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Richard Basehart

  • Birth 31 Aug 1914 Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 17 Sep 1984 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot In the smaller, central 'ash garden'. His ashes are three down on the right
  • Memorial ID 1840

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

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1840
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Basehart (31 Aug 1914–17 Sep 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1840, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .