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Richard Dawson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard Dawson (born November 20, 1932) was an English-American actor, comedian, game show panelist, and host. He is best known for his role as Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, being the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976–1985 and from 1994 to 1995, and for being a regular panelist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973 to 1978. He is also famous for, to date, his final film role, that of Damon Killian, the host of "The Running Man" in the hit 1987 film, The Running Man. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Dawson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Nov 20, 1932 In Gosport, Hampshire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
21
First Appeared:
In the series I've Got a Secret 1952-06-19
Latest Project:
Movie Game Show Moments Gone Bananas 2008-01-01
Known For
Poster of Game Show Moments Gone Bananas
Poster of Angie
Poster of Oliver and the Artful Dodger
Poster of The New Dick Van Dyke Show
Filmography
Movie Game Show Moments Gone Bananas Himself 2008-01-01
Movie The Running Man Damon Killian 1987-11-13
Series Mama's Family Unknown 1983-01-22
Series Angie Unknown 1979-02-08
Series The Daytime Emmy Awards Unknown 1974-05-28
Series Match Game Unknown 1973-07-02
Movie Oliver and the Artful Dodger Sam Sniperley / Furniture Man (voice) 1972-08-21
Series The New Dick Van Dyke Show 1971-09-18
Series The Odd Couple Unknown 1970-09-24
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie The Devil's Brigade Pvt. Hugh MacDonald 1968-05-15
Series Mr. Terrific Max 1967-01-09
Movie Munster, Go Home! Joey 1966-06-15
Movie King Rat Weaver 1965-10-27
Series Hogan's Heroes Corporal Peter Newkirk 1965-09-17
Movie Promises! Promises! (uncredited) 1963-08-01
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Movie The Longest Day British Soldier (uncredited) 1962-09-25
Series The Dick Van Dyke Show Tracy Rattigan 1961-10-03
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series I've Got a Secret 1952-06-19