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:

Patroling Beach Cleaner: If you folks ain't got nothin' to do, maybe you'd like to fish. I got a lot of tackle.
Jeff Sommerfield: Thanks, but we're just trying to talk.
Patroling Beach Cleaner: Well, all right, but I got a hunch they're bitin'. Sure you won't change your mind? cuz after you get old, you got a lot of time to talk.
Jeff Sommerfield: Let's get out of here.


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.


Tom Stewart: Sandy, why did you have to see it?
Sandy Hubbard: I couldn't help it.
Tom Stewart: No, nobody could help any of it, except me. If I'd held my hand out to Vi I could've saved her, but I killed her.


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Richard Carlson Facts
Although best known to movie fans as an icon of '50 sci-fi/horror, Carlson actually appeared in only four--The Magnetic Monster (1953), Riders to the Stars (1954), It Came from Outer Space (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), all of which were made in only a two-year period, 1953-1954.

He was the youngest of 4 children, the others were: Margaret Mabel, Ruth Elenore, and Henry Clay.

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

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