Larry Riley

Larry Riley
1953 - 1992

Larry Riley  American Actor

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Larry Riley passed away on 6th Jun 1992 aged 38.


Larry Riley was previously married to Nina Girvetz (1991 - 1992).


American Actor Larry Riley was born Larry Dobie Riley on 20th June, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee and passed away on 6th Jun 1992 Burbank, California aged 38. He is most remembered for Knots Landing. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Larry Riley is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Tennessee, African-American male actors and 20th-century American male actors.


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First Name Larry
Middle Name Dobie
Last Name Riley
Full Name at Birth Larry Dobie Riley
Age 38 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th June, 1953
Birthplace Memphis, Tennessee
Died 6th June, 1992
Place of Death Burbank, California
Cause of Death Aids
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, musician
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Knots Landing
Year(s) Active 1971–1992

Larry Riley (June 20, 1953 – June 6, 1992) was an American actor and musician, best known for his role as C.J. Memphis in the film A Soldier's Story (1984) and as Frank Williams in the prime-time TV soap opera Knots Landing.

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Polly: Comin' Home!1990Reverend GillisTV Movie
Unconquered1989Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.TV Movie
Dead Solid Perfect1988SpecTV Movie
Fantastic Max1988Additional VoicesTV Show
Long Gone1987Joe Louis BrownTV Movie
Morning Maggie1987George FairmanMovie
One Police Plaza1986Detective StarlingTV Movie
Badge of the Assassin1985Herman BellTV Movie
Spenser: For Hire1985Bo BraxtonTV Show
Stir Crazy1985Harry FletcherTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Joshua (segment "Quarantine")TV Show
A Soldier's Story1984C.J. MemphisMovie
Miami Vice1984Detective Bobby PriceTV Show
Muggable Mary, Street Cop1982Steve KelseyTV Movie
Hill Street Blues1981Vernon TuckerTV Show
The Fall Guy1981Cleveland TudorTV Show
Knots Landing1979Frank WilliamsTV Show
The Doctors1963Calvin Barnes (1980-1982)TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Reverend GillisTV Show
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