|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (January 2008)|
June 15, 1918|
Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||May 8, 1992
Santa Monica, California, U.S.]
Richard Derr (June 15, 1918 – May 8, 1992) was an American actor who worked on stage, screen and television, performing in both starring and supporting roles. A life member of The Actors Studio, Derr landed the majority of his leading roles on stage; on the screen, he was primarily a character actor. Beginning in the 1950s, most of Derr's work was done on television. In 1955 he sang in the lead role in the Broadway musical Plain and Fancy. In 1965 he played the role of Dr. Dwyer in the three-part serial, "The Adventures of Gallegher," on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color.
- Charlie Chan in Rio (1941)
- A Gentleman at Heart (1942)
- Castle in the Desert (1942)
- Sex Hygiene (1942 short)
- Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
- The Secret Heart (1946)
- The Bride Goes Wild (1948)
- Luxury Liner (1948)
- Joan of Arc (1948)
- Guilty of Treason (1950)
- When Worlds Collide (1951)
- Something to Live For (1952)
- The Invisible Avenger (1958)
- The Drowning Pool (1975)
- American Gigolo (1980)
- Firefox (1982)
- "Richard Derr, 74, A Longtime Actor On Stage and Film". The New York Times. May 15, 1992.
- Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.
- Richard Derr at the Internet Movie Database
- Richard Derr at the Internet Broadway Database
- Richard Derr at Memory Alpha (a Star Trek wiki)
- Richard Derr at Find a Grave
- Richard Derr biography
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