Richard Crenna

30 Nov 1926 - 17 Jan 2003

Actor, Director

Richard Donald Crenna (November 30, 1926 – January 17, 2003) was an American motion picture, television, and radio actor and occasional television director. He starred in such motion pictures as The Sand Pebbles, Wait Until Dark, Body Heat, the first three Rambo movies, Hot Shots! Part Deux, and The Flamingo Kid. Crenna played "Walter Denton" in the CBS radio and CBS-TV network series Our Miss Brooks, and "Luke McCoy" in ABC's TV comedy series, The Real McCoys, (1957–63), which moved to CBS-TV in September 1962. Crenna was in one of the few TV political dramatic series Slattery's People on CBS. Crenna played "Colonel Trautman" in the first three Rambo movies. He also played "Frank Skimmerhorn" in the critically acclaimed mini-series Centennial.

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Filmography (60 titles)

(movie, 2003)
···Out of the Ashes
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jake Smith)
(movie, 2001)
···The Day Reagan Was Shot
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Ronald Reagan)
(movie, 2000)
···By Dawn's Early Light
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ben Maxwell)
Genre: Mystery
Role: Actor (as Warren Pierce)
(movie, 1999)
···To Serve and Protect
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Howard Carr)
(movie, 1997)
···Deep Family Secrets
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Clay Chadway)
(movie, 1997)
···Heart Full of Rain
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Arliss Dockett)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Porter)
(movie, 1995)
···Sabrina
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Patrick Tyson)
(movie, 1995)
···Jade
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Governor Edwards)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lucas Constable, Sr.)
(movie, 1994)
···Janek: The Silent Betrayal
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lt. Frank Janek)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jonathan Stone)
(movie, 1994)
···The Forget-Me-Not Murders
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Janek)
(movie, 1993)
···Hot Shots! Part Deux
Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Role: Actor (as Col. Denton Walters)
(movie, 1993)
···A Place to Be Loved
Genre: Drama, Family, Biography
Role: Actor (as George Russ)
(movie, 1992)
···Intruders
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Neil Chase)
(movie, 1992)
···Terror on Track 9
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Frank Janek)
(movie, 1991)
···And the Sea Will Tell
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Vincent Bugliosi)
(movie, 1990)
···Montana
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Hoyce Guthrie)
(movie, 1990)
···Murder Times Seven
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Janek)
(movie, 1989)
···Leviathan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Glen Thompson)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Bob Grogan)
(movie, 1988)
···Rambo III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Trautman)
(movie, 1988)
···Doubletake
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Janek)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Deputy Chief Bob Devers)
(movie, 1986)
···A Case of Deadly Force
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lawrence O'Donnell Sr.)
(mini-series, 1986)
···On Wings of Eagles
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as H. Ross Perot)
(movie, 1986)
···The High Price of Passion
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Williams Douglas)
(movie, 1985)
···Summer Rental
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Al Pellet)
(movie, 1985)
···Rambo: First Blood Part II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Col. Samuel Trautman)
(movie, 1985)
···The Rape of Richard Beck
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard Beck)
(movie, 1984)
···Passions
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard Kennerly)
(movie, 1983)
···Table for Five
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mitchell)
(movie, 1982)
···First Blood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Col. Samuel Trautman)
(movie, 1982)
···The Day the Bubble Burst
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Jesse Livermore)
(movie, 1981)
···Body Heat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Edmund Walker)
(movie, 1979)
···Better Late Than Never
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1979)
···Stone Cold Dead
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Boyd)
(movie, 1978)
···Centennial
Role: Actor (as Colonel Frank Skimmerhorn)
(movie, 1978)
···The Evil
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as C.J. Arnold)
(movie, 1978)
···A Fire in the Sky
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Jason Voight)
(movie, 1978)
···Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mike Barry)
(movie, 1977)
···The War Between the Tates
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Professor Brian Tate)
(movie, 1976)
···Breakheart Pass
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as Governor Fairchild)
(movie, 1975)
···A Girl Named Sooner
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as R.J. 'Mac' McHenry)
(movie, 1974)
···Honky Tonk
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as 'Candy' Johnson)
(movie, 1974)
···Shootout in a One-Dog Town
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Zack Wells)
(movie, 1973)
···Un hombre llamado Noon
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Noon)
(movie, 1972)
···Un Flic
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Simon)
(movie, 1971)
···Catlow
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Cowan)
(movie, 1971)
···Red Sky at Morning
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Arnold)
(movie, 1971)
···The Deserter
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Major Wade Brown)
(movie, 1969)
···Marooned
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jim Pruett)
(movie, 1969)
···Midas Run
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mike Warden)
(movie, 1967)
···Wait Until Dark
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mike Talman)
(movie, 1966)
···The Sand Pebbles
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Captain Collins)
(movie, 1966)
···Made in Paris
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Herb Stone)
(movie, 1956)
···Over-Exposed
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Russell Bassett)
(movie, 1952)
···It Grows on Trees
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Ralph Bowen)