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...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship38 yrs, 7 mths
Shortest Relationship38 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length19 yrs, 3 mths
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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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Richard Farnsworth80 VirgoActor
American
Margaret Hill-
Jewly Van Valin-

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Missy
Female
Diamond Hill
Male7th October, 194966 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
The Straight Story1999AlvinMovie
Best Friends for Life1998Will HarperTV Movie
Lassie1994Len CollinsMovie
The Getaway1994SlimMovie
The Fire Next Time1993Frank MorganTV Movie
The Boys of Twilight1992Cody McPhersonTV Show
Highway to Hell1991SamMovie
Havana1990ProfessorMovie
Misery1990BusterMovie
The Two Jakes1990Earl RawleyMovie
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars1989Sheriff Campbell, Bisby ArizonaTV Movie
Red Earth, White Earth1989HelmerTV Movie
The River Pirates1988PercyMovie
CBS Summer Playhouse1987CarlTV Show
Into the Night1985Jack CaperMovie
Space Rage1985ColonelMovie
Sylvester1985FosterMovie
Anne of Green Gables1985Matthew CuthbertTV Movie
Chase1985Judge Grand PettittTV Movie
Wild Horses1985Chuck ReeseTV Movie
Rhinestone1984Noah FarrisMovie
The Natural1984Red BlowMovie
Highway to Heaven1984Grandpa Jet SandersTV Show
Independence Day1983EvanMovie
Travis McGee1983Van HarderTV Movie
Ghost Dancing1983Russ WardTV Movie
The Grey Fox1982MinerMovie
Waltz Across Texas1982Frank WalkerMovie
The Legend of the Lone Ranger1981Wild Bill HickokMovie
A Few Days in Weasel Creek1981Jason StayveyTV Movie
The Texas Rangers1981Ranger J.W. StevensTV Movie
Resurrection1980EscoMovie
Ruckus1980Sheriff Jethro PoughMovie
Tom Horn1980John C. CobleMovie
Comes a Horseman1978DodgerMovie
Another Man, Another Chance1977Stagecoach Driver (as Dick Farnsworth)Movie
Roots1977Slave CatcherTV Show
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox1976Stagecoach driver (as Dick Farnsworth)Movie
The Outlaw Josey Wales1976Comanchero (uncredited)Movie
The Apple Dumpling Gang1975Mover (uncredited)Movie
Strange New World1975ElderTV Movie
Blazing Saddles1974Sheriff (uncredited)Movie
Little House on the Prairie1974WallTV Show
Honky Tonk1974Driver (as Dick Farnsworth)TV Movie
Papillon1973Manhunter (uncredited)Movie
The Soul of Nigger Charley1973Walker (as Dick Farnsworth)Movie
Pocket Money1972Man (uncredited)Movie
The Cowboys1972Henry WilliamsMovie
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972Outlaw (as Dick Farnsworth)Movie
Ulzana's Raid1972TrooperMovie
Skin Game1971Man in Saloon fight (uncredited)Movie
Monte Walsh1970Cowboy (as Dick Farnsworth)Movie
Paint Your Wagon1969Miner (uncredited)Movie
The Stalking Moon1968Movie
Cimarron Strip1967Benefiel, Dusty RhodesTV Show
The High Chaparral1967LloydTV Show
Duel at Diablo1966Wagon Driver #1 (uncredited)Movie
Texas Across the River1966Medicine ManMovie
The Big Valley1965Businessman, BolinTV Show
The Jolly Genie1963ThugShort Film
Spartacus1960Salt Mine Slave, Gladiator, Slave General (uncredited)Movie
Bonanza1959Troy, Tate, SourdoughTV Show
Laramie1959Hank, Gault Ranch Hand, Stage DriverTV Show
The Rebel1959TrooperTV Show
Cimarron City1958Ira YoungmanTV Show
Wanted: Dead or Alive1958Hal, RanceTV Show
The Tin Star1957Movie
The Hard Man1957Posse Man (uncredited)Movie
The Ten Commandments1956Chariot Driver (uncredited)Movie
State Trooper1956Caleb SmithTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956TrooperTV Show
A Lawless Street1955Townsman (uncredited)Movie
The Violent Men1955Anchor Rider (uncredited)Movie
Soldiers of Fortune1955GauchoTV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Ridge FentonTV Show
Arena1953Cowboy (uncredited)Movie
Arrowhead1953Cavalryman (uncredited)Movie
The Wild One1953Movie
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1951ButlerTV Show
The Adventures of Kit Carson1951Henchman PeteTV Show
The Flame and the Arrow1950Outlaw (uncredited)Movie
Mighty Joe Young1949Cowboy (uncredited)Movie
Red River1948Dunston Rider (uncredited)Movie
The Paleface1948Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
This Is the Army1943Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Gone with the Wind1939Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Gunga Din1939Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
The Adventures of Marco Polo1938Mongol Warrior (uncredited)Movie
A Day at the Races1937Jockey (uncredited)Movie
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