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His birth name was R Hanley Jaeckel, with only the initial rather than a first name. [5], In 1955 and 1958, Jaeckel appeared in different roles on two episodes of CBS's fantasy drama The Millionaire.

He also played Al Gibson in the pilot movie.

Richard Jaeckel . https://baywatch.fandom.com/wiki/Richard_Jaeckel?oldid=10877. In the storyline, Denver and Billy are thrown out of Lincoln, for persistent brawling and decide to settle their dispute in a shootout in a remote mountainous area.

Garrett vows to see the survivor of the match hanged if the other dies.

October 10, 1926 Seven years later, Jaeckel played the character Denver in episode "The Grudge Fight" of the NBC western series The Tall Man, opposite Barry Sullivan as Pat Garrett and Clu Gulager as Billy the Kid, a fictionalized account of the friendship between Garrett and the Kid. In 1966, Jaeckel made a second guest appearance on Perry Mason as Mike Woods in the episode "The Case of the Bogus Buccaneers." [3]:8 A casting director auditioned him for a role in the 1943 film Guadalcanal Diary; Jaeckel won the role and settled into a lengthy career in supporting parts. The family lived in New York until 1934, when they moved to Los Angeles, where his father operated a branch of the family business. The following year he played Sergeant Lykes in the epic TV miniseries Centennial. [1], Jaeckel died at the age of 70 from cancer, at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California. He played Lee Marvin's able second-in-command, Sgt. He had a recurring role in the short-lived Andy Griffith vehicle Salvage 1 (1979). In 1960, he appeared as Angus Pierce in the western, Flaming Star, starring Elvis Presley. [3]:8 A casting director auditioned him for a role in the 1943 film Guadalcanal Diary; Jaeckel won the role and settled into a lengthy career in supporting parts. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Jaeckel appeared in several other Aldrich films, including Attack (1956), Ulzana's Raid (1972), and Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977).

One of Jaeckel's shortest film roles was in The Gunfighter, in which his character is killed by Gregory Peck's character in the opening scene. [9] In 1992, he received a Golden Boot Award for his work in westerns.[10]. In 1964, Jaeckel appeared as Danny in the episode "Keep Cool" of The New Phil Silvers Show and as Mitch Devlin in an episode of Bonanza, ″Between Heaven and Earth″. Mary O'Hara passed away on October 15, 1980. The later films in his career included a major role in John Carpenter's 1984 Oscar nominated film Starman as an NSA agent hunting an alien life form played by Jeff Bridges as well as in the action films Black Moon Rising with Tommy Lee Jones and Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection with Chuck Norris. Skip to content.

His father was active in the family's fur business, and his mother was a stage actress.

[1][2] Jaeckel became a well-known character actor in his career, which spanned six decades.

Garrett vows to see the survivor of the match hanged if the other dies.

1943–1994. Richard Hanley Jaeckel (October 10, 1926 – June 14, 1997) was a famous actor who portrayed Ben Edwards in Season 2 as a cast member and recurring role in Season 3 and Season 4. That same year he also co-starred as Christopher Cable in an episode - "The Night of the Grand Emir" - of The Wild Wild West.

Richard Hanley Jaeckel (October 10, 1926 – June 14, 1997) was an American actor of film and television. [1][2] Jaeckel became a well-known character actor in his career, which spanned six decades. In 1976 he starred in a low-budget B movie called Mako: The Jaws of Death.

His character has a magical medallion to protect him from sharks when he swims among them. 1943–1994. Seven years later, Jaeckel played the character Denver in episode "The Grudge Fight" of the NBC western series The Tall Man, opposite Barry Sullivan as Pat Garrett and Clu Gulager as Billy the Kid, a fictionalized account of the friendship between Garrett and the Kid. A short, tough man, Jaeckel played a variety of characters during his 50 years in films and television.

View Source: Share. [9] In 1992, he received a Golden Boot Award for his work in westerns.

