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Peter Mark Richman

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Birth dateApril 16, 1927(age 89)
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

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Peter Mark Richman (born April 16, 1927) is an American actor who has starred in films and on television. He was frequently credited as Mark Richman.

Richman was born Marvin Jack Richman in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Yetta Dora (née Peck) and Benjamin Richman, a painting and paper-hanger contractor.

Richman's first feature role was in the 1956 film Friendly Persuasion. He is perhaps best known for his role as Nicholas "Nick" Cain in the 1961 films The Murder Men and The Crimebusters, he reprised his role as Nicholas Cain in the NBC television series Cain's Hundred. Richman's other TV roles were on the soap opera Santa Barbara as Channing Creighton 'C.C.' Capwell, Jr., (1984), Longstreet as Duke Paige, on the ABC soap opera Dynasty as Andrew Laird (1981 1984), and a recurring role on Three's Company (1978 1979) as Chrissy's father, Rev. Luther Snow. Guest star on Beverly Hills, 90210. His other films include Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) and his most recent film Vic (2005).

His television credits include Justice, The DuPont Show with June Allyson, Breaking Point, The Fugitive, The Outer Limits, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Wild Wild West, Bonanza, Knight Rider, and Matlock. He was often seen on Mission: Impossible and Combat!, as well as other shows of that era. He appeared as Ralph Offenhouse in Star Trek: The Next Generations first season episode "The Neutral Zone". Richman starred in the last filmed episode of The Twilight Zone, called "The Fear". He voiced The Phantom in the animated series Defenders of the Earth

Richman sits on the Board of Trustees of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.


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