Richard Hale

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Birthday
16, 1892
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
May 18, 1981 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1892
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
May 18, 1981 (88)

About

Screen and stage character actor who also had a career as an operatic baritone. He is perhaps best remembered for his role in a 1956 Gary Cooper film called Friendly Persuasion.

Before Fame

He studied at Columbia University on a vocal music scholarship and made his operatic debut in 1921 at a Manhattan concert venue called Aeolian Hall.

Trivia

His television credits include appearances on Maverick, Rawhide, Gunsmoke, and Green Acres.

Family Life

Born in Rogersville, Tennessee, he died at the age of eighty-eight in Los Angeles, California.

Associated With

He narrated composer Sergei Prokofiev's famous Peter and the Wolf children's piece.