Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #00116641: RICHARD DEACON

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Uncommon black ballpoint pen signature on a 3x5-inch white card, attained in the early 1980s and decorated with a small book image. In good condition and ideal for matting. Bald, bespectacled, deep-voiced character actor Richard Deacon excelled at playing pompous, prissy and imperious types in films like Invaders from Mars (1953), Them! (1954), Cry Vengeance (1954), Blackboard Jungle (1955), This Island Earth (1955), Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955), My Sister Eileen (1955), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Carousel (1956), Francis in the Haunted House (1956), The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), My Man Godfrey (1957), A Summer Place (1959), That Touch of Mink (1962), The Birds (1963), Who's Minding the Store? (1963), That Darn Cat (1965), The Gnome-Mobile (1967), and Piranha (1978). He was also memorable as milksop Mel Cooley on T.V.'s "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961-1966) and Fred Rutherford on "Leave It to Beaver" (1957-1963).