Peter Mark Richman Wiki
Peter Mark Richman Biography
Peter Mark Richman died at the age of 93. The actor, best known for his recurring roles on Dynasty and Three’s Company, passed away on the morning of Thursday, January 14, at his home in Woodland Hills, California, People reported Friday.
cause of death
The cause of death was not disclosed, but a representative told People that he died of natural causes.
Richman was a prolific actor. His IMDB page lists over 150 acting credits, many of which were recurring roles on top television shows. He was especially active on the small screen in the 1980s and 1990s. He had recurring roles on Dynasty, Beverly Hills 90210, and Defenders of Earth. Although his acting career slowed in the 2000s and 2010s, he continued acting until 2016.
A Loss for the ‘Star Trek’ Family
Star Trek fans may recognize Richman from his appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation. He appeared in episode 25 of the show’s first season, titled “The Neutral Zone”. He played Ralph Offenhouse, one of the humans who was discovered cryogenically frozen in an ancient spaceship from Earth.
His character, an investment banker, had paid to be cryogenically frozen after his death in hopes of being revived to live a full life in the future. The character, who was more concerned about his financial investments on Earth than anything else, was a scathing comment on the capitalism that the Trek universe had left behind.
A True Renaissance Man
In addition to being an actor on the small and silver screens, Richman was also a well-known stage actor, The Associated Press reported Friday. He appeared in several major stage productions, including Edward Albee’s “A Zoo Story” and the Broadway productions of “Masquerade” and “A Hatful of Rain.”
He was also a writer. He wrote some plays, his autobiography and a novel.