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Poll: Richard Lynch...A Face You'll Never Forget

Richard Lynch was a superior actor who elevated nearly any movie with his presence. But what set him on a path to cinematic immortality was an accident in Central Park in 1967. He set himself on fire in the middle of an LSD trip. Massive reconstructive surgery followed. This left him with a distinctive scarred appearance, and made him an ideal candidate for being cast as villains in sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and action films. He also became a favorite among cult film fans. His films while polarizing, were entertaining to his loyal followers. Also, most all of his films had an abundance of great leading actors too. All loved working with him. Richard, who passed on June 19, 2012, is gone, but not forgotten. Which one of his many Movie or TV roles on this list is your favorite? After voting, please discuss here.

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    Scarecrow (1973)

    Riley
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    The Seven-Ups (1973)

    Moon

    Richard was a passenger in a Pontiac Granville being chased by Roy Scheider driving, a Pontiac Ventura II. The Driver of the Granville was the same stunt driver in Bullit. (The Black Charger) The look on Richard's face of being scared during the chase scene, was no acting. The stuntman was scaring the s**t outta him!

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    God Told Me To (1976)

    Bernard Phillips
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    Time Out (1977)

    Harry Kraft Jerry Hardin's ongoing character, "Deep Throat" (Mulder's C.I.) makes an appearance as a Co-Star.
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    Deathsport (1978)

    Ankar Moor...Riding their "destructocycles".
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    Vegas in Space (1979)

    Morgan Velosi

    Bidi...Bidi...Bidi...OK Buck.

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    Delta Fox (1979)

    David 'Delta' Fox

    He is the title character...BUT 4th billed! Oh how Hollywood dissed on Richard.

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    Carnal Express (1983)

    Virgil Dobbs

    That's Billy Drago in the picture. See the plot synopsis above. Perfect casting for Richard and Billy.

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    Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

    Mikhail Rostov

    Now we can destroy the Americans, crush their struggling leadership, and finish Hunter (Norris) as well.

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    Savage Dawn (1985)

    Rev. Romano
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    The Barbarian Brothers (1987)

    Kadar
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    Bad Dreams (1988)

    Harris

    Harris : [while giving a TV interview] I could kill you right now, couldn't I?

    Reporter #1 : You could.

    Harris : [laughs] But I won't.

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    Inside Edge (1992)

    Mario Gio
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    Gambit: Part I (1993)

    Includes Part II

    Baran

    Baran : What were you doing on Barradas III?

    Commander William T. Riker : William T. Riker, Commander, SC - 231-427.

    Baran : Oh, really? Well, I am Arctus Baran, and I don't have a number

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    Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993)

    Jethro De Lapoer (the man in green)
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    Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994)

    Lewellyn

    Finola : Perhaps you'd like to use a real woman.

    Anton Lewellyn : No thank you my dear, I prefer a turn-on that can't turn on ya.

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    Blind Faith (1995)

    John Kirin / Cage

    He lost his head! There can be only One.

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    The Day the Magic Died (2003)

    Cronyn

    Phoebe Halliwell : Cronyn huh? since when do sorcerers have cell phones?

    Cronyn : You think that is bad? I have a taxi waiting outside.

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    Halloween (2007)

    Principal Chambers
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    Laid to Rest (2009)

    Mr. Jones
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    The Lords of Salem (2012)

    Reverend Hawthorne (Frankenstein and the Witchhunter) (uncredited)

    With: Clint Howard as Carlo (Frankenstein and the Witchhunter) (uncredited)


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