Feb. 12th, 1940
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Richard Lynch's Main TV Roles
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With his strong, gaunt, face, the blond Lynch has been effective in portraying cool figures with evil intent in horror films and action pictures.
- Plays the flute, piano, guitar and saxophone.
- Has dual citizenship (United States and Ireland)
- Was sharing an apartment with actor 'Don Calfa' (qv) at the time of his LSD fueled accident.
- Brother of actor 'Barry Lynch (I)' (qv).
- In 1967 after taking LSD (acid), he set himself on fire in Central Park behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art near Cleopatra's Needle. After recuperation, he bravely and candidly spoke about it in an anti-drug documentary.
- His personal favorite role was in _Vampire (1979) (TV)_ (qv).
- Co-starred in _Lima: Breaking the Silence (1998)_ (qv) with his wife, Lily.
- Co-starred with son 'Christopher Lynch (II)' (qv) in _Trancers II (1991)_ (qv).
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