Obit…Richard Widmark

Richard Widmark, Actor, Dies at 93

New York Times, March 26, 2008

Richard Widmark, who created a villain in his first movie role who was so repellent and frightening that the actor became a star overnight, died Monday at his home in Roxbury, Conn. He was 93. READ MORE

Tough-guy actor Richard Widmark dies at 93

CNN, March 26, 2008

HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — Richard Widmark, who made a sensational film debut as the giggling killer in “Kisss of Death” and became a Hollywood leading man in “Broken Lance,” “Two Rode Together” and 40 other films, has died after a long illness. He was 93. READ MORE

Richard Widmark

Richard Widmark, 93; actor played both heavies and heroes


Los Angeles Times, March 26, 2008


Richard Widmark, who made an indelible screen debut in 1947 as a giggling sadistic killer and later brought a sense of urban cynicism and unpredictability to his roles as a leading man, has died. He was 93. READ MORE


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2 Responses to “Obit…Richard Widmark”

  1. landman says:

    Just so happens that Richard Widmark’s birth place, Sunrise, Minnesota, is about 14 miles from where I live in Minnesota. There is a gentleman who lives in Sunrise that has a little musuem dedicated to Richard Widmark. He has quite a few items that relate to Widmark, and even some he received directly from Mr. Widmark personally when he visited him at his home. Sunrise is approximately an hour North of the Twin City Metro Area.

  2. Anne says:

    Richard Widmark one of my favourite actor had a most distinctive laughter, which he demonstrated in a movie when he pushed a person down a flight of stairs. Altho he played a less then upright character in some of his roles, the man was truly a gentleman RIP.

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