Richard Chamberlain

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Biography

  • Birth Name: George Richard Chamberlain
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/31/1934, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Richard Chamberlain Fast Facts:
  • Served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army in Korea.
  • A teen idol in the 1960s thanks to Dr. Kildare, he had a career resurgence as "King of the Miniseries" over the next two decades, with classics such as Centennial, Shogun and The Thorn Birds.
  • Was headed to Broadway in 1966 in a musical version of Breakfast at Tiffany's, opposite Mary Tyler Moore, but the show closed after four preview performances and never officially opened.
  • Made his Broadway debut 10 years later, in 1976, in The Night of the Iguana.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000.
  • Published his autobiography, Shattered Love: A Memoir, in 2003.
  • Richard Chamberlain Relationships:
  • Charles Chamberlain - Father
  • Bill Chamberlain - Brother
  • Elsa Chamberlain - Mother
  • Martin Rabbett - Ex-significant Other
  • Richard Chamberlain Awards:
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Nominee
  • 1985 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
  • 1980 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1981 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1984 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1981 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1963 Golden Globe: Actor in a Television Series - Winner
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1978 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Pomona College, Claremont, CA (BA, 1956)

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