Richard Weedt Widmark
|Born||Dec 26, 1914|
Sunrise Township, MN
|Died||Mar 24, 2008|
|Age||Died at 93|
|Final Resting PlaceRoxbury Center Cemetery|
|Top Roles||Col. Tad Lawson, Tommy Udo, Lt. Cmdr. Clinton 'Clint' Reed M.D., Col. William Edwards, L:t. Col. Glenn Stevenson|
|Top Genres||Drama, Western, Adventure, Action, Romance, Crime|
|Top Topics||World War II, Aviation, Korean War|
|Top Collaborators||Willis Bouchey, John Ford (Director), Karl Malden, Samuel G. Engel (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Vladimir Sokoloff, Elisha Cook Jr., Alan King see more..|
Richard Widmark Overview:
Legendary actor, Richard Widmark, was born Richard Weedt Widmark on Dec 26, 1914 in Sunrise Township, MN. Widmark died at the age of 93 on Mar 24, 2008 in Roxbury, CT and was laid to rest in Roxbury Center Cemetery in Roxbury, Litchfield County, CT.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Widmark was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1947||Best Supporting Actor||Kiss of Death (1947)||Tommy Udo||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Richard Widmark's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #85 on Apr 24, 1949. In addition, Widmark was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum .
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Richard Widmark Quotes:
Capt. Thomas Archer: And so when the Nation was safe, the Sacred Bundle, symbol of the Chief of Chiefs, was passed on. For no one could carry it who had shed the blood of another Cheyenne.
[after Finlander orders an anti-submarine rocket armed]
Commodore Schrepke: This is insane!
Captain Finlander: Now don't worry, Commodore. The Bedford'll never fire first. But if he fires one, I'll fire one.
Ensign Ralston: [launching the rocket] Fire One!
Isolde Poole: [the Peppers have thrown a small anniversary party for Augie and Isolde] Darling, isn't it nice having neighbors like the Peppers?
August 'Augie' Poole: Oh, yeah, they bring such *useful* presents...
August 'Augie' Poole: [Holding up a bottle of cheap Champagne the Peppers have brought over] "Piper-Heidsieck: the Miller High Life of Champagne!"
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