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Richard Lawson

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Birthday
7, 1947
Birthplace
Loma Linda, CA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
7, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Loma Linda, CA

About

African American actor who gained film fame in the 1982 cult classic film, Poltergeist. His other films include Black Listed, Scream Blacula Scream, and Wag the Dog.

Before Fame

He had his first uncredited role in the 1971 classic film Dirty Harry.

Trivia

He became known for his recurring television roles on All My Children and The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd.

Family Life

His one-year marriage to Denise Gordy began in 1978. In April 2015, he married Tina Knowles.

Associated With

He co-starred in Michael Mann's 1979 TV movie, The Jericho Mile.