Richard Davalos (November 5, 1930 – March 8, 2016) was an American stage, film, and television actor.
Richard Davalos in East of Eden (1955)
|Born||November 5, 1930|
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 8, 2016 (aged 85)|
Burbank, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Ellen Van Der Hoeven|
|Relatives||Alexa Davalos (granddaughter)|
Davalos appeared in East of Eden (1955) as James Dean's brother Aron and portrayed the convict Blind Dick in Cool Hand Luke (1967). His other film credits include roles in I Died a Thousand Times (1955), All the Young Men (1960), The Cabinet of Caligari (1962), Pit Stop (1969), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Brother, Cry for Me (1970), Hot Stuff (1979), Death Hunt (1981), Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) and Ninja Cheerleaders (2008).
In a 1960 episode of the NBC Western drama Bonanza, Davalos played a young man planning to kill his father, a sheriff who had sent him to prison. In the American Civil War television series, The Americans, broadcast by NBC in 1961, he played Jeff, the younger brother who joined the Confederate Army, in opposition to Ben, the older brother, played by Darryl Hickman, who joined the Union Army. In 1962 Davalos appeared on Perry Mason as Lt. Anderson's cousin, James Anderson, in "The Case of the Hateful Hero." In 1964 he appeared in "The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands." He guest-starred in an episode of the espionage drama series Blue Light in 1966.
Davalos died March 8, 2016, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California.
|1955||East of Eden||Aron Trask|
|The Sea Chase||Cadet Walter Stemme|
|I Died a Thousand Times||Lon Preisser|
|1960||All the Young Men||Private Casey|
|1961||The Americans||Corporal Jeff Canfield||TV series (All Episodes)|
|1962||The Cabinet of Caligari||Mark Lindstrom|
|1965||Rawhide||Will Butler||TV series (Season 7, Episode 24)|
|1966||Blue Light||Captain Hegner||TV series (Season 1, Episode 6)|
|1967||Cool Hand Luke||Blind Dick|
|1968||The Rat Patrol||Captain Wansee||TV series (Season 2, Episode 51)|
|1969||Pit Stop||Rick Bowman|
|1970||Kelly's Heroes||Private Gutowski|
|Brother, Cry for Me||Michael Noble|
|1971||Blood Legacy||Johnny Dean|
|1977||Hawaii Five-O||Hawley||"A Capitol Crime"|
|1980||Battle Beyond the Stars||Yago: Malmori|
|1983||Something Wicked This Way Comes||Mr. Crosetti|
|1990||Murder, She Wrote||D. L. Beaumont||TV series (Season 7, Episode 5)|
|2003||Between the Sheets||Mr. Little|
|2008||Ninja Cheerleaders||Don Lazzaro||(final film role)|
- Crowther, Bosley (March 10, 1955). "East of Eden (1955)". New York Times. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
- "Davalos Awards" Ibdb.com, accessed March 10, 2016
- Stylus Magazine
- Cheng, Cheryl (March 9, 2016). "Richard Davalos Dead". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
- "Richard Davalos Filmography". New York Times. Retrieved March 15, 2016.