Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Richard France Biography (1938-)
Born Richard Zagami, May 5, 1938, in Boston, MA; son of N. Roy (a U.S. Army officer) and Rita Foster (France) Zagami; married Rachel Anne Mehr (a writer and designer), March 21, 1969; children: Rebecca, Miriam. Addresses: AGENT--Sydell Albert, 6716 Hill Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068.
- Birth Details
- May 5, 1938
- Boston, Massachusetts, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Boanerges, The Apple Cart, Interplayers Theatre, San Francisco, 1961, for twenty-four performances.
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Christmas Present, A Christmas Carol, Ridiculous Theatrical Company, 1981, for forty-five performances.
- FILM DEBUT--Zombie, Night of the Living Dead, Continental, 1968.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Dr. Watts, The Crazies, Latent Image, 1973.
- Dr. Rausch, Dawn of the Dead, United Artists, 1979.
- Also appeared in The Sorrows of Dolores and Strong Medicine.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK
- Film and drama critic, Newsroom, WQED, PBS, Pittsburgh, PA, 1969- 72.
- producer, Jewel Walker's Mime Circus, PBS.
- PLAYS,PRODUCED The First Word and the Last, Open Space Theatre Workshop,London, 1968, and Mikery Theatre, Amsterdam, 1968.
- Don't You Know It's Raining, Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas, TX, 1970.
- A Day in the Life, Salt City Playhouse, Syracuse, NY, 1974, Midwest Playwrights Lab, 1976, and Actors Alley Theatre, Los Angeles, 1978.
- An End in Sight, No Smoking Playhouse, New York City, 1981.
- Station J, Body Politic Theatre, Chicago, 1979, East-West Players, Los Angeles, 1981, and 28th Street Playhouse, New York City, 1982.
- PLAYS,PUBLISHED The Magic Shop, Baker's Plays, 1972.
- Fathers and Sons, Baker's Plays, 1972.
- The Adventure of the Dying Detective, I. E. Clark, 1974.
- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Baker's Plays, 1974.
- "The Image of Elmo Doyle," Best Short Plays of 1979, Chilton, 1979.
- Feathertop, Baker's Plays, 1980.
- Station J, Irvington Press, 1982.
- Don't You Know It's Raining, Arion Press, 1984.
- NON-FICTION The Theatre of Orson Welles, Bucknell University Press, 1978,Kodan-sha, Tokyo, 1983.