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Also Known As: John Richard Webb Died: June 19, 1993
Born: September 9, 1915 Cause of Death: suicide
Birth Place: Bloomington, Illinois, USA Profession: actor

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Richard Webb was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Webb's earliest roles were in film, including "I Wanted Wings" (1941) with Ray Milland, "American Empire" (1942) and the dramatic adventure "Sullivan's Travels" (1942) with Joel McCrea. He also appeared in the spy picture "O.S.S." (1946) with Alan Ladd, the musical "Variety Girl" (1947) with Mary Hatcher and the suspenseful adaptation "Out of the Past" (1947) with Robert Mitchum. He continued to act in productions like the Frank Lovejoy spy thriller "I Was a Communist For the FBI" (1951), the Janice Rule musical "Starlift" (1951) and the Gary Cooper adventure "Distant Drums" (1951). He also appeared in "This Woman Is Dangerous" (1952) with Joan Crawford. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Town Tamer" (1965), "Hell Raiders" (1968) and "The Gay Deceivers" (1969). He also appeared in the sci-fi motion picture "Beware the Blob" (1972) with Godfrey Cambridge and "The West Is Still Wild" (1975). Webb was most recently credited in the Harrison Ford box office smash action film "Air Force One" (1997). Webb was nominated for an Outstanding Sound Editing For a Series Primetime Emmy Award for "Strange Luck" in...

Richard Webb was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Webb's earliest roles were in film, including "I Wanted Wings" (1941) with Ray Milland, "American Empire" (1942) and the dramatic adventure "Sullivan's Travels" (1942) with Joel McCrea. He also appeared in the spy picture "O.S.S." (1946) with Alan Ladd, the musical "Variety Girl" (1947) with Mary Hatcher and the suspenseful adaptation "Out of the Past" (1947) with Robert Mitchum. He continued to act in productions like the Frank Lovejoy spy thriller "I Was a Communist For the FBI" (1951), the Janice Rule musical "Starlift" (1951) and the Gary Cooper adventure "Distant Drums" (1951). He also appeared in "This Woman Is Dangerous" (1952) with Joan Crawford. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Town Tamer" (1965), "Hell Raiders" (1968) and "The Gay Deceivers" (1969). He also appeared in the sci-fi motion picture "Beware the Blob" (1972) with Godfrey Cambridge and "The West Is Still Wild" (1975). Webb was most recently credited in the Harrison Ford box office smash action film "Air Force One" (1997). Webb was nominated for an Outstanding Sound Editing For a Series Primetime Emmy Award for "Strange Luck" in 1996. Webb passed away in June 1993 at the age of 78.

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1.
 Time Travelers (1976) Police Sergeant
3.
 Beware! the Blob (1972) Sheriff Jones
4.
 The Gay Deceivers (1969) Mr. Devlin
6.
 The Cat (1966) Sheriff Vern
7.
 Git! (1965) Andrew Garrett
8.
 Town Tamer (1965) Kevin
10.
 The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) Tom Bradley
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