Date of Birth:
1 September 1920
Richard Farnsworth played in 10 movies in the Comedy, Romance, Western, Music, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport, Music, Family, Horror, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Fantasy genres.
Richard Farnsworth got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
Was a stunt man for 40 years before becoming an actor.
Co-founder of Stuntmen's Association in 1961
Known for a dislike of four letter words, he was embarrassed by the language in The Getaway (1994).
Died of self-inflicted gunshot wound. Had been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
During the telecast of the 73rd Annual Academy Awards of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Richard Farnsworth was honoured by being included in the always touching and memorable segment that pays tribute to those in the industry who have passed away over the course of the previous year. [25 March 2001]
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