Richard Erdman

Richard Erdman

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1925-06-01
Deathday: 2019-03-16 (93 years old)

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Biography

Richard Erdman (né John Richard Erdmann; June 1, 1925 – March 16, 2019) was an American character actor and occasional film and television director. He appeared in more than 160 films and television productions between 1944 and 2017, mostly in supporting roles. He is most known for his roles in the classic films Stalag 17 (1953) and Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970). In his final years, Erdman found renewed fame through his portrayal of Leonard in the critically acclaimed comedy series Community (2009–2015).

Filmography

All 110

Movies 61

TV Shows 49

Voice 3

Director 2

Producer 1

Self 1

Leonard
Community

Community (2009)

TV Show
6.11
Eddie Walker
Empire State Building Murders

Empire State Building Murders (2008)

Movie
Hoffy
Stalag 17: From Reality to Screen

Stalag 17: From Reality to Screen (2006)

Movie
Joan of Arcadia

Joan of Arcadia (2003)

TV Show
5
Kevin's Dad
Boomtown

Boomtown (2002)

TV Show
6
The Bernie Mac Show

The Bernie Mac Show (2001)

TV Show
7
Mr. Callahan
Judging Amy

Judging Amy (1999)

TV Show
5.74
Pirate (voice)
The Pagemaster

The Pagemaster (1994)

Movie
6
Elliot (voice)
Batman: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series (1992)

TV Show
5.56
actor 'Stalag 17' (archive footage) (uncredited)
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker

Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991)

Movie
Co-Producer
The Dark Wind

The Dark Wind (1991)

Movie
Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)

TV Show
5.4
Wings

Wings (1990)

TV Show
6.4
Additional Voices
The Further Adventures of SuperTed

The Further Adventures of SuperTed (1989)

TV Show
Additional Voices
The New Yogi Bear Show

The New Yogi Bear Show (1988)

TV Show
Sid Buckman / Car Wash Manager
Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats

Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats (1988)

Movie
6
Mayor Rufus B. Pinfeathers (voice) / King Arty (voice)
DuckTales

DuckTales (1987)

TV Show
7.14
Actor
Popeye and Son

Popeye and Son (1987)

TV Show
8
Waiter
Valet Girls

Valet Girls (1987)

Movie
Additional Voices
The Flintstone Kids

The Flintstone Kids (1986)

TV Show
Fletcher Mays
My Town

My Town (1986)

Movie
Chester
Tomboy

Tomboy (1985)

Movie
Actor
The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible

The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible (1985)

TV Show
Additional Voices
Galtar and the Golden Lance

Galtar and the Golden Lance (1985)

TV Show
Drunken Wise Man
Trancers

Trancers (1984)

Movie
4.59
Eggman
Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote (1984)

TV Show
7
Pirate #1
The Secret World of OG

The Secret World of OG (1983)

Movie
Additional voices
The Dukes

The Dukes (1983)

TV Show
Herr Sessman
Heidi's Song

Heidi's Song (1982)

Movie
Bert the Coroner
Remington Steele

Remington Steele (1982)

TV Show
6
Additional Voices
Space Stars

Space Stars (1981)

TV Show
Mr. Zeider
Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge

Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge (1981)

Movie
6
The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man (1978)

TV Show
Lou Grant

Lou Grant (1977)

TV Show
Quincy, M.E.

Quincy, M.E. (1976)

TV Show
5.85
The Bionic Woman

The Bionic Woman (1976)

TV Show
6.67
Frederick de Fernando
Kate McShane [Pilot]

Kate McShane [Pilot] (1975)

Movie
Dick Richard (uncredited)
Mr. Majestyk

Mr. Majestyk (1974)

Movie
5.5
Judge Quincey P. Trumbell
Brothers O'Toole

Brothers O'Toole (1973)

Movie
Police Story

Police Story (1973)

TV Show
Joseph Somerby
The Great Man's Whiskers

The Great Man's Whiskers (1972)

Movie
Director
Mooch Goes to Hollywood

Mooch Goes to Hollywood (1971)

Movie
Director
Teenage Tease

Teenage Tease (1971)

Movie
Colonel Edward F. French
Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Movie
6
Walt Dabbett
Rascal

Rascal (1969)

Movie
6
Here's Lucy

Here's Lucy (1968)

TV Show
8
Manny
Mr. Terrific

Mr. Terrific (1967)

TV Show
That Girl

That Girl (1966)

TV Show
6
Deke
Namu, the Killer Whale

Namu, the Killer Whale (1966)

Movie
Store Manager
I Dream of Jeannie

I Dream of Jeannie (1965)

TV Show
6.11
Hogan's Heroes

Hogan's Heroes (1965)

TV Show
Green Acres

Green Acres (1965)

TV Show
3.5
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964)

TV Show
Seymour Jenks
The Brass Bottle

The Brass Bottle (1964)

Movie
Petticoat Junction

Petticoat Junction (1963)

