Richard Greene

 

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Richard Greene (1918-1985)
Richard Greene
Born August 25, 1918 Died June 1, 1985
Richard Greene was a noted English film and television actor. A matinée idol who appeared in more than 40 films, he was perhaps best known for the lead role in the long-running British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood, which ran for 143 episodes from 1955 to 1959.

At 20, he joined 20th Century Fox as a rival to MGM‘s Robert Taylor.  Greene was a huge success, especially with female film goers, who sent him mountains of fan mail which at its peak rivalled that of Fox star Tyrone Power.

After serving in World War II, and a return to Hollywood, Greene returned to England looking for work. Yeoman Films of Great Britain approached him for the lead role in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–59), in which he was an immediate success. The series and a number of related marketing products bearing his likeness, such as comic books and “Robin Hood Shoes”, solved his financial problems and made him a star.

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20th Century Starring Roles

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My Lucky Star (1938), “Larry Taylor” [image: IMDb*]

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Submarine Patrol (1938), “Perry Townsend III”

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Kentucky (1938), “Jack Dillon”

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The Little Princess (1939), “Geoffrey Hamilton”

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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939), “Sir Henry Baskerville”

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Here I am a Stranger (1939), “David Paulding”

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Yellow Canary (1943), “Lt Cdr Jim Garrick”

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Don’t Take It To Heart (1944), “Peter Hayward”

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The Desert Hawk (1950), “Omar” aka “The Desert Hawk”

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The Black Castle (1952), “Sir Ronald Burton”, alias “Richard Beckett”

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Rogue’s March (1953), “Capt. Thomas Garron”

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The Bandits of Corsica (1953), “Mario”/”Carlos”
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Captain Scarlett (1953), “Capt. Carlos Scarlett” [image: IMDb*]

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The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV, 1955-1959), “Robin Hood (Robin of Locksley)”

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Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960), “Robin Hood”

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The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968), “Nayland Smith”
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The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969), “Nayland Smith” [image: IMDb*]
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