Egan, Richard

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Egan, Richard Gender: M
born on 29 July 1921 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place San Francisco, California, 37n47, 122w25
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
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American actor whose good looks won him the title of Hollywood's Most Eligible Batchelor in the '50s. A strict Catholic, he took his time to find a bride, and when he married Patricia Hardy, it was a lifetime contract.

After graduating from Stanford University with an MA in Dramatic Arts, he went into the army and spent WW II teaching judo to soldiers. In 1949 he got a small role in "The Damned Don't Cry," followed by "One Minute to Zero," 1950, "Hollywood Story," 1951 and "The Devil Makes Three," 1952. The quality of his roles increased year after year.

With "A Summer Place," he graduated to the next generation, playing Sandra Dee's father. In the '60s he made pictures in Europe, and in the '70s, phased out with a few minor roles.

Egan died of prostate cancer at the age of 65, 7/21/1987 at the St. Johns Medical Center at 4:20 PM in Santa Monica, CA. He had been admitted into the hospital 6/16/1987.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1949 (Starting role in "Damned Don't Cry")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1952 ("The Devil Makes Three")
  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 16 June 1987 (Admitted to hospital for prostate cancer)
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  • Death by Disease 21 July 1987 at 04:20 AM in Santa Monica, CA (Prostate cancer, age 65)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of American Charts


  • Traits : Body : Appearance gorgeous (Most Eligible Batchelor of Hollywood)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Prostate, terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (One lengthy marriage)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Strict Catholic)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WW II judo instructor for the Army)