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Richard White

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard White (born August 4, 1953 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee) is an American actor, opera singer and voice actor. He is best known for voicing the character of Gaston in Disney's Beauty and the Beast and in the TV series House of Mouse. His vocal range is low tenor-baritone. He also played the character of Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat at Paper Mill Playhouse and Robert Mission in The New Moon, at the New York City Opera. White also created the title role of Erik in the world premiere of Arthur Kopit and Maury Yeston's musical, Phantom and sings the role on the cast recording. White has performed on Broadway as Joey in The Most Happy Fella and has had roles in New York revivals of Brigadoon, South Pacific, and Auntie Mame. He was also considered for the voice of Governor Ratcliffe in the 1995 Disney animated feature Pocahontas, but the producers realized that viewers would hear his voice and think of Gaston. David Ogden Stiers, White's co-star from Beauty and the Beast, provided Ratcliffe's voice. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard White(actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Aug 4, 1953 In Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
6
First Appeared:
In the series Great Performances 1971-01-28
Latest Project:
Movie Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along 2020-01-17
Known For
Poster of Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along
Poster of The Banana Splits Movie
Poster of The Short Films of David Lynch
Poster of Great Performances
Filmography
Movie Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along Gaston (voice) (archive footage) 2020-01-17
Movie The Banana Splits Movie Stevie 2019-09-04
Movie The Short Films of David Lynch Mike 2002-06-01
Movie Kill Zone Medic 1993-01-01
Movie Beauty and the Beast Gaston (voice) 1991-10-22
Series Great Performances Gaylord Ravenal 1971-01-28