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Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart's biography

Richard Basehart is 70 years old stage actor born at Zanesville. He was born on Monday 31st of August 1914. According to year of birth 1914 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 31st of August means he is Virgo. Virgo is an earthy sign of Zodiac Belt. People born under this Rising Sign are practical in nature. They believe in reality and represents themselves as a strong person.

He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be stage actor. You can know him also as film actor. He is recently known as television actor.

Richard Basehart's family

Richard Basehart's ex spouse

Valentina Cortese

Richard Basehart and Valentina Cortese have been together since 1951 for 9 years. She is known as film actor. His ex spouse was born on Monday 1st of January 1923. His ex spouse died on Wednesday 10th of July 2019 in Milan. Valentina Cortese was 105 years old, when this happened.

He has 1 son.

Richard Basehart's son: Jackie Basehart

Richard Basehart's son's name is Jackie Basehart. He is known as actor. His son was born on Thursday 11th of October 1951 in Santa Monica. His son died on Saturday 16th of May 2015 in Milan. Jackie Basehart was 101 years old, when this happened.

Richard Basehart's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Bishop Rosecrans High School.

Richard Basehart's career

His main focus is to be stage actor.

How did Richard Basehart die

He died on on Monday 17th of September 1984 when he was 70 years old. Richard Baseharts death was caused by multiple strokes. It happend like natural causes.

What Richard Basehart has done for a first time

  • Basehart's last work as an actor was doing the voice-over for the closing ceremonies of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. The day after finishing the recording he suffered the first of a series of strokes, the last of which proved fatal.

Richard Basehart's quotes

  • Nothing irritates me more than actors who take all the money and then complain about how terribly limited TV is. That kind of talk only reflects on them.
  • I couldn't be a straight leading man. You've got to be bigger and prettier than I am.
  • [asked how "Hamlet" compared with Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964)] With [William Shakespeare] there's more character than an actor can ever plumb. But there's no greater challenge than making something out of nothing.

Richard Basehart's body shape

Lets describe how Richard Basehart looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.