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Richard Long

Born Dec 17, 1927

Richard Long was an American actor better known for his leading roles in several ABC television series, including The Big Valley, Nanny and the Professor and Bourbon Street Beat.

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1927 Birth Born on December 17, 1927.


1944 16 Years Old In 1944, the family relocated to Hollywood, California, and Long attended Hollywood High School for his senior year. … Read More
1946 18 Years Old In 1946, Long was hence cast in his first film, Tomorrow Is Forever as Drew, the son of Claudette Colbert. … Read More


1950 22 Years Old He also played "Jeff Taylor" in The Life of Riley and played "Frank James" in the 1950 movie Kansas Raiders. … Read More
1957 29 Years Old …  In 1957, Long married actress and model Mara Corday, with whom he had three children: Carey (born 1957), Valerie (born 1958), and Gregory (born 1960). … Read More


1958 30 Years Old Long played the recurring role of "Gentleman Jack Darby" in four episodes of Maverick beginning in 1958, including the famous "Shady Deal at Sunny Acres" installment.
1963 35 Years Old In 1963, Long was cast in the MGM romantic musical Follow the Boys, along with costars Connie Francis, Paula Prentiss, and Roger Perry.
1965 37 Years Old In 1965, at age 38, Long began his role as attorney Jarrod Barkley, oldest son to rancher Victoria Barkley (Barbara Stanwyck), in 112 episodes of The Big Valley, the last of the major Four Star Television series, a Western which ran on ABC from 1965 - 1969. … Read More


1970 42 Years Old In 1970–71, he and Juliet Mills starred in the ABC sitcom 'Nanny and the Professor'. … Read More
1973 45 Years Old In 1973 he starred alongside Julie Harris in the short-lived series, Thicker than Water.
1974 46 Years Old 1 More Event
A few years after her husband's death in 1974, Corday's friend Clint Eastwood offered her a chance to return to filmmaking with a role in his 1977 film The Gauntlet. … Read More
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