Dick YORK

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AmericanBorn Richard Allen YORK

American radio, stage, film, and television actor

Born on September 4, 1928 in Fort Wayne, Indiana , United States

Died on February 20, 1992 in East Grand Rapids, Michigan , United States

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He is best remembered for his role as the first Darrin Stephens on the ABC fantasy sitcom Bewitched. His best-known motion-picture role was as teacher Bertram Cates in the film Inherit the Wind (1960).



York was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Betty, a seamstress, and Bernard York, a salesman. He grew up in Chicago, where a Catholic nun first recognized his vocal promise. He began his career at the age of 15 as the star of the CBS radio program That Brewster Boy. He also appeared in hundreds of other radio shows and instructional films before heading to New York City, where he acted on Broadway in Tea and Sympathy and Bus Stop. He performed with stars including Paul Muni and Joanne Woodward in live television broadcasts and with Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, and Glenn Ford in movies, including My Sister Eileen and Cowboy.

...   He is best remembered for his role as the first Darrin Stephens on the ABC fantasy sitcom Bewitched. His best-known motion-picture role was as teacher Bertram Cates in the film Inherit the Wind (1960).



York was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Betty, a seamstress, and Bernard York, a salesman. He grew up in Chicago, where a Catholic nun first recognized his vocal promise. He began his career at the age of 15 as the star of the CBS radio program That Brewster Boy. He also appeared in hundreds of other radio shows and instructional films before heading to New York City, where he acted on Broadway in Tea and Sympathy and Bus Stop. He performed with stars including Paul Muni and Joanne Woodward in live television broadcasts and with Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, and Glenn Ford in movies, including My Sister Eileen and Cowboy.



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