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Richard Lee Newton
Birth: Sep. 11, 1926
Death: Jan. 13, 2006

Actor. A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he is best known for his role as 'Judge Richard Cooksey' on the television series, "Matlock" from 1986 to 1990. He also appeared in the films, "Lily Of Laguna" (1938), "On The Spot" (1938), "Smoky Cell" (1938), "Dangerous Mission" (1954), "Plunder Road" (1957), "Crash Landing" (1958), and "Assassin," and the television programs, "The A-Team," "You Are There," "The Silent Service," "Johnny Ringo," "Frontier Justice," "M Squad," and "Scarecrow And Mrs. King." He was also a producer and director for several film and television programs. He died at the age of 94 (some sources say 79), in DeSoto, Texas. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jan 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13060797
Richard Lee Newton
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Richard Lee Newton
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- Old Coot
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014
Great guy. Nice guy. One of my favorites. God bless you. RIP.
- shirley davenport
 Added: May. 7, 2014

- J Spencer
 Added: Apr. 12, 2014
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