Richard Venture

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Richard Venture
Born Richard Charles Venturella
(1923-11-12) November 12, 1923 (age 93)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active 1954–2001
Spouse(s) Grayce Grant (1946-19??; divorced) (4 children)
Olivia Cole (1969–1984; divorced)
Lorraine Venture (?-present)

Richard Venture (born Richard Charles Venturella; November 12, 1923) is an American actor. He performed in more than eighty films from 1964 to 2001. His television guest-credits include The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Fame and Murder, She Wrote.

Selected filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1972 The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Floyd
1976 All the President's Men Assistant Metro Editor
1976 Diary of the Dead Fergy
1977 Airport '77 Commander Guay
1977 The Greatest Colonel Cedrich
1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar Doctor
1978 The Betsy Mark Sampson
1979 Being There Wilson
1979 The Onion Field Detective Glenn Bates
1980 The Hunter Captain Spota
1982 Missing U.S Ambassador
1986 Touch and Go Gower
1986 Heartbreak Ridge Colonel Myers
1990 Navy SEALs Admiral Colker
1992 Scent of a Woman William Slade
1997 Red Corner Ambassador Reed
2001 Series 7: The Contenders Franklin James
TV
Year Title Role Notes
1976 The Practice Mr. Miller Episode "Jules and Eddie"
1976 Helter Skelter Police Inspector
1978 Wheels Arenson
1979 From Here to Eternity Colonel Delbart
1980 Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case Judge Richard Barber
1981 The Best Little Girl in the World Dr. Neil Holzer
1982 The Executioner's Song Earl Dorius
1983 The Thorn Birds Harry Gough
1983 Cocaine: One Man's Seduction Dan Hatten
1985 Street Hawk Commander Leo Altobelli 13 episodes
1986 Second Serve Dr. David Radley
As Summers Die Brevard Holt
1987 Billionaire Boys Club Nelson Prescott
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
1991-2000 Law & Order Douglas Greer
1993 The Boys

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