Richard Lawson

Active - 1971 - 2021  |   Born - Mar 7, 1947 in Loma Linda, California, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Action, Crime, Romance, Horror

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Black supporting actor, onscreen from the '70s.

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  • Attended Riverside City College but dropped out and was drafted into the Army.
  • During the Vietnam War, served as a combat medic.
  • Studied at Chabot Junior College in Hayward with the intention of pursuing law.
  • On March 22, 1992, survived the plane crash of USAir flight 405.
  • Teacher of master scene study and director at The Beverly Hills Playhouse.
  • Has been the owner of Richard Lawson Studios.