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Name of the guy who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies, Richard Harris.
-- catgirl  5/18/2005
Richard Thomas played John-boy on the show The Waltons from 1972-1977.
-- Anonymous User  8/27/2005
Richard Burgi (born July 30, 1958) stars as Karl, Susan's ex-husband and Julie's father on the popular soap-dramedy "Desperate Housewives".
-- AndrewJKD  11/26/2005
Richard Burton, an actor and one of Liz Taylor's many husbands, is a famous bearer of this name.
-- breakofday  12/16/2005
Richard Starkey, known by most as Ringo Starr, the drummer for The Beatles, is a famous bearer of this name.
-- fawkes100  12/25/2005
Famous bearer is Richard Gere, an American actor.
-- Anonymous User  3/25/2006
Famous bearer is Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States.
-- Anonymous User  3/26/2006
Famous bearer is Richard von Weizsäcker, President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1984 to 1994.
-- Anonymous User  3/26/2006
Richard was the name of Monica's elderly boyfriend on "FRIENDS" during season 2.
-- Tudor  6/14/2006
A famous person is Richard Hatch, who won Survivor Season 1. He recently got charged for not paying the government for his Survivor win. He usually walked around camp naked.
-- Anonymous User  6/29/2006
Of course we can't forget Rick Springfield! Personally my favourite singer. Though my friends think that's really odd.
-- dreamcatcher  7/2/2006
Richard D. Anderson is an American actor.
-- Maggie_Simpson  7/24/2006
Richard Krajčo is a Czech actor.
-- Maggie_Simpson  7/24/2006
Another famous bearer of this name is silent film star Richard Barthelmess (May 9, 1895 - August 17, 1963). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in "The Noose" (1928) and "The Patent Leather Kid" (1927).
-- AndrewJKD  7/29/2006
Sean Bean played Richard Sharpe in the BBC series Sharpe. Also Richard Dean Anderson (who played Angus Macgyver in Macgyver).
-- Lyric  10/2/2006
Richard Hammond is a presenter of the wildly popular show, TopGear, in England. He also presented Brainiac: Science Abuse and Richard Hammond's 5 O'clock Show.

Recently (september-october 06) he was in a crash and had to be airlifted to hospital. TopGear was nearly cancelled. He suffered brain trauma but will be fine.

I think the name of the car he was driving was called a vampire or summat. He was trying to break the speed record when he lost control of the car.
-- Luangi  10/29/2006
Richard Pryor was an American comedian.
-- Anonymous User  10/29/2006
Richard Belzer plays Det. John Munch on Law and Order SVU and Homicide: Life On The Street.
-- KylieXxX  11/7/2006
A famous bearer is Charles Richard Wilson, better known as Ricky Wilson; lead singer of Kaiser Chiefs.
-- Nava  12/27/2006
Richard Armitage is a famous bearer. He's an English actor, known for 'Sparkhouse', 'North and South' and 'Robin Hood'.
-- Surreal  1/30/2007
Richard Schiff, who played Toby Ziegler on the American television drama, The West Wing, is a famous bearer. He won an Emmy for the role.
-- Nochenne  6/2/2007
Rich Fulcher, and American actor and comedian probably best known for his role as Bob Fossil in cult TV show The Mighty Boosh is a (somewhat) famous bearer of this name.
-- The Lilac Pilgrim  6/29/2007
Famous bearer is Richard Wagner (1813-1883), German opera composer. I just can't imagine, that he isn't on the list!
-- Manya  8/22/2007
The traditional processional at Western weddings is the Bridal Chorus from Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin".
-- Anonymous User  4/21/2010
Richard Trenton Chase, serial killer.
-- waitingforthesun  9/19/2007
Well it's not exactly a famous bearer but there's an extremely hilarious warlock in the webcomic Looking for Group.
-- Anonymous User  10/28/2007
One 'famous' bearer is Richard Rokeby one of the main characters in Patrick Redmond's book "The Wishing Game".
-- Ryx3  2/29/2008
Richard Krajíček, a tennis player, born 6th December, 1971 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
-- Emilie007  9/5/2008
Little Richard was born in 1932.
-- Anonymous User  9/14/2008
Richard Cypher is the name of the main character and true seeker in the TV show, "The Legend of the Seeker" (I believe it's also a book). Richard is played by Craig Horner.
-- krazykels  12/30/2008
Richard Petty, "The King" of NASCAR, is a famous bearer of this name.
-- Anonymous User  1/10/2009
Richard Wurmbrand, founder of Voice of the Martyrs. He spent 14 years in a Communist prison in his native Romania. He was known sometimes as "Iron Curtain Paul." He died in 2001.
On a personal note, Richard is also my youngest brother's name. :D
-- Atarah Derek  3/11/2009
Richard Cypher/Rahl is the name of the protagonist in Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth series. This is an excellent example of the meaning of the name Richard.
-- Elisavietta  5/21/2009
Can't believe no one's mentioned Richard Ramirez, the Night Stalker.
-- MorbidHarlequin  8/14/2009
This is the name of Richard Alpert, a character from the TV-series LOST.
-- Zanizaila  1/26/2011
It's a beautiful and royal name, but more than that, it reminds me almost immediately of Richard Chamberlain, a great actor, known from Thornbirds.
-- nymphadora_tops  1/30/2011
Richard Anuszkiewicz (pronounced Aah-Nuss-KAY-Vitch; born May 23, 1930, Erie, Pennsylvania) is an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor.
-- Anonymous User  8/19/2011
Richard Bergh (Sven Richard Bergh) (1858-1919) was a Swedish painter, writer and art administrator.
-- Anonymous User  9/12/2011
Richard Parkes Bonington (1802-1828) was an English painter.
-- Anonymous User  9/21/2011
Richard, second son of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders.
-- CarolinW  6/6/2012
Richard was the son of King John "Lackland" of England and his wife Isabelle. He was the Earl of Cornwall.
-- CarolinW  6/8/2012
Richard was one of the sons of King Edward IV of England and his wife Elizabeth Woodville. He was one of the "Princes of the Tower", who disappeared after being taken to the Tower of London.
-- CarolinW  6/10/2012
A famous bearer is Richard Grayson, the first Robin. He later became Nightwing, and he was Batman for a period of time when Bruce Wayne was believed to be dead. When Bruce returned, he went back to being Nightwing.
-- Anonymous User  7/12/2012
Richard I of England, otherwise known as Richard the Lionheart, was famous for his chivalry and even forgave the boy who eventually killed him.
-- bellebee  12/12/2012
A famous character bearer is Happy Days star Richard "Richie" Cunningham played by Ron Howard.
-- blueeyesparkle  4/6/2013
Richard Wright was the keyboardist for Pink Floyd.
-- zyr  11/5/2013
Richard Wisker, an English actor, presenter and singer.
-- Anonymous User  8/16/2014
Richard Connell (1893-1949) wrote the short story The Most Dangerous Game.
-- hkols  9/30/2014
Richard Adams is an English novelist. He wrote the classic adventure novel "Watership Down."
-- hkols  11/2/2014
I really like the actor RICHARD Armitage. He fits this name well. Dark handsome and blue eyed. I do associate this name with more middle aged guys 45-55 though. The name is sophisticated sounding.
-- Anonymous User  9/2/2015
Television presenter and producer Richard Osman, best known for his role as co-host on the UK quiz show Pointless.
-- FMRadio  1/14/2016

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