Richard Greene
Actor
Richard Greene
Richard Marius Joseph Greene was a noted English film and television actor. A matinee idol who appeared in more than 40 films, he was perhaps best known for the lead role in the long-running British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood, which ran for 143 episodes from 1955 to 1960.
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Small Energy-Efficiency Investments Add Up - Governing
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Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene are national experts in government management and policy. They are principals of Barrett and Greene, Inc.; columnists for Governing; and work with many government-related organizations, including the IBM Center for
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A Prairie Home Companion announces guests for Nov. 5 Murray State show - WPSD Local 6
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Richard Greene started playing violin when was five. He focused on classical music — that is, until he heard the fiddling of Mike Seeger and Scotty Stoneman. That's when his attention turned to old time and bluegrass. In 1966, he joined Bill Monroe
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Five Albums for the Bill Monroe Centennial - Country Standard Time (blog)
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... Charlie Cline, Bobby Hicks, Bessie Lee Mauldin, Joe Stuart, Kenny Baker, Jack Cooke, Buddy Spicher, Lonnie Hoppers, Bill Keith, Del McCoury, Benny Williams, Richard Greene Lamar Grier, James Monroe, Peter Rowan, and Roland White among them
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Ready, set, Quick Draw - Santa Ynez Valley Journal
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Among the participating artists: Vicki Andersen, Betty Carr, Howard Carr, Ken Christensen, Jim Farnum, Julie Fish, Mark Greenaway, Richard Greene, Sheryl Knight, George Lockwood, Gordon Luce, Joe Milazzo, Vel Miller, Linda Mutti, Richard Myer,
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Joseph P. Leo, 73, helped build Middlesex County Republican Organization - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
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Richard Greene, a Republican councilman in Old Bridge, recalled Mr. Leo's help when he first decided to run for office. "Joe was instrumental in getting me involved in politics in Old Bridge," Greene said. "If it wasn't for him, I don't think I would
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For Richard Greene, AL championship ring came at a 'perfect occasion' - Middle East North Africa Financial Network
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If you run into former Arlington Mayor Richard Greene, you may see him gazing proudly at a new piece of jewelry adorning his hand. Greene is sporting a sparkly American League championship ring, presented to him by Texas Rangers President Nolan Ryan
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Tough times take toll on Salvation Army's dinner service - Salt Lake Tribune
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Major Richard Greene, who has led the local Salvation Army operation for the past three years, said the nonprofit has a growing budget deficit and can no longer afford to pay Catholic Community Services $3000 a month for nightly use of the center's
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District teaches eating by the plate - Daily Pilot
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"One of the greatest challenges I think we face is educating our parent and student population — all the members of our community really — about healthy eating and increasing physical activity," said nutrition services Director Richard Greene
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Library seeks annual funds from city - Kosciusko Star Herald
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By Leslie N. Dees The Star Herald KOSCIUSKO — Richard Greene and Carolyn Pilgrim with the Attala County Library presented their annual request for funds from the city at the Tuesday, July 19, Kosciusko Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting
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States' Self-Promotion, Mobile Phone Math, and Explaining Tax Expenditures - Governing
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Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene are national experts in government management and policy. They are principals of Barrett and Greene, Inc.; columnists for Governing; and work with many government-related organizations, including the IBM Center for
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Hard-earned money wasted - The Augusta Chronicle
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A cornerstone of the Democrats' approach to the debt ceiling negotiations is "tax the rich." These "rich" are the investors who provide growth to the economy. These "rich" are the job creators that grow the economy
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Arlington plans feasibility study on further Johnson Creek improvements - Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Plans also include adding paved trails, trees, native plants and benches similar to those at the Richard Greene and Robert Cluck linear parks near the sports stadiums. "We want to make sure those amenities are protected," Yelverton said
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Split board OKs Manatee schools budget - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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Richard Greene said the district's poor performance on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in comparison with districts like Sarasota shows the district is failing. About 70 percent of Manatee schools earned an A or B grade based on FCAT results
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USAID Swears In New Mission Director for Bangladesh - PR Newswire (press release)
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WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Greene was sworn in last week as the new Mission Director for Bangladesh for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah administered the
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New minister is inducted at Gairloch - Ross-Shire Journal
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Issues discussed at the last meeting of the Gairloch Community Council's included Toilet Closures: Highland Councillor Richard Greene reported that Ian Hay from TEC services had agreed to his recommendation for transfer of the toilets at the Gairloch
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Research Help, More Audit Cuts, and Good News for Greener Cities - Governing
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Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene are national experts in government management and policy. They are principals of Barrett and Greene, Inc.; columnists for Governing; and work with many government-related organizations, including the IBM Center for
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Comeaux — Reaux - The Daily Iberian
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Richard Greene officiated at the 1 pm nuptial Mass. The bride wore a white halter gown with lace covered straps leading to the shirred edge of the V-neckline. The lace continued to cascade down the lines of the princess cut seams to the hem
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Greene
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1985
    Age 66
    Greene died in 1985 of cardiac arrest at his home in Norfolk, England, at age 66.
