Richard Carlyle

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Richard Carlyle (March 20, 1914 – November 15, 2009) was a film, television and Broadway actor.[1] (The reference book Encyclopedia of Early Television Crime Fighters: All Regular Cast Nembers in American Crime and Mystery Series gives Carlyle's birth date as March 20, 1920.)[2]

Early years[edit]

Carlyle was born in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada. His education included attendance at Sherwood Dramatic Art School and the Art Institute of Chicago.[2]

Career[edit]

Carlyle's early work on stage came with the troupe at the Barter Theatre and in stock theater in Springfield, Illinois.[2]

In 1951, Carlyle starred as Jack Casey in the television version of Casey, Crime Photographer on CBS.[3]

He had a prolific career beginning in the 1950s appearing in a variety of theater productions and as a character actor on numerous television series. He was Rezin Bowie in The Iron Mistress (1952) and Commander Don Adams in the Oscar-nominated war drama Torpedo Run (1959) starring Glenn Ford. He also had a long tenure with Theatre West in Los Angeles.[4]

In the original Star Trek series he played Lt. Karl Jaeger in "The Squire of Gothos" (1967).

Death[edit]

On November 15, 2009, Carlyle died in Los Angeles.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Carlyle at Internet Broadway Database (IBDb.com) *note IBDb has blended credits of the two Richard Carlyles. All credits before 1949 are to the Richard Carlyle born in 1879.
  2. ^ a b c Aaker, Everett (2011). Encyclopedia of Early Television Crime Fighters: All Regular Cast Nembers in American Crime and Mystery Series, 1948-1959. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co. p. 121. ISBN 978-0-7864-6409-8. 
  3. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 219. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7. 
  4. ^ a b Lentz, Harris M. III (2010). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2009: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture. McFarland. p. 91. ISBN 9780786456451. Retrieved 27 April 2017. 

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