Richard Herd

Richard Herd

Original Name Richard Thomas Herd, Jr.
Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 May 2020 (aged 87)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: Ashes given to his wife.
Memorial ID 210476067 · View Source
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American Actor. Herd was an actor in film, television and stage. After a brief stint in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he headed to New York, where he studied acting and art and started his career on the stage. His first major role in film came in the movie "The China Syndrome" in 1979 where he played the corrupt Chairman of the California Gas & Electric Board this role helped to make him an international name, All The President's Men in 1976 are a couple of the big name films he was in. On television, he was a regular on T. J. Hooker in the early 80's as Captain Dennis Sheridan. He also appeared on Star Trek: Voyager, Seinfeld, Yankees, M*A*S*H, The Rockford Files just to name a few of the 45 films and television shows he appeared in during his career. He also did 4 voice roles. He made his first appearance in "Hercules in New York" in 1970 and his last in 2018 in "The Mule". He served as the third National Vice President of the Screen Actors Guild and was in the Broadcaster Hall of Fame.

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  • Originally Created by: DAS
  • Added: 26 May 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 210476067
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Herd (26 Sep 1932–26 May 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 210476067, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, who reports a Ashes given to his wife..