Richard Long

Richard Long
1927 - 1974

Richard Long  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Richard Long was previously married to Mara Corday (1957 - 1974) and Suzan Ball (1954 - 1955).

Richard Long was in relationships with Lori Nelson (1953), Ann Blyth (1950) and Elizabeth Taylor (1948).


American Actor Richard Long passed away on 21st Dec 1974 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 47. Born on 17th December, 1927 in Chicago, Illinios, USA and educated at Evanston Township High School and Hollywood High School, Richard Long is most remembered for Tap Roots, The Big Valley in a career that spanned 1946–1974. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Richard Long was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Mamie Van Doren in The All American (1953) and Julie Van Zandt in The Twilight Zone (1959).

Richard Long is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Los Angeles, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating3 3 months, 2 days 2 months, 1 day 1 month
Married2 18 years, 4 months 10 years, 4 months 2 years, 4 months
Total5 18 years, 4 months 4 years, 2 months 1 month


First Name Richard
Last Name Long
Full Name at Birth Richard Long
Alternative Name Richard Long
Age 47 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th December, 1927
Birthplace Chicago, Illinios, USA
Died 21st December, 1974
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Multiple Heart Attacks
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 160lbs (73 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Waller High School, Evanston Township High School, Hollywood High School
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Tap Roots, The Big Valley
Year(s) Active 1946–74, 1946–1974
Official Websites,
Father Sherman D. Long
Mother Dale McCord Long

Richard McCord Long (December 17, 1927 – December 21, 1974) was an American actor best known for his leading roles in three ABC television series, including The Big Valley, Nanny and the Professor, and Bourbon Street Beat. He was also a series regular on ABC's 77 Sunset Strip during the 1961–1962 season.

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Richard Long47 SagittariusActor
Mara Corday91 CapricornModel (Adult/Glamour)
Lori Nelson87 LeoActress
Suzan Ball21 AquariusActress
Ann Blyth93 LeoActress
Elizabeth Taylor79 PiscesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CareyMale11th September, 195764 years oldMara Corday
ValerieFemale9th September, 195863 years oldMara Corday
GregoryMale3rd September, 196061 years oldMara Corday


Death Cruise1974Jerry CarterTV Movie
The Girl Who Came Gift-Wrapped1974Michael GreenTV Movie
Thicker Than Water1973Ernie PaineTV Show
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie1972Herman Munster, Professor Harold EverettTV Show
Nanny and the Professor1970Professor EverettTV Show
Love, American Style1969Reverend Richard Atkins (segment "Love and the Minister")TV Show
The Big Valley1965Jarrod BarkleyTV Show
Make Like a Thief1964V. Bartley 'Bart' LaniganMovie
Follow the Boys1963Lt. Peter LangleyMovie
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Maj. Ben DawsonTV Show
Going My Way1962GeorgeTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Eddie BreechTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961Bill BurnettTV Show
Outlaws1960Morgan MayberryTV Show
Thriller1960Dick FarringtonTV Show
House on Haunted Hill1959Lance SchroederMovie
Bourbon Street Beat1959Rex RandolphTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959Rex RandolphTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Dr. Rex, Professor Sigmund Friend, Uncle RickTV Show
Tokyo After Dark1959Sgt. Robert DouglasMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958Charlie Carmichael, Dick Lynwood, Rex RandolphTV Show
Lawman1958Zachary AdamsTV Show
The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen1958TV Show
Goodyear Theatre1957Allan BishopTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Rod BlakleyTV Show
Maverick1957Gentleman Jack DarbyTV Show
Sugarfoot1957Capt. Clayton RaymondTV Show
Suspicion1957DaveTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Dr. Jeremy WilsonTV Show
Wagon Train1957Jason CampbellTV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957Allan BishopTV Show
Hey, Jeannie!1956David TaylorTV Show
Fury at Gunsight Pass1956Roy HanfordMovie
He Laughed Last1956Jimmy Murphy (as Dick Long)Movie
Cult of the Cobra1955Paul AbleMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Paul DevoreTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Capt. LeipoleTV Show
The Millionaire1955Terry FlannaganTV Show
TV Reader's Digest1955Dude Dandridge, JackTV Show
Playgirl1954Barron Courtney IIIMovie
Climax!1954Max HarrissTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Paul DurandTV Show
The All American1953Howard CarterMovie
All I Desire1953Russ UnderwoodMovie
The United States Steel Hour1953TrampTV Show
Back at the Front1952Sfc. RoseMovie
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm1951Tom KettleMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Air Cadet1951Russ CoulterMovie
Kansas Raiders1950Frank JamesMovie
Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town1950Tom KettleMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950NickTV Show
Criss Cross1949Slade ThompsonMovie
Ma and Pa Kettle1949Tom KettleMovie
The Life of Riley1949Jeff TaylorMovie
Tap Roots1948Bruce DabneyMovie
The Egg and I1947Tom KettleMovie
The Dark Mirror1946RustyMovie
The Stranger1946Noah LongstreetMovie
Tomorrow Is Forever1946Drew HamiltonMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzApr 15, 2018

I have seen Richard in multitudes 0f pictures

Randall DykstraMar 19, 2013

One of the great western shows that came out of hollywood that was clean and great to watch Thanks to the cast for doing so good

gary millerApr 11, 2010

great actor rest in peace loved all of you on big valley great great show thank you all

naeemanaeemaAug 25, 2008

Richard long was a great talented actor,really charming and enjoyable to watch on screen,I`m never bored watching his Jarrod character on BV . so sad he died young.

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