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Vernon Rich

Highest Rated: 88% The War of the Worlds (1953)

Lowest Rated: 88% The War of the Worlds (1953)

Birthday: Jan 6, 1906

Birthplace: Berne, Switzerland

Vernon Rich was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Rich appeared in such films as the Cary Grant comedy "Dream Wife" (1953), the Gene Barry sci-fi feature "The War of the Worlds" (1953) and the Tony Curtis action flick "Johnny Dark" (1954). He also appeared in "I'll Cry Tomorrow" (1955) with Susan Hayward. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in "Strategic Air Command" (1955) with James Stewart, the adaptation "Tall Man Riding" (1955) with Randolph Scott and the horror flick "Tarantula" (1955) with John Agar. He also appeared in the Fred MacMurray adaptation "The Far Horizons" (1955). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the historical film "The Scarlet Coat" (1955) with Cornel Wilde, "Loving You" (1957) with Elvis Presley and "Ten North Frederick" (1958). He also appeared in the comedy "The Perfect Furlough" (1958) with Tony Curtis. Rich last acted in "One Man's Way" (1964). Rich passed away in February 1978 at the age of 72.

Highest rated movies

The War of the Worlds

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 68% Loving You Harry Taylor (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet I've Lived Before Dave Anderson Federal's Lawyer (Character) - 1956
88% 71% The War of the Worlds Col. Ralph Heffner (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 43% The Sellout Court Clerk (Character) - 1951

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 90% The Andy Griffith Show Mr. Johnston (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Art (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tom Ewell Show Jim Fox (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Dr. Thurber (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Mayor (Character) 1955