Feb. 12th, 1940
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Richard Lynch's Main TV Roles
Main Movie 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.
- Has dual citizenship (United States and Ireland)
- Brother of actor 'Barry Lynch (I)' (qv).
- Father of actor 'Christopher Lynch (II)' (qv).
- Co-starred with son 'Christopher Lynch (II)' (qv) in _Trancers II (1991)_ (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).
- Likes Gospel music.
- Co-starred in _Lima: Breaking the Silence (1998)_ (qv) with his wife, Lily.
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