Richard Kiley Biography

Richard Kiley

Richard Paul Kiley
Born: 3/31/1922
Birthplace: Chicago

acclaimed actor who was best known for his Broadway portrayal of Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha, a role that won him a Tony Award. His work in TV proved equally successful—he won Emmy Awards for his roles in the miniseries The Thorn Birds (1983) and the drama series A Year in the Life (1988).

Died: Warwick, N.Y., 3/5/1999

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