Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart
1914 - 1984
Richard Basehart  American Actor

Richard Basehart dating history


Richard Basehart was previously married to Diana Lotery (1962 - 1984), Valentina Cortese (1951 - 1960) and Stephanie Klein Basehart (1940 - 1950).


American Actor Richard Basehart was born John Richard Basehart on 31st August, 1914 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA and passed away on 17th Sep 1984 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 70. He is most remembered for The Stranger's Hand. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Richard Basehart was in an on-screen matchup with Cyd Charisse in Tension (1949).

Richard Basehart is a member of the following lists: Knight Rider, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 23 years, 8 months 15 years 10 years
Total3 23 years, 8 months 15 years 10 years


First Name Richard
Last Name Basehart
Full Name at Birth John Richard Basehart
Alternative Name John Richard Basehart, Richard Basehart
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st August, 1914
Birthplace Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died 17th September, 1984
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Multiple strokes
Buried Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Stranger's Hand
Year(s) Active 1942–84, 1942–1984
Official Websites,

John Richard Basehart (August 31, 1914 – September 17, 1984) was an American actor. He starred as Admiral Harriman Nelson in the television science fiction drama Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–68). He also portrayed Wilton Knight in the series Knight Rider (1982–86).

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Richard Basehart70 VirgoActor
Diana Lotery-
Valentina Cortese96 CapricornActress
Stephanie Klein Basehart-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
GaylaFemaleDiana Lotery
John Anthony Carmine MichaelMale11th October, 195170 years oldValentina Cortese


The Crowded Life1983NarratorTV Movie
Knight Rider1982Narrator, Narrator - Opening Titles, Wilton KnightTV Show
Masada1981Narrator, Modern Day SceneTV Show
Mr. Merlin1981Herbert MontroseTV Show
Marilyn: The Untold Story1980Johnny HydeTV Movie
Being There1979Vladimir SkrapinovMovie
The Rebels1979Duke of KentlandTV Show
Tales of the Unexpected1979SladeTV Show
The Christmas Songs1979TV Movie
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978JohtanTV Show
Vega$1978J. Terrance WainwrightTV Show
The Great Bank Hoax1978Manny BenchlyMovie
W.E.B.1978Gus DunlapTV Show
The Critical List1978Matt KinsellaTV Movie
The Island of Dr. Moreau1977Sayer of the LawMovie
The Love Boat1977Stan EllisTV Show
Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model?1977Elliott OsbornTV Movie
Mansion of the Doomed1976Dr. Leonard ChaneyMovie
21 Hours at Munich1976Chancellor Willy BrandtTV Movie
Flood1976John CutlerTV Movie
How the West Was Won1976Colonel FlintTV Show
Time Travelers1976Dr. Joshua Henderson (1871)TV Movie
Once Upon a Classic1976King ArthurTV Show
Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley1975George LatimerTV Movie
Valley Forge1975Gen. George WashingtonTV Movie
Joe Forrester1975Al MorganTV Show
Medical Story1975Dr. Charles GalpinTV Show
Little House on the Prairie1974Hannibal ApplewoodTV Show
The First Woman President1974Woodrow WilsonTV Movie
Maneater1973Carl BrennerTV Movie
...And Millions Die!1973Dr. Douglas PruittTV Movie
Chato's Land1972Nye BuellMovie
Rage1972Dr. Roy CaldwellMovie
Assignment: Munich1972Maj. Barney CaldwellTV Movie
The Bounty Man1972Angus KeoughTV Movie
The Streets of San Francisco1972Bishop Tim FarrowTV Show
City Beneath the Sea1971The PresidentTV Movie
The Birdmen1971SchillerTV Movie
The Death of Me Yet1971Robert BarnesTV Movie
They've Killed President Lincoln!1971Host, NarratorTV Movie
Columbo1971Nicholas FrameTV Show
Sole Survivor1970Brig. Gen. Russell HamnerTV Movie
The Andersonville Trial1970Henry WirzTV Movie
Dan August1970Prof. Theodore RyeTV Show
Love Is a Funny Thing1969Acteur - cameo appearanceMovie
Hans Brinker1969Dr. BoekmanTV Movie
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Professor Andrew Kirkcastle, Reece SuttonTV Show
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1969Dr. Stephen McLayneTV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968MurdockTV Show
Ironside1967Noel SeymourTV Show
The Satan Bug1965Dr. Gregor HoffmanMovie
Lost in Space1965Shakespeare-Reading Tape Recorder VoiceTV Show
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964Adm. Harriman Nelson, Admiral Harriman Nelson, Admiral NelsonTV Show
Kings of the Sun1963Ah MinMovie
Arrest and Trial1963Alexander StaffordTV Show
Hitler1962Adolf HitlerMovie
The Paradine Case1962Anthony KeaneTV Movie
Combat!1962Capt. SteinerTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Miles Crawford, Phillip TownsendTV Show
The Savage Guns1962Steve FallonMovie
Ben Casey1961Mark CassidyTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Judge ZacharyTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Week1961NarratorTV Show
The Light That Failed1961Dick HeldarTV Movie
Theatre '621961Anthony KeaneTV Show
5 Branded Women1960Capt. Eric ReinhardtMovie
Portrait in Black1960Howard MasonMovie
Route 661960Julian RoebuckTV Show
Passport to China1960Don BentonMovie
Shangri-La1960Hugh ConwayTV Movie
For the Love of Mike1960Father Francis PhelanMovie
Play of the Week1959StrangerTV Show
Rawhide1959Tod StoneTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Adam CookTV Show
Jons und Erdme1959Wittkuhn, der SchmiedMovie
The Ambitious One1959George RancourtMovie
The Brothers Karamazov1958Ivan KaramazovMovie
Naked City1958Lester BergsonTV Show
Amore e guai1958Paolo MartelliMovie
Los jueves, milagro1957MartinoMovie
Time Limit1957Maj. Harry CargillMovie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Dr. George FergusonTV Show
Moby Dick1956IshmaelMovie
Playhouse 901956David Connelly, Lionel Amblin, Martin LambertTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956David ManningTV Show
Finger of Guilt1956Reggie WilsonMovie
The Extra Day1956Joe BlakeMovie
Il Bidone1955CarloMovie
Gunsmoke1955Captain Aron SligoTV Show
Cartouche1955Il conte Jacques de MaudyMovie
Canyon Crossroads1955Larry KendallMovie
La vena d'oro1955Ing. Stefano ManfrediMovie
La Strada1954The FoolMovie
The Good Die Young1954JoeMovie
Angels of Darkness1954Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
La mano dello straniero1954Joe HamstringerMovie
Jailbirds1954Dottor Stefano LuprandiMovie
Titanic1953George HealeyMovie
Decision Before Dawn1951Lt. Dick RennickMovie
Fixed Bayonets!1951Cpl. DennoMovie
Fourteen Hours1951Robert CosickMovie
The House on Telegraph Hill1951Alan SpenderMovie
Side Street1950Bank Teller (uncredited)Movie
Outside the Wall1950Larry NelsonMovie
Reign of Terror1949Maximilian RobespierreMovie
Roseanna McCoy1949Mounts HatfieldMovie
Tension1949Warren QuimbyMovie
He Walked by Night1948Roy Martin, Roy MorganMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948Matt DonovanTV Show
Cry Wolf1947James DemarestMovie
Repeat Performance1947William Williams, the PoetMovie
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