Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Richard Voigts Biography (1934-)
Full name, Richard Carl Voigts; born November 25, 1934, in Streator, IL; sonof Richard Clarence (a farmer) and Lita Alberta (a teacher; maiden name, Brennecke) Voigts. Addresses: HOME--160 West End Avenue, New York, NY 10023.
Favorite roles: George in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Richard Voigts told CTFT that he has travelled to Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Peru, Guatemala, Morocco, Spain, France, England, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland, Iceland, Egypt, and the Carribean islands.
- Birth Details
- November 25, 1934
- Streator, Illinois, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Marshall Saidenberg, Murder Among Friends, Theatre at the Square, Cambridge, MA, 1979, for eighteen performances.
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Major Von Konigswald, Happy Birthday, Wanda June, Equity Library Theatre, 1983.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- With the Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis: Jo, The Royal Family, Deputy Winston, The Desperate Hours, and Dr. Bradman, Blithe Spirit, all 1980and Rear Admiral, The Failure to Zig Zag, 1981.
- Northumberland, Henry IV, Part I and Antonio, Much Ado About Nothing, both at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Anniston, 1982.
- Glas, Slow Dance on the Killing Ground, Urban Arts Theatre, 1982.
- Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 1983.
- Senator Hedges, Born Yesterday, South Jersey Regional Theatre, 1983.
- Hubert Sloane, Once Is Never Enough, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1985.
- Black Coffee and Rule of Three, both at the Apple Corps Theatre, New YorkCity, 1986.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- George, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Germany, Sweden, Holland, and Switzerland, 1985.
- Dr. Kimborough, Never Too Late, Elitch Gardens Theatre, Denver, Cape Playhouse, Dennis, MA, and Westport Country Playhouse, CT, 1986.
- FILM DEBUT--Dean Kemper, Girls' Nite Out, Aries International Pictures, 1984.
- TELEVISION DEBUT--Walter Richards, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1980.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Dr. Robinson, All My Children, ABC, 1981.
- Dr. Denton Keats, One Life to Live, ABC, 1982.
- Sloan Ingleby, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1984.
- Reverend Sandlock, Our Family Honor, Lorimar, NBC, 1986.
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