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Richard Egan

Richard Egan Mostly Credited As: Richard Egan
Sometimes Credited As: Richard Eagan

Date Of Birth: July 29, 1921 (Age 65)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: San Francisco, California
Date Of Death: July 20, 1987
Cause Of Death: Prostate Cancer (in Los Angeles, California)
Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)


Richard Egan attended the University of San Francisco and later served during World War II. Following the war, Egan taught school before making his debut in films. Egan later shifted his focus to television with his series Empire as well as his appearances in a number of made-for-television films.

In the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, Egan took occasional film roles and guest spots on popular television series, such as The Streets of San Francisco and Police Story. Egan also taught acting and encouraged young hopefuls. In 1982, he took a recurring role on the TV soap Capitol and remained with the series until illness forced him off the show.


Richard Egan
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Capitol (1982)As: Sam Clegg #2 (1982-1987)
Redigo (1963)As: Jim Redigo
Empire (1962) (1962)As: Jim Redigo
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Police Story (1973) (1973) 
  Bought and Paid For 04x02: (Oct/05/1976) As Lt. Joe Andes 
  Capt. Hook 02x11: (Dec/17/1974) As Lieutenant Dan Barton 

The Quest (1976) (1976) 
  The Captive 01x01: (Sep/22/1976) As Captain Wilson 

Matt Helm (1975) 
  Dead Men Talk 01x01: (Sep/20/1975) As Dan Sydon 

The Streets of San Francisco (1972) 
  Shattered Image 01x25: (Mar/22/1973) As Fr. Joe Scarne 

Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre (1963) 
  Massacre at Fort Phil Kearny 04x06: (Oct/26/1966) As Colonel Henry Carrington 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 11th Annual Golden Globe Awards 11x01: (Jan/22/1954) As Winner: New Star Of The Year - Actor 

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951) 
  Go Away a Winner 03x18: (Jan/01/1954) As guest star 
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