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Richard Crenna

Richard Donald Crenna (November 30, 1926 – January 17, 2003) was an American motion picture, television, and radio actor and occasional television director. He starred in such motion pictures as The Sand Pebbles, Wait Until Dark, Body Heat, the first three Rambo movies, Hot Shots! Part Deux, and The Flamingo Kid. Crenna played "Walter Denton" in the CBS radio and CBS-TV network series Our Miss Brooks, and "Luke McCoy" in ABC's TV comedy series, The Real McCoys, (1957–63), which moved to CBS-TV in September 1962. Crenna was in one of the few TV political dramatic series Slattery's People on CBS. Crenna played "Colonel Trautman" in the first three Rambo movies. He also played "Frank Skimmerhorn" in the critically acclaimed mini-series Centennial. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Crenna, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Nov 30, 1926 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series I Love Lucy 1951-10-15
Latest Project:
Movie Internal Affairs 2022
Known For
Poster of Rambo III
Poster of Rambo: First Blood Part II
Poster of First Blood
Poster of Daniel Boone
Movie Internal Affairs Frank Janek 2022
Movie Rambo Col. Samuel Trautman (archive footage) (uncredited) 2008-01-24
Movie Out of the Ashes Jake Smith 2003-04-13
Movie Drawing First Blood Himself 2002-05-28
Movie By Dawn's Early Light Ben Maxwell 2001-04-15
Movie The Day Reagan Was Shot Ronald Reagan 2001-12-09
Movie Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For Warren Pierce 2000-05-18
Movie To Serve and Protect Howard Carr 1999-02-14
Series Judging Amy Jared Duff 1999-09-19
Movie Wrongfully Accused Lieutenant Fergus Falls 1998-07-23
Movie 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Professor Aronnax 1997-03-23
Movie Atlantis: In Search of a Lost Continent Himself / Narrator 1997-01-14
Movie Deep Family Secrets Clay Chadway 1997-04-15
Movie Race Against Time: The Search for Sarah John Porter 1996-01-01
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series JAG Harmon Rabb Sr. (voice) 1995-09-23
Movie In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy Luke Constable Sr. 1995-09-12
Movie Jade Governor Edwards 1995-10-13
Movie Sabrina Patrick Tyson 1995-12-15
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie The Forget-Me-Not Murders Frank Janek 1994-03-29
Movie The Silent Betrayal Frank Janek 1994-12-20
Movie A Place To Be Loved George Russ 1993-04-04
Movie Hot Shots! Part Deux Col. Denton Walters 1993-05-21
Series Intruders Dr. Neil Chase 1992-05-17
Movie Terror on Track 9 Det. Frank Janek 1992-09-20
Movie And the Sea Will Tell Vincent Bugliosi 1991-04-24
Series Pros and Cons Mitch O'Hannon 1991-09-26
Movie Murder in Black and White Frank Janek 1990-01-07
Movie Montana Hoyce Guthrie 1990-02-09
Movie Last Flight Out Dan Hood 1990-05-22
Movie Murder Times Seven Frank Janek 1990-10-14
Series Gabriel's Fire Unknown 1990-09-12
Movie Leviathan Dr. Glen Thompson 1989-03-17
Movie The Case of the Hillside Stranglers Sgt. Bob Grogan 1989-04-02
Movie Rambo III Trautman 1988-05-24
Movie Police Story: The Freeway Killings Deputy Chief Bob Devers 1987-05-03
Movie Kids Like These Bob Goodman 1987-11-08
Movie Plaza Suite Roy Hubley 1987-12-03
Movie A Case of Deadly Force Lawrence O'Donnell Sr. 1986-04-09
Series On Wings Of Eagles H. Ross Perot 1986-05-18
Movie The High Price of Passion Williams Douglas 1986-10-29
Movie Rambo: First Blood Part II Col. Samuel Trautman 1985-05-21
Movie The Rape of Richard Beck Richard Beck 1985-05-27
Movie Summer Rental Al Pellet 1985-08-09
Movie Doubletake Frank Janek 1985-11-24
Series Janek Lieutenant Frank Janek 1985-11-24
Movie Squaring the Circle The Narrator 1984-05-23
Movie The Flamingo Kid Phil Brody 1984-12-21
Movie Passions Richard Kennerly 1984-10-01
Movie Table for Five Mitchell 1983-02-18
Series It Takes Two Unknown 1982-10-14
Movie First Blood Col. Samuel Trautman 1982-10-22
Movie Musical Comedy Tonight II Unknown 1981-02-11
Series Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight II Self 1981-02-11
Movie Body Heat Edmund Walker 1981-08-28
Movie The Ordeal of Bill Carney Mason Rose 1981-11-23
Movie Daniel Boone Daniel Boone 1981-11-27
Movie Death Ship Trevor Marshall 1980-03-07
Movie Fugitive Family Brian Roberts / Matthews 1980-10-01
Movie Wild Horse Hank Pace Bradford 1979-01-01
Movie Stone Cold Dead Sgt. Boyd 1979-09-14
Movie Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure William Brewster 1979-11-21
Series Musical Comedy Tonight Self 1979-10-01
Series Centennial Colonel Frank Skimmerhorn 1978-10-01
Movie Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell Mike Barry 1978-10-31
Movie The Evil C.J. Arnold 1978-05-05
Movie A Fire in the Sky Jason Voight 1978-11-26
Movie First, You Cry David Towers 1978-11-08
Series All's Fair Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie Breakheart Pass Governor Fairchild 1975-12-25
Movie A Girl Named Sooner R.J. 'Mac' McHenry 1975-06-18
Movie Nightmare Howard Faloon 1974-01-08
Movie Shootout in a One-Dog Town Unknown 1974-01-09
Movie Honky Tonk Candy Johnson 1974-04-01
Movie Double Indemnity Walter Neff 1973-10-13
Movie The Man Called Noon Noon 1973-08-29
Movie Jonathan Livingston Seagull Father 1973-10-23
Movie Un Flic Simon 1972-09-30
Movie Footsteps Paddy 1972-10-03
Movie Red Sky at Morning Frank Arnold 1971-05-12
Movie Doctors' Wives Dr. Peter Brennan 1971-02-03
Movie Thief Neal Wilkinson 1971-10-09
Movie Catlow Cowan 1971-10-01
Movie The Deserter Major Wade Brown 1970-12-04
Movie Midas Run Mike Warden 1969-05-07
Movie Marooned Jim Pruett 1969-12-11
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie Star! Richard Aldrich, Producer 1968-07-18
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Movie Wait Until Dark Mike Talman 1967-10-26
Movie Made in Paris Herb Stone 1966-02-09
Movie The Sand Pebbles Captain Collins 1966-12-20
Movie John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! John Goldfarb 1965-03-24
Series Slattery's People Unknown 1964-09-21
Series The Danny Kaye Show Self 1963-09-25
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Disneyland '59 Self 1959-06-15
Series The Real McCoys Unknown 1957-10-03
Movie Our Miss Brooks Walter Denton 1956-04-24
Movie Over-Exposed Russell Bassett 1956-04-01
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series Frontier Unknown 1955-09-25
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Movie The Pride of St. Louis Paul Dean 1952-01-01
Movie Red Skies of Montana Noxon (uncredited) 1952-01-23
Movie It Grows on Trees Ralph Bowen 1952-09-02
Series Our Miss Brooks Walter Denton 1952-10-03
Series I Love Lucy Arthur Morton 1951-10-15