Richard Long
Actor
Richard Long
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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SIDMOUTH: Sidmouth Regatta 2011 - View Online
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The shield was presented to regatta organisers Keith Knight and Oliver Salter by RNOCA secretayr Tom Deremer and chairman Richard Long. The famous raft race was held in the afternoon, with decorated rafts and a fancy dress competition
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Phyllida Barlow: Rig Hauser & Wirth - review - Evening Standard
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Barlow, a great-great-granddaughter of Charles Darwin, was born in Newcastle in 1944, which makes her an almost exact contemporary of Gilbert and George and Richard Long. But while those artists drew interest while still at art college in the late
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Michelle Boag: Like Muldoon? You're kidding - New Zealand Herald
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Names such as Ian Templeton, Judy Addinell, Richard Griffin, Richard Long, Oliver Riddell and Neale McMillan dominated the institution. Those journalists accepted the unwritten rules of the traditional media/politician relationships which ensured
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Fab anniversary:Beatles@Balboa Stadium - SignOnSanDiego.com
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The band is in spirited form, but what makes this footage memorable is how sedate the young Nordic audience is throughout the performance, which begins with "She Loves You" and concludes with a lively cover of Little Richard's "Long Tall Sally
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Regina's mysterious altar stones - B.C. Catholic Newspaper
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Photo by Clayton Richard Long / Special to The BC Catholic Decommissioning churches means altar stones are placed in storage or buried By Frank Flegel REGINA (CCN)-- One of the last actions taken during the decommissioning of a Roman Catholic Church is
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Bruno Mars Gets the Party Started in VMA Promo [Video] - Rap-Up.com
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Like fellow performers Lil Wayne and Lady Gaga, the R&B crooner throws his own shindig, grooving to the sounds of The Police's “Roxanne,” Little Richard's “Long Tall Sally,” James Brown's “I Feel Good,” and his own songs “Runaway Baby” and “Grenade
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Latest mistake lands man in jail - South Shore Now
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Twenty-eight-year-old Bruce Richard Long was back before the provincial court in Bridgewater August 15, a day after his latest arrest. A relative called the RCMP early August 14 to say that Mr. Long was at his Western Shore home and had been drinking
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Laura Underwood Long - Lexington Dispatch
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She is survived by her sons, BA Long and wife Donna of Lexington, NC, Dr. William Long and wife Heather of Sumter, SC, Rodney Long and wife Tina, of Little Rock, Richard Long and wife Tena, of Woodinville, Wash., and Brett Long and wife Julie of Biloxi
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Tony Cragg and the sculpture wars - The Guardian
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Ackling introduced the budding sculptor to his friend and fellow land artist, Richard Long. Cragg's early work was an urban critique of the older men's pastoral fixation. You could now fill a thousand Tate Moderns with post-industrial pastiches of
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MFAH's new exhibit looks at changing landscapes - Houston Chronicle
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The first category — most prominently represented by James Turrell's studies for his Roden Crater project to transform an extinct volcano into an artwork using light as a medium and Richard Long's East West Circle, comprised of stones from a Japanese
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Virginia Long - Paducah Sun
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She is survived by her husband, Freddie Long Sr.; four sons, Larry Long, Fred Long Jr. and Richard Long, all of Mayfield, and Michael Long of Draffenville; 12 brothers and sisters; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren
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County crisis manager gets taste of new job - Jackson County Floridan
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Richard Long, left, and Sandy Hascher spent a lot of time talking about Long's traumatic experience in the tornado that destroyed his Alabama home. Hascher was a shelter volunteer where Long lived in the aftermath of the storm
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Myrtle Long - Hutchinson News
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Her children are Dean Long, Mary Brown, Ronald Long, Janis Smyth, all of Hutchinson, Roy Long, Windom, Richard Long, Mesa, Ariz., and Joan Nelson, Wichita. She has 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren
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MARGARET A. LONG - Times Herald-Record
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Survivors include her husband, Richard Long; her children: Richard G. Long III, Alicia M. Long, and April N. Long, at home; two grandchildren, Olivia N. Masci and Caden A. Long; sister-in-law, Dawn M. Kuhn, and nephew, Christopher S. Kuhn
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Long
    FORTIES
  • 1974
    Age 46
    After suffering several heart attacks, he was hospitalized for his last month and died on December 21, 1974, at Tarzana Medical Center in Los Angeles, just four days after his 47th birthday.
    More Details Hide Details He was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea.
  • 1973
    Age 45
    In 1973 he starred alongside Julie Harris in the short-lived series, Thicker than Water.
