Richard Carlson Overview:

Actor, Richard Carlson, was born on Apr 29, 1912 in Albert Lea, MN. Carlson died at the age of 65 on Nov 24, 1977 in Encino, CA and was laid to rest in Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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It Came from Outer Space (1953) with

By Greg Orypeck on Dec 3, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Terror in 3-D . . . Reaching out from the screen to seize you in its grasp! Look out! Living in the 1950s, at least inside a movie theater, was a dangerous venture at the time. Anything could threaten life and limb. Especially dangerous were the ferocious?and always gigantic?insects, oft... Read full article


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Richard Carlson Quotes:

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John Putnam: [off-screen] This is Sand Rock, Arizona, of a late evening in early spring. It's a nice town, knowing its past and sure of its future, as it makes ready for the night, and the predictable morning. The desert blankets the earth, cooling, resting for the fight with tomorrow's sun. And in my house near the town, we're also sure of the future. So very sure.


Tuck: Well, you don't seem very glad to see me, Champ.
Champ Connors: About as glad as a dying mule to see a vulture.


David Hewitt: [Listening to African-Americans singing] Well, white people may have the pianos, but the colored folks got the voices.


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Richard Carlson Facts
He was active in television becoming nationally famous for "I Led 3 Lives" (1953), which was about an FBI agent infiltrating Communist cells in the United States.

High School Valedictorian-Washburn High School, Minneapolis. Minnesota class of 1929. Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta kapa M.A. English Literature-University of Minnesota. Wrote short-stories and human interest articles which were published in various magazines.

Served in WWII. After the war, it was hard for him to find a job.

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