Richard Denning

Richard Denning


Also Known As
Louis Albert Heindrich Denninger
Birth Place
Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
March 27, 1913
October 11, 1998
Cause of Death
Complications From Emphysemia And Heart Disease

Photos & Videos

Family & Companions

Evelyn Ankers
Actor. Married until her death in 1985.
Patricia Leffingwell




Cast (Feature Film)

Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Francis, King of France
I Sailed to Tahiti With an All Girl Crew (1969)
The Commodore
Twice Told Tales (1963)
Jonathan Maulle
The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958)
Al Reynolds
Desert Hell (1958)
Sgt. Pierre Benet
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Naked Paradise (1957)
Duke Bradley
Million Dollar Manhunt (1957)
Major Gregory Keen
The Buckskin Lady (1957)
Dr. Bruce Merritt
The Black Scorpion (1957)
Henry "Hank" Scott
Girls in Prison (1956)
Reverend Fulton
Day the World Ended (1956)
The Oklahoma Woman (1956)
Steve Wardrobe
The Gun That Won the West (1955)
Jack Gaines
Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)
Dr. Chet Walker
The Crooked Web (1955)
Frank Daniel, also known as Frank "Slim" Durling
The Magnificent Matador (1955)
Mark Russell
Air Strike (1955)
Cmdr. Stanley Blair
Battle of Rogue River (1954)
Stacey Wyatt
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Mark Williams
Jivaro (1954)
Jerry Russell
Target Earth (1954)
Frank Brooks
Target Hong Kong (1953)
Mike Lassiter
The Glass Web (1953)
Dave Markson
The 49th Man (1953)
Paul Regan
Scarlet Angel (1952)
Malcolm Bradley
Okinawa (1952)
Lt. Phillips
Hangman's Knot (1952)
Lee Kemper
Flame of Stamboul (1951)
Larry Wilson
Weekend with Father (1951)
Don Adams
Insurance Investigator (1951)
Tom Davison
Secrets of Beauty (1951)
No Man of Her Own (1950)
Hugh Harkness
Double Deal (1950)
Buzz Doyle
Harbor of Missing Men (1949)
Jim "Brooklyn" Gannon
Disaster (1948)
James Reid, also known as Bill Wyatt
Lady at Midnight (1948)
Peter Wiggins
Unknown Island (1948)
John Fairbanks
Caged Fury (1948)
Blaney Lewis
Seven Were Saved (1947)
Capt. Allen Danton
Black Beauty (1946)
Bill Dixon
The Fabulous Suzanne (1946)
Rex Courtney
Quiet Please Murder (1943)
Hal McByrne
Beyond the Blue Horizon (1942)
Jakra [the Magnificent]
Ice-Capades Revue (1942)
Jefferson [Jeff] Stewart
The Glass Key (1942)
Taylor Henry
West Point Widow (1941)
Rhody Graves [Jr.]
Adam Had Four Sons (1941)
Jack [Stoddard]
Seventeen (1940)
Love Thy Neighbor (1940)
Those Were the Days! (1940)
Parole Fixer (1940)
Bruce Eaton
Golden Gloves (1940)
Bill Crane
Emergency Squad (1940)
Dan Barton
The Farmer's Daughter (1940)
Dennis Crane
Queen of the Mob (1940)
Charlie Webster
Geronimo (1940)
Lieutenant Larned
Disputed Passage (1939)
The Night of Nights (1939)
Call boy
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)
Grand Jury Secrets (1939)
King of Chinatown (1939)
Million Dollar Legs (1939)
Hunk Jordan
Sudden Money (1939)
Johnny Jordan
Some Like It Hot (1939)
Mr. Weems
Ambush (1939)
Television Spy (1939)
Dick Randolph
Persons in Hiding (1939)
Undercover Doctor (1939)
Frank Oliver
The Star Maker (1939)
Assistant dance director
Our Neighbors--the Carters (1939)
I'm from Missouri (1939)
Plane pilot
Union Pacific (1939)
Campus Confessions (1938)
Buck Hogan
Illegal Traffic (1938)
Silk Patterson
You and Me (1938)
Her Jungle Love (1938)
King of Alcatraz (1938)
Harry Vay
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
Say It in French (1938)
Elevator passenger
The Texans (1938)
Corporal Parker
The Buccaneer (1938)
Captain Reid
Hold 'Em Navy! (1937)
Stark Jepson

Cast (Special)

The Asphalt Cowboy (1980)
Charles Van Heuran

Life Events


Film acting debut

Photo Collections

Target Earth - Lobby Card
Target Earth - Lobby Card
Creature with the Atom Brain - Lobby Cards
Here are some Lobby Cards from Creature with the Atom Brain (1955). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.


Movie Clip

Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) -- (Movie Clip) This Lungfish Dr. Maia (Antonio Moreno) shows off the strange hand he found in Brazil, David (Richard Carlson) sensing the opportunity, his boss Mark (Richard Denning) considering, researcher Kay (Julia Adams) in support, as Luis (Rodd Redwing) finds trouble back at the site, early in Creature From The Black Lagoon, 1954.
Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Crazy Kind Of Fishing As the music indicates, a scene at first focused on marine biologist Kay (Julia Adams) in her swimsuit suddenly reveals the title beast (swimmer Ricou Browning in the outfit), scientist boyfriend David (Richard Carlson) involved later, in Creature From The Black Lagoon, 1954.
Black Scorpion, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Prayers Of Mexico's Peasants Interesting mix of news footage and some apparently staged wreckage, bulletins as prologue before the credits, from the mutated-creature thriller The Black Scorpion, 1957, shot largely in Mexico, then the introduction of surprisingly cheery geologists Richard Denning and Carlos Rivas.
Black Scorpion, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) What's The Tequila For? American Scott (Richard Denning) and local Ramos (Carlos Rivas) summoned to the lab of rural Mexican scientist Velazco (Carlos Muzquiz), with theories on the death of the policeman whose body they found, plus jokes, in the Warner Bros. monster-thriller release The Black Scorpion, 1957.
Black Scorpion, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) This Little Monster Mexican geologist Ramos (Carlos Rivas) shows Scott (Richard Denning) and their hostess, rancher Teresa (Mara Corday), what he found in the obsidian rock from the incident scene, then a call from the telephone linemen, effects by Willis O’Brien and Peter Peterson, in The Black Scorpion, 1957.
Adam Had Four Sons -- (Movie Clip) He Didn't Even Kiss Me Governess Emilie (Ingrid Bergman) is reunited with Adam Stoddard (Warner Baxter) and sons (Robert Shaw, Charles Lind) when their brother David (Johnny Downs) arrives with new wife Hester (Susan Hayward), in Adam Had Four Sons, 1941.



Dee Dwyer
Survived him.


Evelyn Ankers
Actor. Married until her death in 1985.
Patricia Leffingwell