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|Also Known As:||Richard Curtis,Richard Curtis||Died:|
|Born:||May 11, 1902||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Newport, Kentucky, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor|
Dick Curtis was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1918, he made his first film appearance as an extra in "The Unpardonable Sin." Curtis began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Racing Luck" (1935), the western "Code of the Mounted" (1935) with Kermit Maynard and "The Lion's Den" (1936). He also appeared in the Tim McCoy western "Ghost Patrol" (1936), "The Traitor" (1936) with Tim McCoy and the Johnny Mack Brown western "The Crooked Trail" (1936). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Shadow" (1937), the adventure "Adventure in Sahara" (1938) with Paul Kelly and the Lou Gehrig western "Rawhide" (1938). He also appeared in the drama "The Man They Could Not Hang" (1939) with Boris Karloff. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the Wallace Beery dramatic comedy "Salute to the Marines" (1943), "Cowboy in the Clouds" (1943) and the adventure "Jack London" (1943) with Michael O'Shea. He also appeared in the Randolph Scott western "Abilene Town" (1946) and "Santa Fe Uprising" (1946) with Allan Lane. Curtis was most recently credited in "The River Wild" (1994). Curtis passed away in January 1952 at the age of 50.
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Curtis, along with fellow cowboy actor Russell Hayden, helped develop Pioneertown, a western movie set location in Southern California that was used for many film and TV westerns.
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