His best known television roles were those of Burt Campbell in the sitcom Soap and of Dr. Harry Weston in Empty Nest, which was a spin-off of The Golden Girls.
In films he usually played supporting roles. A notable exception was the 1981 satire S.O.B., in which he played lead character Felix Farmer, a Hollywood producer-director modelled on the film's actual producer-director, Blake Edwards.
Richard Mulligan died of cancer in Los Angeles, California.
Richard Mulligan Facts
|Birthday||November 13, 1932|
|Birthplace||New York, New York, USA|
|Date of death||September 26, 2000 (age 67)|
|Awards||1989 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (for Empty Nest)|