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Lynch, Richard 1940–

Lynch, Richard 1940–


Full name, Richard Hugh Lynch; born February 12, 1940, in Brooklyn, NY; married Lily; children: Beatrix, Christopher (an actor). Education: Studied acting with Herbert Bergoff and Uta Hagen at H. B. Studios and Lee Strasberg at Carnegie Hall. Avocational Interests: Fishing, the arts, architecture, music, and poetry.


Agent—Bob Water Agency, 4311 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 622, Los Angeles, CA 90010.


Actor and producer. Military service: Marine Corps, corporal, 1958-62.


Actors Studio (lifetime membership).

Awards, Honors:

Saturn Award, best supporting actor, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Films, 1983, for The Sword and the Sorcerer.


Film Appearances:

LSD: Trip to Where? (documentary), The United States Navy, 1968.

Jack Riley, Scarecrow, Warner Bros., 1973.

Moon, The Seven-Ups, 1973.

Art, Los Cazadores (also known as Open Season and The Recon Game), 1974.

The cop, The Happy Hooker, 1975.

Jude, The Premonition, Avco-Embassy, 1976.

David "Delta" Fox, Delta Fox, 1977.

Pete Lustig, Stunts (also known as Who Is Killing the Stuntmen?), 1977.

Bernard Phillips, God Told Me To (also known as Demon), 1977.

Joey, The Baron (also known as Baron Wolfgang von Tripps and Black Cue), 1977.

Ankar Moor, Deathsport, 1978.

Dancer, Steel (also known as Look Down and Die and Men of Steel), 1980.

Richard (second cyclist), The Ninth Configuration (also known as Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane), 1980.

General Kladen and Frank Tedesco, The Formula (also known as Die formel), United Artists, 1980.

Xavier, Conquest of the Earth, 1980.

Titus Cromwell, The Sword and the Sorcerer, 1982.

Narrator, Treasure: In Search of the Golden Horse, 1984.

Rostov, Invasion U.S.A., 1985.

Reverend Romano, Savage Dawn, 1985.

Colonel Brian Horne, Inferno in Diretta (also known as Cut and Run, Amazon: Savage Adventure, and Straight to Hell), 1985.

Bishop, Nightforce (also known as Night Force), 1987.

Kadar, The Barbarians (also known as The Barbarians and Co., The Barbarian Brothers, and I Barbari), 1987.

Scuba, Little Nikita (also known as The Sleepers), Columbia, 1988.

Writer, Eight Men Out, 1988.

Harris, Bad Dreams, 1988.

Narrator, Chopper Wars (documentary), Video Treasures, 1988.

Sheriff Jethro Lincoln, Return to Justice, 1989.

Jay Raleigh Adams, One Man Force, 1989.

Slim, High Stakes (also known as Melanie Rose), 1989.

Benjamin Maxwell, The Forbidden Dance (also known as Lambada, the Forbidden Dance), 1990.

James Garrett, Lockdown, 1990.

Michael Cooper, Invasion Force, 1990.

Commander Eastern, Aftershock, 1990.

Doctor Wardo, Trancers II (also known as Future Cop II, Trancers II: The Return of Jack Deth, and Trancers II: The Two Faces of Death), 1991.

Major Kraus, Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, 1991.

Hawkins, Alligator II: The Mutation, 1991.

Mario Gio, Inside Edge, 1991.

Montoro, The Last Hero, 1991.

Pendragon, Merlin (also known as Merlin: The True Story of Magic), 1992.

Max Tanabe, Maximum Force, 1992.

Detective Robert Fenich, Double Threat, 1992.

The commander, Showdown, 1993.

Karl Glock, Scanner Cop, 1994.

Jethro de la Poer, "The Mansion of the Drowned" in Necronomicon (also known as H. P. Lovecraft's "Necronomicon, Book of the Dead" and Necronomicon: Book of Dead), 1994.

Dr. Mel, Loving Deadly, 1994.

Jimmie Fiorella, Death Match, 1994.

Mr. Caine, Roughcut, 1994.

The admiral, Dangerous Waters, 1994.

Second office worker, Terrified (also known as Evil Never Sleeps and Tough Guy), 1995.

Takedown, 1995.

Detective Harris, Midnight Confessions (also known as Voices of Seduction), 1995.

Last Chance, 1995.

Lewellyn, Cyborg 3: The Recycler (also known as Cyborg 3 and Cyborg 3: The Creation), 1995.

Destination Las Vegas, 1995.

Vestor, Dragon Fury, 1995.

Dr. David Wilson, Vendetta, 1996.

Doug/"The Master," Warrior of Justice (also known as Invitation to Die and The Steel Ring), 1996.