The later films in his career included a major role in John Carpenter's 1984 Oscar nominated film Starman as an NSA agent hunting an alien life form played by Jeff Bridges as well as in the action films Black Moon Rising with Tommy Lee Jones and Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection with Chuck Norris.

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In 1956 and 1957, he appeared in three episodes of another military drama, The West Point Story. Al Gibson Ben Edwards. One of Jaeckel's shortest film roles was in The Gunfighter, in which his character is killed by Gregory Peck's character in the opening scene. Jaeckel became a well-known character actor in his career, which spanned six decades.

Date of Death In 1959, Jaeckel was cast as Clint Gleason in episode "The Man Behind the Star" of CBS's The Texan western series, starring Rory Calhoun.[5]. In it he plays a man who kills people who harm sharks, as he is a shark lover ever since they saved him from a gang of murderers. Jaeckel also guest-starred in many television programs. Also in 1963, Jaeckel, speaking in German, played the role of Wehrmacht Sgt.

Character(s) portrayed. In 1960, Jaeckel appeared twice on Nick Adams's ABC western series, The Rebel, as Marshal Roader in "The Rattler" and as Clyde Traskel in "Run, Killer, Run". His son Barry is a professional golfer who has won on the PGA Tour.

That same year he also co-starred as Christopher Cable in an episode - "The Night of the Grand Emir" - of The Wild Wild West. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. [1], Jaeckel died at the age of 70 from cancer, at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California. He played the role of Turk, the roomer's boyfriend, in the Academy Award-winning 1952 film Come Back, Little Sheba, with Shirley Booth, Burt Lancaster, and Terry Moore. Memorial; Photos ; Flowers ; Actor. He guest-starred in 1967 as Dibbs in the episode "Night of Reckoning" on Bonanza.

Antoinette Marches Jaeckel (1947–1997) (his death) Children: 2, including Barry Jaeckel: Awards: 1971 Academy Award Best Supporting Actor (nomination) Richard Hanley Jaeckel (October 10, 1926 – June 14, 1997) was an American actor of film and television.

Also in 1954, Jaeckel portrayed Billy the Kid in an episode of the syndicated western anthology series, Stories of the Century, with Jim Davis as the fictitious Southwest Railroad detective Matt Clark.

Menu Homepage; Died Recently; Died Today; Born Today; Coronavirus Update; Search for: Search. TV series episode "Gideon's Army." He also co-starred on Robert Urich's ABC series Spenser: For Hire in the role of Lieutenant Martin Quirk. In 1960, he appeared as Angus Pierce in the western, Flaming Star, starring Elvis Presley. In 1977, Jaeckel appeared with Donna Mills, Bill Bixby, and William Shatner in the last episode, entitled "The Scarlet Ribbon", of NBC's western series The Oregon Trail, starring Rod Taylor and Andrew Stevens. In his later years, Jaeckel was known to television audiences as Lt. Ben Edwards on the NBC series Baywatch.

Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! His film career achieved its greatest success in the period 1967 to 1975, in such features as The Dirty Dozen (1967), The Devil's Brigade (1968), Chisum (1970), Sometimes a Great Notion (1971), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, Ulzana's Raid (1972), Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973), The Outfit (1973), The Drowning Pool (1975), and Walking Tall Part 2 (1975). His father was active in the family's fur business, and his mother was a stage actress. RICHARD JAECKEL Born: Richard Hanley Jaeckel Date of Birth: October 10, 1926 Place: Long Beach, Long Island New York, U.S. Died: June 14, 1997 (aged 70) Los Angeles, California, U.S. He had a recurring role in the short-lived Andy Griffith vehicle Salvage 1 (1979). He received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role in the 1971 adaptation of Ken Kesey's Sometimes a Great Notion. The movie's point about animal cruelty was undermined, however, by its not having a special effects budget, so the producers killed real sharks in its filming.

[5] In 1958, Jaeckel guest-starred as Webb Martin in the episode "The Bloodline" of NBC's western series Cimarron City.