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Richard Dawson (I) (1932–2012)

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Match Game 73 (1973-1978) | Family Feud (1976-1985) | Match Game PM (1975-1976)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Dickie Dawson | Dick Dawson | Richard & Jody
NICKNAMEs  
Dickie, The Kissing Bandit, Kissyface
BORN 
Nov 20, 1932 (died Jun 2, 2012)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) In Memory Of  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Mama's FamilyMama's Family (TV Series) Richard Dawson (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for AngieAngie (TV Series) Richard Dawson (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Bert Buchanan (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for How to Pick Up Girls!How to Pick Up Girls! (TV Movie) Chandler Corey  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Harry Beamus (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for McMillan & WifeMcMillan & Wife (TV Series) Roger Stambler (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Hong Kong PhooeyHong Kong Phooey (TV Series) Actor  Less 1974–1975
  • Primary photo for The New Dick Van Dyke ShowThe New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Richard Richardson (9 episodes, 1973–1974)  Less 1973–1974 9
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  • Primary photo for Keep an Eye on DeniseKeep an Eye on Denise (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Regular Performer / Guest Performer (74 episodes, 1968–1973)  Less 1968–1973 74
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  • Primary photo for The ABC Saturday Superstar MovieThe ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) Sam Sniperley / Furniture Man (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 2
  • Primary photo for Wait Till Your Father Gets HomeWait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Melvin Danger (segment "Love and the Private Eye") / Danny (segment "Love and the Hiccups") / Rick Jagmund (segment "Love and the Groupie") (3 episodes, 1971–1972)  Less 1971–1972 3
  • Primary photo for Hogan's HeroesHogan's Heroes (TV Series) Cpl. Peter Newkirk (167 episodes, 1965–1971)  Less 1965–1971 167
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  • Primary photo for McCloudMcCloud (TV Series) Ted Callender (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. TerrificMr. Terrific (TV Series) Max (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Alfred Hitchcock HourThe Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) Robert Johnson (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • Anyone for Murder? (Mar 13, 1964) Robert Johnson (as Dick Dawson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Oliver Fair (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
    • The Invisibles (Feb 3, 1964) Oliver Fair (as Dick Dawson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Dick Van Dyke ShowThe Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) Tracy Rattigan (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Audience Member sitting next to Jack (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
Self (56 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 2009 Game Show Awards2009 Game Show Awards (TV Special) Himself - Interviewee  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Host (1994-1995)  Less 1988–1995
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Richard Dawson and You Bet Your LifeRichard Dawson and You Bet Your Life (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for BizarreBizarre (TV Series) Himself - Host (1980)  Less 1980–1985
  • Primary photo for Dorothy Stratten: The Untold StoryDorothy Stratten: The Untold Story (Video) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Himself - Host (60 episodes, 1976–1985)  Less 1976–1985
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  • Primary photo for TV's Funniest Game Show MomentsTV's Funniest Game Show Moments (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for I Remember It Well: ABC Daytime's 25th Anniversary MinutesI Remember It Well: ABC Daytime's 25th Anniversary Minutes (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for All-Star Family Feud SpecialAll-Star Family Feud Special (TV Series) Himself - Host (8 episodes, 1978–1982)  Less 1978–1982
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  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 8th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Guest / Himself (5 episodes, 1972–1980)  Less 1972–1980
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  • Primary photo for Playboy's Roller Disco & Pajama PartyPlayboy's Roller Disco & Pajama Party (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Match Game 73Match Game 73 (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (750 episodes, 1973–1978)  Less 1973–1978
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  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 5th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for US Against the WorldUS Against the World (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for TattletalesTattletales (TV Series) Himself (11 episodes, 1974–1977)  Less 1974–1977
    • Episode #3.25 (Oct 1, 1975) Himself (as Richard & Jody)  Less
    • Episode #3.24 (Sep 30, 1975) Himself (as Richard & Jody)  Less
    • Episode #3.23 (Sep 29, 1975) Himself (as Richard & Jody)  Less
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  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (4 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Himself - TV Game Show Host / Comedian (5 episodes, 1974–1976)  Less 1974–1976
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  • Primary photo for The Gong ShowThe Gong Show (TV Series) Panelist (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Match Game PMMatch Game PM (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (77 episodes, 1975–1976)  Less 1975–1976
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  • Primary photo for Celebrity BowlingCelebrity Bowling (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1973–1976)  Less 1973–1976
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  • Primary photo for ABC's Wide World of EntertainmentABC's Wide World of Entertainment (TV Series) Himself (host) (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for ShowoffsShowoffs (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Rhyme and ReasonRhyme and Reason (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Masquerade PartyMasquerade Party (TV Series) Himself / Host  Less 1974– 
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1969–1973)  Less 1969–1973
  • Primary photo for The Vin Scully ShowThe Vin Scully Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Cop Out!Cop Out! (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Virginia Graham ShowThe Virginia Graham Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for MantrapMantrap (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Real Tom Kennedy ShowThe Real Tom Kennedy Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Game GameThe Game Game (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Can You Top ThisCan You Top This (TV Series) Himself / Joke teller  Less 1970– 
  • Primary photo for Name DroppersName Droppers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for DellaDella (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Allen Ludden's GalleryAllen Ludden's Gallery (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Donald O'Connor ShowThe Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1968–1969)  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for Operation: EntertainmentOperation: Entertainment (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for How's Your Mother-in-Law?How's Your Mother-in-Law? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Dream Girl of '67Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) Himself - Bachelor Judge / Himself - Married Judge (10 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Sketch Actor (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
    • Episode #3.13 (Dec 25, 1965) Himself - Sketch Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for The Diana Dors ShowThe Diana Dors Show (TV Series) Himself  Less 1959–1961
  • Primary photo for Laugh LineLaugh Line (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
    • Episode #1.6 (Jul 6, 1960) Himself (as Dickie Dawson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety ShowThe Royal Variety Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Juke Box JuryJuke Box Jury (TV Series) Himself - Panellist (4 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959
    • Episode #1.15 (Oct 3, 1959) Himself - Panellist (as Dickie Dawson)  Less
    • Episode #1.14 (Sep 26, 1959) Himself - Panellist (as Dickie Dawson)  Less
    • Episode #1.10 (Aug 24, 1959) Himself - Panellist (as Dickie Dawson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Alan Melville Takes You from A-ZAlan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
    • D (Nov 26, 1958) Himself (as Dickie Dawson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Show CaseShow Case (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
    • Episode #1.6 (Jun 21, 1954) Himself (as Dickie Dawson)  Less
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Cpl. Peter Newkirk - Hogan's Heroes (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • When Television Came of Age (May 29, 2014) Cpl. Peter Newkirk - Hogan's Heroes (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for SvengoolieSvengoolie (TV Series) Joey (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Playboy: 50 Years of PlaymatesPlayboy: 50 Years of Playmates (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Family Feud (Jul 28, 2002) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Most Outrageous Game Show MomentsThe Most Outrageous Game Show Moments (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Playboy: The Party ContinuesPlayboy: The Party Continues (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985

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