Actor Peter Mark Richman, dies at 93

Peter Mark Richman, a star of Broadway, film and television who had guest starring roles on more than 500 TV shows, died today of natural causes. He was 93.

Born on April 16th, 1927 in Philadelphia, Richman’s career as an actor, playwright, author and artist spanned eight decades.


Richman worked as a pharmacist before joining the Actors Studio in New York. Starting his career onstage.

He moved to Hollywood to appear in William Wyler’s Friendly Persuasion, which led to other film roles in Black Orchid, The Strange One, Naked Gun 2 and Friday the 13th Part 8.

In television, he starred as Nick Cain in his own NBC series, Cain’s Hundred, and in over 500 TV guest star appearances on such shows as The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, Murder She Wrote, and Star Trek the Next Generation. He had recurring roles on Three’s Company as the Reverend Snow.


He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen Richman; five children, as well as six grandchildren.

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