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American actor and novelist. Richard Karlan ( � 20) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began his acting career on Broadway in the production of Brother Cain (which lasted for performances). He then appeared in Johnny on a Spot, a production that had 4 performances. Perhaps convinced he could do better, he produced and starred in the Comes the Revolution which closed after two performances despite a cast with Wendell Corey and Will Geer. His last Broadway performance was in production of The Song of Bernadette, an apparent attempt to reap the popularity of the film which won four Academy Award and was nominated for eight others. It had three performances. Karlan sought and found success after moving to Hollywood. His first film role was with William Holden in Union Station in , and through the s he was cast in supporting roles in more films and many, many more TV episodes. Through the s and s he worked exclusively in TV except for his last film role in with Julie Andrews in Star. He made single or multi appearances on such popular in TV shows as Space Patrol, The Missiles of October, The Untouchables, Get Smart, It Takes a Thief, Mission Impossible, Ben Casey, The Twilight Zone, and Kojak. His last television role was in in Simon and Simon. Overall, Karlan had over credits as a supporting actor in films and television. Karlan wrote two novels: A Circle of Sand () and Pageant Faded().
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