Richard B. Shull Biography (1929-)

Full name, Richard Bruce Shull; born February 24, 1929, in Evanston, IL; sonof Ulysses Homer (a manufacturing executive) and Zana Marie (a court stenographer; maiden name, Brown) Shull; married Margaret Ann Haddy, July 14, 1951 (divorced, 1956); married Peggy Joan Barringer, June 9, 1957 (divorced, 1967);married Marilyn Sandra Swartz, July 6, 1969 (divorced, 1984). Addresses: OFFICE--130 W. 42nd Street, Suite 2400, New York, NY 10036. AGENT-- The Gersh Agency, 222 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Birth Details
February 24, 1929
Evanston, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Coriolanus, Phoenix Theatre, 1953.
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Black-Eyed Susan, Playhouse Theatre, 1954.
  • Maxie and Sandow the Great, Minnie's Boys, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1970.
  • Minguet, Goodtime Charley, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1975.
  • Stephano, The Tempest, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA, 1979.
  • E.M. Frimbo, Frimbo, Grand Central Terminal, Tracks 39-42, New York City,1980.
  • Gregor Yousekevitch, Fools, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • Lew, Oh, Brother!, American National Theatre and Academy Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • Father Donnally and doctor, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1985.
  • Sheriff Hartman, The Front Page, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City,1986.
  • Monsieur de la Corniche, Opera Comique, Eisenhower Theatre, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1986.
  • Also appeared in Each in His Own Way, New York City, 1950; Red Roses forMe, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1955; Wake Up Darling, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1956; Purple Dust, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1957; I Knock at the Door, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1957; Pictures in the Hallway, Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1958; Have I Got a Girl for You,Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1963; Journey to the Day, Theatre De Lys,New York City, 1963; Mr. Ferris and the Model, Warner Playhouse, Hollywood, CA, 1967; The American Hamburger League, New Theatre, New York City, 1969; asEphraim Cabot, Desire under the Elms, New York City, 1982; in Fade the Game,New York City, 1984; and in productions of The Petrified Forest, The Contrast, Luv, Ring 'round the Moon, High Tor, and The Odd Couple.
  • Coriolanus, Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1953.
  • Black-Eyed Susan, Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1954.
  • Red Roses for Me, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1955.
  • Wake Up Darling, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1956.
  • Purple Dust, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1957.
  • I Knock at the Door, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1957.
  • Pictures in the Hallway, Playhouse Theatre, 1958.
  • Night of Stars, Madison Square Garden, New York City, 1960.
  • Journey to the Day, Theatre De Lys, New York City, 1963.
  • Mr. Ferris and the Model, Warner Playhouse, Hollywood, CA, 1967.
  • FILM DEBUT--Werner, The Anderson Tapes, Columbia, 1971.
  • Sugarman, Klute, Warner Brothers, 1971.
  • Harris, B.S. I Love You, Motion Pictures International, 1971.
  • Clarence Fitch, Such Good Friends, Paramount, 1971.
  • Secretary of Health, Hail (also known as Hail to the Chief and Washington, B.C.), Cine-Globe, 1973.
  • Harry Moss, Slither, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973.
  • Dr. Ken Daniels, SSSSSSSS (also known as SSSSnake), Universal, 1973.
  • Omar Baradinsky, Born to Kill (also known as Cockfighter), New World, 1975.
  • chief detective, The Fortune, Columbia, 1975.
  • stout crook, Hearts of the West (also known as Hollywood Cowboy), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists (MGM/UA), 1975.
  • Vernon Prizer, The Black Bird, Columbia, 1975.
  • Emery Bush, The Big Bus, Paramount, 1976.
  • Clyde Hardiman, The Pack (also known as The Long Dark Night), Warner Brothers, 1977.
  • Taylor, Dreamer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.
  • Jethro, Wholly Moses, Columbia, 1980.
  • factory boss, Heartbeeps, Universal, 1981.
  • Dr. Fessner, Lovesick, Warner Brothers, 1983.
  • Eddie, Spring Break, Columbia, 1983.
  • Shepard Plotkin, Garbo Talks, MGM/UA, 1984.
  • Dr. Ross, Splash, Buena Vista, 1984.
  • Jess Keller, Unfaithfully Yours, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.
  • Also Rojax, Seize the Day, 1986.
  • Art director, Tears Are for Tomorrow, 1960.
  • Howard Tolbrook, Diana, NBC, 1973-74.
  • Detective Alexander Holmes, Holmes and Yoyo, ABC, 1976.
  • MINI-SERIES Davey's father, Studs Lonigan, NBC, 1979.
  • Credits; PILOTS
  • Uncle Jack, Say Uncle, NBC, 1978.
  • Blake Simmons, Sutter's Bay, CBS, 1983.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • Police Lieutenant Wilbur Gillis, Hart to Hart, ABC, 1978 and 1979.
  • Seymour Bindle, Blacke's Magic, NBC, 1986.
  • Also Your Hit Parade, NBC, 1950; Robert Montgomery Presents, NBC, 1950; Ironside, NBC, 1975; Good Times, CBS, 1975; The Rockford Files, NBC, 1978; LouGrant, CBS, 1979 and 1980; The Ropers, ABC, 1980; Alice, CBS, 1980; Nurse, CBS, 1981; Love, American Style, ABC.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Joseph Ervin, Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women, NBC, 1978.
  • publicist, Will There Really Be a Morning?, CBS, 1983.
  • Also appeared in The Boy Who Loved Trolls, 1984; Keeping the Faith, 1984;and as Doc Clinton, Slickers, 1987.
  • Writings;FILM
  • Aroused, 1964.
  • Pamela, Pamela You Are, 1967.
  • Also The Abortion.

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