Peter Mark Richman Dead: Actor Appeared on ‘Beverly Hills 90210’

Peter Mark Richman, who made quite a few movie and TV appearances together with recurring roles in “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Three’s Company,” and toplined the early Nineteen Sixties sequence “Cain’s Hundred,” died Thursday in Woodland Hills, Calif. He was 93.

Richman was born in Philadelphia and labored as a pharmacist earlier than becoming a member of the Actors Studio in New York. Starting his profession onstage, he appeared in “End as a Man,” “A Hatful of Rain,” “Masquerade” and “The Zoo Story.”

He moved to Hollywood to seem in William Wyler’s “The Friendly Persuasion,” going on to seem in movies together with “Black Orchid,” “The Strange One,” “Naked Gun 2” and “Friday the thirteenth Part 8.”

In “Cain’s Hundred,” he starred as Nick Cain, a former underworld lawyer gone straight. Though it solely ran for one season, the sequence led to tons of extra TV gigs on reveals together with “The Twilight Zone,” “The Outer Limits,” “Murder She Wrote,” “Fantasy Island,” and “Star Trek the Next Generation.”

On “Three’s Company,” he performed the Reverend Snow, whereas on “Beverly Hills 90210” he had co-starring roles on “Dynasty” and “Longstreet.”

Richman continued working in theater, together with mounting his personal works, “4 Faces” and “A Medal for Murray.” He additionally wrote novels, quick tales, and was an achieved painter.

The Motion Picture and Television Fund awarded the Silver Medallion to Richman for his charitable work, and he additionally acquired the Sybil Brand Humanitarian Award from the Jeffrey Foundation.

He is survived by his spouse of 67 years, Helen Richman; 5 kids, Howard Richman and his spouse, Cherie, Kelly Lester and her husband, Loren, Lucas Richman and his spouse, Debbie, Orien Richman and his spouse, Alevé, and Roger Richman; in addition to six grandchildren, Jenny, Lily, Max, Julia, Oliver and Danica.

Donations could also be made to the Motion Picture Television Fund (MPTF).



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