Richard Kelton

Richard Kelton

Age
35 (passed away Nov. 27th, 1978)
Birthday
Apr. 29th, 1943
Born in
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Height
6' 2"

Richard Kelton's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Quark TV Show
Quark
Matt Helm TV Show
Matt Helm
The Cowboys TV Show
The Cowboys
 

Main Movie Roles

1976 - Logan's Run
1975 - The Ultimate Warrior
1974 - McQ
1967 - In Cold Blood

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Ab Craddock
5
Graham
1
Paul Jeffries
1
Chuck Davis
1
Stuttering Kidnapper
1
Lt. Carter
1
The Guzzler
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Richard Duane Kelton was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was the only child of Fred and Glenna Kelton. While growing up in Miami, Oklahoma, he remembered watching James Dean (I) and cites him as his main influence on becoming an actor. After studying drama at The University of Kansas, he made his way to California where he made his debut playing "Bud" in an episode of "Gunsmoke" (1955). Soon after that he made his TV movie debut as "Lieutenant Charring" in Wild Women (1970) (TV). He continued in numerous other guest starring roles and a movie roles. He also played the role of "Nick" in the Broadway revival of "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf" in 1976. He made his starring role as "Ficus" in the short-lived science fiction series "Quark" (1978). Later that year he was invited back to The University of Kansas to give a short seminar on films. He continued his career until his death in 1978.


TRIVIA:
  • One child, Zachary (1974).
  • Taught Drama and Social Studies in Wellington, Kansas in 1969 before moving to California.
  • Father died in 1996.
  • Lived in Denver, Colorado during WWII.
  • Auditioned for the role of "Captain Willard Decker" for the movie "Star Trek The Motion Picture".
  • Was a James Dean fan.
  • Mother died in 1989.
  • Graduated from Miami High School in 1961.


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