Richard Basehart bio

Birth Name: John Richard Basehart

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Zanesville

Date Of Birth: August 31, 1914

Date Of Death: September 17, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Richard Basehart was born on the 31st of August, 1914. He was popular for being a TV Actor. Star of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, as the admiral Harriman Nelson, and was also a popular actor of many other televisions shows and films.

Richard Basehart was born in Zanesville. He came to Hollywood and starred in the 1948 film noir classic, He Walked by Night. Proving his versatility as an actor, he also appeared in Federico Fellini ‘s acclaimed Italian film, La Strada.

Richard Basehart was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Richard Basehart is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Richard Basehart’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Richard Basehart’s parents.

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Marcus Zane

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Richard Basehart kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Richard Basehart was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: John Richard Basehart



Zodiac Sign: Richard Basehart was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Basehart was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Richard Basehart had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Richard Basehart’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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