Richard Denning in Creature From the... | 1954


Richard Denning in Creature From the Black Lagoon | 1954

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams and Richard Denning
Directed by: Jack Arnold
About this actor

Richard Denning (March 27, 1914 – October 11, 1998), was an American actor who starred in such movies as Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) and An Affair to Remember (1957), and on radio with Lucille Ball as her husband George Cooper in My Favorite Husband (1948–1951), the forerunner of television's I Love Lucy, for which Denning was replaced by Ball's real-life husband, Desi Arnaz. Denning was born as Louis Albert Heindrich Denninger, Jr. in Poughkeepsie, New York. He became an actor, best-known for his recurring role as Governor of Hawaii Paul Jameson in the CBS series Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980). He also starred as the title character in the detective series Michael Shayne (1960–61) and shared title billing with Barbara Britton in the detective series Mr. and Mrs. North (1952–1954), later appearing as Dr. Greg Graham in the series "The Flying Doctor" (1959). He appeared three times on the ABC anthology series Crossroads. According to Denning, after his interrupting his career to...