Richard Travis

Richard Travis

  • Highest Rated: 83% The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
  • Lowest Rated: 36% Toy Soldiers (1991)
  • Birthday: Apr 17, 1913
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • The all but forgotten American actor Richard Travis had the good luck to star in the heady company of Bette Davis, Anne Sheridan, Monty Woolley and Jimmy Durante in his first major film, Warner Bros.' The Man Who Came to Dinner (1941). But luck is a relative thing, and Travis' luck began running out when it was clear he didn't have the star charisma to sustain his brief early fame. By 1944 Warners was starring Travis in the B-minus second feature Busses Roar; within two years he was in such poverty row quickies as Alaska Patrol. Like many would-be luminaries of the '40s, Travis was consigned to low grade horror films of the '50s like Mesa of Lost Women (1953) and Missile to the Moon (1955). Richard Travis enjoyed one burst of national celebrity in 1955 as the star of the Highway Patrol lookalike TV series Code Three, which was still being regionally rerun into the early '60s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

36% Toy Soldiers Frank the Guard 1991
No Score Yet Missile to the Moon Arnold Dayton 1959
No Score Yet The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Charles Dana Gibson 1955
No Score Yet An Annapolis Story Comm. Wilson 1955
No Score Yet Lost Women Dan Mulcahey 1953
No Score Yet Passage West Ben Johnson 1951
No Score Yet Operation Haylift 'Max' Maxwell 1950
No Score Yet One Too Many Bob Mason 1950
No Score Yet Motor Patrol Bill 1950
No Score Yet Speed to Spare Jerry 1948
No Score Yet Big Town After Dark Chuck LaRue 1947
No Score Yet Spy Train Bruce Grant 1943
No Score Yet Mission to Moscow Paul Grosjean 1943
No Score Yet Escape From Crime Red O'Hara 1942
83% The Man Who Came to Dinner Bert Jefferson 1942
No Score Yet Dive Bomber Commanding Officer 1941
No Score Yet The Bride Came C.O.D. Airline dispatcher 1941
No Score Yet The Tanks Are Coming Actor 1941

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