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Richard Neill

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Richard Neill
Motion Picture News, 1916
Richard Renchaw Neill, Jr.

(1875-11-12)November 12, 1875
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
DiedApril 8, 1970(1970-04-08) (aged 94)
OccupationActor, screenwriter[1]
Years active1910–1959
Spouse(s)Grace Jerome Williams
(m. 1915-1970; his death)[2]

Richard Renchaw Neill Jr. (November 12, 1875 – April 8, 1970) was an American actor and screenwriter who worked in both the silent and sound eras.[3] He performed in more than 200 films between 1910 and 1959, and during the early part of his long screen career, he wrote "several scenarios" for productions.[1] Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he died in California, in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Lobby card showing Neill (right) in Somewhere in Sonora (1923)
Lobby card showing Neill (right) in Somewhere in Sonora (1923)

Partial filmography


  1. ^ a b "NEILL, Richard R.", featured in "Motion Picture Studio Directory" supplement in Motion Picture News (New York, N.Y.), October 21, 1916, p. 196. Internet Archive, San Francisco. Retrieved August 31, 2020.
  2. ^ "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940", Richard Renchaw Neill to Grace Jerome Williams, November 12, 1915, Bronx, New York City. New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,940,961.
  3. ^ Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. ISBN 9781476609058. Retrieved March 28, 2019 – via Google Books.
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