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Richard Deacon

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Born: May 14, 1921 Cause of Death:
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Cast (feature film)

Wall of Light (1986) as Actor
Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood, The (1980)
When the madam Xaviera Hollander goes to Hollywood to have her autobiography made into a film, she finds herself dealing with dishonest producers who want to exploit her. So the efficient business woman Hollander manages to make her movie without their help.
Getting Married (1978) as Wedding Director
Romantic fluff about an aspiring young songwriter, who works in a TV newsroom as an assistant director, and the girl, the station's attractive newscaster, he decides he is going to marry, despite her own plans to wed somebody else in less than a week.
Piranha (1978) as Earl Lyon
When insurance investigator Maggie McKeown is sent to find two missing teenagers who were hiking near Lost River Lake, she hires a local man named Paul Grogan to be her guide in the area. The two come across an abandoned military facility whose only resident if Dr. Robert Hoak, who was formerly in charge of a secret project to breed piranha to be used in the Vietnam War. Although the project has been defunct for years, Hoak continued to raise the killer fish. When the doctor is knocked out, Maggie and Paul accidentally release the fish into a river that feeds into a lake which is used as a children's summer camp and a new tourist resort. Maggie and Paul try to warn the local citizens, and are met with skepticism until the piranha begin to attack.
Murder Can Hurt You! (1970) as Mr Bernice
A private eye spoof that sends up assorted TV detectives from Ironside, Columbo, Kojak, Baretta, McCloud, and Starsky and Hutch, as eight bumbling super-sleuths band together in a battle of wits against the devilishly clever Master Criminal. An Emmy Award nomination went to this comedy for hairstyli
The Narco Men (1969) as
Lady in Cement (1968) as Arnie Sherwin
Tony Rome is a miami based detective who while diving in the ocean finds the body of a young woman. He is hired by Gronsky to find her killer. Tony has to sift through a stack of suspects, plus trying to elude the police.
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) as Charlie Wrenn
A Democrat and his family band provide entertainment during the 1880 presidential election.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) as Dean Wheaton
The ghost of the famous pirate must break the curse put on him by a witch.
Enter Laughing (1967) as Pike
An aspiring actor gets a job with a broken-down theatre company.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Ralph Yarby
An eccentric millionaire and his niece and nephew are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.
The King's Pirate (1967) as Swaine
Handsome British officer, Lt. Brian Hornsby is sent undercover to infiltrate a lively band of pirates. Lt. Brain soon finds himself involved with the Captain's girlfriend. Then Lt. Hornsby finds himself having to work quickly and smartly to capture a band of thieves.
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966) as Mr. Travis/police chief
A Cook and a waitress decide to work at a bookstore filled with spies and bank robbers.
Billie (1965) as Principal Wilson
A high school girl''''s athletic prowess scandalizes a conservative small town.
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965) as Maginot
A former Notre Dame football star crash lands over a mythical Arabian country while on spy mission to the USSR. He is then forced by the football-obsessed king of that country to coach their football team and falls in love with an American reporter covering stories there.
That Darn Cat (1965) as Drive-in manager
A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Mr. Courtney
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
The Patsy (1964) as Sy Devore
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
Dear Heart (1964) as Mr. Cruikshank
A middle-aged postmistress falls for an engaged man during a convention in New York.
The Raiders (1964) as Commissioner Mailer
Who's Minding the Store? (1963) as Tie salesman
Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, John McGiver, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Walston, Nancy Culp, Richard Deacon, Francesca Bellini, Milton Frome, Kathleen Freeman. Dunderhead Lewis falls in love with dishy St. John, but her mean-but-rich ol? ma (Moorehead) doesn?t like him one bit. So what does the old biddy do? She gives him a job, of course, at her fancy department store, in the hopes that he?ll screw up so bad that her daughter will lose interest. Lewis, of course, does screw up, and spectacularly (watch for the vacuum cleaner scene--and look out for that shelf full of basketballs). Stupid but funny, thanks to the always reliable Lewis and former cartoonist-turned-writer/director Frank Tashlin ("The Girl Can?t Help It.").
The Birds (1963) as Man in elevator
In a California coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on humans.
Critic's Choice (1963) as Harvey Rittenhouse
A Broadway critic must write a negative review about his wife's play.
Everything's Ducky (1961) as Dr. Deckham
Two sailors think they''''ve struck it rich when they find a talking duck.
North to Alaska (1960) as Desk clerk
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959) as Sheriff
In early 1900s' Pennsylvania, Mr. Pennypacker has two company offices and two families with a combined total of 17 children. With an office in Harrisburg and an office in Philadelphia, he has successfully kept two separate homes. However, when an emergency requires his oldest son to find him, Mr. Pennypacker's dual life is revealed.
-30- (1959) as Chapman
An active day in the life of a metropolitan newspaper.
It Started with a Kiss (1959) as Capt. Porter
After a whirlwind courtship, an Army officer and his wacky wife try to make their marriage work.
A Summer Place (1959) as Pawnbroker
An adulterous couple discovers that their children are sexually involved.
The Young Philadelphians (1959) as George Archibald
A young lawyer from the wrong side of town tries to break into society.
The Last Hurrah (1958) as Club secretary
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
The High Cost of Loving (1958) as Doctor
An office worker thinks he's going to lose his job just as his wife announces she may be pregnant.
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Bill Hotchkiss
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) as Levine
Charles Lindbergh risks his life to complete his historic flight from New York to Paris.
Designing Woman (1957) as Larry Musso
A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste.
Affair in Reno (1957) as H. L. Denham
My Man Godfrey (1957) as Farnsworth
A bedraggled man becomes the butler of an eccentric household.
Decision at Sundown (1957) as Zaron
A gunman seeks revenge on the man he believes stole his wife.
Spring Reunion (1957) as Sidney
An alumni reunion spells romance for former college lovers.
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) as Williams
A small time investor takes on the management of a major corporation.
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956) as Big Trout
Ma and the kids head back to the Ozarks for a visit with Uncle Sedge (essentially a Pa Kettle replacement). He's working his way through a twenty years long relationship with Miss Bedelia Baines.
Hot Blood (1956) as Mr. Swift
A gypsy''''s brother tricks him into marrying a tempestuous beauty.
The Proud Ones (1956) as Barber
Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) as [Mr.] Jason
Carousel (1956) as Policeman
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) as Dr. Harvey Bassett
Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town.
When Gangland Strikes (1956) as Dixon Brackett
The Scarlet Hour (1956) as Mr. Elman, jeweler
The Power and the Prize (1956) as Howard Carruthers
An ambitious executive jeopardizes his career to marry a European refugee.
Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955) as Mr. Spivey
A devoted teacher sacrifices personal happiness to stay with her students.
My Sister Eileen (1955) as George
Two sisters from Ohio, one pretty, one witty, plot to take New York City by storm.
Blackboard Jungle (1955) as Mr. Stanley
An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency.
Prince of Players (1955) as Theater manager
Acclaimed tragic actor Edwin Booth struggles to rebuild his career after his brother assassinates President Lincoln.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) as Semu
Two bumblers get mixed up with Egyptian grave robbers and a murderous mummy.
Lay That Rifle Down (1955) as Glover Speckleton
Désirée (1954) as Etienne Clary
A young woman wins the heart of Napoleon, though the two can never be together.
Private Hell 36 (1954) as Druggist
Two LA detectives get in over their heads when they get involved with a nightclub singer who holds the key to the missing loot from a New York elevator robbery. Once they find the money, they are tempted to keep it and betrayal and corruption come to run the order of things.
Shield for Murder (1954) as "Professor"
A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.
Rogue Cop (1954) as Stacey
A police detective on the take tries to catch his brother''''s killer.
Cry Vengeance (1954) as Bartender
Ex-cop Vic Barron crossed the wrong mobsters; his wife and child were killed and he himself scarred, framed and imprisoned. On release, Vic has but one desire, revenge on still-hiding Tino Morelli. The trail leads to the isolated city of Ketchikan, Alaska, where Vic finds his enemy...also the latter's charming little daughter...and tavern owner Peggy Harding, who's fascinated by the soft-spoken but volcanic Vic. And someone they're not expecting has violent designs on them...

