Richard Egan
Date of Birth
Jul 29, 1921
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA


A holder of a BA degree from the University of San Francisco, Richard Egan was an Army judo instructor during World War II. While working towards his MA in theatre at Stanford University, the rugged Egan was discovered by a Warner Bros. talent scout. After his apprenticeship in supporting roles, Egan was signed as a leading man by 20th Century-Fox, where he was touted as "another Gable." Most...