During the decade of the 60s, Richard Egan worked extensively in television, starring in the western drama series, Empire from 1962 to 1964. After his series ended, he made guest appearances on other television shows as well as acting in several motion pictures for the big screen plus in films made specifically for television. In 1982 he joined the cast for the new daytime television political drama Capitol with which he worked until being diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1987.
Richard Egan died in Los Angeles and was interred in the Holy Cross Cemetery in suburban Culver City.
Egan was well respected within the acting community for having helped a number of young actors get their first real break in the film industry.
Richard Egan Facts
|Birthday||July 29, 1921|
|Birthplace||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Date of death||July 20, 1987 (Los Angeles, California, USA, age 65)|
|Height||6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Richard Egan compared to you?|