Dick Sargent
Actor, activist
Dick Sargent
Richard Stanford Cox, known professionally as Dick Sargent, was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on the television series Bewitched. The actor took the name Dick Sargent from a Saturday Evening Post illustrator/artist of the same name.
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The Livestream Diaries: Astana pulls a “Bewitched” - velonews.competitor.com
Google News - over 5 years
Without explanation, the show's sixth season debuted with a new leading man: actor Dick Sargent. The casting change — in which York was quietly replaced by a lookalike — has become the stuff of pop culture legend and may just be providing the
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Ogdensburg centegenarian receives state Senatorial Proclamation from Ritchie - North Country Now
Google News - over 5 years
From left are Dick Sargent, Janice Sargent, Joyce O'Brian, Pearl Puterbaugh, great-granddaughter Sydney Sargent, and grandson Scott Sargent. Pearl Puterbaugh of 950 Linden St., Ogdensburg gathered with family on the occasion of receiving a Senatorial
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Movies/TV's 3R's 08.16.11: The Avengers, Frank Darabont, George Lopez, Black ... - 411mania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Then I learned about "My Two Dicks": Dick Sargent and Dick York. It was weird to see a swap in actors and pretend like both were the same guy. To use a similar example: I dunno… Dumbledore, I guess. A Will Ferrell-Nicole Kidman movie version came out
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Bewitched back for spell? - The West Australian
Google News - over 5 years
... sitcom which ran for eight seasons on American TV (ABC) from 1964 to 1972 and starred Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, a witch who marries Darrin, a mortal (Dick York and later Dick Sargent), and attempts to become a typical suburban housewife
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CBS Eyes Bewitched Remake - Comic Book Resources
Google News - over 5 years
The original series, which aired from 1964 to 1971 on ABC, starred Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, a witch who marries the mortal Darrin Stephens (Dick York and later Dick Sargent) and tries to adapt to life as a suburban housewife while struggling ... - -
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Is Stacey Dash out on VH1's 'Single Ladies'? - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
That would be like Darrin Stephens on “Bewitched” played first by Dick York, then replaced by Dick Sargent. Jawn Murray, an entertainment writer, Tweeted about this yesterday, citing InTouch Weekly. He also said there was tension between her and
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Charlie Harper's Death and Other Ways of Dealing with the Departure of Lead Actors - Savings.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
When health problems forced York to quit the show, he was replaced by Dick Sargent. Sargent simply picked up the role of Darrin Stephens and nothing was said about the switch. Incidentally, Bewitched underwent an unusually high number of cast changes
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" Top Ten Recasts" - 411mania.com
Google News - over 5 years
Any discussion of television recasting must include the replacement of Dick York with Dick Sargent on Bewitched. The show attempted a seamless transition with little fanfare when they made the switch at the start of the show's 1969 season
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The Fresh Beat Band - Unexplained Cast Changes Keep Annoying TV Tradition Going - Blogcritics.org (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
No explanation has been given as to the change in appearance of the character, and so kids are expected to be as resilient as Bewitched fans seeing Dick Sargent become Darrin (replacing Dick York) without any explanation. Unfortunately, this is part of
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Mad Men To Go On For Three More Seasons - Jezebel
Google News - over 5 years
... TV shows can never get bad if they just go on forever and ever, like The Simpsons- it makes sense to eventually end a show like Mad Men, before Pete Campbell starts doing motorcycle stunts in Hawaii, or Christina Hendricks is replaced by Dick Sargent
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Time to close `The Office'? - Chicago Tribune (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
... told to "come right away") What was the name of Samantha's nosey neighbor? Which of Samantha's aunts bungled most of her spells? Paul Lynde played Samantha's uncle. What was the uncle's name? Who portrayed Darrin first- Dick Sargent or Dick York?
