss and Tell. add something


Elia Kazan - In 1947, he directed the courtroom drama Boomerang/, and in 1950 he directed Panic in the Streets, starring Richard Widmark, in a thriller shot on the streets of New Orleans.


Anne Baxter - She played Mike in the 1948 Western film "Yellow Sky" with Gregory Peck and Richard Widmark


As well, in 1950 Widmark starred with Sidney Potier in the gripping racial melodrama No Way Out . add something


In 1950, Widmark co-starred with Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance and Zero Mostel in Elia Kazan's Panic in the Streets, and appeared opposite Gene Tierney in Jules Dassin's Night and the City. add something


Paul Douglas (actor) - He played Richard Widmark's police partner in the 1950 thriller "Panic in the Streets", frustrated newlywed Porter Hollingsway in "A Letter to Three Wives" , Sgt. Kowalski in "The Big Lift" , businessman Josiah Walter Dudley in "Executive Suite" and a con man turned monk in "When in Rome"


Tina Louise - She became an in-demand leading lady for major stars like Robert Taylor, Richard Widmark and Robert Ryan, often playing somber roles quite unlike the glamorous pinup photographs and "Playboy" pictorials she had become famous for in the late 1950s


Barbara Bel Geddes - She played Richard Widmark's wife Nancy in Kazan's 1950 film noir "Panic in the Streets"


Night and the City - "'Night and the City"' is a 1950 British film noir directed by Jules Dassin and starring Richard Widmark, Gene_Tierney and Googie Withers


In 1952 he portrayed Cincinnatus Shryock in an episode of "Cavalcade of America" entitled "Adventure on the Kentucky". add something


In 1952, Widmark had his handprints cast in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. add something


Fay Kanin - The Kanin's wrote "My Pal Gus" in 1952 in which Richard Widmark becomes a good father and falls in love with Joanne Dru, the Elizabeth Taylor film "Rhapsody" in 1954 and "The Opposite Sex" in 1956, a musical remake of "The Women"


Marilyn Monroe - In "O. Henry's Full House" for 20th Century Fox, released in August 1952, Monroe had a single one-minute scene with Charles Laughton, yet she received top billing alongside him and the film's other stars, including Anne Baxter, Farley Granger, Jean Peters and Richard Widmark


Widmark was a guest on What's My Line? in 1954. add something


Bella Darvi - She was Richard Widmark's love interest in Sam Fuller's 1954 film "Hell and High Water" as well as that of Kirk Douglas in 1955's "The Racers", but is probably best known for the role of Nefer, the seductive Babylonian courtesan, in "The Egyptian"


Western (genre) - One of the earlier films that encompasses all these features was the 1956 adventure film "The Last Wagon" in which Richard Widmark played a white man raised by Comanches and persecuted by whites, with Felicia Farr and Susan Kohner playing young women forced into leadership roles


Robert Taylor (actor) - In 1958 he shared lead with Richard Widmark in the edgy John Sturges western, "The Law and Jake Wade"


James Bowie - Richard Widmark starred as Jim Bowie in John Wayne's 1960 movie "The Alamo "


Torben Meyer - In 1961, at the age of 76, he got his best role in the classic "Judgment at Nuremberg" starring Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene_Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, Judy Garland and Montgomery Clift, playing the guilt-ridden "Werner Lampe", one of the ex-Nazi judges on trial whose inability to explain his actions is one of the most powerful moments


Dolores del Rio - In 1964, she appeared in the film "Cheyenne Autumn" directed by John Ford, with a cast that included Richard Widmark, Carroll_Baker, James Stewart, Gilbert Roland, Ricardo Montalbán and Sal Mineo


Cheyenne Autumn - "'Cheyenne Autumn"' is a 1964 Western movie starring Richard Widmark, Carroll_Baker, James Stewart, and Edward G. Robinson


The marriage produced a daughter, Anne Heath Widmark, an artist and author who was married to baseball player Sandy Koufax from 1969 to 1982. add something


Marjorie Bennett - She had a role opposite Richard Widmark in the 1973 television film "Brock's Last Case"


The mini-series Benjamin Franklin was a unique experiment of four 90-minute dramas, each with a different actor performing the title role: Widmark, Beau Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, Eddie Albert, Melvyn Douglas and Willie_Aames. add something


Kathleen Cody (actor) - In 1975, Cody appeared in the Vincent McEveety directed film, "The Last Day", starring Richard Widmark, Barbara_Rush, Tim Matheson and Robert Conrad


I know I've made kind of a half-assed career out of violence, but I abhor violence. add something


Henry Fonda - The first of these was the 1977 Italian killer octopus thriller Tentacoli and Rollercoaster, in which Fonda appeared with Richard Widmark and a young Helen Hunt.


In all, Widmark appeared in over 60 films before making his final movie appearance in the 1991 thriller True Colors. add something


Kevin Tighe - Tighe, whose voice and delivery reminds many of the late actor Richard Widmark, portrayed Coach McDevitt in the 1992 film, "School Ties", alongside Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Brendan Fraser


In 1999, Widmark married socialite Susan Blanchard, who had been Henry Fonda's third wife. add something


Susan Blanchard (socialite) - Her fourth marriage was in 1999 to actor and producer Richard Widmark, to whom she remained married until his death on March 24, 2008


Widmark died after a long illness on March 24, 2008, at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut at age 93. add something


At the 2009 Academy awards, Richard Widmark was honored in the Memorial Tribute add something