Peter Mark Richman, the creator of numerous films and TV shows, including recurring roles in “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Three’s Company,” and actor of the early 1960s series “Cain’s Hundred,” died. Thursday in Woodland Hills, Calif.He is 93.
Richman was born in Philadelphia and worked as a pharmacist before joining Actors Studio in New York, beginning his stage career.He appeared in “End as a Man,” “A Hatful of Rain,” “Masquerade” and “The Zoo Story. ”
He moved to Hollywood to appear in William Weiler’s “The Friendly Persuasion,” which will appear in films including “Black Orchid,” “The Strange One,” “Naked Gun 2,” and “Friday the. 13th Part 8 “
In “Cain’s Hundred,” he plays Nick Cain, a former lawyer for the Underworld. Even though it will only show one season But the series also has hundreds of other TV shows, including “The Twilight Zone,” “The Outer Limits,” “Murder She Wrote,” “Fantasy Island” and “Star Trek the Next Generation.”
In “Three’s Company,” he played Reverend Snow as “Beverly Hills 90210”. He starred in “Dynasty” and “Longstreet”.
Richman continues to work in theater, including creating his own works “4 Faces” and “A Medal for Murray”. He also writes short novels and is an accomplished painter.
The Film and Television Fund awarded Richman a silver medal for his charitable work, and he was also awarded a Sybil Brand Humanitarian Award from the Jeffrey Foundation.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen Richman; Five children, Howard Richman and his wife Cherie Kelly Lester and her husband Lauren Lucas Richman and his wife Debbie Orient Richman and his wife Aleve and Roger Richman; As well as six grandchildren, Jenny, Lily, Max, Julia Oliver and Danica.
May donate to the Motion Picture Television Fund (MPTF).