Character actor, Richard Alexander, was born on Nov 19, 1902 in Dallas, TX. Alexander appeared in over 290 film and TV roles, mostly uncredited and bit parts. Alexander died at the age of 86 on Aug 9, 1989 in Woodland Hills, CA .
Richard Alexander played his share of western villains, soldiers, guards and henchmen in his nearly 50-year career -- with credits such as 'Man with Pike' (Marie Antoinette), 'Executioner' (A Tale of Two Cities), 'Holdup Thug' (Princess and the Pirate), 'King's Guard' (Babes in Toyland) -- and even 'Moving Man with Screen' (Father of the Bride). His most notable roles were as Westhus in All Quiet on the Western Front, Viturius in The Sign of the Cross, and Prince Barin in Flash Gordon and Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars.(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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