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Richard Vernon

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Also Known As: Died: December 4, 1997
Born: March 7, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Berkshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ... actor


British actor Richard Vernon captivated audiences with his incredible performances on the big screen. He performed on stage, radio and screen throughout the 1960s. Vernon's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Cary Grant comedic adaptation "Indiscreet" (1958), the Peter Cushing dramatic adaptation "Cash on Demand" (1961) and the Kenneth More adaptation sequel "We Joined the Navy" (1962). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Servant" (1963) with Dirk Bogarde and "A Hard Day's Night" (1964). His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like "One Brief Summer" (1970) with Felicity Gibson, "The Pink Panther Strikes Again" (1976) with Peter Sellers and the adventure "Sammy's Super T-Shirt" (1978) with Reggie Winch. He also appeared in "Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" (1978) with Christopher Lee. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Helena Bonham Carter historical romance "Lady Jane" (1986), the drama "A Month in the Country" (1988) with Colin Firth and the drama "Loch Ness" (1996) with Kirsty Graham. Vernon was most recently credited in the Melanie Papalia horror feature "The Den" (2014). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Lohengrin" (PBS, 1985-86). Vernon passed away in December 1997 at the age of 72.

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