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Los históricos cambios de personajes en las series de TV 22 de mayo de 2011 ... - Terra Perú
Google News - almost 6 years
Con la salida de York, Dick Sargent asumió dicho personaje, lo que provocó un descenso en el rating, ya que los televidentes le tenían mucho cariño al retirado actor. ¿That ´70s Show¿ es otra serie que tuvo que cambiar su elenco después de la salida de
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Sol Saks - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - almost 6 years
Although the author of the pilot script, Saks never wrote another episode of the popular series about a nose-twitching witch Samantha, played by Elizabeth Montgomery, married to a mortal (originally Dick York, later Dick Sargent)
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Este miércoles se cumplen 15 años de la desaparición física de la recordada ... - El Observador - RCTV
Google News - almost 6 years
Dick Sargent, fue el actor encargado de personificar al recordado esposo de Samantha y con un carácter un poco extraño, también logró ganarse el cariño de los espectadores. Cuando la actriz se enteró del diagnóstico, tomó la decisión de no morir en una
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Ashton Kutcher Takes Over for Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men' - Associated Content
Google News - almost 6 years
In the sixth season of Bewitched Dick Sargent replaced Dick York, who played the character Darren Stephens. Darren was the mortal husband that married Samantha a witch, played by Elizabeth Montgomery. The irony of this situation is Dick Sargent was
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Houston Texans 2011 Draft Summary, Including Best Porn Name - Houston Press (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Hell, if the Bewitched writers can expect us to buy into Dick Sargent replacing Dick York, a Reed-for-Matthews swap is nothing. PLAYER LEAST LIKELY TO BE CONFUSED WITH CAM NEWTON: Brandon Harris, CB, Miami (FL) (2nd round, 60th overall)
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Michael Scott leaves 'The Office' - South Coast Today
Google News - almost 6 years
The substitution of Dick Sargent for Dick York on the old "Bewitched" sitcom was so legendary that "Roseanne" spoofed it when the show swapped Sarah Chalke for Alicia Goranson in the role of daughter Becky. But dropping the star and lead character from
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dick Sargent
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 63
    Doctors were initially optimistic that it could be treated; however, the disease continued to spread and by early 1994, he had become seriously ill. Sargent died from the disease on July 8, 1994, at age 64.
    More Details Hide Details His body was cremated. Former Bewitched co-star Elizabeth Montgomery commented, "He was a great friend, and I will miss his love, his sense of humor and his remarkable courage." Montgomery herself died of colon cancer a year later.
  • 1991
    Age 60
    On National Coming Out Day in 1991, Sargent publicly declared his homosexuality and supported gay rights issues.
    More Details Hide Details The high rate of suicide among young homosexuals was the main reason, jokingly referring to himself as a "retroactive role model." Sargent recognized that his ill health from prostate cancer may have led people to assume he suffered from AIDS. He lived with his domestic partner, Albert Williams, until his death. In June 1992, Sargent was a Grand Marshal of the Los Angeles Gay Pride parade along with Elizabeth Montgomery. Sargent was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1989.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1989
    Age 58
    He also appeared in the movie Teen Witch in 1989 and on Diff'rent Strokes.
    More Details Hide Details Throughout the 1980s, he joined actress Sally Struthers as an advocate for Christian Children's Fund, which brought relief to developing nations' children.
  • FORTIES
  • 1979
    Age 48
    He also played Sheriff Grady Byrd on two 1979–1980 season episodes of The Dukes of Hazzard.
    More Details Hide Details Sargent continued to work in film roles such as playing Harry in Live a Little, Love a Little in 1968 starring opposite Elvis Presley and Michele Carey and made numerous guest appearances on various television shows, including Ripcord, Rat Patrol, I Dream of Jeannie, Three's Company, The Waltons, Charlie's Angels, Knots Landing, Family Ties, Fantasy Island, Adam-12, Emergency! Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law and at least on two episodes of The Dukes of Hazzard. In 1990, he also portrayed himself on an episode of Columbo. In the mid-1980s, he landed the steady role of Richard Preston, the widowed father, in the TBS sitcom Down to Earth.
    His later movies included the 1979 film Hardcore as Jake Van Dorn's straight-laced brother-in-law, Wes DeJong, and as Dr Jameson in the sci-fi horror film Parts: The Clonus Horror (1979).
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1969
    Age 38
    Later, he played Darrin Stephens on Bewitched for three years between 1969 and 1972, replacing ailed actor Dick York.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1930
    Born
    Born on April 19, 1930.
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