TV Show
6
Self (host and narrator)
The Small World: The Gypsy Children of Granada

The Small World: The Gypsy Children of Granada (1963)

Movie
The Beverly Hillbillies

The Beverly Hillbillies (1962)

TV Show
6
Klugie
Saints and Sinners

Saints and Sinners (1962)

TV Show
Mister Ed

Mister Ed (1961)

TV Show
5.59
Peter Fairfield III / Richard Fairfield III
The Tab Hunter Show

The Tab Hunter Show (1960)

TV Show
Not for Hire

Not for Hire (1959)

TV Show
The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone (1959)

TV Show
4.83
Al Williams
Face of Fire

Face of Fire (1959)

Movie
Dallas Hanson
Saddle the Wind

Saddle the Wind (1958)

Movie
Rupe Pardee
The Rawhide Trail

The Rawhide Trail (1958)

Movie
Arthur Binney / Charles (Monty) Montrose / Harry Niles / Ben Lucas / Jud Bennett / Jim West
Perry Mason

Perry Mason (1957)

TV Show
4.33
Panic!

Panic! (1957)

TV Show
West Point

West Point (1956)

TV Show
Ed Brent
Anything Goes

Anything Goes (1956)

Movie
Matinee Theater

Matinee Theater (1955)

TV Show
Charlie Brown
Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)

TV Show
4.75
Navy Log

Navy Log (1955)

TV Show
Selby
Bengazi

Bengazi (1955)

Movie
Murph
Francis in the Navy

Francis in the Navy (1955)

Movie
Science Fiction Theatre

Science Fiction Theatre (1955)

TV Show
December Bride

December Bride (1954)

TV Show
Jim Evans
The Steel Lady

The Steel Lady (1953)

Movie
Pete Morrisey / Pete Morrissey
Where's Raymond?

Where's Raymond? (1953)

TV Show
Pvt. Swenson
Mission Over Korea

Mission Over Korea (1953)

Movie
Sgt. 'Hoffy' Hoffman
Stalag 17

Stalag 17 (1953)

Movie
4
Al
The Blue Gardenia

The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Movie
Ben Bailey
The Stooge

The Stooge (1952)

Movie
Alfred Grattin
The Happy Time

The Happy Time (1952)

Movie
Harry Jordan
Cavalcade of America

Cavalcade of America (1952)

TV Show
Dogface Dolan
Jumping Jacks

Jumping Jacks (1952)

Movie
Shorty
The San Francisco Story

The San Francisco Story (1952)

Movie
Mirza
Aladdin and His Lamp

Aladdin and His Lamp (1952)

Movie
Cpl. Frenchy
The Wild Blue Yonder

The Wild Blue Yonder (1951)

Movie
Eddie McGuire
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951)

TV Show
Ens. Chuck Dorrance
You're in the Navy Now

You're in the Navy Now (1951)

Movie
Delong
Cry Danger

Cry Danger (1951)

Movie
6
Leo
The Men

The Men (1950)

Movie
Oliver 'Ollie' Bonelli
The Admiral Was a Lady

The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)

Movie
Buddy Morgan
Easy Living

Easy Living (1949)

Movie
Willie
The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life (1948)

Movie
Mark Lewis
Wild Harvest

Wild Harvest (1947)

Movie
Eddie (as Dick Erdman)
That Way with Women

That Way with Women (1947)

Movie
Bellboy, The Marwood Arms
Nobody Lives Forever

Nobody Lives Forever (1946)

Movie
Eddie (uncredited)
So You Want to Play the Horses

So You Want to Play the Horses (1946)

Movie
Joe, Counterman at Owl Lunch
Shadow of a Woman

Shadow of a Woman (1946)

Movie
Lt. 'Scooper' Nolan (as Dick Erdman)
Janie Gets Married

Janie Gets Married (1946)

Movie
Tommy
Too Young to Know

Too Young to Know (1945)

Movie
Bunkie Taylor
Danger Signal

Danger Signal (1945)

Movie
Cowboy
Star in the Night

Star in the Night (1945)

Movie
Pvt. Nebraska Hooper
Objective, Burma!

Objective, Burma! (1945)

Movie
Soldier on Deck (uncredited)
Hollywood Canteen

Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Movie
Soda Jerk
The Very Thought of You

The Very Thought of You (1944)

Movie
6.43
Sailor with Tour
Musical Movieland

Musical Movieland (1944)

Movie
Scooper Nolan (as Dick Erdman)
Janie

Janie (1944)

Movie
Western Union Boy (uncredited)
Mr. Skeffington

Mr. Skeffington (1944)

Movie

Ratings

Average 6.26
Based on 902 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
1944
1952
1963
1954
2009

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1925-06-01

Deathday
2019-03-16 (93 years old)

Birth name
John Richard Erdmann

Place of birth
Enid, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
John Richard Erdmann , Dick Erdman


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