Richard Dawson

Actor / Television Presenter / Comedian | * 11/20/1932 († 79, 06/02/2012) | Gosport, Hampshire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; 20 November 1932 – 2 June 2012) was a British-born American actor, comedian, game-show host, and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk in Hogan's Heroes, as a regular panelist on Match Game (1973–1978), and as the original host of Family Feud (1976–1985, 1994–95). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Richard Dawson

Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host
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Movies with Richard Dawson as Actor(12)

as Self (archive footage)2018 Game Changers
as Damon Killian1987 The Running Man
as Chandler Corey1978 How To Pick Up Girls!
as Sam Sniperley / Furniture Man (voice)1972 Oliver and the Artful Dodger
as Pvt. Hugh MacDonald1968 The Devil's Brigade
as Joey1966 Munster, Go Home!
as Weaver1965 King Rat
as (uncredited)1963 Promises! Promises!
as British Soldier (uncredited)1962 The Longest Day

TV Shows/Series with Richard Dawson as Actor(15)

as Self - Host2022 Family Feud
1979 Angie
as Bert Buchanan1977 The Love Boat
as himself1973 Match Game
as himself1970 The Odd Couple
as Regular Performer1967 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
as Max1967 Mr. Terrific
as Peter Newkirk1965 Hogan's Heroes
as Oliver Fair (as Dick Dawson)1963 The Outer Limits
as Robert Johnson1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
as Tracy Rattigan1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show
as Self - cameo with fiance Diana Dors1956 The Steve Allen Show

Full Name: Richard Colin Emm
Born: Sunday, 11/20 1932 (November) in Gosport, Hampshire, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Saturday, 06/02 2012 (June) in Los Angeles (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Diana Dors
Children: Mark Dawson
Other names for Richard Dawson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Colin Lionel Emm"
"Richard Dawson (Schauspieler)"
Richard Dawson frequently works together with these people:
Carl Reiner (9x, Actor)
Jayne Meadows (8x, Actress)
Peter Lawford (7x, Actor)
Garry Marshall (7x, Actor)
Joyce Jameson (7x, Actress)
Richard Stahl (7x, Actor)
Ben Wright (7x, Actor)
Arte Johnson (7x, Actor)
Eddie Garrett (7x, Actor)
Curt Conway (6x, Actor)
Norbert Schiller (6x, Actor)
Bryan Forbes (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2504, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2024