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Richard Avonde

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Richard Avonde
Francis L. Sullivan (left) and Richard Avonde in "Margin for Victory", Cavalcade of America, 1954
BornMay 22, 1914
DiedJanuary 24, 1981
Van Nuys, California
United States
Other namesRichard Louis Avonde
Years active1946–1960 (film)

Richard Avonde (1914–1981) was a Canadian film actor who settled in the United States.[1] He appeared in more than 50 films and television series.

In 1956, Avonde completed his 200th role in a television series when he appeared in an episode of Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers on NBC.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1946 The Razor's Edge Escort at First Nightclub Uncredited
1949 Tuna Clipper Pete, a Pereira crewman
1949 Always Leave Them Laughing Minor Role Uncredited
1950 Captain Carey, U.S.A. Count Carlo de Cresci
1950 Snow Dog Henchman Phillippe
1950 The Petty Girl MC / Orchestra Leader Uncredited
1950 Cyrano de Bergerac Marquis
1951 Oklahoma Justice Hartley - Henchman
1951 Lawless Cowboys Ace Malloy
1951 The Wild Blue Yonder Joe Wurtzel Uncredited
1952 Waco Pedro - Henchman
1952 The Gunman Curt Blake - Henchman
1952 Wild Horse Ambush Jalisco
1952 Outlaw Women Frank Slater
1952 Dead Man's Trail Henchman Stewart
1953 Fangs of the Arctic Henchman Cheval
1953 Rebel City Dick - Bartender Uncredited
1953 The 49th Man Buzz Olin
1953 Savage Frontier Cherokee Kid
1953 The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd Captain of City Guard Serial, (Chs. 2, 3), Uncredited
1953 Shadows of Tombstone Deputy Todd
1953 Vigilante Terror Artie
1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue Vendor Uncredited
1955 The Purple Mask Roger
1957 Looking for Danger Col. Ahmed Tabari
1958 The Female Animal Pepe, Lily's Gigolo Uncredited


  1. ^ Blottner p.83
  2. ^ "Avonde Completes 200th TV Role". The Evening Standard. Maryland, Baltimore. October 26, 1956. p. 32. Retrieved June 19, 2018 – via open access


  • Blottner, Gene. Columbia Noir: A Complete Filmography, 1940-1962. McFarland, 2015.

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