Richard Evans (actor)

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Richard Evans
Born (1935-01-23) January 23, 1935 (age 85)
OccupationActor
Years active1958-2007

Richard Evans (January 23, 1935) is a retired American actor, best known for his work in television.

Throughout his career, Evans has guest starred in television series, such as Wagon Train , Alfred Hitchcock Presents , Sea Hunt , Cheyenne , The Rifleman , The Fugitive , Perry Mason , Gunsmoke , The Iron Horse , The Men from Shiloh , Star Trek (episode "Patterns of Force"), The High Chaparral and ‘’Bonanza.

On April 15, 1962, Evans was cast as a young cutthroat, Billy Deal, in the episode "Sunday" of the ABC-WB western series, Lawman . [1] [ better source needed ] He also was in a 1969 Lassie episode "No Margin For Error" (Season 16), playing Jeff Treat, a college student son of a local rancher who offers to help Ranger Scott survey a retired bombsite for a future grasslands area.

Evans also played secondary roles in several B-films.

Evans is best remembered for his portrayal of college English professor Paul Hanley in the ABC soap opera Peyton Place , a role which he played in 1965. [2] [ better source needed ]

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References

  1. ""Sunday" April 15, 1962". Internet Movie Data Base . Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  2. Sue Brower. "Peyton Place". The Museum of Broadcast Communications.