Richard Farnsworth Biography (1920-2000)

Born September 1, 1920, in Los Angeles, CA; married Maggie Farnsworth, 1947;children: two. Career: Actor and stuntman. Stuntmen's Association,cofounder, 1961. Also participated in rodeo events. Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best supporting actor, 1979, for Comes a Horseman; Genie Award (Prix Genie), best performance by a foreign actor or actress, 1983, and Golden Globe nomination, best performance by an actor in a motion picture--drama, 1984, both for The Grey Fox; Gemini Award (Prix Gemini), best performance by a supporting actor, 1986, for Anne of Green Gables; Academy Award nomination, best actor, 2000, for The Straight Story. Addresses: Agent: Diane Davis, Twentieth Century Artists, 4605 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 305, North Hollywood, CA 91602.

Actor, stuntman
Birth Details
September 1, 1920
Los Angeles, California, United States
Death Details
October 6, 2000
Lincoln, New Mexico

Famous Works

Further Reference



User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: