Richard Dawson  American Actor

Current Status

Richard Dawson passed away on 2nd Jun 2012 aged 79.

Relationships

Richard Dawson was previously married to Diana Dors (1958 - 1966).

Richard Dawson had 3 children, Mark David (56), Gary (54) and Shannon Nicole (25).

About

Richard Dawson is a 79 year old American Actor. Born Colin Lionel Emm on 20th November, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England, UK, he is famous for Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud in a career that spans 1960–1995. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Richard Dawson is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Beverly Hills, California, Actors from Beverly Hills, California and American male television actors.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Richard Dawson79 ScorpioActor
American
Gretchen Johnson-Relative
American
Diana Dors52 ScorpioActress
English

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Mark David
Male4th February, 196056 years old
Gary
Male27th June, 196254 years old
Shannon Nicole
Female13th August, 199026 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
The Running Man1987Damon KillianMovie
Mama's Family1983Richard DawsonTV Show
Angie1979Richard DawsonTV Show
How to Pick Up Girls!1978Chandler CoreyTV Movie
Fantasy Island1977Harry BeamusTV Show
The Love Boat1977Bert BuchananTV Show
Hong Kong Phooey1974TV Show
Treasure Island1973Long John SilverMovie
Keep an Eye on Denise1973TV Movie
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie1972Sam Sniperley, Furniture ManTV Show
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home1972TV Show
McMillan & Wife1971Roger StamblerTV Show
The New Dick Van Dyke Show1971Richard RichardsonTV Show
McCloud1970Ted CallenderTV Show
Love, American Style1969Melvin Danger (segment "Love and the Private Eye"), Danny (segment "Love and the Hiccups"), Rick Jagmund (segment "Love and the Groupie")TV Show
The Devil's Brigade1968Pvt. Hugh MacDonaldMovie
Mr. Terrific1967MaxTV Show
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1967Regular Performer, Guest PerformerTV Show
Munster, Go Home!1966JoeyMovie
Out of Sight1966Agent (uncredited)Movie
King Rat1965WeaverMovie
Hogan's Heroes1965Cpl. Peter NewkirkTV Show
Promises..... Promises!1963Movie
The Outer Limits1963Oliver FairTV Show
The Longest Day1962British Soldier (uncredited)Movie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Robert JohnsonTV Show
The Dick Van Dyke Show1961Tracy RattiganTV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950Audience Member sitting next to JackTV Show
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Discussions

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rn_tracy1_rnMay 15, 2013

Richard's first wife was very beautiful

NADER DILMANIMar 24, 2011

IF YOU LIKE TO E-MAIL MR. RICHARD DAWSON THEN GO TO RICHARDDAWSONMYSPACE.

DeenaFeb 15, 2011

This man is truly amazing! Running away from home at age 14, self educated (from what I can find), and becoming such a huge success personally and professionally. I wish he'd write his biography!

Joan V. MaxwellAug 12, 2009

How on earth can I email the wonderful Richard Dawson and thank him? I have searched everywhere and just nothing. Someone please help. Thank you,Joan Maxwell


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Richard Dawson

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About

Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; 20 November 1932 – 2 June 2012) was a British-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, bein...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship22 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship7 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length14 yrs, 11 mths
First Name Richard
Last Name Dawson
Full Name at Birth Colin Lionel Emm
Alternative Name Dickie, The Kissing Bandit, Kissyface
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th November, 1932
Birthplace Gosport, Hampshire, England, UK
Died 2nd June, 2012
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Esophageal Cancer
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Comedian, Game show host and panelist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud
Year(s) Active 1960–1995
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91260193, www.nndb.com/people/376/000022310/
Father Arthur Emm
Mother Josephine Emm
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