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Richard X. Slattery



Before he became an actor, Richard Xavier Slattery spent 12 years on the beat as a street cop in New York. It was during that time that he began appearing off-Broadway. Slattery made it to Broadway in 1961 where he appeared in a couple of plays. In the mid-'60s, he began playing character roles on a wide variety of television series ranging from Bonanza to Bewitched to Mr. Roberts. In the distinguished miniseries The Winds of War, Slattery played Admiral Halsey. He has also appeared in a few feature films, including Walking Tall and The Apple Dumpling Gang, but Slattery may best be remembered for the 17 years in which he portrayed Murph in UnoCal commercials. He passed away on January 27, 1997, at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, CA. The official cause of death was listed as a stroke.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
  • Sergeant Slaughter
1979
No Score Yet The Zebra Force
  • Actor
1976
No Score Yet The No Mercy Man
  • Actor
1975
80% Herbie Rides Again
  • Traffic Commissioner
1974
No Score Yet Busting
  • Desk Sergeant
1974
No Score Yet Black Eye
  • Bowen
1974
75% Walking Tall
  • Arno Purdy
1973
92% The Boston Strangler
  • Ed Willis
1968
No Score Yet The Secret War of Harry Frigg
  • MP Sergeant
1968
No Score Yet A Time for Killing
  • Cpl. Paddy Darling
1967
No Score Yet Battle of Bloody Stones
  • Actor
1967
No Score Yet A Distant Trumpet
  • Slattery
1964
47% Butterfield 8
  • State Trooper
1960
No Score Yet Till the End of Time
  • Captain
1946

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