Richard Farnsworth

Richard Farnsworth
1920 - 2000

Richard Farnsworth  American Actor

Richard W. Farnsworth (September 1, 1920 – October 6, 2000) was an American actor and stuntman. His film career began in 1937; however, he achieved his greatest success for his performances in The Grey Fox (1982) and The Straight Story (1999), f...

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First Name Richard
Last Name Farnsworth
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st September, 1920
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 6th October, 2000
Place of Death Lincoln, New Mexico, USA
Cause of Death Suicide
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Anne of Green Gables
Year(s) Active 1937–99
Family Member Diamond Farnsworth (Son), Missy Farnsworth (Daughter)
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Richard Farnsworth80 VirgoActor
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Diamond Hill
Male7th October, 194966 years old


The Straight Story1999 Alvin Movie
Best Friends for Life1998 Will Harper TV Movie
Lassie1994 Len Collins Movie
The Getaway1994 Slim Movie
The Fire Next Time1993 Frank Morgan TV Movie
The Boys of Twilight1992 Cody McPherson TV Show
Highway to Hell1991 Sam Movie
Havana1990 Professor Movie
Misery1990 Buster Movie
The Two Jakes1990 Earl Rawley Movie
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars1989 Sheriff Campbell, Bisby Arizona TV Movie
Red Earth, White Earth1989 Helmer TV Movie
The River Pirates1988 Percy Movie
CBS Summer Playhouse1987 Carl TV Show
Into the Night1985 Jack Caper Movie
Space Rage1985 Colonel Movie
Sylvester1985 Foster Movie
Anne of Green Gables1985 Matthew Cuthbert TV Movie
Chase1985 Judge Grand Pettitt TV Movie
Wild Horses1985 Chuck Reese TV Movie
Rhinestone1984 Noah Farris Movie
The Natural1984 Red Blow Movie
Highway to Heaven1984 Grandpa Jet Sanders TV Show
Independence Day1983 Evan Movie
Travis McGee1983 Van Harder TV Movie
Ghost Dancing1983 Russ Ward TV Movie
The Grey Fox1982 Miner Movie
Waltz Across Texas1982 Frank Walker Movie
The Legend of the Lone Ranger1981 Wild Bill Hickok Movie
A Few Days in Weasel Creek1981 Jason Stayvey TV Movie
The Texas Rangers1981 Ranger J.W. Stevens TV Movie
Resurrection1980 Esco Movie
Ruckus1980 Sheriff Jethro Pough Movie
Tom Horn1980 John C. Coble Movie
Comes a Horseman1978 Dodger Movie
Another Man, Another Chance1977 Stagecoach Driver (as Dick Farnsworth) Movie
Roots1977 Slave Catcher TV Show
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox1976 Stagecoach driver (as Dick Farnsworth) Movie
The Outlaw Josey Wales1976 Comanchero (uncredited) Movie
The Apple Dumpling Gang1975 Mover (uncredited) Movie
Strange New World1975 Elder TV Movie
Blazing Saddles1974 Sheriff (uncredited) Movie
Little House on the Prairie1974 Wall TV Show
Honky Tonk1974 Driver (as Dick Farnsworth) TV Movie
Papillon1973 Manhunter (uncredited) Movie
The Soul of Nigger Charley1973 Walker (as Dick Farnsworth) Movie
Pocket Money1972 Man (uncredited) Movie
The Cowboys1972 Henry Williams Movie
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972 Outlaw (as Dick Farnsworth) Movie
Ulzana's Raid1972 Trooper Movie
Skin Game1971 Man in Saloon fight (uncredited) Movie
Monte Walsh1970 Cowboy (as Dick Farnsworth) Movie
Paint Your Wagon1969 Miner (uncredited) Movie
The Stalking Moon1968 Movie
Cimarron Strip1967 Benefiel, Dusty Rhodes TV Show
The High Chaparral1967 Lloyd TV Show
Duel at Diablo1966 Wagon Driver #1 (uncredited) Movie
Texas Across the River1966 Medicine Man Movie
The Big Valley1965 Businessman, Bolin TV Show
The Jolly Genie1963 Thug Short Film
Spartacus1960 Salt Mine Slave, Gladiator, Slave General (uncredited) Movie
Bonanza1959 Troy, Tate, Sourdough TV Show
Laramie1959 Hank, Gault Ranch Hand, Stage Driver TV Show
The Rebel1959 Trooper TV Show
Cimarron City1958 Ira Youngman TV Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive1958 Hal, Rance TV Show
The Tin Star1957 Movie
The Hard Man1957 Posse Man (uncredited) Movie
The Ten Commandments1956 Chariot Driver (uncredited) Movie
State Trooper1956 Caleb Smith TV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956 Trooper TV Show
A Lawless Street1955 Townsman (uncredited) Movie
The Violent Men1955 Anchor Rider (uncredited) Movie
Soldiers of Fortune1955 Gaucho TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954 Ridge Fenton TV Show
Arena1953 Cowboy (uncredited) Movie
Arrowhead1953 Cavalryman (uncredited) Movie
The Wild One1953 Movie
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1951 Butler TV Show
The Adventures of Kit Carson1951 Henchman Pete TV Show
The Flame and the Arrow1950 Outlaw (uncredited) Movie
Mighty Joe Young1949 Cowboy (uncredited) Movie
Red River1948 Dunston Rider (uncredited) Movie
The Paleface1948 Minor Role (uncredited) Movie
This Is the Army1943 Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Gone with the Wind1939 Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Gunga Din1939 Bit Part (uncredited) Movie
The Adventures of Marco Polo1938 Mongol Warrior (uncredited) Movie
A Day at the Races1937 Jockey (uncredited) Movie
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