The Garbage Man, 1996.

Noel, Werewolf (also known as Arizona Werewolf), A-Pix Entertainment, 1996.

Diamond Run, MTI Home Video, 1996.

Salvy, Darklands, Victor Films, 1997.

Daniel Saltarelli, Urban Justice (also known as Blood Money and Under Oath), New Concorde, 1997.

Ground Rules, Artist View Entertainment, 1997.

Dr. Edmund Wellington, Total Force, 1997.

Gregory, Divine Lovers, 1997.

Dr. David Wilson, Vendetta, 1997.

Irish Ambassador James Gallagher, Lima: Breaking the Silence, 1998.

Sal, Shattered Illusions, 1998.

Colonel Zukov, Armstrong, Martien Holdings, 1998.

Breaking the Silence, Martien Holdings, 1998.

Admiral Douglass Lamport, Strike Zone, 1999.

Dimiti, Enemy Action, New Horizons Home Video, 1999.

Mihalas Gabriel, Eastside, Showcase Entertainment, 1999.

Count Iblis, Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming, 1999.

Bruce Rossner, Lone Tiger (also known as Tiger Mask), 1999.

Lysion, First Watch, 2000.

Under Oath, 2000.

Himself, The Friggin' Mafia Movie, 2001.

Himself, The Joe Spinell Story (documentary), Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2001.

Reflex Action, 2001.

Chief Canton, Death Game, Ardustry Home Entertainment, 2001.

Jerry, Ankle Bracelet, 2001.

Curtis Mayhew, Ancient Warriors, Eclipse Releasing, 2001.

Franco, Outta Time (also known as Out of Time and The Courier), Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Luzhin, Durnia's suitor, Crime and Punishment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002.

Himself, Uncut and Run, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2002.

General Morton, Corpses Are Forever, Asylum Home Entertainment, 2003.

Major Krauss, Puppet Master: The Legacy, Shadow Entertainment, 2003.

Final Combat, Blackstone Pictures, 2003.

Lysion, First Watch, 2003.

(Uncredited) The messenger, Fabulous Shiksa in Distress, 2003.

Dr. Wallis Harwa, The Mummy's Kiss, Seduction Cinema, 2003.

Old Man, Curse of the Forty-Niner (also known as Curse of the 49er and Miner's Massacre), DEJ Productions, 2003.

Ancient Warriors, 2004.

Old Akillian, The Great War of Magellan, 2005.

Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy, 2005.

Daddy, Wedding Slashers, Hart Sharp Video, 2006.

Nazi leader, Lewisburg, 2006.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Love and War II, 1998.

Associate producer, Corpses Are Forever, 2003.

Associate producer, Wedding Slashers, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Xavier, Galactica 1980 (also known as Battlestar Galactica), 1980.

Preminger, The Phoenix, 1982.

Voice of Graft, Phantom 2040 (also known as Phantom 2040: The Ghost Who Walks), syndicated, 1994.

Jim Van Der Oden, Sotto il cielo dell'Africa (also known as Thinking About Africa and Unter der sonne Afrikas), 1999.

The Korean War, 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Sam Shockley, Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (also known as Alcatraz and Clarence Carnes), NBC, 1980.

Don Alfonso Santillana, Noi siamo angeli (also known as We Are Angels), 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Zane, Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1975.

Curt Blair, Roger & Harry: The Mitera Target (also known as Love for Ransom), ABC, 1977.

Mr. Rimmin, Good Against Evil, ABC, 1977.

Shirley, Dog and Cat, ABC, 1977.

Prince Anton Voytek, Vampire, 1979.

Wolfe, Conquest of the Earth (also known as Galactica III: Conquest of the Earth), 1980.

Johnny O'Brien, Sizzle, ABC, 1981.

William Devine, White Water Rebels, CBS, 1983.

Professor Gustav Norden, The Last Ninja, ABC, 1983.

Booth, The Heat, 1988.

Sands, Kojak: Flowers for Matty, 1990.

Gwilym, The Christmas Stallion, 1992.

Walt Thomas Jr., Selected Exits, PBS, 1993.

Thicker Than Water, 1994.

Calloway, Terminal Virus (also known as Last Chance), Showtime, 1995.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Zane, Starsky and Hutch, 1975.

Booth, The Heat, CBS, 1988.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Target: Unknown," Bronk, 1976.

"The Twelfth Commandment," Switch, 1976.

Nick, "They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To," Baretta, 1976.

Alex Demico, "Prime Evil," Serpico, 1976.

Tedesco, "Solitaire," Police Woman, 1977.

Harold "Harry" Kraft, "Time Out," The Streets of San Francisco, 1977.

