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Original Name
Richard Norman Anderson
Birth
Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Death
31 Aug 2017 (aged 91)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID
182895132 View Source

Actor. He was best known to television viewers as 'Oscar Goldman,' the head of the Office of Scientific Intelligence on the 1970s series "The Six Million Dollar Man," and its spinoff "The Bionic Woman," as well as its subsequent television movies. He served a seventeen month stint in the Army during World War II and after he left the military, he studied at the Actors Laboratory in Los Angeles. He was later mentored in the acting profession by Cary Grant. His first acting role came in the 1947 film "The Pearl." He would go on to appear in numerous films during a career that spanned eight decades with such credits as "The Magnificent Yankee" (1950), "Scaramouche" (1952), "Escape from Fort Bravo" (1953), "Forbidden Planet" (1956), "Paths of Glory" (1957), "The Long, Hot Summer" (1958), "Seven Days in May (1962), "Seconds" (1966), and "Tora! Tora! Tora!" (1970). He made his first appearance on the small screen in 1954 on the television series "Captain Midnight." Besides playing Oscar Goldman on "The Six Million Dollar Man" and its numerous spinoffs and television movies, his credits included "Zorro," "Bus Stop," "Target: The Corruptors," "The Rifleman," "The Lieutenant," "Perry Mason," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," "12 O'Clock High," "The Fugitive," The Big Valley," "Dan August," "The F.B.I.," "Ironside," "Knight Rider," "Cover Up," "Dynasty," "Murder, She Wrote," and "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues."

Actor. He was best known to television viewers as 'Oscar Goldman,' the head of the Office of Scientific Intelligence on the 1970s series "The Six Million Dollar Man," and its spinoff "The Bionic Woman," as well as its subsequent television movies. He served a seventeen month stint in the Army during World War II and after he left the military, he studied at the Actors Laboratory in Los Angeles. He was later mentored in the acting profession by Cary Grant. His first acting role came in the 1947 film "The Pearl." He would go on to appear in numerous films during a career that spanned eight decades with such credits as "The Magnificent Yankee" (1950), "Scaramouche" (1952), "Escape from Fort Bravo" (1953), "Forbidden Planet" (1956), "Paths of Glory" (1957), "The Long, Hot Summer" (1958), "Seven Days in May (1962), "Seconds" (1966), and "Tora! Tora! Tora!" (1970). He made his first appearance on the small screen in 1954 on the television series "Captain Midnight." Besides playing Oscar Goldman on "The Six Million Dollar Man" and its numerous spinoffs and television movies, his credits included "Zorro," "Bus Stop," "Target: The Corruptors," "The Rifleman," "The Lieutenant," "Perry Mason," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," "12 O'Clock High," "The Fugitive," The Big Valley," "Dan August," "The F.B.I.," "Ironside," "Knight Rider," "Cover Up," "Dynasty," "Murder, She Wrote," and "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues."

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 31 Aug 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 182895132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182895132/richard-anderson: accessed ), memorial page for Richard Anderson (8 Aug 1926–31 Aug 2017), Find a Grave Memorial ID 182895132, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.