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What is Richard Chamberlain Age and Net Worth 2023? Bio | Relationships and Movies

What is Richard Chamberlain Age and Net Worth 2023? Bio | Relationships and Movies

Facts of Richard Chamberlain

Full Name: Richard Chamberlain
Birth Date: March 31, 1934
Age: 89 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Singer
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aries
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Break UpWesley Eure, Martin Rabbett,
Net Worth$20 million
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California,
StatusSingle
GrandparentsWilliam Overton Chamberlain and Cora Alice Whitworth while August Wilhelm F. von Benzon and Carolyn Derby Roper
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationBeverly Hills High, Pomona College
FatherCharles Axiom Chamberlain
MotherElsa Winnifred
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 An American actor and singer, Richard Chamberlain got into the media limelight as a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare. He appeared in the tv series, King of the Miniseries. In 1980, he also appeared in the tv series, Shōgun. He played in a movie, The Thorn Birds in 1983. 

Early Life of Richard Chamberlain

Richard Chamberlain opened his eyes for the very first time on March 31, 1934, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. As of 2023, his age was 89 years old while his birth sign was Aries. George Richard Chamberlain is his real name. His parents are Elsa Winnifred (mother), and Charles Axiom Chamberlain (father). His mother was an actress and his father was a a salesman.

He has a brother named William Hayes Chamberlain. Richard’s paternal grandfather was William Overton Chamberlain and Cora Alice Whitworth while August Wilhelm F. von Benzon and Carolyn Derby Roper were his maternal grandfather.

Caption: Richard’s childhood picture (Source: Instagram)

Richard has an American nationality and belongs to a Mixed (English, some German and Irish, remote Welsh) ethnical background. Chamberlain follows the Christianity religion. He joined Beverly Hills High School and graduated in 1952. In 1956, he attended Pomona College.

Richard Chamberlain is a Gay

He came out as a gay man when he was 55 years old in the French women’s magazine Nous Deux in December 1989. Richard confirmed his homosexuality in his autobiography Shattered Love in 2003. He also dated Wesley Eure, an actor in the early 1970s.  After his break up he met actor-writer-producer Martin Rabbett, with whom he began a long-term relationship in 1977.

Richard Chamberlain with her co-actor
Caption: Richard with his ex-partner (Photo: Instagram)

Richard Chamberlain’s Net Worth

Chamberlain has a net worth of around $25 Million as of 2023. This was the outcome of her career as an American actor. His annual salary was $56,344. He owns a 1971 Triumph Stag car.

Caption: Richard on his car (Source: Amazon)

Acting Career of Richard Chamberlain

  • Richard headed to Hollywood to pursue a career in acting and took acting lessons from the famous acting guru, Jeff Corey.
  • They established the Los Angeles theater group Company of Angels together.
Richard Chamberlain, Actor
Caption: Richard Chamberlain, Actor (Photo: Instagram)
  • His career took a peak when he played in the medical Tv show Dr. Kildare.
  • In 1963 he was cast in the courtroom drama film Twilight of Honor.
  • He was also featured in the film Joy in the Morning the adaptation of a novel with the same name in 1965.
  • He appeared in the Broadway musical Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1966.
  • In 1968, he won accolades for his performance in the BBC’s Portrait of a Lady adaptation.
  • He was also cast opposite Katherine Hepburn in the film adaptation of The Madwoman of Chaillot in 1969.
  • He was selected to play Hamlet for which he even took vocal coaching in the same year.

Movies & TV Shows

Chamberlain appeared in TV series such as Shōgun, The Thorn Birds, and King Solomon’s Mines. Also, he made his appearance in Gunsmoke, Mr. Lucky, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Rescue 8, Bourbon Street Beat, Thriller, and Paradise Kid.

Some of his popular movies are The Bourne Identity, The Drew Carey Show, Will & Grace, Desperate Housewives Leverage, and Chuck.

Awards & Nomination

  • He won the Golden Apple Award for Most Co-Operative Actor in 1962.
  • His role in Dr. Kildare named him to win the Golden Globe award in the nomination for Best TV Star.
  • He received Photoplay Award for Most Popular Male Star.

FAQs of Richard Chamberlain

Does Richard Chamberlain have children?

No, he doesn’t has children. Richard has never welcomed any children with his multiple partners.

What is Richard Chamberlain doing now?

He is still acting. Richard hasn’t retired yet and is active since 1958. Some of his popular movies are We Are The Hartmans and The Thorn Birds.

How tall is Richard Chamberlain?

Richard has a height of 6 feet and weighs 65kg. Chamberlain has a light brown hair color with hazel eyes color.

Who is the mother of Richard Chamberlain?

Chamberlain is the son of parents Elsa Winnifred (mother) actress and Charles Axiom Chamberlain (father) a salesman.