American actor, director, producerDied when: 76 years 48 days (913 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Richard Donald Crenna (November 30, 1926 – January 17, 2003) was an award-winning American motion picture, television, and radio actor and television director.Crenna starred in such motion pictures as The Sand Pebbles, Wait Until Dark, Un Flic, Body Heat, the first three Rambo films, Hot Shots!
Part Deux, and The Flamingo Kid.His first success came on radio in 1948 as high school student Walter Denton co-starring with Eve Arden and Gale Gordon in the CBS series Our Miss Brooks.
Crenna continued with the comedy in its 1952 move into television.He also starred as Luke McCoy in the ABC, and later CBS, television series, The Real McCoys (1957–1963).