    More Details Hide Details He finished a television movie called Death Cruise, which would be his last work before his death at age 47. Long served in the U.S. Army for two years during the Korean War, where he was posted to Fort Ord, California, alongside actors Martin Milner, David Janssen, and Clint Eastwood. He was also stationed in Tokyo, Japan.
  • 1970
    Age 42
    In 1970–71, he and Juliet Mills starred in the ABC sitcom Nanny and the Professor.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1965
    Age 37
    In 1965, at the age of thirty-eight, Long began his role as attorney Jarrod Barkley, the 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.
    More Details Hide Details The series was set in the 1870s. Long also directed several episodes of The Big Valley. In 1953, Long had costarred with Stanwyck in the film All I Desire.
  • 1963
    Age 35
    In 1963, Long guest starred in the episode "Hear No Evil" of ABC's Going My Way, a drama series starring Gene Kelly about a Catholic priest in New York City loosely based on the 1944 Bing Crosby movie.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, he was cast as Eddie Breech in the episode "Blood Bargain" of CBS's The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.
    In 1963, Long was cast in the MGM romantic musical Follow the Boys, along with co-stars Connie Francis, Paula Prentiss, and Roger Perry.
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  • 1958
    Age 30
    He played the recurring villainous role of gambler/con artist "Gentleman Jack Darby" in four episodes of the ABC/WB western series, Maverick beginning in 1958, including the most remembered "Shady Deal at Sunny Acres" installment.
    More Details Hide Details His character appeared only with Jack Kelly, never with other cast members James Garner and Roger Moore. Gentleman Jack Darby was created by Maverick producer Roy Huggins as a replacement for "Dandy Jim Buckley," played by Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., after Zimbalist had moved on from Maverick to his own series, 77 Sunset Strip. Five months before he was cast in Bourbon Street Beat, Long appeared as U.S. Army Captain Clayton Raymond in the episode "The Vultures" (April 26, 1959) in another ABC/WB series, Sugarfoot, with Will Hutchins in the title role. Raymond faces court martial for desertion at a western fort prior to a deadly Indian attack. Fledgling lawyer Sugarfoot defends Raymond, who refuses to explain the incident in question, which also involves Isabel Starkey (Faith Domergue), the wife of the fort commander, Colonel Starkey (Alan Marshal). Philip Ober is cast as General Humphrey, who is determined to find the truth of the matter.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1957
    Age 29
    In 1957, he married actress/model Mara Corday in Las Vegas, with whom he had three children: Carey (1957–2008), Valerie (b. 1958), and Gregory (b. 1960).
    More Details Hide Details Long was a brother-in-law of actor Marshall Thompson, with whom he appeared in the 1955 film, Cult of the Cobra. Long had cardiac problems throughout his adult life, and had suffered a heart attack in the late 1950s. As a boy, he had suffered pneumonia, which apparently weakened his heart. He was also a heavy smoker and drinker.
  • 1956
    Age 28
    In 1956, Long played a leading role in the western "Fury at Gunsight Pass" (1956).
    More Details Hide Details He moved into leading man status in horror movies such as Cult of the Cobra (1954) and House on Haunted Hill (1959).
  • 1955
    Age 27
    Long was twice married: his first wife, singer and actress Suzan Ball, whom he had married fourteen months earlier, died of cancer in 1955, at age 21. They had met in 1953, after her cancer diagnosis; her right leg was amputated in early 1954 and they wed in April.
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  • 1950
    Age 22
    He also played "Jeff Taylor" in The Life of Riley and played "Frank James" in the 1950 movie Kansas Raiders.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1946
    Age 18
    In 1946, Long was cast in his first film, Tomorrow Is Forever as Drew, the son of Claudette Colbert and Orson Welles.
    More Details Hide Details The role had been unfilled for months, and producers selected Long who most closely matched the credentials required. Early in his career, Long appeared in several films as a juvenile lead, including the first four of the nine Ma and Pa Kettle pictures. He was cast as Tom Kettle, the eldest son of the characters played by Percy Kilbride and Marjorie Main. His second film was the Orson Welles film The Stranger as Noah Longstreet, the brother of Loretta Young's character.
  • 1944
    Age 16
    The family relocated again in 1944, to Hollywood, California, and Long attended Hollywood High School for his senior year.
    More Details Hide Details Long said that as a teenager he had "no intention of becoming an actor. I took senior drama class because it was a snap course, and I needed the credit for my English requirement." At Hollywood High School, Long caught the eye of a talent scout from Universal-International by accident. Casting director Jack Murton gave a ride to a couple of students and asked them if a school play was scheduled. The boys told Murton about the excellent male lead actor, Richard Long.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1927
    Born
    Born on December 17, 1927.
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