George Richard Chamberlain is an American stage actor and a singer who was born on March 31, 1934 (his current age is 82 years old) in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
He was born to his mother Elsa Winnifred and father Charles Axiom Chamberlain, who was a salesman. He was taken as the couple’s only child and from a very young age wanted to become an actor.
He took acting classes along with his school. He went to the local Beverly Hills High School and graduated from Pomona College in 1956. He is a Christian by religion and American by nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity.
After being in a self-founded theater group along with his friends, he did stage plays in many places. But it was only in the 50s that he got a chance to work for a series.
In 1960, he got a role in NBC’s Riverboat. Not even a year later, he played as Dr. Kildare in the series of that very name created by NBC/MGM.
One of the biggest roles of his career till then, it made him a massive sensation in the market. He also impressed his fans with his vocals and singing abilities and also did a couple of record albums.
One of the tracks in Dr. Kildare named “Three Stars Will Shine Tonight” was sung by him, and it made it to the top 100 Billboard Charts.
In 1966, when the show Dr. Kildare was stopped for further productions, and he went back to the theater. That same year, he was cast opposite to Tyler Moore in Broadway’s Breakfast At Tiffany’s.
In the late 60, Richard was in England, doing theaters such as BBC’s Portrait of a Lady, which made his mark as a serious role actor too. HE was the voice coordinator of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and he acted himself in it in 1969 at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
He has been in many popular movies such as Lady Caroline Lamb (1973), The Three Musketeers (1973), The Lady’s Not for Burning (1974), The Towering Inferno (1974), The Music Lovers (1970) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1975), etc.
Apart from movies, he has also appeared in TV shows such as Centennial (1978–79), Shogun (1980), and The Thorn Birds (1983), King Solomon’s Mines (1985).
Dick is a tall man regarding his height. He is 6 feet and an inch tall, which is about 185 cm tall. HE had a well-built physique and was a strong lad in his young days.
His last recorded weight was around 87 kg, which is not much more in comparison to his height. He is a married man and has had many partners, and his recent relationship ended in 2010 with Martin Rabbett.
He is a fair, handsome looking man. Rumor has it that he might have had plastic surgery, which cannot be confirmed or denied till date. He had dated actor Wesley Eure back in the 70s.
Yes, he is sexually gay, and he has been open about it for a long time.
When Dick was dating Martin, and the couple lived in Hawaii from 1986 to 2010, it led to a civil union in the state. In 2008, he had a car crash and some minor concussions.
But a newspaper named news today said that he might had been dead. It was followed with a rapid stir from Dick’s fans that made it very difficult for the newspapers.
This shows his popularity and how much his fans love and support him. He has a wide range of people following him on social networking sites like Facebook and Instagram.
He also has a twitter account in order to catch up with all his latest actions. Apart from acting/ writing, Dick is also interested in singing.
In 1962, he had released his debut single album named Richard Chamberlain Sings. His estimated net worth is about 20 million US dollars. To know more about him, you can read his biography in sites like IMDB or Wikipedia.