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Richard Young (actor) : biography


Richard Young is an American actor who has starred in film and in television. His first feature film part was in 1972. Among his best known films are the 1984 movie The Ice Pirates and in the 1985 horror film Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (as Matt). He also played a part in the opening sequence of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) as "Fedora", the leader of the tomb-robbers who chases the young Indiana Jones then gives the young Jones his own fedora which later becomes Jones' hat.

Young had a recurring role in the soap opera Texas as Mr. Hannibal in 1982. He also has starred in TV-movies. He has made many guest appearances on many TV shows including The Avengers, Kung Fu, Flamingo Road, Knight Rider, and Murder, She Wrote.


  • Special Report: Journey to Mars (1996) (TV)
  • Tatort: Die chinesische Methode (1991) (TV)
  • Fatal Skies (1990) (V)
  • Lords of the Deep (1989)
  • An Innocent Man (1989)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Eye of the Widow (1989) (as Malko Linge)
  • 1969 (1988)
  • Pancho Barnes (1988) (TV)
  • Blue Heart (1987)
  • Assassin (1986)
  • Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
  • The Ice Pirates (1984)
  • Texas (1982)
  • High Risk (1981)
  • How to Score with Girls (1980)
  • Swim Team (1979)
  • Cherry Hill High (1977)
  • Inferno in Paradise (1974)
  • Fly Me (1973)
  • Night Call Nurses (1972)
  • The Reluctant Heroes (1971) (TV)
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