    More Details Hide Details His daughter, Patricia, said he had never completely recovered from an injury he had sustained from a fall three years prior. "He still had quite a fan club and was receiving letters requesting signed pictures," Patricia said.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1972
    Age 53
    In 1972 Greene was unwittingly embroiled in the Lewis v Averay (No.1) court case, after a fraudster pretending to be Greene had purchased a vehicle.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 32
    In 1951, he divorced his wife, Patricia Medina, whom he had married in 1941.
    More Details Hide Details Greene was cash-strapped when Yeoman Films of Great Britain approached him for the lead role in The Adventures of Robin Hood. Greene took the role and was an immediate success in it. The series and a number of related marketing products bearing his likeness, such as "Robin Hood Shoes," solved his financial problems and made him a star. He had a long love affair in the 1950s with Nancy Oakes, wealthy daughter of mining tycoon Sir Harry Oakes. Amongst other TV programmes, Greene was in A Man For Loving, The Doctors, The Morecambe and Wise Show, Dixon of Dock Green, Scarf Jack, The Professionals episode Everest Was Also Conquered and the Tales of the Unexpected episode Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1944
    Age 25
    Greene was discharged in December 1944 and appeared in the stage plays Desert Rats and I Capture the Castle.
    More Details Hide Details However, the war effectively ruined Greene's rising career. Though he did well in the popular film Forever Amber (1947), Greene found himself cast in a series of low budget swashbuckling roles. He eventually turned away from films in favour of stage-acting, and he also became one of Ireland's top horse-breeders.
  • 1943
    Age 24
    In 1943, he appeared in The Yellow Canary while on leave.
    More Details Hide Details He later toured in Shaw's Arms and the Man, entertaining the troops.
  • 1942
    Age 23
    He was relieved from duty in 1942 to appear in the British propaganda films Flying Fortress and Unpublished Story.
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  • 1939
    Age 20
    The film marked the first pairing of Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, also in 1939 he starred with child icon Shirley Temple in The Little Princess.
    More Details Hide Details Greene interrupted his acting career to serve in World War II in the 27th Lancers, where he distinguished himself. After three months, he went to Sandhurst and was commissioned. He was promoted to Captain in the 27th Lancers in May 1944.
    One of his most notable roles was Sir Henry Baskerville in the 1939 Sherlock Holmes film The Hound of the Baskervilles.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1936
    Age 17
    Greene joined the Jevan Brandon Repertory Company in 1936.
    More Details Hide Details He won accolades in the same year for his part in Terence Rattigan's French Without Tears, which brought him to the attention of Alexander Korda and Darryl F. Zanuck. At 20, he joined 20th Century Fox as a rival to MGM's Robert Taylor. His first film for Fox was John Ford's Four Men and a Prayer. Greene was a huge success, especially with female film goers who sent him mountains of fan mail which at its peak rivalled that of Fox star Tyrone Power.
  • 1933
    Age 14
    He started his stage career as the proverbial spear carrier in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in 1933.
    More Details Hide Details A handsome young man, Greene added to his income by modelling shirts and hats.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1918
    Born
    Born on August 25, 1918.
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