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.
- Born to Irish parents. Frequently visits his native Cork.
- 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.
- Was sharing an apartment with actor 'Don Calfa' (qv) at the time of his LSD fueled accident.
- Father of actor 'Christopher Lynch (II)' (qv).
- Co-starred in _Lima: Breaking the Silence (1998)_ (qv) with his wife, Lily.
- Plays the flute, piano, guitar and saxophone.
- Brother of actor 'Barry Lynch (I)' (qv).
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