Richard Jaeckel

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Birthday
10, 1926
Birthplace
Long Beach, NY
Death Date
Jun 14, 1997 (70)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1926
Birthplace
Long Beach, NY
Death Date
Jun 14, 1997 (70)

About

Actor for five decades who played Lt. Ben Edwards on Baywatch. In 1971, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and in 1959, he appeared in 3:10 to Yuma.

Before Fame

He worked as a mailboy at 20th Century Fox studios in Hollywood.

Trivia

His first big role was in the 1943 film, Guadalcanal Diary.

Family Life

His son, Barry Jaeckel, became a PGA-winning professional golfer.

Associated With

He appeared in the finale of NBC's The Oregon Trail, which starred Rod Taylor.