Richard Eyer


Richard Eyer

Biography

At age nine, Richard Eyer got his start in the world of acting. Eyer began his career with roles in "Father Knows Best" (1954-1967), the comedy "Ma and Pa Kettle at Home" (1954) with Marjorie Main and the dramatic adaptation "Sincerely Yours" (1955) with Liberace. Eyer next focused his career on film, appearing in the crime drama "The Desperate Hours" (1955) with Humphrey Bogart, ...

Biography

At age nine, Richard Eyer got his start in the world of acting. Eyer began his career with roles in "Father Knows Best" (1954-1967), the comedy "Ma and Pa Kettle at Home" (1954) with Marjorie Main and the dramatic adaptation "Sincerely Yours" (1955) with Liberace. Eyer next focused his career on film, appearing in the crime drama "The Desperate Hours" (1955) with Humphrey Bogart, the Ann Sheridan drama "Come Next Spring" (1956) and the drama "Friendly Persuasion" (1956) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Invisible Boy" (1957) and "The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad" (1958). Later in his career, Eyer acted in "Hell to Eternity" (1960).

Life Events

Photo Collections

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad - Color Still Set
Here is a set of color stills from Columbia Pictures' The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958). For certain prestigious color productions, studios would send out sets of color stills as promotional material.

Videos

Movie Clip

Fort Dobbs (1958) - I Acted Like A Fool Having just escorted her son (Richard Eyer) across a river, Davis (Clint Walker) finds his mother (Virginia Mayo) hasn’t waited her turn as instructed, a big rescue helping director Gordon Douglas get both his stars disrobed, fleeing the Comanche, in Fort Dobbs, 1958.
Fort Dobbs (1958) - He's A Horse Thief Having switched clothes with a guy killed by Indians and left his horse behind to get the posse trailing him to quit, Davis (Clint Walker, star of TV’s Cheyenne) meets young Chad (Richard Eyer) and his mom (Virignia Mayo), Gordon Douglas directing, in Fort Dobbs, 1958.
7th Voyage of Sinbad, The (1958) - Open, Land It Is! Terrific opening art and Bernard Hermann music roaring, as the sailors marvel at the courage and skill of their captain (Kerwin Matthews) in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, 1958.
7th Voyage of Sinbad, The (1958) - I Bid You Genie... Trouble with a big two-headed Roc (by Ray Harryhausen) just as tiny Parisa (Kathryn Grant) tells Sinbad (Kerwin Matthews) the incantation, and Sokurah (Torin Thatcher) moves in, from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, 1958.
7th Voyage of Sinbad, The (1958) - Build Me A Barrier! Sokurah (Torin Thatcher) has angered Ray Harryhausen's Cyclops, so he summons genie Baronini (Richard Eyer) and splits with Sinbad (Kerwin Matthews) in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, 1958.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) - I Hate That Bird! Director William Wyler establishing the Quaker idyll, Richard Eyer as young "Jess" talking about the goose and his powerful mother Eliza (Dorothy McGuire), in Friendly Persuasion, 1956, also starring Gary Cooper and Anthony Perkins.

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