Wolfe, "Gun on Ice Planet Zero: Parts 1 & 2," Battlestar Galactica, 1978.

Denton, "Out of Body," The Bionic Woman, 1978.

Lionel Fitzgerald III, "Quadromania," Starsky and Hutch, 1978.

Vietnam veteran, "Kill Dan Tanna," Vega$, 1979.

Joseph Webster, "Starsky vs. Hutch," Starsky and Hutch, 1979.

Malton Velosi, "Vegas in Space," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, 1979.

Freddie, "Angels on the Street," Charlie's Angels, 1979.

Jeremy Mason, "Masquerade of Terror," A Man Called Sloane, 1979.

Terry Shaw, "Nightmare in Hawaii: Parts 1 & 2," Barnaby Jones, 1979.

(Uncredited) Velosi, "A Blast for Buck," Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, 1980.

Benjamin Lang, "Dead Ringer," Vega$, 1981.

"Escape from Kampoon," Bring 'em Back Alive, 1982.

"The Sign of the Beast: Parts 1 & 2," McClain's Law, 1982.

Virgil Dobbs, "Carnal Express," T. J. Hooker, 1983.

Zoltan Gregory, "Illusion," Manimal, 1983.

"Second Thunder," Blue Thunder, 1984.

"Flashpoint," Masquerade, 1984.

"Second Thunder," Blue Thunder, 1984.

Sheriff Clay Horton, "Renegade Run," Automan, 1984.

Moreau, "Murder in Malibu," Cover Up, 1984.

"Stranger Than Fiction," The Fall Guy, 1984.

"The Winner," The Fall Guy, 1984.

"Double Jeopardy," Partners in Crime (also known as 50/50), 1984.

Jesse Mercer, "Apostle of Death," Matt Houston, 1984.

Johnny Turian, "Hot Styles," The A-Team, 1984.

Joey Dime, "Odds Favor Death," MacGruder and Loud, 1985.

Martin Stonewall/Albert Trumonde, "Curse of the Mary Aberdeen," Riptide, 1985.

John Bradford Horn, "The Horn of Plenty," Airwolf (also known as Lobo del aire), 1985.

Craig Eiger, "You Only Die Twice," Scarecrow and Mrs. King, 1985.

The vampire, "Never Cross a Vampire," The Last Precinct, 1986.

Victor Lazarus, "The Return of Lazarus," Once a Hero, 1987.

"Mr. Chapman, I Presume?," The Law and Harry McGraw, 1987.

Servan Domballe, "Nightmare at the Braine Hotel," Werewolf, 1987.

Frank Lassiter, "The Legion: Parts 1 & 2," Hunter, 1989.

"Hickory, Dickory, Dock," True Blue, 1990.

Dr. Lothar Presley, "Sins of the Father: Parts 1 & 2," Super Force, 1990.

"Juggernaut," High Performance, 1990.

"I Hate Mondays," Dark Justice, 1991.

Richard Rose, "Where or When: Parts 1 & 2," Jake and the Fatman, 1991.

Michael O'Connor, "To the Last Will I Grapple with Thee," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Nick Ashe, "The Liquidator," The Hat Squad, 1993.

Arctus Baran, "Gambit: Parts 1 & 2," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), 1993.

Philip de Kooning, "Amsterdam Kill," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Rostov, "Blast Off," Thunder in Paradise, 1994.

John Kirin/Kage, "Blind Faith," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), 1995.

Diederick, "Deep Trouble," Baywatch, 1995.

Graham Miinter, "Dead Men Talk," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, 1998.

Glen, "Old Gold," Air America, 1999.

Elliot Roth, "Code Name: The Stolen Log," Acapulco H.E.A.T., 1999.

Himself, "Star Power," The Hunted, 2001.

Commitment ceremony presider, "I'll Take You," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2002.

Cronyn, "The Day the Magic Died," Charmed, The WB, 2003.

Also appeared in Tarzan.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Louis XIII, The Devils, Broadway Theatre, 1965-66.

Young man, One Night Stands of a Noisey Passenger, Actor's Playhouse, New York City, 1970.

Things That Almost Happen, Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, 1971.

Apollo, The Orphan, Public Theater, New York City, 1973.

The stranger, The Lady from the Sea, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1976.

Sergeant Brisbey, The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Also appeared in The Balcony, The Lion in Winter, Live Like Pigs, Richard III, Offi on a Tangerine, A View from the Bridge, The Man with a Flower in His Mouth, all New York City; as Jeep (Action), Killer's Head/Action, American Place Theater, New York City.



Richard Lynch Website,, January 31, 2006.

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