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Richard Farnsworth

Richard Farnsworth

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA on 1st September 1920. Died in 2000 aged 80 years old.
You've seen -- of his 33 trackable films

Richard Farnsworth was an actor with a career spanning 60 years, from 1939 to 1999, starting at the age of 19. His first film was Gunga Din and his last film was The Straight Story. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Western genres.

Character Images

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
The Straight Story poster The Straight Story
as Alvin
1999 1h 52m
Lassie poster Lassie 1994 1h 34m
The Getaway poster The Getaway 1994 1h 55m
Plex Channel
Highway to Hell poster Highway to Hell 1991 1h 34m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
Havana poster Havana 1990 2h 24m
Misery poster Misery
as Buster
1990 1h 47m
The Two Jakes poster The Two Jakes 1990 2h 17m
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars poster Desperado: The Outlaw Wars 1989 1h 35m
Anne of Green Gables poster Anne of Green Gables 1985 3h 19m
Wild Horses poster Wild Horses 1985 2h
Plex Channel
Into the Night poster Into the Night 1985 1h 55m
Rhinestone poster Rhinestone 1984 1h 51m
The Natural poster The Natural 1984 2h 17m
Independence Day poster Independence Day 1983 1h 50m
The Legend of the Lone Ranger poster The Legend of the Lone Ranger 1981 1h 38m
Plex Channel
Ruckus poster Ruckus 1980 1h 33m
Resurrection poster Resurrection 1980 1h 43m
Tom Horn poster Tom Horn 1980 1h 34m
Comes a Horseman poster Comes a Horseman 1978 1h 58m
The Apple Dumpling Gang poster The Apple Dumpling Gang 1975 1h 40m
Honky Tonk poster Honky Tonk 1974 1h 17m
Papillon poster Papillon
as Manhunter (uncredited)
1973 2h 31m
The Soul of Nigger Charley poster The Soul of Nigger Charley 1973 1h 49m
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean poster The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean 1972 2h
Ulzana's Raid poster Ulzana's Raid 1972 1h 43m
The Cowboys poster The Cowboys 1972 2h 11m
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys poster The Good Guys and the Bad Guys 1969 1h 31m
Texas Across the River poster Texas Across the River 1966 1h 41m
Spartacus poster Spartacus 1960 3h 17m
The Ten Commandments poster The Ten Commandments 1956 3h 40m
Red River poster Red River 1948 2h 13m
Gone with the Wind poster Gone with the Wind 1939 3h 53m
Gunga Din poster Gunga Din 1939 1h 57m

Regularly Credited With

Matt Clark
Matt Clark
4 films together
Geoffrey Lewis's profile
Geoffrey Lewis
3 films together
Walter Scott
Walter Scott
3 films together
Buck Taylor
Buck Taylor
3 films together
Dean Smith
Dean Smith
3 films together
Jerry Gatlin's profile
Jerry Gatlin
3 films together
Slim Pickens
Slim Pickens
3 films together
Robert Redford's profile
Robert Redford
2 films together
Steve McQueen's profile
Steve McQueen
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
20% Drama
+ 92 more
His Top Years
10% 1990
+ 20 more
Top Character Types
100% Sheriff
Hero or Villain?
100% Good
Role Type
100% Support

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Richard Farnsworth FAQ

How old was Richard Farnsworth when he died?

80 years old.

When was Richard Farnsworth born?

1st September 1920

Where was Richard Farnsworth born?

Los Angeles, California, USA

Has Richard Farnsworth won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Richard Farnsworth won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Richard Farnsworth?

He was Caucasian.