Cast (special)

No Man's Land (1981) as Voice Of Nobody Panda
A musical cartoon about a covey of California condors that face eviction from their cliffside homes due to construction below them. The story follows the efforts of Elliot Condor as he searches for the legendary valley where no man has gone before, a place where his endangered friends will be safe.
Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty (1980)
Steve Martin hosts this comedy special with appearances by guest performers.
$1000 Bill, The (1978) as Albert French
Henry Cooper is a timid young insurance man who accidentally happens on a $1000 bill. His life is changed temporarily when he tells off his employer, makes plans to wed his sweetheart, and takes on the local establishment. Then, at the peak of his jubilant enthusiasm, he learns that his windfall is
Honeymoon Suite (1972) as Duncan; Hotel Manager
Comedy vignettes that depict brief incidents in the lives of couples who check into the honeymoon suite of the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Brock Callahan (1959)
The exploits of Brock Callahan, a retired Los Angeles Rams guard turned two-fisted private detective working out of Beverly Hills. The story relates Brock's attempts to find the killer of an interior decorator.
It's a Small World (1957) as Ward'S Boss
The story of two brothers, Wally and "Beaver" Cleaver, and their attempt to collect 1000 milk bottle caps in order to win a new bicycle.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Gossip Columnist, The (1980) as Director

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