Richard Egan

Richard Egan bio

Birth Name: Richard Egan

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth: July 29, 1921

Date Of Death: July 20, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Richard Egan was born on the 29th of July, 1921. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. Remembered for his performances in A Summer Place (1959), The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956), and the Elvis Presley feature Love Me Tender (1956), he is also notable for his role in the Disney feature Pollyanna (1960), as well as for his starring role in the 1960s Western series Empire.

Richard Egan was born in California. After instructing U.S. Army troops in the art of judo during the World War II years, he earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco and a master’s degree from Stanford University. He made his cinematic debut in the 1949 feature The Story of Molly X. Rod Serling originally wanted Egan to narrate the TV series The Twilight Zone; however, Serling ended up narrating the program himself.

Richard Egan was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Richard Egan was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Richard Egan 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".


Richard’s Richard Egan attended St. Ignatius College Preparatory and University of San Francisco (B.A.), Stanford University (M.A.), Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.


Richard Egan’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 Egan’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Richard Egan was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Richard Egan
RELIGION: Roman Catholic



Zodiac Sign: Richard Egan was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Richard Egan was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Richard Egan had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Richard Egan’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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