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Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson



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Also Known As: Died: November 24, 1977
Born: April 29, 1912 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Albert Lea, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Kid Rodelo (1966) as Director
The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958) as Director
Ex-army sergeant Jed Givens and his gang rob an army payroll shipment led by Lt. Hemp Brown. Givens kills a civilian woman and all the soldiers, leaving Brown alive to face a military tribunal in which he is branded a coward, stripped of all insignia and drummed out of the army. Brown sets out to track down Givens in an effort to clear his name.
Appointment with a Shadow (1958) as Director
Riders to the Stars (1954) as Director
Early astronauts try to solve the mysteries of space travel by capturing a meteor.
Four Guns to the Border (1954) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Change of Habit (1969) as Bishop Finley
A nun helps a doctor clean up the ghetto in which he lives.
The Valley of Gwangi (1969) as Champ Connors
Cowboys discover a lost world populated by dinosaurs.
The Power (1968) as N. E. Van Zandt
A scientist tries to unmask a murderous genius with psychic powers.
Kid Rodelo (1966) as Link
Tormented (1960) as Tom Stewart
A composer is haunted by the ghost of the former lover he let die.
The Helen Morgan Story (1957) as Russell Wade
A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.
Three for Jamie Dawn (1956) as Marv Random
An Annapolis Story (1955) as Narrator
Two brothers enrolled at the U.S. Naval Academy fall in love with the same girl.
Bengazi (1955) as Inspector Levering
Three shady characters team up to search for Nazi gold in the African desert.
The Last Command (1955) as William Travis
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) as David Reed
Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them.
Riders to the Stars (1954) as Professor Jerry Lockwood
Early astronauts try to solve the mysteries of space travel by capturing a meteor.
The Magnetic Monster (1953) as Jeffrey Stewart
A new radio-active element could destroy the world by absorbing the planet's energy.
The Maze (1953) as Gerald McTeam
A Scotsman abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty and moves to his uncle's castle in the Scottish highlands. Kitty and her aunt follow Gerald a few weeks later, and discover he has suddenly aged. Some mysterious things happen in a maze made from the hedges adjoining the castle.
All I Desire (1953) as Henry Murdoch
A stage star returns to the small-town family she deserted.
It Came from Outer Space (1953) as John Putnam
No one believes an amateur astronomer''s spaceship sighting until the town''s people begin disappearing.
Seminole (1953) as Major [Harlan] Degan
19th-century army officer Lance Caldwell is assigned to Fort King in the Everglades. Immediately clashing with his commanding officer Major Dade, Caldwell opposes Dade's plans to wipe out the Seminole Indians. The fact that Caldwell was the boyhood chum of Seminole chief Osceola is all the more reas
Flat Top (1952) as Joe Rodgers
Retreat, Hell! (1952) as Capt. Paul Hanson
Whispering Smith vs. Scotland Yard (1952) as Stephen "Whispering" Smith
The Sound of Fury (1951) as Gil Stanton
Valentino (1951) as Bill King
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.
A Millionaire for Christy (1951) as Dr. Roland Cook
A woman sets her hat for a man who's inherited a million dollars.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Jerry Kean
King Solomon's Mines (1950) as John Goode
A spirited widow hires a daredevil jungle scout to find a lost treasure in diamonds.
The Spiritualist (1948) as Martin Abbott
On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about such things. After more ghostly manifestations, Christine and younger sister Janet become enmeshed in the eerie artifices of Alexis; but he in turn finds himself manipulated into deeper deviltry than he had in mind...
Behind Locked Doors (1948) as Ross Stewart, also known as Harry Horton
A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private investigator and asks him to pretend to be insane, so that he can get inside the sanitarium and look for the judge. The investigator is admitted to the asylum, and encounters many dangers while trying to prove that the judge is there.
So Well Remembered (1947) as Charles [Winslow]
A mill-owner's ambitious daughter almost ruins her husband's political career.
A Stranger in Town (1943) as Bill Adams
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
The Man from Down Under (1943) as "Nipper" Wilson
A World War I veteran sneaks two orphans back to his native Australia.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Owen Vail
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Young Ideas (1943) as Tom Farrell
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
Fly-by-Night (1942) as Jeff Burton
My Heart Belongs to Daddy (1942) as R.I.C. Kay, Rick
The Affairs of Martha (1942) as Jeff Sommerfield
A servant's scandalous novel lands her employers in hot water.
White Cargo (1942) as Langford
A sultry native woman ignites the passions of workers on an African plantation.
Highways by Night (1942) as Tommy Van Steele
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
Back Street (1941) as Curt Stanton
A woman accepts life in the shadows as the price for her affair with a married man.
Hold That Ghost (1941) as Doctor Jackson
Two bumbling gas station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.
The Little Foxes (1941) as David Hewitt
An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.
West Point Widow (1941) as Jimmy Krueger
The Ghost Breakers (1940) as Geoff Montgomery
A radio broadcaster running from the mob helps an heiress deal with her family''''s haunted mansion.
Beyond Tomorrow (1940) as James Houston
A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime.
No, No Nanette (1940) as Tom [Gillespie]
Too Many Girls (1940) as Clint Kelly
Four college football stars are hired to chaperon a reckless heiress to a Wild West college.
These Glamour Girls (1939) as Joe
A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.
Dancing Co-Ed (1939) as 'Pug' Braddock
A college girl fights to survive in academia and show business.
Winter Carnival (1939) as Professor [John] Weldon
Little Accident (1939) as Perry Allerton
The Duke of West Point (1938) as John [Jack] West
The Young in Heart (1938) as Duncan Macrae
A family of con artists saves the life of a wealthy old woman and plots to fleece her.

Writer (feature film)

Johnny Rocco (1958) as Story

Special Thanks (feature film)

Pariah (1997) as Thanks
When hothead Steve's girlfriend Sam commits suicide after being raped by a gang of skinheads, Steve becomes determined to infiltrate the gang and exact revenge. Once on the inside, Steve faces head on the paranoid and brutual world of a culture driven by hatred and alienation.

Cast (special)

Don't Sweat the Future (2000) as Host
Richard Carlson, author of the book "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff," shares his theories and tips for surviving the millennium. Carlson, along with an array of celebrities, offers supportive and easy-to-follow techniques on ways to obtain a productive and focused mind in the midst of today's stress-fi
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff (1999) as Host
Author/Host Richard Carlson provides viewers with steps to increase productivity and peace of mind.
Philadelphia Story, The (1954) as Mike Connor
The story of a reporter and a photographer, assigned to cover the fashionable wedding of wealthy Tracy Lord to the snobbish George Kittredge, and the problems that arise when Tracy has second thoughts about George and announces that she still loves her first husband, Dexter Haven. Based on the play

Writer (special)

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff (1999) as Book As Source Material ("Don'T Sweat The Small Stuff")
Author/Host Richard Carlson provides viewers with steps to increase productivity and peace of mind.

Misc. Crew (special)

Stealing Home: The Case of Contemporary Cuban Baseball (2001) as Project Consultant
Examines the tension between players of the Cuban Baseball League who have defected and the government that invested heavily in their training. Includes interviews with local Cuban officials, U.S. sports agents and player/defectors. Baseball in Cuba has served as a powerful symbol of socialist polit

Cast (short)

King Solomon's Mines Featurette (1950)
This promotional short for "King Solomon''''s Mines" (1950) focuses on the challenges of on-location filming in the African wilderness.

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