Webb, Richard

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Webb, Richard Gender: M
born on 9 September 1915
Place Bloomington IL, USA, 40n29, 88w59
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
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American actor seen in some 60 films but whose best media was television, playing on more than 260 shows. Webb was the hero of "Captain Midnight," 1954-58 that had many reruns and segued into a comic book. He began his career on the New York stage before moving to Hollywood where he made such films as "Sands of Iwo Jima" and "Distant Drums."

Interested in the supernatural and esp, Webb was the author of "Great Ghosts of the West" and several other novels. He was married with two daughters.

After a long respiratory illness, he was despondent and shot himself to death the night of 6/10/1993, Los Angeles, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Suicide 10 June 1993 at 12:00 noon in Los Angeles, CA (Shot himself, age 77)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 1954 (Began in "Captain Midnight" series, three years)

Source Notes

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  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Supernatural, ghost stories)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Over 60 films)