Richard Erdman

Born in June 1st, 1925

From Enid, Oklahoma, USA

Richard Erdman Biography

Richard Erdman (June 1, 1925 - March 16, 2019) was an American film and television actor and director. In a career that has spanned seven decades, his best known roles are that of the barracks chief Hoffy in Stalag 17, and McNulty in the classic Twilight Zone episode "A Kind of a Stopwatch". In Tora Tora Tora he played Colonel Edward F. French, the officer who responded to the failure to transmit the warning to Pearl Harbor using Army radio to instead use commercial telegraph rather than using the Navy or FBI radio systems.

Erdman appeared as the blackmailer, Arthur Binney, in the Perry Mason first season TV episode "The Case Of The Gilded Lily" aired May 24, 1958. In 1960, he co-starred with Tab Hunter in the short-lived The Tab Hunter Show on NBC, which aired opposite The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS and Lawman with John Russell on ABC. He was very funny when he appeared as a Broadway wardrobe man named Buck Brown on "The Dick Van Dyke Show".

In 1962, Erdman had a recurring role as Klugie, the photographer, in the short-lived Nick Adams-John Larkin NBC series Saints and Sinners.

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Richard Erdman Movies

The Pagemaster Poster
November 23, 1994
Valet Girls Poster
January 1, 1987
Stewardess School Poster
August 1, 1986
Trancers Poster
May 6, 1985
Tomboy Poster
January 25, 1985
Heidi's Song Poster
November 19, 1982

Richard Erdman TV Shows

Community Poster
September 17, 2009
The Twilight Zone Poster
October 2, 1959
I Dream of Jeannie Poster
September 18, 1965
Beverly Hills, 90210 Poster
October 4, 1990
DuckTales Poster
September 18, 1987
Murder, She Wrote Poster
September 30, 1984

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