Richard Mulligan

American actor (1932-2000)

Richard Mulligan (November 13, 1932 – September 26, 2000) was an American television program and movie actor who starred primarily in sitcoms. He was especially notable for his role as Dr. Harry Weston in the TV sitcom The Golden Girls and the 1970s sitcom Soap.[1] Mulligan was born in New York City.

Mulligan in September 1991

He died due to colorectal cancer on September 26, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, aged 67.


  1. Van Gelder, Lawrence (September 29, 2000). "Richard Mulligan, 67, Actor On 'Soap' and 'Empty Nest'". The New York Times.

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