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Richard Basehart
Birth: Aug. 31, 1914
Death: Sep. 17, 1984

Actor. Born in Zanesville, Ohio, he was fondly remembered for the lead role of Admiral Harriman Nelson on the TV series "Voyage To the Bottom Of the Sea". He began his career in Hollywood, making his big screen debut in "Repeat Performance" (1947), followed by "Cry Wolf" (1947). His many other film credits included "House on Telegraph Hill" (1948), "Titanic" (1953), "Moby Dick" (1956), "Portrait in Black" (1960) and "Rage" (1972). For television he also appeared on "The Twilight Zone", "Gunsmoke", "Hawaii Five-O", "Columbo" and "Little House on the Prairie". Noted for his deep, distinctive voice, he was also prolific as a narrator of many television and movie projects ranging from features to documentaries. He died of a stroke at age 70 in Los Angeles, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Stroke
 
Burial:
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: In the smaller, central 'ash garden'. His ashes are three down on the right
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Richard Basehart
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- BigLebo
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
Watched your film ,14 hours you gave a powerful performance. May you rest in peace.
- kathleen paradise
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 12, 2014
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