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Also Known As: Richard Marius Joseph Greene Died: June 2, 1985
Born: August 25, 1914 Cause of Death: complications from a 1982 head injury and a brain tumor
Birth Place: Plymouth, England, GB Profession: actor

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British actor Richard Greene captivated audiences with his incredible performances on the big screen. In 1933, he made his stage debut. Greene began his acting career with roles in such films as "Submarine Patrol" (1938), "My Lucky Star" (1938) and "Four Men and a Prayer" (1938). He also appeared in "Kentucky" (1938), "Here I Am a Stranger" (1939) and "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1939). His film career continued throughout the forties and the fifties in productions like "That Dangerous Age" (1949), "The Fighting O'Flynn" (1949) and the comedy adaptation "The Fan" (1949) with Jeanne Crain. He also appeared in "Lorna Doone" (1951). Greene was most recently credited in "Walt: The Man Behind the Myth" (ABC, 2001-02). Greene continued to exercise his talent in the eighties, taking on a mix of projects like "Getting Even" (1981), "Special Effects" (1984) and "Maria's Lovers" (1985). His credits also expanded to "Ordeal By Innocence" with Donald Sutherland (1985) and "The Mosquito Coast" with Harrison Ford (1986). Greene passed away in June 1985 at the age of 71.

British actor Richard Greene captivated audiences with his incredible performances on the big screen. In 1933, he made his stage debut. Greene began his acting career with roles in such films as "Submarine Patrol" (1938), "My Lucky Star" (1938) and "Four Men and a Prayer" (1938). He also appeared in "Kentucky" (1938), "Here I Am a Stranger" (1939) and "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1939). His film career continued throughout the forties and the fifties in productions like "That Dangerous Age" (1949), "The Fighting O'Flynn" (1949) and the comedy adaptation "The Fan" (1949) with Jeanne Crain. He also appeared in "Lorna Doone" (1951). Greene was most recently credited in "Walt: The Man Behind the Myth" (ABC, 2001-02). Greene continued to exercise his talent in the eighties, taking on a mix of projects like "Getting Even" (1981), "Special Effects" (1984) and "Maria's Lovers" (1985). His credits also expanded to "Ordeal By Innocence" with Donald Sutherland (1985) and "The Mosquito Coast" with Harrison Ford (1986). Greene passed away in June 1985 at the age of 71.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Tales from the Crypt (1972) [Ralph] Jason
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 Kiss & Kill (1969) Nayland Smith
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 Sword of Sherwood Forest (1961) Robin Hood
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 Bandits of Corsica (1953) Count Mario Franchi/Lucien, also known as Carlos
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 Captain Scarlett (1953) Captain Scarlett
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 Rogue's March (1953) Capt. Thomas Garron
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Education

Cardinal Vaughan School: -

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wife:
Patricia Medina. Actor. Married December 24, 1941; separated April 1950; divorced June 25, 1951.
wife:
Beatriz Summers. Brazilian heiress; married 1960; divorced 1980.

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grandfather:
William Friese-Greene. Film pioneer. Created the "Girl With the Moving Eyes" in 1885.
father:
Richard Greene. Actor.
mother:
Kathleen Greene. Actor.

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