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Richard Earl Wessell Net Worth

Richard Earl Wessell Net Worth is
$100,000

Richard Earl Wessell Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

One of the most recognisable character actors of the 1950s, Boston Massachusetts-born Dick Wesson began his career with his older brother, Gene Wesson, in a comedy act that made the rounds of the nightclub circuit. He made his film debut in the sci-fi classic Destination Moon (1950), and spent his career specializing in playing the rambunctious, ...
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Date Of BirthNovember 19, 1922
Place Of BirthCambridge, Massachusetts, USA
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Producer
Star SignScorpio
#Trademark
1Often portrayed wimpy, cowardly characters onscreen. Was nearly always used as the comic relief in musical films such as Calamity Jane (1953) and the 1953 version of The Desert Song (1953).
#Fact
1Father of actress Eileen Wesson.
2Often mistakenly credited with being Dick Wesson, the announcer for the Walt Disney film trailers and television shows, beginning in the 1950s.
3With older brother Gene Wesson, performed as "Wesson Brothers" comedy team.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barney Miller1982TV Series story by - 1 episode
These Are the Days1974TV Series 1974
Maude1974TV Series written by - 1 episode
Butch Cassidy1973TV Series story
Goober and the Ghost Chasers1973TV Series story - 1973
The Beverly HillbilliesTV Series writer - 50 episodes, 1968 - 1971 written by - 10 episodes, 1963 - 1970 teleplay - 1 episode, 1969
Change of Mind1969original screenplay - as Richard Wesson
Petticoat JunctionTV Series written by - 6 episodes, 1963 - 1964 story - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1966 teleplay - 2 episodes, 1963
The Hathaways1961TV Series teleplay and story - 1 episode
My Sister Eileen1960-1961TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Dennis the MenaceTV Series story - 1 episode, 1960 teleplay - 1 episode, 1960
Startime1959TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Real McCoys1957-1959TV Series written by - 2 episodes
The Bob Cummings ShowTV Series 5 episodes, 1957 - 1959 written by - 27 episodes, 1957 - 1959 writer - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1959 teleplay - 1 episode, 1957

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Charge at Feather River1953Pvt. Cullen
The Desert Song1953Benjamin 'Benjy' Kidd
The Man Behind the Gun1953Sgt. 'Monk' Walker
About Face1952Dave Crouse
Starlift1951Sgt. Mike Nolan
Sunny Side of the Street1951Dave Gibson
Jim Thorpe -- All-American1951Ed Guyac
Force of Arms1951Kleiner
Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison1951Tinker
Breakthrough1950Pvt. Sammy Hansen
Destination Moon1950Joe Sweeney
Hollywood House1949TV SeriesRegular
Makin' It1979TV SeriesMort
Tabitha1977TV SeriesMr. Robbins
Dog and Cat1977TV MovieZink Kauffen
Rollercoaster1977Tourist Father
Quincy M.E.1976TV SeriesClarence
Marcus Welby, M.D.1975TV SeriesCharlie Benson
Starsky and Hutch1975TV SeriesEd
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers1974-1975TV SeriesJack Riordan / Jack Reardon
Maude1973TV SeriesErnie
The Beverly Hillbillies1963-1969TV SeriesCabbie / Man on Plane / Patient
That Girl1968TV SeriesDet. Charlie Thompson
The Fugitive1963TV MovieIntroductory Narrator (voice, uncredited)
The Errand Boy1961The A.D.
Alcoa Theatre1960TV SeriesErnie
The Bob Cummings Show1955-1959TV SeriesFrank Crenshaw / Sailor
The People's Choice1957-1958TV SeriesRollo 'Hex' Hexley / Prime Minister
Mike Hammer1958TV SeriesClef
Paris Follies of 19561955Chuck Russell
Calamity Jane1953Francis Fryer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Change of Mind1969producer - as Richard Wesson
Tammy and the Millionaire1967producer
TammyTV Series producer - 16 episodes, 1965 executive producer - 1 episode, 1966
Petticoat Junction1963-1964TV Series producer - 38 episodes
My Sister EileenTV Series producer - 5 episodes, 1960 - 1961 series producer - 1 episode, 1961

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Beverly Hillbillies1969-1971TV Series script consultant - 49 episodes

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ready and Willing1967TV Movie
Petticoat Junction1964TV Series 2 episodes
My Sister EileenTV Series 4 episodes, 1960 - 1961 series director - 1 episode, 1961

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Calamity Jane1953performer: "Hive Full of Honey"

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1959Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Writing of a Single Program of a Comedy SeriesThe Bob Cummings Show (1955)

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