is an American character actor best known for playing the quirky news anchorman Les Nessman on the classic TV sitcom, WKRP in Cincinnati.
Graduate of the Carnegie Institute of Technology [now Carnegie-Mellon University] School of Fine Arts [theater department], class of 1962. Classmate of Renee Auberjonois, Ferris Buck, David Dozer, Tom Lizzio, Robald Satlof, Frank Parker, Aubrey Wilson, and Alice Gauley, among others. Father was a career army officer. Served in Brazil with the Peace Corps.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Richard Sanders Facts
|The Day After Tomorrow|
|Friday Night Lights|
|Child's Play 3|
|WKRP In Cincinnati: The Complete Series|
|To Kill a Mockingbird|