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Richard Dysart

Richard Dysart
Richard Dysart, May 2006
Personal information
Birth dateMarch 30, 1929(age 82)
Place of birthBoston, Massachusetts, USA
SpouseKathryn Jacobi (1987-present)

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Richard A. Dysart (born March 30, 1929) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Leland McKenzie on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law.

Dysart served for four years in the Air Force during the Korean War. In 1979, he was featured in the film Being There, portraying a good-hearted physician. In 1980, he portrayed Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of War Edwin Stanton in the television film The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd. He also lent his voice to the kindly miner Uncle Pom in the Disney English language version of Hayao Miyazaki's 1986 adventure classic, Castle in the Sky, he also lent his voice to the character of "Cogliostro" on Todd McFarlane's Spawn: The Animated Series, which aired on HBO. He starred in movies such as The Last Days of Patton, Being There, The Day of the Locust, The Rumor Mill, Pale Rider, The Falcon and the Snowman, Prophecy, The Thing, Warning Sign, Hard Rain, Mask, An Enemy of the People, The Hospital, and The Hindenburg.

The scene where his L.A. Law character, Leland, the patriarchal and stiff founder of a successful law practice, was revealed to be in bed with competitor Rosalind Shays (Diana Muldaur) was ranked as the 38th greatest moment in television in an issue of EGG magazine. He earned one Emmy Award, and three more nominations, for his role as McKenzie on L.A. Law.

Dysart was a founding member of the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco. He attended Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine. He received the Drama Desk Award in 1972 and an Emmy Award in 1992. He is a brother of the Phi Alpha Tau fraternity based out of Emerson College in Boston. In 1990, Dysart was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law. He is also a certified open water diver.

Dysart and his wife, artist Kathryn Jacobi, have been married since 1987.



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"The Monster Movie." Part one of the rare, underrated eco horror flick, Prophecy(1979) starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Victoria Racimo, George Clutesi, Burke Byrnes, and Tom McFadden. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
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Being There (1979) - Directed by Hal Ashby, produced by Andrew Braunsberg, written by Jerzy KosiÅski and Robert C. Jones. Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard A. Dysart, Richard Basehart. Music by Johnny Mandel, editing by Don Zimmerman. from wikipedia: Lake scene - In the final scene, as the party elite discuss their choice of Chance as their preferred candidate in the upcoming presidential election, Chance is seen wandering over the estate. He comes to the edge of a lake and then proceeds to seemingly defy gravity by walking on the surface of the water, and not sinking into it. Film critic Roger Ebert mentions this scene in his 2001 book The Great Movies, stating that his film students once suggested that Chance may be walking on a submerged pier. Ebert writes, "The movie presents us with an image, and while you may discuss the meaning of the image, it is not permitted to devise explanations for it. Since Ashby does not show a pier, there is no pier â a movie is exactly what it shows us, and nothing more." Ispiration - Kosinski named the character Chance for a teacher of transcendental meditation in Cambridge, Massachusetts named Jerry Jarvis, whose calm and simple manner reflected that of Chance. Jarvis' milieu was based at the corner of Chauncy and Garden Streets. The film's title is a direct translation of the term Dasein, used by the German phenomenological philosopher Martin Heidegger to describe the thrown existence of <b>...</b>
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"The Monster Movie." Part ten of the rare eco horror flick, Prophecy(1979) starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Victoria Racimo, George Clutesi, Burke Byrnes, and Tom McFadden. Directed By John Frankenheimer.
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"The Monster Movie." Part two of the rare eco horror film, Prophecy(1979) starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Victoria Racimo, George Clutesi, Burke Byrnes, and Tom McFadden. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
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"The Monster Movie." Part six of the rare eco horror flick, Prophecy(1979) starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Victoria Racimo, George Clutesi, Burke Byrnes, and Tom McFadden. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
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"The Monster Movie." Part three of the rare eco horror flick, Prophecy(1979) starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Victoria Racimo, George Clutesi, Burke Byrnes, and Tom McFadden. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
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"The Monster Movie." Part seven of the rare eco horror flick, Prophecy(1979) starring Talia Shire, Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Victoria Racimo, George Clutesi, Burke Byrnes, and Tom McFadden. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
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Entertainment Weekly--Second, it's got an excellent cast of I-know-that-guy supporting actors, like Wilford Brimley as a stir-crazy crackpot and LA Law's -Richard Dysart-, who gets his arms turned into bloody stubs in one of the film's bett - Date : Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:06:18 GMT
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NOLA.com--Young eventually removed Meyers' supervisor, Chief Administrative Assistant Heather Hilliard, from the chain of command, making Deputy Chief Operating Officer -Richard- Hart, the parish's No. 3 executive, Meyers' direct boss. Youn - Date : Tue, 20 Dec 2011 06:41:09 GMT
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Australian Mining--In June, the hospital treated 1578 patients from Moranbah, 135 from Clermont, 39 from -Dysart- and 516 non-residents. They said the influx was starting to hamper their efforts to treat locals. “Of late with our GP shortage and the inf - Date : Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:16:11 GMT
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The Arts Desk--Paging Dr -Dysart- from Equus, anyone? But as everyone surely knows by now, Albert is Joey's defender, not his destroyer, and there's a weirdly retrograde feel to the sections near the start where Albert grins with pleasure at his - Date : Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:24:45 GMT
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Leagle.com--Court composed of Judge Max N. Tobias, Jr., Judge Edwin A. Lombard, Judge Daniel L. -Dysart-. In this appeal, plaintiff avers the trial court erred in sustaining defendant's exception of prematurity. For the reasons set forth below, we af - Date : Thu, 15 Dec 2011 11:37:27 GMT
Trams simply aren't the answer to traffic jams - Grantham Today Tweet this news
Grantham Today--Harrowby Lane to -Dysart- Road? (don't even think about the St Catherine's Road/Wharf Road/High Street junction!) - Grantham transport would quite simply grind to a halt for several years. Trams will always have their enthusiasts - Date : Sun, 25 Dec 2011 08:20:29 GMT
2011 full of intriguing stories in Surprise, El Mirage, Youngtown - Arizona Republic Tweet this news
Arizona Republic--The -Dysart- Unified School District governing board underwent a quick change when April Butler abruptly resigned at a meeting in September, citing personal reasons. After a monthlong selection process, Jerry Eynon, a retired teacher fro - Date : Fri, 30 Dec 2011 18:38:19 GMT
touch of France for Leo - Tasmania Mercury Tweet this news
Tasmania Mercury--For the past three weeks, the two have been working on the brick stables on the -Dysart- House property owned by Mercury columnist Leo Schofield. "Everyone around us told us to come to Tassie, as it is full of history and has be - Date : Thu, 05 Jan 2012 03:30:26 GMT
Mining should pay for health - Mackay Daily Mercury Tweet this news
Mackay Daily Mercury--"In 2011 BMA invested in Moranbah, -Dysart-, Emerald and Blackwater around $1.1 million in health-related activities, including accommodation and medical centre rental subsidy, donations, sponsorships and other partnerships, - Date : Thu, 05 Jan 2012 03:27:07 GMT
Glendale, Peoria high school football matchups - Arizona Republic Tweet this news
Arizona Republic--El Mirage -Dysart- (3-6) at Glendale Copper Canyon (2-7): Both schools lost tight games last week, -Dysart- by one to Buckeye Verrado and Copper Canyon by three to Glendale. Peoria Sunrise Mountain (6-3) at Glendale (2-7): Sunrise Mounta - Date : Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:19:54 GMT

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