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George Richard Chamberlain
Los Angeles, CA
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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
, he had a career resurgence as "King of the Miniseries" over the next two decades, with classics such as
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:
Bill Chamberlain - Brother
Charles Chamberlain - Father
Elsa Chamberlain - Mother
Martin Rabbett - Ex-significant Other
Richard Chamberlain Awards:
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
1980 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
1981 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Special Program - Nominee
1963 Golden Globe: Actor in a Television Series - Winner
1985 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
1983 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
1978 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
Pomona College, Claremont, CA (BA, 1956)
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