Douglas Dick

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Douglas Dick
Douglas Dick in Rope trailer.jpg
In the trailer for Rope (1948)
Born (1920-11-20) November 20, 1920 (age 93)
Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Occupation Actor, Psychiatrist
Years active 1946-1971

(1) Ronnie Cowan Dick (divorced 1960)

(2) Peggy Chantler Dick (married 1963-2001, her death)

Douglas Dick (born November 20, 1920, Charleston, West Virginia) is a retired American actor and psychiatrist.


Douglas Dick is best known for his role as Carl Herrick in the television series, Waterfront (1954–1955), and as Kenneth Lawrence in the Alfred Hitchcock film Rope (1948).

Dick appeared once on Jim Davis' syndicated adventure series, Rescue 8. He made seven guest appearances on Perry Mason throughout the duration of the CBS series from 1957 to 1966. In 1959, he played Fred Bushmiller in the title role in "The Case of the Watery Witness." In the 1962 episode, "The Case of the Glamorous Ghost," he played Walter Richey, a hotel clerk and the murderer. He played murderer Ned Chase in the 1963 episode, "The Case of the Elusive Element." He made his final appearance in 1965 as Ted Harberson in "The Case of the Wrathful Wraith."

Dick was married to Ronnie Cowan until their 1960 divorce, and to television screenwriter Peggy Chantler from 1963 until her death in 2001. Dick retired from acting and became a psychiatrist.



  1. ^ "Penn-to-Ritz for Saigon". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 10, 1948. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Douglas Dick set". The Deseret News. January 25, 1952. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 

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