Probably best remembered for playing baddies in various film and TV shows, horror fans will probably know him from his roles in films like "Cut and Run", "Puppet Master 3", "Scanner Cop" and more recently "Laid to Rest" and the "Halloween" remake by Rob Zombie.
He also appeared in various TV shows, including the original "Battlestar Gallactica", "The A-Team", "The Fall Guy" and the likes of "Charmed" and "Six Feet Under".
He had just finished filming "Lords of Salem", another Rob Zombie film, which is currently in post-production.
The actor was found dead in his home in California on Tuesday the 19th, he was 76 years old.
Farewell Richard, you will be sadly missed!